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Event Concept have an opportunity for a Production Manager to join our team. In this role you’ll be supervising and coordinating the production elements of an event, from conception to execution. You are a hands-on technical manager, working across Lighting, Audio, Video, Scenic, Rigging and Power Distribution and taking responsibility for the overall physical delivery of an event.

 

Event Concept is a leading creative production agency specialising in live, hybrid and virtual event production. Our team comprises industry leading specialists across design, scenic construction, technical production and live show management. From global brand experiences, conferences and award shows to virtual production through our in-house studios, we work with our clients to create meaningful human experiences.

 

Our amazing team are at the heart of business and the reason we consistently deliver excellence to our clients and continually innovate. We are looking for a Event Carpenter that shares our love for delivering stunning products.

 

We are an inclusive employer, we welcome applications from everyone.  It’s not always easy to distil a role into a couple of sides of A4 so if you feel you’d suit us or the role, even if you don’t meet all of the requirements, please go ahead and apply.

 

Who are you?

First and foremost, you’re a team player. You’re willing to roll your sleeves up and help your team. We all jump in wherever we are needed at Event Concept.
You’re a collaborator and understand that effective communication is at the heart of every successful project.
You’re a solutions-focused self-starter with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders both internally and externally.
You’re open-minded and take a flexible approach.
You don’t get phased under pressure, you’re the consummate professional.
You are a natural organiser, and confident in running a complex schedule.
You have experience in either AutoCAD or Vectorworks.
You have both creative and analytical thinking, with the ability to consider logistical, commercial, and creative aspects of projects.
You have a good working knowledge of lighting, audio, video, power, rigging, and scenic delivery to support our Technical & Scenic Project Managers.
You have experience working in a wide range of project types and sectors such as live shows, conferences, private events, exhibitions, brand activations, and roadshows.
You have a good awareness of health and safety both in pre-production and on-site project phases, with the ability to champion this to other team members.
You care about the planet and are interested in finding more sustainable ways of doing things. You’re committed to our 2030 Pledge.

 

Day-to-day responsibilities:

Quoting, Pitching & Proposals

Collaborating with Client Servicesand Producers in the production and delivery of proposals and pitches for projects.  Ensuring that responses are both technically and commercially feasible.
Working with Client Services and Producers to support them and offer solutions and ideas for efficient and profitable delivery.
Provide guidance and sign-off on estimated figures, event budgets, and production quotations. Ensuring that all ballparking that is provided as part of a pitch or proposal process has been feasibility-checked.
Acting as an internal contact for the Client Services and projects teams for new projects, taking client briefs and assisting in qualifying new e
All of the above will apply to both relevant direct to client projects, and projects that run through the Client Services team.
Delivery

Overseeing the delivery of medium-scale production.
Ensuring that quality, accuracy and efficiency are delivered on all of your projects.
Working in collaboration with our Technical and Scenic Project Management teams to ensure seamless delivery of medium-scale projects.
On projects where you are the lead Production Manager that have come directly into the Production Management Team acting as the primary client contact, playing the role of Client Services and ensuring the commercial viability of your projects.
Ensuring timely, competitive, and accurate responses to the Client Services & the Projects Team across all project phases/milestones.
Promote collaboration,communication, and process enhancement between Creative, Production, Project, Operations, Logistics and Client Services teams at all stages of a project.
Monitor the progress of projects involving physical production, ensuring company processes are followed and that all relevant milestones are met in pre-production.
Collaborate with and support where required, other members of the Production Management Team.
Responsible for relevant third-party production supplier (Technical and Scenic) research, vetting and due diligence, ensuring our supplier database is accurate, updated and that any required supplier competency assessment is carried out.
Responsible for management and oversight of accurate and timely crewing and transport scheduling on your projects.
Process & Governance

Responsible for reconciliation on projects, ensuring costs are allocated in R2 and that any additional charges to clients are communicated in a timely manner to the relevant internal stakeholders.
Responsible for generation and management of Event Safety Plans, RAMS, plans, build schedules, and project packs on your Production jobs.
Ensure that in carrying out all day-to-day responsibilities, our policies and procedures and are observed.

 

Our culture

We are a values driven organisation and they play an important part of our culture:

Do more with less: Environmental sustainability is one of our core strategic pillars. We have an ambitious environmental 2030 pledge and we will expect you to commit to coming on that journey with us, professionally and personally.
Creative ingenuity: Creativity exists as a red thread through everything we do, from our very visible creative concepts to finding new and creative ways to solve complex problems and evolve internal process.
Always excellent: We deliver excellence to our clients and that requirement filters through to every element of our culture. Our technical excellence and attention to detail underpins all we do (… but that doesn’t mean we don’t take calculated risks!)
Passionately proud: We are immensely proud of our team and they are equally proud of the company they work for.
Talk: We operate a safe and inclusive environment. Awareness and understanding of every individuals lived experience is valued.  We talk openly about hard things.  We will ask you to do the same.
What’s next?: If the last year has taught us anything, it is that we can never know what’s around the corner. We always have one eye on the horizon and are continually asking ourselves … what’s next?

 

Our Mission

We’re passionate about building a brand with conscience.  It is important to us that we create an environment that has a positive impact on the world around us, we do this with a focus on:

Impact without Impact: Check out our 2030 Pledge, we are holding ourselves accountable and we’re passionate about creating experiences that leave as little impact on our natural world as possible.  Will you come on our journey?  Read our most recent Impact Report
Inclusive spaces: Creating an environment where everyone feels a sense of belonging and is comfortable to be themselves, as well as respecting this in others is important to us.  If you feel there is anything in this job description that doesn’t reflect that we’d like to hear it alisha.rahman@eventconcept.co.uk
Sound like you?  We’d love to hear from you!

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