Soundstage Manager – Cherokee Nation Business

Cherokee Nation Business is seeking a full time Soundstage Manager in Owasso, Oklahoma.

Job Description

Manage a wide variety of tasks required to keep XR studio and soundstage running smoothly.  Help grow and shape the direction and culture of the soundstage/studio.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Facilitates rentals, contracts and services associated with the XR studio and soundstage.
  • Establishes and manages external relationships with vendors, contractors, and outsourcing partners.
  • Manages communications regarding any scheduled shoot that might affect building occupants or parking etc.
  • Updates and distributes daily production schedules to internal stakeholders.
  • Manages and tracks stage power, server and internet needs.
  • Participates in Stage and Tech Scouts.
  • Works with external productions to decipher stage rental terms and CNB legal to obtain facilities use agreements.
  • Oversees invoicing with CNB accounting.
  • Manages studio events, including demonstrations, professional development, and public facing events such as educational workshops, etc.
  • Manages operations, makes sure the office is well stocked and managed by appropriate vendors.
  • Manages security protocols; identifies, reports and addresses any safety issues or hazards; responds to emergencies on soundstage.
  • Helps manage the growth process both logistically and culturally as we expand the team.
  • Oversees and facilitates storage needs and addresses additional storage needs with Director.
  • Coordinates Stage Power with production’s electric and rigging representative.
  • Provides general office support regarding stages and productions.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Manage multiple projects without having direct supervisory responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

5 years of experience in Film and Television or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge and experience in film and tv production terminology supporting various departments (i.e., construction, location, rigging grip, rigging electric, set dec., costumes, hair & make-up, SPFX, casting, production office, stunts, etc.)
  • Ability to seek out solutions and learn new things when faced with challenges.
  • Ability to work under strict deadlines, prioritize issues, multitask and adjust to rapid changes in a dynamic production environment.
  • Team player with the ability to supervise multiple productions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to respond after hours in important, timely, or urgent manners.
  • Ability to be discreet and handle confidential information
  • Strong knowledge of Stage safety regulations and certifications
  • Certification in OSHA Aerial Boom, Scissor, Rough Terrain, and Warehouse Forklifts, DEEP Hazmat, FSO training, Incipient firefighting techniques and fire extinguisher selection and use, HAZWOPER, are a plus, but not required
  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Sheets, Gmail, G-Drive, MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to continue learning to ensure understanding of current production process, equipment and studios.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to take risks and think out of the box.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is primarily performed in a climate-controlled office setting.

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