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Production Manager

Company: Big Daddy Unlimited
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

While the political elite continues to infringe on all of our rights, there is one that specifically says SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED!!! Yet the Second Amendment continues to be an endangered species. You cannot defend the First WITHOUT the second!!! Gun enthusiasts and patriotic Americans understand why we have the second amendment. For love of country and passion for our God-given freedoms, Big Daddy Unlimited is the premier online destination for all your guns, gear, ammo and more! Join our Revolution today!
Description
Work for a rapidly expanding video production department, who produces firearms-related and freedom-oriented content. Be a part of the solution, while educating and informing gunowners around the country.
Production Manager reports to the Head of Production.
Production Manager is the point person for all production logistics and set management. Creates and deals with production paperwork processing, searching for contractors, talent, locations, props, wardrobe, vendors and other needs for production. Schedules shoots, meetings and other production related events. Assists Head of Production in whatever they need. Besides production, the VPM may also act as the on-set representative for other roles such as art department, wardrobe, locations, casting, and the like, which may not have dedicated staff. This role may also be tasked with organizing the production studio room and equipment, but will definitely be tasked as the Project Manager for the Video Production Department.
When acting as the Project Manager, the VPM will be responsible for creating projects, tasks, calendars, workgroups and the like in Bitrix, Google Docs or similar software applications. There wouldn't need to be prior experience in this platform, but the willingness to learn and mastering it would be expected.
Be ready to tackle anything that is put in front of you. On this lean team, wearing multiple hats would be expected. A day could include paperwork, managing a shoot, going on runs, booking talent, and much more.
Very open to those who want to prove themselves to move up later. BUT this is not a position for someone without past experience.
The ideal candidate will have a passion, experience or at least some rudimentary understanding of firearms, gun laws and or shooting sports as a hobby. This will only help perform the job better, and also better understand the content being produced.
Requirements
Key Qualifications
At least 2 years of Production Management of content production in short-form television, digital video content, social media, and/or in an internal corporate media production environment
Strong general understanding and knowledge of video production from pre-production through post
Must be familiar with typical industry standard methods and paperwork
Coordinate and Manage all aspects of the logistics; from scheduling, location sourcing, organizing shoots, vendor management, contract crew hiring, call sheets, production reports, overseeing PAs, and the like
Must be logistics-minded, detail oriented, highly motivated and action oriented
Must be able to take direction, as well as work autonomously when needed, adhere to a schedule and delivery in a timely fashion
Proficient in managing a budget, staying on budget and cost-saving measures
Ability to work independently, possessing good communication skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask
Be a project and time management superstar within a SUPER fast-paced environment
Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems quickly
Ability to work with creatives (writers, cinematographers, editors, etc---) and communicate effectively and efficiently supporting the creative vision
Should know ins and outs of Excel
Strive to continually improve upon quality of work
Be able to work on multiple projects concurrently

Desired Qualifications
Experience with, or as, a Project Manager (and/or its software) is ideal but not required
Prior Assistant Director experience a - plus , but not required
Working knowledge of the television and film industry
Additional experience with Art Department, Wardrobe, Casting and Locations ideal, but not required
Ability to anticipate and effectively communicate and solve practical or creative problems or issues
Technical know-how and experience troubleshooting and solving issues
Strong written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on attention to detail
At least rudimentary knowledge of, or experience in, budgeting and/or the ability to take initiative and learn
Applicants with experience, knowledge or a passion for firearms, outdoors and/or shooting sports a go to top of the list!

Education
BA or BS in communications, art, film, broadcast, media production, or related field (preferred but not required)
Additional Requirements
Must -submit resume.
This is a full-time/staff position located in Gainesville, FL.
Locals are encouraged to apply, but we are - OPEN TO RELOCATION -for the right person.

Keywords: Big Daddy Unlimited, Gainesville , Production Manager, Professions , Gainesville, Florida

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