Post Production Scheduling Supervisor

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Non-Executive Management



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THE DIVISON'S STORYProduction Operations and Engineering consists of a wide range of media centric roles. We are responsible for managing the entire life cycle of A+E's programming. This is where we produce, transform, broadcast and distribute content as well as run the tech infrastructure for the Media Supply chain. We are an energetic team that fulfills the business objectives within a thriving dynamic industry. Developing new solutions to continually improve the user experience of our customers, consumers and colleagues is our mandate. If you have the determination and aptitude we are seeking for a role in this challenging and rewarding business and are eager to work for a department that sets the standard for our industry, then we look forward to speaking with you!THE ROLE: Post Production Scheduling SupervisorThe Post Production Scheduling Supervisor will be the main point of contact with Editors, Assistant and Junior Editors, Technicians, and other Post Production talent booking for the A+E Networks internal Post Production Operations team. This high-volume facility supports multiple content creation groups with ever-changing creative needs and priorities. This Supervisor will also assist in post-production talent recruitment.MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU'LL DO:* Manage the scheduling of all post facility staff & freelance crew* Work with Supervising Producer and AP's to discern forthcoming quarterly creative edit crewing needs and changes, and gather all freelancer availability to meet those needs* Work with Operations to ensure consistent tagging edit crewing as needed* Work with Admin to ensure accurate and timely hiring, renewing, terming, and/or rehiring of freelance crew; in accordance with HR and Atrium guidelines* Work with management, HR, and Admin to source and hire new talent as needed, including pre-emptively flagging the need for new freelance hires and maintenance of job descriptions* Be the primary point of contact for all external scheduling; edit, audio, color, or otherwise* Liaise with external vendors - at the behest of AP's and producers, and other requestors - to schedule services* Maintain ongoing dialogues with vendors and Admin to ensure all work is invoiced in an accurate and timely mannerDay to Day needs* Address day of callouts for all services, updating affected associates and partners as needed* Address all ongoing time off requests, liaising with affected associates and partners as needed* Maintain ongoing dialogue with associates and partners to ensure complete and consistent long-term crewing needs, and Admin to fulfill needs supported by freelance crew* Work with Admin to ensure accurate internal scheduling notation as if pertains to financial and payroll functions* Work with Operations to continually develop and refine scheduling operations in AirTable and/or other supporting systems as neededWHAT YOU'LL LEARN:This role will operate within various post service areas' managers, departmental admin, creative and operational associates, payroll and HR partners, and external vendors' scheduling contacts. As such, the person will learn the intricacies of each area and how those areas overlap in regard to crew scheduling and administration. The person may grow further into any or all of these areas as needs arise (and as opportunities best match the skills of the person) and can eventually position themselves as the go-to resource for all post production crewing needs; within ProdOps and any other department requiring post and/or post crewing servicesYOUR STORY: [+BEHAVIORS] (what you need to have):* Must have 4-5 years' experience scheduling a variety of post personnel for a high-volume facility* Working knowledge of ScheduALL, Xytech, AirTable, and/or other like scheduling systems* Ability to manage multiple projects at once, both short and long term, and with varying deadlines* Must be highly personable and a strong communicator; to obtain and speak to associates' and partners' scheduling needs, and convey schedule info (and resolve discrepancies) to post crewTHAT SOMETHING EXTRA:If you've read this far, you're likely a great fit for us?and maybe you're fluent in sign language, have studied the circus arts or are currently writing a screenplay. If you have a special skill or backstory that might directly or indirectly help you succeed in this role, we'd love to hear about it in your cover letter.* * * * *A+E Networks is proud to uphold an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy also applies to all employees, consultants, and third-party workers.A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

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