The Walt Disney Company Prod Coord I in Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Description

Responsibilities :

  • Works in conjunction with Operations Department to assist with logistics (in and out-of-house).

  • Organizes and distributes show production elements and materials (i.e. Sales, graphics and promotional information).

  • Acts as liaison for assigned sport/show categories between Production, other ESPN departments and outside entities.

  • Supports staff and Talent, Producers, Directors, Graphics/Playback Producers, Associate Directors, Associate Producers, Content Associates and Production Assistants on the systematic processes of assigned sport/show unit.

  • Participates in the recruiting, selecting and scheduling of Content Associates and Production Assistants as needed, for specific production groups and sport categories/show units.

  • Responsible for training new hires on Production departmental processes and procedures.

  • Works with upper management on scheduling of assigned personnel, regarding event and show assignments, tracks personnel overtime and vacation time.

  • Provides objective feedback on performance to staff and remote personnel and shares feedback as required.

  • Organize and plan production clinics, seminars, workshops, surveys and meetings for production personnel.

  • Plans, requests and allocates production facility needs of assigned sports/shows.

  • At the direction of Coordinating Producers, requests contracts and service agreements.

  • Includes technical, logistical, financial and administrative aspects of productions in assigned areas.

  • Works with production teams to ensure assigned productions meet established network creative and technical specifications, business objectives and financial goals.

  • Operates within the context of defined Production goals and objectives.

  • Decisions are guided by established corporate policies and Production operational policies.

  • Work is reviewed from a short-to-mid-term perspective and against defined objectives, budgets and schedules.

  • Responsible for the handling and trafficking of sensitive information (budgetary, fee-related, etc.).

  • Responsible for dealing with time-sensitive materials and decisions.

  • During Production peak times, remains accessible and is often required to work non-traditional days/hours.

  • Traveling for productions (domestic and international) may be required.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Possesses basic understanding of the production of studio shows, remote events and/or packaged shows.

  • Has knowledge of the operational and logistical aspects of production planning.

  • Has basic experience in various aspects of production management (i.e. processing contracts and invoices, creating, maintaining and distributing production information, travel management, production personnel scheduling/staffing).

  • Has some financial management experience.

  • Must possess strong communication skills (i.e. clear and concise in all forms of communication, ability to handle high-volume email and phone traffic as well as in-person interactions).

  • Must possess strong organizational skills (i.e. budgeting time and prioritizing workload, accuracy and attention to detail in all tasks, ability to implement systematic processes and organize information flow).

  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative; suggests ideas and solutions to problems that arise or before they occur.

  • Must understand the value of synergy in a dynamic organization.

  • Has demonstrated ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of sensitive production situations that arise and are subject to continual change.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

  • A minimum of 2 years of production and/or operations experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Working knowledge of WebEx, Morello, NCS, ENPS and SAP.

Required Education :

  • College degree or Equivalent

Job ID: 598991BR

Location: Charlotte,North Carolina

Job Posting Company: Media Networks