Production Manager - Event Production - Harlow (Essex)

Recruiter
DNA Recruit
Location
Harlow
Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Production Manager with an Event Production background? Do you live in Essex or willing to relocate there? The Agency This is a theatrical design and production company. They produce and deliver a diverse range of sets and props for events, product launches, exhibitions, sampling campaigns and experiential marketing projects. Designing and building for brands with innovation, craftsmanship and theatrical flair they are a small family business that enjoy working at the forefront of the experiential marketing and agency industry. High quality production finish is their trademark and a strong team ethic their ethos. The Role They are seeking a Production Manager to ensure that all their projects are delivered on time and on budget and to the required specification. This is a pivotal hands-on role managing a hardworking and committed production team. You will be responsible for the full end to end production for all projects - taking the lead on production and project management from brief through to delivery and working effectively with the client, production team and sub-contractors on a daily basis. Responsibilities proactive planning, coordination, control and fulfilment of all production of projects Attending all project briefings and production meetings then implementing project management and negotiating with the workshop to meet deadlines and budget Liaising and communicating well with the client by issuing regular updated timelines, images and leading client visit presentations thus building strong relationships on behalf of the company Find creative and cost effective production solutions and report on production issues in a timely and accurate manner Regular workshop contact to monitor QC throughout production process Assist with quote costings as requested and sign off on supplier invoices in a timely manner. Ensure all administration is kept current to ensure up to date information is available for the rest of the company Is this you? Candidates would ideally come from a proven theatrical or exhibition background at a senior level and have experience in production management of a broad range of sets, props and modular units, from conception through to execution. Working with an adaptable, flexible, accommodating attitude is a must and understanding the ever changing demands of high end brands is essential. Candidates should demonstrate the following: Experience in exacting manufacturing projects Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Experience of planning and scheduling Experienced in supervising and motivating a team of workers Good computer skills around MS office Auto CAD skills an advantage but not essential Experienced in the planning and executing of projects based around strict budgets and deadlines Ability to deliver reports on scheduling and costs Monitor product standards and implement quality-control programme A joinery or theatre background is an advantage but not essential Enthusiastic, self-motivated and a team player Excellent attention to detail If this is the role for you and you've got the right to work in the UK, please apply immediately. Although we try to respond to all applications, unfortunately due to the high number we receive we are unable to respond to all of those who are unsuccessful. We offer up to £250 in cash, vouchers, for any referrals who pass their probationary period, so if you know of anyone who might be interested please forward the link onto them. Be the first to know about our latest roles by following us on Twitter

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