Associate Manager, Production - Nonfiction Sports



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Netflix is the preeminent home for best-in-class sports content. Behind it all sits Netflix’s Nonfiction Sports team: an organization of people who are passionate about creating elevated and captivating sports content and making it available to viewers around the globe.
We are seeking a Production expert to add to the Nonfiction Sports Production Team in Los Angeles. This position will work with Netflix Production Management in executing the day-to-day tasks involved in overseeing a slate of Nonfiction Sports titles. Associate Manager acts as a key point of contact for both internal and external partners, tracking and organizing vital production information and workflows from pre-production through post & wrap, as well as contributing to ongoing internal projects with cross-departmental teams at Netflix.
The Role
A successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of production, hands-on experience working on shows in production management, and an insatiable curiosity for all things nonfiction. Candidates should be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, a team player, thorough, and able to juggle multiple and diverse tasks, with a strong emphasis on organization and unwavering attention to detail. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires high performance, a bias for action, and a positive demeanor. Candidates should excel at exercising good judgment and communication even during times of ambiguity.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as the key point of contact for both internal and external production teams from pitch to delivery.
  • Being a team player who can manage a team or project and support numerous production team members while working collaboratively with cross-functional partners as needed.
  • Review all production plans, budgets, and schedules in order to improve and implement the best practices for production.
  • Responsible for all production documentation, ensuring the workflow pipeline is efficient and effective as it pertains to capturing all data.
  • Track and oversee all production schedules, keeping things up-to-date and well-communicated throughout the course of Production.
  • Keep up to date with Netflix and industry-standard tools, tech specs, and technologies
  • Attend production events, shows, and meetings as required, representing Netflix at the highest standard at all times.
  • Keeping a pulse on market rates, freelance crew, vendors, incentives, and all forward-thinking production strategies.


  • 5 years of nonfiction production management experience as a Line Producer or similar role.
  • Nonfiction production experience should include at least one or all of the following categories; documentary, unscripted, and sports. Streamer or studio experience is a plus.
  • A high-performance team player who is experienced in a fast-paced environment overseeing several projects at various points of production (from development through delivery).
  • A passion for sports content and comfort in navigating the ever-changing plans that go hand in hand with managing sports productions.
  • Experience managing quick turnaround and topical content where deadlines are firm.
  • Knowledge of current trends and workflows for both UHD/4K capture.
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidential information.
  • Understanding how to prioritize and respond accordingly.
  • Desire and self-motivation to continuously learn.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Slack, and budgeting software.
  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience.
Our compensation structure consists solely of an annual salary; we do not have bonuses. You choose each year how much of your compensation you want in salary versus stock options. To determine your personal top of market compensation, we rely on market indicators and consider your specific job family, background, skills, and experience to determine your compensation in the market range. The range for this role is $50,000 - $245,000.
Netflix provides comprehensive benefits including Health Plans, Mental Health support, a 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match, Stock Option Program, Disability Programs, Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts, Family-forming benefits, and Life and Serious Injury Benefits. We also offer paid leave of absence programs. Full-time hourly employees accrue 35 days annually for paid time off to be used for vacation, holidays, and sick paid time off. Full-time salaried employees are immediately entitled to flexible time off. See more detail about our Benefits here.
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We are an equal-opportunity employer and celebrate diversity, recognizing that diversity of thought and background builds stronger teams. We approach diversity and inclusion seriously and thoughtfully. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, national origin, caste, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic makeup, marital status, or military service.