Operations Manager

New York

About the Position:

The Operations Manager will provide leadership to the team and is responsible for the day-to-day operations at the Sim New York facility. This involves managing Tech, Facility, Reception and Production Assistants, collaborating with our Production team, and working with offline clients with a focus on finding solutions.

 

What You’ll Do:

Daily Operations

  • Prepare and coordinate clients’ accommodations and edit systems prior to a production’s start date
  • Oversee Tech and Facility Departments to ensure clients’ accommodations and systems are amenable to clients’ requests and daily tasks
  • Collaborate with Sales Department on availability and accommodation of offline bookings
  • Collaborate with Tech and Facility Departments on room and system move strategies
  • Serve as main point of contact for all Offline clientele on a daily basis
  • Field client concerns, comments and requests throughout their time at Sim
  • Oversee Tech, Facility, Reception and Production Assistant support daily tasks
  • Process, manage and track client and employee building access cards
  • Manage general upkeep of facility (e.g., ordering furniture, coordinating with vendors, scheduling necessary building maintenance)

 

Administrative

  • Develop and facilitate training scheme for entry-level production assistants through the Made in NY Post PA Program
  • Direct management of Office Administrator, Facility Managers, Production Assistants and Post Engineering Technician in local facility. Includes mentoring & training, attendance & performance management, ongoing communication, oversight of daily tasks, enforcement of processes & procedures, participation in hiring and selection process.
  • Initiate start paperwork, work orders and invoices for freelance editors and assistant editors
  • Review and approve weekly billing for all Offline clients
  • Lead weekly Tech, Facility and Reception meetings
  • Manage and track Offline client requests in scheduling system, Xytech
  • Conduct audits on scheduling in Xytech to ensure accuracy of all client information, dates and rooms
  • Managing timesheets and holiday schedule of seven employees

 

Additional Duties

  • Oversee events held at facility as needed (e.g., scheduling, staffing, and budget)
  • Provide Partner + VP, Post New York with any additional support, as assigned

 

What You’ll Need:

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the film and television industry
  • Experience working in the post production industry a plus
  • Experience working in a managerial position a plus
  • Strong experience in the client services industry preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of Xytech and Dayforce preferred
  • Knowledge of Avid, Final Cut Pro, Premiere editing systems a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel preferred

 

Other Attributes:

  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective organizational, decision making and logistical problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work well within a team environment under pressure and with minimal supervision, adhering to tight deadlines handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to confidently and accurately interact with all employees
  • Capacity for listening and dealing with confrontation all with a customer-centric mentality

 

Our Work Enviornment:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment
  • Some physical effort required as everyone on the Sim team is asked from time to time to pitch in and help share the load.
  • Some exposure to physical risk

 

Equal Opportunity & Accommodation

Sim is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other basis protected by law.

Sim is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are compliant with local legislation. Applicants requiring accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process are encouraged to advise accordingly.

 

How to apply

Please submit your resume to HR@siminternational.com