Production Director, Experiential, NYC; $100-120K

Ready to work with high-profile brand partners in music, entertainment, sports, lifestyle, and technology?!

Full-service, culture-centered agency seeks entrepreneurial Production Director to serve a senior role on their Experiential team. Brands are constantly faced with ever-changing business challenges, so they look to the agency for fresh solutions, backed by meticulous insight and robust history. Today’s dynamic landscape and evolving consumer behavior is an invitation to identify and leverage unprecedented opportunities for clients, while delivering culture-driven engagement, with measurable results. You’ll help create authentic and efficient platforms for brands to engage with their targeted consumers every day, in every way.

With responsibility for overseeing the successful delivery of various aspects of live projects, from brief to execution, the strategically-savvy Production Director will ensure that all of the projects’ relevant resources including operations and logistics are allocated and delivered on-time, on-budget and of high quality. The Director will contribute to the operations, processes, budgeting, agency quality control, vendor management as well as continually mentoring and developing team members. You can develop production schedules, enforce deliverable dates, build nurturing client relationships, and create a positive, collaborative environment. Focused and ambitious, you thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess a ‘can-do’ attitude, and explore every opportunity to grow the business.

Ideal candidates have 7-10+ years of solid production experience; a plus for time on the road, working on mobile tours, producing large scale events and wrangling vendors. You naturally remain calm under pressure while working on multiple projects simultaneously and achieve tight deadlines. An open-minded mentality allows your thorough exploration of all ideas and thought-starters. Be curious!

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PLACED: Senior Producer, Experiential, $80-110K, NYC

Are you ready to join a network of experience creators and live media makers?  This buzz-worthy boutique agency is seeking to hire a proactive, jack-of-all-trades Senior Producer. You’ll be part of a network of production experts delivering the best in the experiential, retail, digital environments, live media and social disciplines. The agency is an experiential production partner that crafts real world experiences that resonate over shared, earned, and owned media for the world’s best brands and agencies. As such, you should expect to deliver at the highest quality with passion and accuracy.

The Producer’s role is to ensure that all aspects of a program are successfully delivered to the client.  The Producer is also responsible for the fiscal health of the program and for communicating effectively with the team and the client.  It is essential that the candidate for this position has the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and must possess excellent communication and organizational skills. You’ll help reverse engineer creative ideas to bring them to physical life; as such, an understanding of business strategy, engineering, and technical savvy will come in handy.

From brief to wrap, you’ll be:

Directing and tracking project budgets, deadlines, invoices, estimates, purchase requests and billing.

Developing and maintaining positive client, vendor and external agency relationships, ensuring that all needs are heard, understood and addressed in a timely way.

Working with Account Management to guide the development, writing and support presentation of proposals, SOWs, schedules, financials and staffing plans.

Working with the Production Director, Account Director and Creative Director to manage the program process from creative through execution.

Planning and participating in team meetings and managing communications between team members, ensuring all deadlines are met and opportunities are identified to share project resources.

Developing, communicating and managing event schedules and logistic planning.

Managing resources; identify, participate in negotiation and secure external resources as needed.

Participating in creative brainstorms to generate ideas for clients; continually looking for innovative solutions and production methods.

Ideal candidates:

Extensive previous experience with Production Management and Consumer Events.

Demonstrated production competencies: build experience, fabrication understanding, ability to read drawings, estimate creation, client focus, accountability for results, team effectiveness, developing other team members, attention to detail, flexibility and professional confidence.

Strong familiarity and comfort with technology in general, a desire to remain informed of current trends and improvements.

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PLACED: Head of Production, Experiential, $150-200, NYC

This buzz-worthy experiential boutique leverages human connection to impact people in smart, meaningful ways. To do that well, they need both bright brains and big brawn. You’ll be part of a network of production experts delivering the best in experiential, retail, digital environments, live media and social disciplines. This shop is a fast moving, forward-looking organization that is always looking for fresh, relevant ideas while exploring new solutions for engaging audiences through experiences that generate shareable content.

A strategic ally, the agency is a sought after partner, crafting real world experiences that resonate over shared, earned, and owned media for the world’s best brands and agencies. As such, you should expect to deliver at the highest quality with passion and accuracy; you should have a strong level of strategic, financial, and creative thinking chops. From brief to wrap, you’ll support clients with production strategy, creative execution, global event management, and ground execution. You can approach every challenge from a holistic perspective; combining activation, content generation, digital experiences (on and offline), environmental and traditional elements. You’ll collaborate in crafting magical concepts and campaigns that are at once bold and deeply effective.

We’re on the hunt for a leader who fosters collaboration. A proven Head of Production, you’ll help manage an exciting list of powerhouse clients on myriad projects – Cannes, SXSW, CES, marquee events, product launches, vertical partnerships, political speakers, red carpets, pop-ups, etc. This person should have the ability to understand the “big picture” and offer macro-level solutions. You’re a client engager who builds upon existing and cultivates new relationships.  Knowing the right questions to ask, you can guide a team in opportunity identification, strategic thinking and the subsequent development and deployment of marketing programs. A savvy integrated thinker and doer, please have 12+ years of experience with the ability to develop and deliver compelling client presentations, the confidence to think on your feet, and a hunger for quality, fun, and innovation. Please be incessantly curious about the world, culture, and trends that affect the business, have the ability to think creatively about a variety of challenges and enliven the way the agency thinks. A great sense of humor and a positive attitude always helps.

You will bring all your experience to the table to shape and help create innovative projects to exacting standards. On individual jobs, your role is both client facing, and internal, always representing the best interest of the project. The event life cycle can include concepting, briefing/debriefing, project schedules, selecting vendor partners, venue relations, contract negotiations, cost proposals, on site leadership, client management, and project reconciliation. The ideal candidate will have experience working within a production agency; candidates must have a strong production understanding across all areas including sound, lighting and fabrication/construction. You have an exceptional black book of supplier contacts and associations you can bring to the table along with absolutely extemporary production abilities to make things happen. The right person will have a creative mind, have a good understanding of A/V and technical management, basic show-calling and rehearsal management experience, budget and project management experience and strong client relationship building skills.

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