Production Executive

Location
London
Salary
£24000 - 28000 per annum
Posted
21 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Mar 2018
Ref
DC/10874
Contact
Diane Carters
Sector
Experiential
Function
Event Production
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Project Manager
This award winning experiential marketing agency is looking for a Senior Production Executive to assist with the productions and operations function, working closely with all teams within the agency (creative, account handling and staffing) to deliver an outstanding standard of production and operations excellence across multiple projects.

To be accountable and take some responsibility for the smooth production and implementation of wide ranging types of experiential marketing activities including road shows, events, exhibitions/installations, in-store activities etc. To oversee and work closely with the dedicated warehouse in coordinating the day to day logistics of campaign execution.

Specific Responsibilities - Supplier Management and Production
  • Build and maintain close and effective relationships with approved suppliers ensuring relationships are built on trust, quality of service, cost competitiveness
  • Proactively investigate new supplier innovations, materials and hardware to recommend for future projects
  • Completion and provision of Risk Assessment and Method statement documentation in advance of project live dates
  • Liaison with venue and / or event production / technical and H&S personnel where required


Operations
  • 'Operations' refers to the transportation / mobilisation of campaigns, on site management of suppliers and the ongoing execution of live activities throughout the duration of the campaign
  • Planning the transportation logistics of a campaign including advising on vehicle requirements and managing at times the booking of hire vehicles
  • Briefing and overseeing Promo Logistics/warehouse operations on preparation of items for promotional team pick up


Warehouse Management

You will be required to develop a very close, effective working relationship with Promo Logistics, providing support and input

Required Skills & Experience

A motivated, confident and highly professional individual capable of working on their own initiative and representing the agency.
  • A proven background and expertise within event / experiential production and on site operations
  • A competent level of technical expertise and knowledge, e.g. artwork print processes, stand production processes, materials and equipment, health and safety legislation
  • Meticulous personal organisation and administration - ability to manage multiple projects at one time, coordinate schedules, timing plans, budgets and keep agency teams updated and informed on project status
  • Sound financial acumen - good supplier negotiation skills, ability to manage detailed budgets plus an appreciation and focus on agency income retention. Microsoft excel competency
  • A hands on, practically minded approach - e.g. on site management to involve, where needed, a sleeves rolled up approach to getting the job done
  • A basic understanding of required health and safety legislation, risk assessment content etc.

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