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ViacomCBS Manager, Stage Operations in Studio City, California

REF#: 36204

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The Manager, Stage Operations is responsible for the management of all Studio production facilities and departments at CBS Studio Center including stage operations, stage support, on-lot locations and production storage.

PRODUCTION FACILITIES:

  • Work with Production Operations VP in marketing production facilities (stages and on-lot locations).

  • Arrange scouts of facilities.

STAGE SPACE:

  • Schedule production and on-lot site rental.

  • Maintain stage utilization production records.

STAGE SUPPORT:

  • Dressing rooms, make-up/hair, scene dock

  • Provide dressing rooms and make-up/hair rooms to production companies.

  • Distribute stage support building floor plans.

  • Coordinate overhead jobs for Stage Support room renovation and reconfiguration.

SCENE DOCK and PRODUCTION STORAGE:

  • Oversee assignment of scene dock and production storage areas.

  • Resolve logistical issues.

  • Oversee maintenance and repairs.

ON-LOT LOCATIONS:

  • Oversee assignment of on-lot locations.

  • Resolve logistical issues.

  • Oversee maintenance and repairs.

PRODUCTION SUPPORT:

  • Manage the day to day activities:

o Liaison with production designers

o Set construction

o Art department

o Paint and sign shop

o Craft service

o Special effects

o Studio transportation

o Greens

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent working experience in related environment.

  • Minimum ten years experience working experience in the entertainment industry.

  • Prior experience in construction and/or facility maintenance.

  • Knowledge of entertainment industry standards and practices relating to production company requirements in areas managed.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local code and regulations; OSHA, public assembly, fire safety.

  • In-depth knowledge of IATSE and Basic Crafts contracts in areas managed.

  • Strong PC skills in a local area network environment with Windows, Excel, Word and Outlook mandatory.

  • Ability to prepare budgets, forecast expense, control job costs.

  • Knowledge of Studio physical plant and operating department functions.

  • Strong inter-personal skills - heavy client contact and interface with Studio operating departments.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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