06.15.17

Bidder / Production Manager

We are seeking a Bidder / Production Manager (Brooklyn) to work closely with the company’s Executive Producers and Head of Production.

Potential applicants must be organized, detail oriented, personable, calm, and eager to forge their way in the world of commercial, branded content and entertainment production. Must be proficient in budgeting software, have a network of production freelancers, and have detailed/extensive knowledge of production coordination and management including freelancer payroll, production insurance, best practices, & general production accounting. Must be a natural problem solver and multitasker. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Bidding and ballparking commercial, music video, and other short form projects
+ Preliminary research for jobs i.e. production costs, crew availability, production contacts
+ Internal production management of all projects including kickoff and wrap. Maintaining consistent company standards for freelance teams and ensuring they adhere to company guidelines
+ Breaking down boards/scripts and creating working budget estimates with creative guidance from EPs and directors
+ Selecting and adjusting standard production contracts and licenses for specific projects
+ Attending internal meetings and assistance with scheduling/organizing project specific meetings & kickoff calls. General administrative support and troubleshooting of internal resources
+ Communicating with DGA and IA reps regarding projects in production and nuances of contracts

If you or someone you know fit this description, please send a résumé and a cover letter to jobs@mssngpeces.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Attributes:

+ Attention to detail, multitasking, discretion with sensitive and confidential information, calm under pressure
+ 5-7 years of production experience
+ Proficient in Showbiz & Hot Budget Budgeting Software
+ Experience in Post Production & Post Supervision a plus
+ Experience/interest in VR/360/interactive production a plus