Manager, Post Production

Location: New York, NY
Department: Digital

Compensation: $ - $
Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid PTO
  • Flexible Work Schedule

We’re looking for a Manager of Post Production to join LEARFIELD! As a member of the Learfield Studios team, you’ll support LEARFIELD’s growing content and video operations by building, auditing, and optimizing workflows to help ensure content is media managed properly and efficiently. You’ll help to establish post-production standards and procedures in order to meet publishing deadlines and deliver content that exceeds creative and technical expectations.

This role is for you if you have a solid understanding of digital video production, a knack for organizing any team you’re on, and are excited by finding elegant solutions to complex problems. The ideal candidate is an ultra-organized self-starter, adaptable, excels in a deadline-driven environment, and is highly motivated to problem solve and be a key support beam for our internal production operations. You’ll be based in our NYC office and report to the Senior Director, Content.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Oversee post production workflow, timelines, deliverables and staff for Learfield Studios
  • Create post-production schedule based around shooting schedule and target launch/release.
  • Ensure agreement between Learfield Studios and school on key dates (cut turnovers, picture lock, delivery)
  • Confirm post-production schedules are up to date based on latest shooting schedule and ensure post team hits all deliverables on time
  • Oversee the editing and execution of additional assets and cutdowns for Learfield studio’s video series
  • Develop post production workflow with remote production companies at school properties and develop system for seamless footage delivery and logging, including archival footage
  • Act as a project manager across post-production to communicate deadlines for approvals and creative notes process between schools/brands, director, producers, post-production and studio to keep on schedule for target delivery
  • Oversee the delivery of all cuts, cutdowns and additional assets to school & partners
  • Consult and hire post-production crew and companies (editors, assistant editors, coordinators, assistants)
  • Provide weekly updates regarding any changes to schedule or major post budgetary issues
  • Secure bids from competing post-production vendors (sound facility, picture finishing, rentals) and negotiate fair pricing and lock in deal

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 6+ years experience in managing the post production process
  • Deep understanding of workflow for digital video processes both remotely and in a facility
  • Ability to communicate and problem solve across all aspects of post production
  • Strong experience in scheduling and managing Post Production teams across multiple departments
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to lead and assist on all phases of production
  • Comfortable in working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to mentor and guide post production staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to lead post production meetings and keep all team members updated on production
  • Must be proficient with Adobe Suite
  • Relationships with post production talent
  • Comfort level with managing budgets, schedules and tight deadlines
  • Sports experience a plus

COMPENSATION INFORMATION

  • Compensation: $95,000 – $115,000
  • Bonus: 10%
  • Benefits:
    • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Disability Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Retirement Benefits
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid PTO
    • Flexible Work Schedule

 

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Our suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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