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Manager of Remote Production

2024 Democratic National Convention Committee

2024 Democratic National Convention Committee

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

OVERVIEW

The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) is the official arm of the Democratic National Committee responsible for planning the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago from August 19-22, 2024. The Democratic National Convention is the formal event where Democrats from all 50 states and the U.S. territories will gather in Chicago to rally behind the Biden-Harris nomination, celebrate our achievements over this past term, and chart a path for the future. Primetime programming will be held at the United Center and other party activities will be conducted at the McCormick Place Convention Center, both planned in close coordination with the Chicago Host Committee, City of Chicago, State of Illinois, and the Biden for President campaign.

The DNCC aims to build a platform for President Biden, Vice President Harris, and Democrats to tell our story to the American people about a proven track record of historic accomplishments and the stakes of the election. The 2024 convention will pull in more Americans than ever before, bringing back the beloved traditions of past conventions and building on the innovative elements from the virtual convention.

SUMMARY

The Manager of Remote Production is responsible for supporting the management of program segments that originate from locations outside the United Center; helping to identify sites, book A/V vendors, liaise with site producers, and managing the flow of information between a variety of stakeholders.

REPORTING STRUCTURE

  • The Manager of Remote Production reports to the Deputy Director of Remote Production

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with partners across the country to identify sites for remote shoots and confirm speakers for each shoot.
  • Support the deputy director in managing A/V vendors across the country
  • Support the scheduling of remote shoots to ensure a cost effective plan
  • Guide department coordinators in tracking materials, building decks, and coordinating with partners across the country.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience identifying sites and coordinating with A/V vendors
  • Familiarity with production schedules and production budgets
  • On site experience in events or productions.
  • A history of working with high level principals, particularly in the political space.
  • Highly flexible with the ability to coordinate across a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to remain upbeat during long hours in a fast-paced environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The DNCC will mainly operate out of the Headquarters Office, but will also maintain a number of satellite offices and additional venues. All of these spaces are professional office environments, and will require the operation of office equipment such as computers, phones, and copy machines. This position mainly uses an assigned workstation but may require movement or maintaining a stationary position for short or long periods of time. Employees may be asked to do tasks requiring dexterity or lifting items weighing up to 15 lbs. All employees may request reasonable accommodation to perform their job tasks.

ANTICIPATED START DATE: ASAP

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

TRAVEL: This position could require occasional travel of up to 40% of the time, but will likely require far less.

FLSA ELIGIBILITY: This is an exempt position under the FLSA.

SALARY & BENEFITS: The anticipated starting salary for this position is $80,000. The DNCC offers a benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance.

COVID-19 Policy

To center the safety and well-being of our teams, The DNCC requires all employees to be "up to date" on COVID-19 vaccination status as prescribed by the CDC as a condition of employment, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law. If you seek a reasonable accommodation in relation to the DNCC’s COVID-19 policy, you should speak to the HR team prior to reporting to an office location.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that is best able to deliver a Convention that reflects the values and diversity of our Party and Country. The DNCC is an equal opportunity employer and it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or disability, or any other legally protected basis. The DNCC will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Reasonable Accommodation

The Democratic National Convention Committee is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, the DNCC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the hiring process. If a reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact hr@demconvention.com.