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Line Producer

Production | New York, NY | Temporary

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is looking for a Line Producer for UPS season 2.

 

Responsibilities 

           

MANAGEMENT

  • Budgeting:   creating, maintaining, reporting, sharing, juggling
  • Set up and the implementation of financial systems for payments, approvals, monitoring.
  • Controls and manages production expenditures
  • Creates episodic reports, budget reports to EFC at Network.
  • Manages the monthly process of tracking budgets and reviewing cost reports.
  • Reviews and approves time cards.
  • Acquisition/cut deals on production elements: studios/stages (short-term day rates), facilities, set construction, postproduction, DGA, writers, music director, and talent.
  • Filters budgetary information to EP, Production Manager, Art Director, and Post Supervisor during production.

 

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

  • Works closely with:  Director, Production Manager, First Assistant Director, Art Director/all department heads to prepare and adhere to the production schedule and budget.
  • Works closely with Executive Producer, Director, Assistant Director(s), UPM, Art Director, Post Supervisor & all department heads to determine staffing, production schedule, and calendar.
  • Selects & procures crew, hires the production team.
  • Production Schedule:  creates and manages overall schedule
  • Works closely with various departments across the company – Finance, Legal, SIP, PR, Events, Digital Production.

 

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

  • Oversees production activities from hiring to setting up production offices and location scouting,
  • Ensures compliance with contracting policies, regulations, and codes of practice
  • Source’s equipment and suppliers,
  • Engages supporting artists and contributors
  • Monitors the progress of production departments as it pertains to budget and schedule.
  • Responsible for overseeing all activities, and for ensuring that the production is completed on time and within budget.
  • Controls production materials, monitors and controls the progress of physical production.
  • Oversees all COVID compliance and protocols.
  • Responsible for certain health and safety procedures.
  • Addresses insurance claims.
  • Oversees the logistical and physical 'wrap', or winding down, of the production. 

 

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in production management, including 5 years as a line producer.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with budgeting & computer software: Movie Magic, (Showbiz a plus!), MS Word, MS excel.



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