Production Manager

Discovery Communications   •  

Silver Spring, MD

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 41 days ago

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1. The Production Manager will collaborate with Manager, Marketing & Digital Strategy to oversee the pre- through post- production process for promotional deliverables

2. Work with Manager, Marketing & Digital Strategy on workflow efficiencies and processes

3. Work closely with Marketing team producers and managers to cost manage post and production shoots

4. Ensure that vendor contracts, purchase orders, and shoot licenses are completed properly

5. Work with Business & Legal Affairs internal team on all legal documents

6. Manage the majority of Branded Entertainment projects; collaborating with vendors/production companies for cost efficiencies and processing all necessary paperwork; update Marketing & Digital Strategy on all BE projects

7. Preparation of contracts to vendors/production companies; Submit purchase orders for all out of house work

9. Check vendor invoices

10. Manage and track the Ad Sales Budget Tracker - production spending (project forecasts vs actuals)

11. Manage and track project timelines for Ad Sales projects to stay on top of key decision and delivery dates

12. Provide consistent production support and collaboration to Marketing team


* Must be a problem solver and take strong initiative to anticipate the needs of the marketing team

*Must have at least 8-10 years related production experience

* Working knowledge and experience in television production shoots

* Understanding of AICP and AICE bid forms

* Excellent negotiation skills

* Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment

* Ability to work on multiple projects, in various stages of production, simultaneously

* Strong communication skills and ability to relay effectively

* Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must

* Proficiency with Excel, Word, Adobe, Outlook, Powerpoint and/or Keynote

* Must be a team player and work with all levels of management

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States