Technical Production Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Lancashire
Salary
30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
25 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Technical Producation Manager on behalf of a Manchester based client. The role will be split between the office and client site as required. You will need to be flexible in working hours as working early mornings, late nights and weekends is part of the industry.

JOB ROLE:

- Attend Client meetings to discuss and develop solutions for the client brief
- Prepare quotes and pitch documents
- Attend site visits and production meetings
- Book crew, technicians, equipment and transport
- Support the Client pre event
- Assess health and safety requirements and create risk assessments and method statements for each event.
- Track the progress of each job and the documentation involved.
- Manage kit, crew and transport on site and liaise with the venue and client on site at the event.
- Manage any changes that occur when on site
- Post event completion of costs, invoicing and all related paperwork
- Work with the team to constantly update equipment, processes and creative ideas.
- Manage relationships with key venues where we have an onsite presence.

REQUIREMENTS:

- The ideal candidate for this role will have a technical background within the Events and AV industry and at least 4 years of production management experience in a project management or venue management role.
- Methodical, structured and self-motivated person with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
- Wide experience of a range of audio and video equipment and new technologies within the industry.
- Excellent problem solver
- Driver's License and ability to travel to office/Manchester out of hours

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

- Experience of working in bespoke venues around London where standards and working practices are heavily scrutinised
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Visio, and other visualisation software
- Experience of working with camera crews as an on-site director. A good understanding of editing techniques.
- Show calling experience for live productions

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