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(Temp) Associate Production Manager, VOD

Production Management | New York, NY | Temporary

Job Description

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.


Bleacher Report, a WarnerMedia company, makes it as easy as possible to be a sports fan by defining the moments that matter. Empowering, personal and community driven, its vision for making sports bigger than the game has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 digital and social brand. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its unparalleled app experience. This year Bleacher Report was ranked as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’ by Fast Company.


Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.


The Job

Bleacher Report & Turner Sports Production Management is looking for a NY based dedicated, experienced Associate Production Manager to join our team. This role will play an important role in executing effectively and efficiently VOD and other non-live content produced by all Bleacher Report and Turner Sports groups. Content is primarily unscripted, but inclusive of scripted, animation, marketing & promo campaigns, both short form and long form. 


The Associate Production Manager will be a critical member of a small team who are responsible for finding the sweet spot between a project’s creative vision and the practical details of production management, balancing creative excellency with budget solutions. The APM will support the team in building and maintaining multiple series and pilot budgets, staffing production crews both in the field and in studio, and maintaining relationships with third party production companies.


The Daily

  • Supporting senior Production Management team in building and maintaining multiple VOD & other non-live production budgets, schedules and structures for all aspects of production, beginning in concept development, for content groups including B/R + TS Social, House of Highlights, HighlightHER, B/R Studio, CSSU 

  • Assist Production leads in collaborating with departments across Turner Sports and Bleacher Report as it relates to each assigned production. Work with Legal, QC, Talent Services, Integrated Strategy, B/R Design, WM Studios and others to ensure efficient productions. Make recommendations on using in house crew, gear, post production and other resources vs. outsourcing/third party. 

  • Drive content development and strategy by building and distributing an overall production plan for assigned projects

  • Oversee production logistics for assigned productions: credentials, above-the-line travel, etc

  • When working with third party production companies, responsible for ensuring they are staying on schedule, on budget, and adhering to Delivery requirements

  • Work with internal Project Management team on all post production needs, including schedules, media management and final delivery 

  • Continuously search for efficiencies and opportunities to streamline production. 

  • Creating and maintaining relationships with production and post production vendors

  • Excel at conflict resolution and practical problem solving during production, both in studio and on location. 

  • Ensuring best practices for hiring, with a specific focus on diversity in production staffing and crew hires as top priority 

  • Providing cost reports to Production Management leadership at a regular cadence

  • Work with Production leads in cross-org alignment once a project moves to Production, including running cross-departmental Task Force meetings with Marketing, Creative, PR, Sales, Programming at a repeating cadence through the lifecycle of the project 

  • Support generating Production Services Agreements, Talent Agreements, all production releases and other clearance paperwork, liaising closely with Legal, Business Development and Talent Services. 

  • Ensuring all use of highlights and other game related content is in line with B/R & Turner Sports agreements with various league partners, i.e. NBA, MLB, MLS 


The Perks

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies 

  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career 

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands


Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.