Line Producer/Unit Production Manager
The Upright Citizens Brigade is hiring Line Producer/UPM for our digital production arm in New York: UCB Comedy and Don’t Think Productions LLC.
In this position you will be reporting directly to the DTP Creative Director. You’ll be an on-the-ground producer & manager for a wide variety of comedy productions in the digital space.
The ideal candidate is driven, collaborative, and an exceptional communicator with production experience from Pre-Pro to Final Delivery.
[*]Create and manage production schedules and budgets
[*]Hire and manage freelance production staff
[*]Manage vendor, venue, location negotiation, and agreements
[*]Manage Production Safety, liability, insurance, and risk issues
[*]Manage talent agreements (Union/Nonunion), deal memos, ICAs, payroll paperwork
[*]Supervise production and crews on location and stage shoots
[*]Oversee Production Coordinators & PA crews
[*]Run cost/expense reports for all productions
[*]Interface with Production Finance to explain variance & cost analysis
[*]Working knowledge of all general accounting procedures
[*]Manage production T&E's and petty cash reporting
[*]Stay current with all relevant industry trends/terminology as they apply to the position
[*]Recruit & manage work-study candidates
[*]Some office administration tasks, including mail and office purchases
[*]Bachelor’s Degree or higher with solid, proven experience in production management
[*]Experience in budgeting, cash flow, cost analysis and rights negotiations
[*]Ability to take initiative with excellent problem solving skills
[*]Diplomacy and Professionalism
[*]Stringent attention to detail
[*]Knowledge of Production Insurance and Health & Safety of Productions
[*]Positive energy and a passion for production management & comedy
[*]Excellent IT skills, particularly with Excel, Word, OneDrive
[*]Must embrace chaos
Compensation & Benefits:
Full-time, rate commensurate with experience. Benefits include health and dental, 401K Profit Sharing and Defined Benefit pension, paid time off, Transit and FSA options available.
Please send your resume and a cover letter detailing your experience (briefly) as well as your favorite film Director to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UCB is an equal opportunity employer.
PLEASE NO FOLLOW UP CALLS.
DO NOT contact Creative Director or Managing Director.
NO SOLICITORS OR RECRUITMENT AGENCIES.