Director, Event Production (Experiential Marketing)
April 11, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Director, Event Production will be responsible for ensuring all deliverables for their group are fulfilled at a high standard and on time. The Production Services Director will be a capable manager with team and events know-how, sound financial practices, project planning, team building skills, and mentoring abilities. The Production Services Director bears responsibility for the team’s performance.
The ideal candidate must have extensive event marketing experience, internal team management experience, client service communication, be well organized, a self-starter, able to work with a variety of people with varying work styles, have the ability to prioritize workload, and have a drive to continue working until the job is done . This position reports to Vice President of Production.
Lead a team of event production individuals to deliver the best product for the client and the work group
Strategic ability to conceive, develop and implement programs that build client brand and provide a foundation to drive client business growth
Develop and maintain an effective organization through selection, training, compensation, motivation, and performance management
Manage internal and external staff on execution and delivery of programs
Is highly proficient in budgeting and tracking of multi-million dollar accounts and ensure financial management of each meets agency standards
Possess and can develop key vendor/partners related to our business so we are delivering the best product and pricing for our clients
Ability to lead large scale live events with multiple agency, vendor, and client involvement
Able to position yourself as a leader within the team and company to help lead growth and development of organization
Can apply best practices and learnings from previous projects to elevate performance level
Will create accountability practices within company
Minimum 10 years event marketing, show service and team management experience
Production of live events, tours, and fabrication of event elements a must
Bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or equivalent experience in related-field
Motivational leadership, inspiring team to deliver top performance against assigned business
Excellent interpersonal skills – will contribute culturally to the agency
Ability to develop and sustain strong working relationships with multiple national and local vendors
Strong planning and organizational skills to effectively manage numerous programs and resources simultaneously- Microsoft Project or similar planning tool experience preferred
Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills based in agency, client and industry knowledge
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
A thoroughly developed knowledge of our industry, products and services, as well as those of our competitors and clients
Willing and able to work nonstandard work hours, weekends and travel as required
Must have professional appearance and persona with a strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude
Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
About Experiential Marketing
For progressive brands, IMG LIVE is an experiential marketing agency that connects brands to fans through LIVE experiences. We leverage the LIVE medium to transform brands into living, breathing things... uniting passions through interaction while engaging and growing fan followings.
We are highly specialized performers that educate through the act of entertainment. We transform brands into living, breathing beings. Like all great performers, we exercise our passion to move audiences and make memorable connections in support of our clients and their global brands.
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