Senior Project Manager – Event Production Maternity cover

London, United Kingdom

Senior Project Manager – Event Production

West London / Total package of £60,000 - £65,000 OTE.

The role:

 We are seeking an experienced Producer / Senior Project Manager to join our client's team and deliver high-end creative productions in London’s most unique and historic venues. Whilst some technical/event production knowledge would be advantageous, primarily this role is about exceptional customer service, diligent budgeting, solid project management and effective communication with the rest of our team.

About the Company:

The company is a creative technical production company. Their expert project managers, technicians and designers deliver a tailor-made service of lighting, sound, video, staging and set design for events in London’s most unique venues, as well as cutting-edge digital events using pioneering virtual production and green screen broadcast solutions.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful high-end production company to work on a range of exciting and creative projects in London’s most prestigious and beautiful venues. The company believes strongly in personal development and training, and the successful candidate will be supported and mentored to enable progression within the company.

Main responsibilities:

  • Take the initial brief from a prospect client and be key point-of-contact throughout process
  • Brief internal teams (Creative, Technical, Production) to develop creative designs and accurate costings
  • Present proposals to clients confidently to convert business and maximise opportunities
  • Manage the overall design concept in close liaison with the Creative Department
  • Meet clients on site and walk through the event
  • Maintain strong relationships with our accredited venues and other suppliers
  • Ensure client collateral is received in good time and passed to relevant technical teams
  • Prepare production schedule/event running orders and brief technical department leads / operators
  • Oversee the event installation & live event delivery to ensure all our teams provide exceptional service
  • Ensure costs are monitored throughout the pre-production process and target margins achieved
  • Ensure all contracts/invoices are issued to the client in good time
  • Attend industry networking / venue promotional events

Essential skills:

  • A minimum of 3 years live event industry experience – preferably from an agency, technical/creative production or venue role.
  • Solid understanding of main technical event production disciplines (lighting, sound, video, scenic)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage complex projects simultaneously
  • Financial understanding of budgeting, profit margins and cost control
  • Ability to motivate, support and understand different individuals and teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Exceptional organisation and time management skills
  • Calm under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Confidence in dealing with and presenting to a wide range of people including C-suite level stakeholders
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Willingness to attend evening networking events

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of producing virtual events
  • Experience of producing events in the Unique Venues of London
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Salary: 60000 - 65000 Annually - Freelance

Duration: Maternity cover

Job reference: DC21220