Senior Production Manager

Location
London
Salary
£45000 - 50000 per annum
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
09 Jun 2018
Ref
DC/10958
Contact
Diane Carters
Sector
Agency
Function
Event Production
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Producer
A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Production Manager has arisen within this boutique, brand experience agency. This role will involve setting up a new team with the aim of bringing all round technical event production knowledge in house. Supporting the Creative Director, you will be planning and executing international events whilst offering the best possible solutions for the agency's clients. With expertise spanning brand engagement, creative design, strategy, film and photography and a clever network of partners and affiliates, the agency is able to offer solutions for clients with budgets of £3k to £1m+

You will have a good breadth of technical knowledge and be able to deliver creative production solutions. Confidence with clients and good people skills are an asset as well as having the ability to develop strong relationships with the team whilst mentoring/guiding them. Extensive experience of complex budget management and the ability to work to tight timescales is essential

Main responsibilities:
  • Initial planning and brainstorming for events
  • Develop creative solutions to clients briefs
  • Carry out site visits
  • Collate and organise technical data and advise projects teams
  • Create and/or feed into proposals and presentations
  • Assist in the creation of event flow plans and floor plans
  • Liaise with third-party suppliers on technical issues and quote requests, negotiating costs where necessary
  • Sense-check, foresee and raise any potential production hazards during the planning process
  • Attend client meetings
  • Budget management
  • Create and complete health and safety documentation
  • Be an onsite presence and support with the set-up of events
  • Assist with business pitches


Key requirements
  • Outgoing personality, thrives on pressure, good team player
  • Extensive experience of producing corporate events
  • Experience of working within an agency environment
  • Experience and knowledge of full event production, print production, AV solutions, project management, basic health and safety protocols and event build processes
  • Proficient working on a Mac
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Word/ Excel/ and equivalent Mac software
  • Ability to work with and understand Auto CAD software/ drawings and working knowledge of VectorWorks a bonus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Valid Passport

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