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Broadcast Management Group

Production Manager

BMG – Chicago, Illinois
Department BMG
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $50k - $55k

Broadcast Management Group is looking for a full-time Production Manager to provide ongoing support for studio and on-location productions. This position will provide hands-on support for our Chicago studio operation and assist with other company-related production jobs throughout the country. The Production Manager will be responsible for building production schedules, building and maintaining budgets, managing freelance bookings, managing and growing our freelance network in Chicago, assisting with technical functions in the control room as needed (training will be provided), and serving as BMG’s production management representative for the Mid-West region. The Production Manager must have extensive experience working in live, multi-camera production environments and have strong industry connections in Chicago. Ideal candidates must be very outgoing, have strong presentation skills, and a track-record of building long-term client and vendor relationships.

Essential Functions:

  • Create and distribute weekly production schedules for our Chicago operation
  • Book, schedule, and manage all freelance labor for our Chicago operation
  • Expand the company’s freelance database for the Chicago region
  • Facilitate the training of freelance technical personnel to fill-in on an as-needed basis
  • Serve in a Production Manager capacity for BMG-related projects nationwide
  • Create and maintain production budgets
  • Create and maintain production books
  • Develop production proposals
  • Help to promote and market BMG’s services to potential clients in the Chicago market

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Production management experience
  • Budgeting experience
  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience building schedules and managing deliverables

 

Pluses:

  • Editing experience
  • Technical production experience
  • Live streaming experience
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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
    BMG
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $50k - $55k
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