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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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PLACED: Integrated Producer, Print/Digital, $60-65K, NYC

Small Agency of the Year winner! (Yup, this is where you need to work.)

Fun-spirited, indie ad shop is seeking a sharp-as-a-tack Integrated Producer to join their team. This agency works in an integrated way, and that means being able to fully appreciate any and all solutions to clients’ challenges. They don’t have pre-conceived solutions, and believe each idea/solution/opportunity should be carefully considered and thought through; you’ll lead the process of doing just that.  This is a creative-led agency that gets hired by direct-model clients who need every dollar to produce a result for them, not just to create awareness.

If you are an entrepreneurial Producer looking for a rewarding challenge and the chance to build your own processes, then this is the role for you. With ownership of projects from conception to completion, you’ll manage the day to day Print/Digital production needs of various clients and supervise studio artists. An organizational guru, you have the ability to work under tight deadlines on multiple projects with shifting priorities while maintaining a positive outlook. You know that details matter, so you ensure that all work produced is technically correct, resulting in high-quality, printer-ready and web-ready files. You love process and systems, keep accurate records and manage all project budgets. Internally, you have great working relationships with Account people and Creatives alike; externally, vendors look forward to hearing from you, even when negotiating costs. You are a natural coach and leader, and can easily adapt to diverse team members and styles of work. Ideally, you have 4 years of production management experience in an advertising agency or creative department, with a focus on print production; digital production management experience is a plus. And please, be nice to be around.

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