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Screening Room Operations Manager (NY)

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation
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New York, NY
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Published 18 days ago

The Screening Room Operations Manager is responsible for the operations and day-to-day management of the Robin Williams Center for Media and Entertainment (RWC), a 4,000-square-foot, 154 seat screening room and educational space. The RWC offers free professional programming to the 160,000 artists of SAG-AFTRA and serves as home to both the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Conversations and The Business programs in New York City. 


The Manager will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the facility including maintenance, scheduling vendor work, tracking repairs and performance, troubleshooting technical issues and overseeing the equipment and machinery including HVAC, lighting systems, AV equipment, overall facility appearance, as well as running projection and recording in-person events


Due to Covid-19 all programs are currently presented virtually online, recorded, edited and released through the Foundation’s website and you-tube channel. We anticipate that in-person programming will resume sometime in 2022 and screening room rentals will be available as of November 2021. In-person programs will continue to be recorded, edited and posted online as part of the Foundation’s video archive. The manager will be required to participate in online and in person events to support the programs and AV tech team.  


In addition, the Manager coordinates and manages all facilities rentals, including marketing, establishing relationships with prospective clients, and cultivating strong relationships with current renters and vendors; addresses renter concerns, enforces policies, handles all contracts, payments, purchase orders and requests for proposals. 

 

Primary Duties:

 

The responsibilities of the Screening Room Operations Manager include but are not limited to:

House Management:

  • Scheduling SAG-AFTRA Foundation programming events and screening room rentals 
  • Prepare all facility front of house materials
  • Oversee maintenance schedules with AV and facility service vendors
  • Manage facility staffing needs to ensure successful event production
  • Develop plan, coordinate and implement Foundation policies and procedures for programs
  • Update online calendar system to reserve venues, update technical needs and schedule tech staff


Programs:

  • Illustrate the highest standard of ‘customer service’ with a focus on developing strong relationships with clients, vendors and talent
  • Participate in weekly conference calls with the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Operations, IT & AV depts, Program Directors, vendors, and other key contacts
  • Record in-person and on-line events to and serves as a stand-in audio visual production technician 

 

Rentals:

  • Promote and schedule space rental for the facilities
  • Manage all rental contracting, rental staffing, scheduling, and coordination
  • Schedule rental walk-throughs and meet with potential clients to coordinate rentals
  • Serves as a stand-in audio visual production technician
  • Ensure event deliverables are received in a timely manner

 

Additional:

  • Obtain an S-95 and F-03 Certificate of Fitness from the FDNY
  • Manage contracts, insurance, and city certificates; serves as the Foundation liaison to DOB, FDNY, and other NYC safety institutions
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, IT & AV depts, Program Directors, vendors, and other key contacts
  • Generate monthly rental reports for the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, IT & AV depts,
  • Work as a team to create the best possible experience for audiences and guests
  • On occasion, assist senior management with hiring temporary technical support staff

 

Internal Interactions: Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Operations, AV Technicians, Program Directors, IT & Production Manager, Program Assistants

 

External Interactions: Program event guests, publicists, volunteers, event attendees, rental clients, building management and security

 

Management Responsibilities: Technical Administrators, AV Technicians

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Management experience in theater operations or live stream broadcast and video production
  • Experience with rental contracts, event booking a plus; working knowledge of DocuSign or the electronic signature applications
  • Strong time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills coupled with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented with the proven ability to handle numerous tasks with appropriate follow-up and reporting activities while not losing sight of the big picture
  • Able to work efficiently and under deadline pressure
  • Strong analytical, technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Be available to work weekends and evenings


About the SAG-AFTRA Foundation

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides vital assistance and free educational programming to the professionals of SAG-AFTRA while serving the public at large through its award-winning children's literacy program Storyline Online®. The Foundation relies solely on support from gifts, grants and sponsorships to maintain its free programs.

 

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

 

The Screening Room Operations Manager is responsible for the operations and day-to-day management of the Robin Williams Center for Media and Entertainment (RWC), a 4,000-square-foot, 154 seat screening room and educational space. The RWC…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    November 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    October 31, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Compensation

See below
Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits

Benefits include: 401K retirement plan; escalating vacation; paid sick, personal days and holidays; and health benefits for employees including medical, dental, vision, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program and life and long-term disability insurance.

Benefits include: 401K retirement plan; escalating vacation; paid sick, personal days and holidays; and health benefits for employees including medical, dental, vision, flex…

Location

On-site
247 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

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