Production Equipment Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 05-15-2017
Awesomeness is looking for a full-time Production Equipment Manager to oversee its busy equipment department.  The department processes dozens of in-house equipment orders each week for our multichannel network, providing the company with the tools they need to make our content.  The job is fast-paced and team-oriented.
 
Job Duties:
-Schedule and oversee small team of tech assistants, including scheduling weekend hours
-Occasionally hire short-term freelance contractors
-Coordinate with line producers, rental houses, and sale vendors via email, phone, and in-person
-Oversee equipment reservation and rental processes, and ensure policies and procedures are followed
-Create, implement, & enforce policies and procedures
-Ensure regular quality control of gear
-Process L&D and bill expenses to responsible parties
-Tag and ingest new equipment purchases
-Oversee and maintain various in-house sound stages
-Make necessary purchases for the Tech Cage and sound stages
-Stay up-to-date with applicable technology and make purchase suggestions based on the company's needs
 
Job Requirements:
-2+ years of experience managing a team
-Experience working in a rental house, college equipment department, or similar business circulating rental items
-Able to do occasional overtime and weekend hours
-Familiarity with digital cameras (such as DSLRs, ENG cameras, etc.), audio equipment, and grip/electric gear
 
Ideal Candidate:
-Exceptional email etiquette
-Detail-oriented
-Good team-player with strong interpersonal skills 
-Thrives in a fast-paced environment
-Experience with equipment tracking software (such as Filemaker, DBWorks, R2, Webcheckout, etc.) is a plus, but not necessary

AwesomenessTV is a multi-platform media company. Included under the AwesomenessTV banner are AwesomenessTV, a leading destination for original programming serving the global Gen Z audience; the ATV Network, a global creator community; Awesomeness Films; DreamWorksTV; Awestruck; and Big Frame.  AwesomenessTV was founded by Brian Robbins (Smallville, Varsity Blues, All That) and Joe Davola (In Living Color, Smallville, MTV Networks). Investors include Comcast, Hearst and Verizon. Check out www.awesomenesstv.com.
 
AwesomenessTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable state, federal or local law.

 
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