Freelance Production Manager

Recruiter
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Location
Kidderminster
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

Freelance Production Manager

Contract position

Fantastic day rates paid

Worcestershire based

Our fantastic Events and Communications agency client are looking for 4+ Production Managers to work on Live Shows and Events, responsible for Events Teams and Technical Crew. See below for further info!

Freelance Production Manager

Duties:

  • To line manage the team of technical staff, directing the work of permanent technicians, daily/hourly paid staff and casual crew on a show by show basis.
  • To ensure that adequate and appropriate technical support is provided in advance, during and following events
  • To work with the Managing Director and Head of Production and other Production Managers to advance production related information
  • To attend site visits and production meetings as required
  • To assist in the costing and production of client proposals based on their briefs
  • To act as client liaison when necessary and continue to maintain and build client relationships to a high standard
  • Assess the technical requirements of future events to ensure compatibility with the venues and to determine potential costs
  • To maintain high standards of production for all events
  • To coordinate Lighting, Sound, Video, Set and Staging, electrical infrastructure, communications and any other technical equipment necessary for events
  • To ensure budgetary targets are met through the proactive management of staffing levels on an event by event basis.
  • Minimise costs, where possible, whilst maintaining high standards of production values, health and safety and client satisfaction

Freelance Production Manager

Experience / Skills required

  • Proven leadership and management skills, with experience of staff and crew management
  • Knowledge of the production process and resource/timescales needed to realise production requirements
  • Excellent all round communication skills with good literary and numeracy
  • Experience of professional stage machinery/ electrics/sound/lighting communications and audio visual techniques.
  • Proven ability to co-ordinate production aspects of live events effectively
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Licensing Regulations