Production Manager

AB InBev | New York City, NY

Posted Date 10/04/2019

Anheuser-Busch is looking for a Production Manager to join draftLine, the company’s creative in-house studio. The person in this position will work on the draftLine Production team to facilitate and manage production needs for Anheuser-Busch’s award-winning beverage brands!

This position is involved in all aspects of production, including but not limited to:

  • Creating budgets, tracking expenses, generating POs, managing vendor invoices and freelancer/crew payroll, and wrapping out shoots (all with support from the Production Coordinator)
  • Booking crew, talent, locations, travel, equipment, and securing permits
  • Building call sheets, schedules and production books for photo and video productions
  • Liaising with vendors, freelance crew, and internal team members in coordinating logistics for production
  • Providing POV on best practices for location and in-studio production
  • Ensuring that agreements, contracts, and releases are executed
  • Working closely with the Production Coordinator to ensure logistics are built out and timelines are followed

Job Qualifications

Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS Required
  • Proficient in budgeting software: Hot Budget (or similar platform), Microsoft Office
  • Strong knowledge of AICP budget format
  • Passion for collaboration & positive attitude, but also versatile & able to own smaller projects
  • Ability to travel regularly and on short notice
  • Comfortable managing productions in-studio and on-location
  • Flexibility with various working styles based on the specific needs of a project
  • Comfortable speaking to and working with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • In-depth knowledge of production logistics for both video and stills shoots
  • Healthy network of production and vendor partners

Preferred Experience:

  • 4+ Years Production Manager experience
  • Previous management of a Production Coordinator(s)
  • Cursory knowledge of equipment and general set etiquette

Along with providing a competitive benefits package, DraftLine offers a collaborative work environment and positive culture for its employees.

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