Production Manager

Major Players
£30000 - 35000 per annum
06 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Kate Woodcock
Full Time
Contract Type

We're currently on the lookout for a Production Manager to join a brilliant festival & live event production agency. This agency deliver a range of festivals throughout the UK and require an experienced Production Manager to take the lead on the management of existing projects.

The role will see you ensuring the timely and safe delivery from costing, procurement, site design, creative content delivery, technical production and on-site management.

As well as working closely with other internal accounts, creative, health & safety and operations teams, you will also be responsible for maintaining communication with all external stakeholders, local authorities, emergency services and landowners.

Responsible for the end to end event production of a variety of UK and European based festivals
Taking the lead with planning, budget management, supplier management, Health & Safety and on-site delivery
Writing and presenting detailed event plans to local authority and residents groups
Managing planning and licensing applications
Oversee all project scheduling as well as booking and managing contractors and staff
Budget management, reporting and reconciliation
Manage procurement processes, negotiating to ensure best possible to assist the team achieve best value from suppliers
Manage junior staff and freelancers where required
Take a lead role in site, technical production or festival operational management as required
Oversee junior staff in the management of site and production office roles.
Maintain financial control and recording.
Be able to respond to enquiries, incidents and changes during the live event.

Experience working within a similar agency delivering festivals
Proven experience in procurement and site management of large scale festivals (15,000pax+)
We're looking for someone bright and personable with strong communication skills and strong financial acumen
A natural passion for live music (electronic/dance)
Ability to work fairly autonomously, taking the lead with your own projects
Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects at any one time

If you come with solid experience working in festival production, please do get in touch.

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