Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Audio Manager - Golf Channel - Orlando, FL

NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling 51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake. 

Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. The Golf Channel cable network, co-founded by Arnold Palmer and a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK), is available in more than 120 million homes worldwide through cable, satellite and wireless companies. Exclusive partnerships with the world's top tours allow Golf Channel to feature more live golf coverage than all other networks combined, added to a programming schedule distinguished by golf's best news, instruction and original programming. Golf Channel's digital platform of businesses is led by www.GolfChannel.com, the number-one golf destination on the Internet, delivering unmatched coverage of the world of golf, as well as services that help the recreational player with how to play, what to play and where to play golf

Overview: Golf Channel's Audio Manager will be responsible for direct supervision of the post & studio audio staff. This responsibility will include: scheduling, performance management and development, critiquing individual projects and mentoring the staff. They will act as the senior post audio mixer for Golf Channel's original programming. The Audio Manager will also liaise with engineering relative to the audio facilities and will provide input regarding future technologies and workflows

- Mix & Sweeten content for Golf Channel's Original Productions, News and Marketing departments
- Daily supervision and scheduling of the post & studio audio staff
- Interface with post production, production, promotions, & international on audio staff assignments
- Critique the work of the post & studio audio staff, providing feedback and creative input while mentoring staff
- Evaluate the creative and technical skill level of each audio technician, providing training and development as required
- Maintain performance management system for the post & studio audio staff, including performance evaluations, individual goal setting and development plans
- Perform periodic performance reviews to determine employee eligibility for, among other things, merit increases, bonuses and promotional and transfer opportunities
- Interview, evaluate, hire, lay-off, promote and reward employees and/or applicants or effectively recommend such actions
- Provide feedback, coaching and disciplinary action (up to and including termination or discharge of employment) to employees, or effectively recommend such actions, to help improve employee performance
- Evaluate the Golf Channel post & studio audio facilities and serve as the audio liaison with engineering and operations management relative to technology needs and planning
- Interface with Engineering regarding maintenance & equipment issues
- Ensure adherence to Golf Channel's technical delivery specifications
- Work with Engineering on improving file based work flow including file based archives 
- Creation of SOP for Post Audio, Studio Audio, and localization for international tournaments and studio shows 

Required Skills: 
5+ years experience Managing Post, Studio, Remote Audio departments 
- 12+ years experience as a Post Audio, Studio or Remote Mixer/A1 at a network level
- 7 + years experience as an audio mixer with large format audio consoles
- 5+ years experience mixing with Pro tools for Avid, video satellite is preferred
- 5 years mixing 5.1, Dolby E experience is preferred
- Extensive Avid experience, including Avid Interplay & Video Satellite is preferred
- Intercom programming experience, Clear-Com is preferred
- Exceptional Creative skills
- Strong work ethic, positive attitude & leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities a must following Comcast Credo
- Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment
- Willing to work flexible hours including holidays, nights, and weekends
- Punctual, regular and consistent attendance
- Ability to travel for remote Broadcasts as required by supervisor. 
- ScheduALL experience is preferred
- College degree preferred
- Punctual, regular and consistent attendance

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