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Location London
Salary Up to £55,000
Benefits Direct Company Benefits
Job Ref 12114
Job Type Permanent
Job Posted 2nd May 2024

Job Description

We are currently in search of an experienced Production Manager with a solid background in Audio-Visual (AV) and Events Management. This role entails overseeing the planning, coordination, and hands-on execution of various events. Additionally, the position involves managing warehouse operations and maintaining equipment hire stock. Moreover, the role encompasses planning and coordinating the installation works undertaken by our team.

Our client is a London-based Multimedia Productions Company specializing in delivering Events and Installations for various sectors including Visitor Attractions, Promotions, Theme Parks, Public Spaces, Corporate Spaces, and Advertising. With offices and warehouses in London, they undertake projects both across the UK and globally. The company is known for its expertise in Interactive AV Installations, Projection Mapping, Fountains and Water Shows, Building Projection, and Light Trails. While a significant portion of their work is centered in London and the Southeast, they also frequently undertake international projects.

The role entails dynamic responsibilities including travel, nights away, late nights, early mornings, and occasional weekend work - typical demands of the industry. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy delivering AV shows and installations, maintaining efficient warehouses, and collaborating with a motivated team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities:

Event Planning and Coordination:
·Collaborate with clients and colleagues to understand event objectives, technical requirements, and creative concepts.
·Develop detailed production plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and contingency plans.
·Ensure all AV equipment and technical elements are in place.
·Hands on delivery
·Implement and enforce quality control measures to guarantee the highest standard of production
·Conduct post-event evaluations to identify areas for improvement and implement changes accordingly

Technical Expertise:
·Have a thorough understanding of audio-visual equipment, lighting, staging, and other technical aspects of events
·Oversee the setup, operation, and breakdown of AV equipment to ensure flawless execution during events
·Troubleshoot technical issues as they arise and implement solutions in real-time
·Develop a knowledge of water effects and floatation systems while in the role

Team Leadership:
·Lead a team of production staff, including technicians and operators during events
·Manage staffing requirements and ensure the team is adequately prepared for each event

Budget Management:
·Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and adhering to financial guidelines
·Source and negotiate with vendors to secure competitive pricing for AV equipment and services.
Experience required:
·Proven experience as a Production Manager in the AV/Events industry.
·Experience working with a wide range of clients
·Client management at all levels
·Strong technical knowledge of AV equipment and production processes
·Experience with virtual and hybrid events
·Excellent organisational and multitasking skills
·Leadership and team management experience
·Budgeting and cost management skills
·Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
·Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and occasional weekends, based on event schedules
·Use of CAD an advantage. Along with high proficiency in all MS office including PowerPoint & SharePoint

Working hours:
·40 hours per week with 20 days holiday
·Overtime is paid Pro rata.
·Unsociable hrs are to be expected along with overnight stays away from home.
·Background checks will need to be completed for this role


Licence/Certification:
·Driving Licence (essential)

Job Type:
Full-time

Schedule:
·Monday to Friday
·Overtime
·Weekend availability
To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV to jobs@jacobsmassey.co.uk
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How To Apply

If you are interested please send us your CV and a short paragraph about what you think you will bring to this role that sets you apart from other applicants.

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Ref: 12114

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Jacobs Massey provides our recruitment services, for both clients and candidates, within an equal opportunities environment. We are committed to taking positive action in order to promote such equality of opportunity. Our recruitment procedures are based on the requirements of the job, irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, sexuality, disability, religion or age. Appointments are always made on the basis of merit and we welcome applications from all members of the AV community.

Production Manager
London
Up to £55,000 + Direct Company Benefits
Ref: 12114
Description

We are currently in search of an experienced Production Manager with a solid background in Audio-Visual (AV) and Events Management. This role entails overseeing the planning, coordination, and hands-on execution of various events. Additionally, the position involves managing warehouse operations and maintaining equipment hire stock. Moreover, the role encompasses planning and coordinating the installation works undertaken by our team.

Our client is a London-based Multimedia Productions Company specializing in delivering Events and Installations for various sectors including Visitor Attractions, Promotions, Theme Parks, Public Spaces, Corporate Spaces, and Advertising. With offices and warehouses in London, they undertake projects both across the UK and globally. The company is known for its expertise in Interactive AV Installations, Projection Mapping, Fountains and Water Shows, Building Projection, and Light Trails. While a significant portion of their work is centered in London and the Southeast, they also frequently undertake international projects.

The role entails dynamic responsibilities including travel, nights away, late nights, early mornings, and occasional weekend work - typical demands of the industry. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy delivering AV shows and installations, maintaining efficient warehouses, and collaborating with a motivated team, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Responsibilities:

Event Planning and Coordination:
·Collaborate with clients and colleagues to understand event objectives, technical requirements, and creative concepts.
·Develop detailed production plans, including timelines, resource allocation, and contingency plans.
·Ensure all AV equipment and technical elements are in place.
·Hands on delivery
·Implement and enforce quality control measures to guarantee the highest standard of production
·Conduct post-event evaluations to identify areas for improvement and implement changes accordingly

Technical Expertise:
·Have a thorough understanding of audio-visual equipment, lighting, staging, and other technical aspects of events
·Oversee the setup, operation, and breakdown of AV equipment to ensure flawless execution during events
·Troubleshoot technical issues as they arise and implement solutions in real-time
·Develop a knowledge of water effects and floatation systems while in the role

Team Leadership:
·Lead a team of production staff, including technicians and operators during events
·Manage staffing requirements and ensure the team is adequately prepared for each event

Budget Management:
·Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and adhering to financial guidelines
·Source and negotiate with vendors to secure competitive pricing for AV equipment and services.
Experience required:
·Proven experience as a Production Manager in the AV/Events industry.
·Experience working with a wide range of clients
·Client management at all levels
·Strong technical knowledge of AV equipment and production processes
·Experience with virtual and hybrid events
·Excellent organisational and multitasking skills
·Leadership and team management experience
·Budgeting and cost management skills
·Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
·Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and occasional weekends, based on event schedules
·Use of CAD an advantage. Along with high proficiency in all MS office including PowerPoint & SharePoint

Working hours:
·40 hours per week with 20 days holiday
·Overtime is paid Pro rata.
·Unsociable hrs are to be expected along with overnight stays away from home.
·Background checks will need to be completed for this role


Licence/Certification:
·Driving Licence (essential)

Job Type:
Full-time

Schedule:
·Monday to Friday
·Overtime
·Weekend availability
To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV to jobs@jacobsmassey.co.uk
Vacancy Tags:

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