Line Producer / Supervising Producer

 
 

Ark Media, one of the leading producers of non-fiction content in the US, is looking for a Line Producer/Supervising Producer type to help oversee the financials and project supervision company-wide.  Candidates should have Line Producing and Production Accounting experience (with Quickbooks) and be able to manage multiple projects concurrently.  While this is mostly a financial role, oversight over most business functions including staffing for projects and working with the Office Manager on day to day management is key.

Financial

  • Create and maintain all budgets for production using Excel.  
  • Track costs through Quickbooks and report on actuals for Producers and Clients.
  • Collaborate with Producers on expected costs to completion and determine budgetary issues.
  • Oversee bookkeeping and maintain correct project costs
  • Manage cash flow on weekly basis
  • Invoice clients at payment schedule milestones
  • Process payroll bi-weekly
  • Manager American Express account and accurate data entry of charges
  • Manage pettycash process and reconciliation

Staffing & HR

  • Maintain proper HR policies and leadership
  • Identify open positions and assist Producers in hiring
  • Send official job offers in email and negotiate with candidates
  • Recruit for Interns

Space Management & Technology

  • Manage space plan to ensure proper work space for all hires
  • Identify space needs in advance of needs
  • Work with IT Manager on providing equipment to new hires where needed, and providing approval on new purchases

Production

  • Maintain schedule and milestone calendar for deliveries
  • Work with Producers and Post on final deliveries and changes in schedule affecting budget and payment
  • Make sure proper staff is in place to complete all deliverables
  • Acquire new production insurance policy for new projects
  • Coordinate with broker for COI’s when needed


This is a leadership position in a small company so wearing many hats is essential.  The ideal candidate will have a strong project management background, be well versed in Quickbooks and cost reporting, and be ready to grow into a more executive role. 

Located in downtown Brooklyn, Ark is a great company that supports and develops talent, staffed with incredibly smart and hard-working production professionals. 

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to info@ark-media.net