Production Manager

Location
London
Salary
£30000 - 34000 per annum
Posted
21 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Mar 2018
Ref
DC/10873
Contact
Diane Carters
Sector
Agency
Function
Event Production
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Producer
This award winning experiential marketing agency is looking for a Production Manager to work with all the agency's clients, delivering a variety of marketing activities including live events, road shows, exhibitions / installations and in-store activities. You will be part of a hands-on team and work closely with all other agency departments, with the chance to really make an impact on how the agency approaches production.

The Production team are hands on and work closely with all other agency departments, integrating closely with the account teams and taking client facing roles where appropriate.

Reporting to the Senior Production Manager you will be part of a team of four and have the chance to really make an impact on how the agency approaches production.

Responsibilities
  • Acting as production lead on your projects with responsibility for all build, technical and logistical elements
  • Fully costing up creative ideas for pitch presentations and managing the project through from a production perspective through to live event and budget reconciliation
  • Delivering a variety of brand experiences and pushing boundaries with new technological innovations
  • Full management of production budgets to include negotiation of commercial terms, cash flow forecasts and budget reconciliation
  • Building relationships and negotiating with preferred suppliers and potential new suppliers to improve capabilities
  • Mentor junior members of the team


Essential skills and Experience
  • Health and safety knowledge and the ability to create risk assessments and method statement for experiential events
  • Experience of working with shopping centres, trade shows, council owned spaces and festivals and understanding key requirements of each
  • Excellent budgeting skills and commercial acumen
  • Interest in and love for new technologies and how they impact experiential
  • Strong technical knowledge of sound, lighting, power, AV and interactive technology
  • Knowledge of print production methods and materials
  • Experience working with graphic designers and artworkers
  • Highly organised and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Desirable skills and experience
  • Proficient in Sketchup
  • Strong understanding of event and experiential logistics
  • Experience rigging stands/set build projects

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