Senior Event Producer/Production Manager

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Vitamin T's client is a progressive promotional marketing agency, is seeking a can-do hybrid event producer/production manager with significant agency background and/or client-side event and production management experience.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years of experience developing, pricing, sourcing, managing and producing events including tours, festival booths, trade shows, experiential events, sampling and street team marketing. Knowledge of print and digital production a plus.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Work closely with the Account Group and Art Department to plan, organize and produce events including tours, experiential events, trade shows, and festival booths. Must be willing to “own” the events you produce including interfacing with venues, staffing agencies, insurance agencies, properties manufacturers, printers, technology companies, shipping and logistics providers and more.

Job includes monitoring and managing events while they are in the field and be ready to solve problems remotely when events are happening which occasionally entails nights and weekends.

Responsibilities
• Develop integrated event tactics, plans and budgets
• Solicit all appropriate information to manage projects, job starts, estimates and timetables
• Oversee broad activities of cross-functional production team
• Contribute to the creative process (e.g. gather and share appropriate insights, facts and data), evaluate creative and provides constructive comments
• Maintain financial control of all production work (estimates, jobs, fees, billing)

Qualifications
• 5+ years of event production/production management
• Experience with digital and interactive marketing (websites, email campaigns, banners)
• Exceptional organizational, writ verbal communication skills
• Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities
• Excellent project management fundamentals, including project planning and scheduling
• Strong organizational skills with proven ability to oversee a production team
• Proficiency in (MAC preferred) Word, Excel and PowerPoint


ON SITE - Culver City
Temp/Freelance
Starts - ASAP / Jan 2014

Highlights of desired talent:
-Event Production
-Budgeting events
-Agency experience
-occasional nights and weekends
-MAC User
-highly creative