Manager, Production Facility Operations & Content Management (Silver Spring, MD)

by Human Resources

September 10, 2021

SUMMARY:

The Manager of Post Production Facility and Content Management will serve as the primary backup to the Director of Production Facility Operations and Content Management. They are responsible for developing and managing workflows for the accurate daily tracking of editing, encoding, and transcoding tasks. They will review technical quality control reports and work directly with producers, distributors, and EICs regarding questions and issues pertaining to technical specifications, delivery guidelines and the like.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and track edit schedules for the production facility editors.
  • Review technical QC Reports and approve programs for air; or coordinate replacement or editing.
  • Spot check content to determine a pass or fail status.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of all original programs by serving as the liaison between outside producers and TV One.
  • Ensure that tagged media follows the appropriate task flows and adheres to deadlines within the Media Asset Management System.
  • Develop and update reports, updating the status of primary and secondary deliverables for all acquired/original programs, edit needs, and potential re-deliveries.
  • Coordinate Standards & Practices’ review of movie screeners.
  • Set delivery deadlines of media files to caption vendors and ensure the accurate and timely return of closed caption files.
  • Update and track task statuses within the Media Asset Management System.
  • Create titles and enter show synopses in the Program Management System.
  • Take on additional duties and responsibilities as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be a self-starter able to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and excellent written and oral communication required.
  • Understanding of production process and network clocks.
  • Ability to work unscheduled overtime and be on-call as needed.
  • Legal right to work in the US.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work effectively under changing priorities and challenging deadlines
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail-oriented; and strong organizational skills are required.
  • Legal right to work in the US.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in related field of study. At least 7 years of prior experience working in operations and/or production. Familiarity with technical specifications, communicating with distributors/production companies regarding delivery of show assets, and asset management.

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