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Group Production Director

Job title: Group Production Director
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Remote: Yes
Salary: $170,000 - $220,000 DOE
Reference: 440731
Contact name: Thomas Jennings

Job description

Our client, a renowned experiential marketing agency, is looking to add a Group Production Director to their growing team. Reporting to the COO, the Group Production Director is responsible for advising the team on best production methods and daily operations and execution of all events & experiences. This leader will be partnering with Creative, Accounts, and C-Suite to develop best-in-class experiences for our clients and help navigate the overall strategic vision of events for the entire company.  


  • Manage the overall strategic execution of events, from ideation through execution and wrap, 

  • Develop estimates and manage project budgets and plans to determine feasibility and proper team resourcing based on the scope of work involved  

  • Collaborate with Creative team by suggesting best execution methods for all creative concepts and provide technical knowledge and insight for all  

  •  Collaborate with Creative team on the creation of floor plans, design plans, routing for approvals through install & event supervision  

  • Negotiate and plan all aspects of events, including but not limited to venues, third party vendors, travel (logistics & procurement), programming of events & experiences, contracts & rates  

  • Curate teams using internal and external freelance resources based on sensibility, event scale and bandwidth  

  • Responsible for overall utilization of the Production team, prioritizing the team’s internal resources and ensuring team productivity to maintain highest possible billability utilization  

  •  Responsible for the overall profitability of events, including cost phasing, forecasting, management of expenses, leveraging efficiencies across the company and day to day budget operations  

  • Ensure client budgets are kept up-to-date and all client deliverables are met by maintaining routine check-ins with Producers  

  • Foster relationships and maintain a robust roster of vendors, freelance contractors, on-site staff, etc.  



  • Minimum of 10 years of direct experience in event management in an agency environment  

  •  Must be able/willing to travel as needed for events  

  • Must be able to oversee multiple projects simultaneously  

  • Must have experience managing a team of event producers  

  • Excellent budgeting skills and ability to manage multiple budget spreadsheets  

  • Must be able to advise on technical floor plans and other technical aspects of event production  

  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft softwares  

  •  Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA  

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