Events Production Manager

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HIRING: Production Manager (Live Events)

We have opportunity for a talented, motivated and organized individual for the role of an Events Production Manager. Reporting to the Vice-President, the Production Manager will champion the sourcing and procurement of innovative, best-in- class production talent for our live events. They will also be responsible for delivering all critical aspects of production administration including: budgeting, scheduling and vendor relations management.

Responsibilities:

Manage the ‘sourcing and matching’ process of production talent to create a superior quality product for our Live Events

Lead all production service administration activities for existing and new clients/projects, including creation and tracking of budgets/costings and schedules

Champion the education and sharing of expertise on new Live Event technologies, trends and processes with the team

Foster strong working relationships with our Producers, Creative Directors, Account Directors and Sales Directors to support a best-in-class Live Events production house

Support sales relationships, participating in pitches as required

Actively support bringing the Creative Vision to life

Manage and support strong working relationships with our vendors and
freelance talent

Skills and Attributes:

Has experience working in the Live Events industry, ideally from an Agency/Services provider perspective

Exhibits a core focus and fluency in ‘below the line’ marketing deliverables such as corporate meetings and events, reward and recognition programs, and digital communications, is a strong asset

Adopts a continuous learning approach to the understanding of emerging technologies in multi-media, technical staging, video production, live talent and other aspects of show production.

Actively maintains a strong network of best-in-class production and creative resources/suppliers

Has a great sense of humour, low ego and high confidence

Possesses strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines

Is a self-starter who embraces challenges and is flexible when priorities change

Has strong negotiation, interpersonal and communication skills

Has experience working cross-functionally, with the ability to build strong relationships quickly

Has the ability to remain calm and composed under pressure, with the ability to diffuse tense situations

Displays ownership in finding new and better ways to do things and improve existing processes

Has a positive, friendly and helpful approach to work

Is detail-oriented and takes pride in the presentation and accuracy of their work

Possesses a strong sense of personal responsibility and reliability, with the
desire to work as an integral member of a team

Has proven competency with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word
and Excel; experience with a video editing software is an asset

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