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Event Production Manager

Qualification: 1+ years of event planning, audio/visual and project management experience

As the Event Production Manager, you will collaborate with the project manager and client to help with the planning of each event. You will also manage the purchasing of rental equipment and services for events including audio/visual, staging, tenting, power, labor and others. You will supervise these elements from conception, execution and conclusion of each event.

You will support the projects sold by business development team and managed by the event team’s project managers. 

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·        Create technical budgets for projects
·        Sourcing vendors/securing quotes for equipment within the area of focus
·        Maintain and stay within budget guidelines
·        Manage day to day needs for several on-going projects at once
·        Interfacing with clients
·        Site surveys and measurements
·        Technical advancement of artist riders
·        Perform and manage technical direction of live scripted presentation and events
·        Build event diagrams in rendering software
·        Work in tandem with Project Managers daily
·        On-site event management
·        Managing both production and labor crews
·        Knowledge of unions and labor (stagehands, riggers, truck loaders, etc.)
·        Project Recap and Accounting
·        Collect invoices from vendors
·        Maintain vendor files and equipment lists
·        Create production schedule for events
·        Administrative duties as needed

Areas of focus include:

·        Audio Systems
·        Lighting Systems
·        Video Projection
·        Video Creation
·        Staging and Roofing Systems
·        Tenting and Structures
·        Power and Generators
·        Labor (union and non-union)
·        Portable Restrooms
·        Fencing and Barricade
·        Permits
·        Venue Logistics
·        Radios and Communication Devices
·        Event Security

Experience requirements include, but are not limited to:

·        The ability to negotiate favorable rates on behalf of company
·        Experience in building and developing relationships with vendors
·        Experience interfacing with Event Team and clients
·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, presentation and problem-solving skills and the ability to gain support and establish working relationships with managers and peers is essential
·        Strong organizational skills
·        Willingness to learn
·        Confident decision making
·        Experience in managing budgets
·        Excellent time management skills
·        Knowledge of entertainers, performers and celebrities
·        Strong technical knowledge of area of focus
·        Writing and communication skills
·        Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word, Keynote, rendering software
·        Able to be on their feet for long periods of time
·        Ability to lift 50 lbs consistently
·        Travel will be required