Job ref no.: CT3115413-01#7978

SENIOR EVENTS PRODUCTION MANAGER

AUDITOIRE

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Medical plan

We're looking for a talented Senior Events Production Manager to join the team responsible for producing high quality, large scale global events. The ideal candidate will be an experienced project lead with technical proficiency in all areas of production inclusive of the planning and execution of live events.  

 

The right candidate will need to have a solid background within the live event sector including pre-production, administration and on site delivery in complex product launch/conference/performance/gala dinner events. They will enjoy working in a fast-paced, global organisation and will prioritise building and cultivating stakeholder relationships both internally and externally. 

Primary responsibilities include planning and executing events, with an expertise in implementing the overall creative, technical and logistical elements that help an event succeed (event design, build strategies, audio visual production, logistics, partner sourcing, partner management, asset management, budgeting, negotiation). Working alongside the Account Director, Project Manager and Technical teams, this person will spend the majority of time managing all aspects of the event production process. The Production Manager will work with the team to run the event from concepts, to implementation, to live show, to load out.  The Production Manager is responsible for working effectively with the third parties, technical teams and internal teams to flawlessly deliver event programs that drive client results against established strategic objectives, timelines and financial goals. The Production Manager should thrive under pressure, enjoy travel, and have a passion for event production and logistics.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee resources to proactively ensure high quality service delivery while striving for continuous improvement
  • Establish a production plan for each portion of implementation and holding internal and external partners accountable
  • Work with the internal team and external vendors in ensuring that all logistical needs for the event are understood and met
  • Identify necessary vendor / partner support, and then source and manage accordingly
  • Liaise with audio-visual partners with sourcing all needs and ensuring that they are appropriately incorporated into the overall event
  • Assist with payments and processing
  • Track budget costs throughout the course of project and communicate scope changes that effect budget to the account team in a clear manner to Account Director
  • Understands profit margins and effectively meets or exceeds them
  • Correspond with site management/ownership
  • Onsite main point of contact for all aspects of production
     

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years’ experience managing and directing corporate special events such as product launch, conference and gala dinner, live shows
  • Working with budgets with multiple levels
  • Effectively managing and executing up to 4M on budgets
  • Demonstrate an extreme high level of knowledge in large-scale corporate special events and productions
  • Auto CAD & Vector Works design skill and experience
  • Educated on the latest event technologies, with the ability to weave these in to event experience seamlessly
  • Strong production competencies
  • Well-developed project management skills
  • Eye for detail and maniacal attention to delivering high quality, error-free deliverables
  • Anticipates project needs and proactively delivers
  • Builds solid and reciprocal relationships with vendors
  • Fosters trust and open/honest communication with the internal team and partners
  • Ability to read audio visual design documents.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel and Word • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both Mandrian and English. English is a MUST
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
  • Ability to take direction without follow up
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others for whom you have no direct supervisory authority
  • Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required
  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights, weekends, holidays and be on-call as necessary.
  • Willingness to work on flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department
  • International events experience is a MUST

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Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 5 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
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