Staging Director-(Production Management) Jobs in New York, NY at ViacomCBS
Title: Staging Director-(Production Management)
Location: New York, NY
Salary: $80K — $100K *
About The Brand
MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world’s premier youth entertainment brand, the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, the internet and other platforms. A unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobilenetworks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.
Overview and Responsibilities
The Studio & Remote Operations is looking for a Stage Director to join their team.
Supervise on-site staging,loadingand vendor labor in Studio and insert stages
Coordinate with Production teams to handle staging labor costs and overtime
Oversee daily stage activity including shoots, load ins/out, deliveries, cleaning, etc.
Track inventory of all Studio and insert stage related items
Work with Design teams on Studio and insert stage set planning
Coordinate all stage related building activity with Core Services
Liaison with labor provider on crew requests, schedule, etc.
Manage logistics with all vendors on Studio and insert stage set installations
Process payroll for Studio and insert stage labor
This position would interact with every level of production personnel at ViacomCBS, from PA to Executive (typically would be in reference to staging issues in the Studio and insert stages) concerning production, schedules, implementation of creative ideas, instructional and advisory capacity and general dissemination of staging advice. This position would interact with external vendors, set designers, scenic shops, suppliers, and service technicians. This person could also possibly need to interface with talent, including celebrities.
Supervision Given and Received:
Supervise staging crew provided by Studio and insert stage labor vendor
Position reports directly to the VP. Studio & Remote Operations
The type of decisions this position has the authority to make:
Additional staging labor and building requests when necessary to meet the needs of daily operations
This position would be responsible for making efficiency decisions in personnel deployment, payroll, carpentry equipment choices and production budget constraints.
Ability to trouble shoot and repair facility and set elements to ensure safety standards
Proven ability to execute, problem-solve and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
Supervisory and managerial skills and experience
Professional experience of 5-10 years in studio production and on-site set construction
College degree preferred but optional, field-related experience more important
Excellent prioritization, good client skills, problem solving ability, and strong initiative
Knowledge of Auto Cad, Word, Excel
Capability of running and maintaining Studio and insert stage inventory of tools, carpentry equipment, soft goods, expendables, set props, etc.
Valid through: 6/3/2021
ViacomCBS Inc. is an American diversified multinational mass media conglomerate formed through the merger of the second incarnation of CBS Corporation and the second incarnation of Viacom on December 4, 2019, which were split from the first incarnation of Viacom in 2006. Headquartered at One Astor Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, the company operates over 170 networks and reaches approximately 700 million subscribers in approximately 180 countries, as of 2019. The company's main assets include the Paramount Pictures film and television studio, the CBS Entertainment Group, domestic networks, international networks, the company's streaming services, including Paramount+ and Pluto TV, and the Simon & Schuster book publisher.