FREEMAN Manager - Production - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

We’re a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.

SUMMARY

Freeman is seeking a Production Manager to coordinate the efforts between sales and show operations staff. To assist the Account Executive in the selection and design of communication and staging equipment in response to the needs of our clients, based on budgetary guidelines and accepted technical standards. To act as an interface between the Account Executive and technical staff during each phase of the project life cycle, from inception to completion. Additional duties include:

  • Assist Account Executives in design and development of RFP’s.

  • Partner with Account Executives in the operational coordination of assigned events within established budgets.

  • Research technical limitations of show venues to determine staging limitations and budget impacts.

  • Manage and communicate show requirements and budget limitations with assigned show staff.

  • Create and oversee staging designs to ensure they work within venue limitations and budget parameters.

  • Specify and request appropriate equipment, Freeman - AV staffing, and local labor needs for shows.

  • Review all purchases and cross-rentals and their budget impact with the Account Executive.

  • Oversee scenic construction to ensure they are within established show design parameters.

  • Generate and maintain a complete and accurate Production Book for each event.

  • Generate, distribute and follow a Production Schedule.

  • Coordinate the transportation of equipment and cross-rentals to and from show site.

  • Coordinate and supervise on-site labor and review any labor budget impacts with Account Executive.

  • Coordinate and manage on-site production and call show cues when required

  • Submit all show related paperwork, expense reports, labor payroll sheets, etc. in a neat and timely fashion.

  • Adhere to and enforce all standards and policies established by Freeman - AV and The Freeman Companies

  • Develop and foster a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 3 years experience with on-site show management.

  • Proficient computer skills and an aptitude for CAD programs (Vectorworks), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Demonstrate ability to effectively manage time and resources..

  • Demonstrate organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret CAD/Architectural drawings and renderings. Have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Have proven interpersonal skills.

  • Have wide knowledge base in Audio, Lighting, Video, and Set Systems.

  • Ability to generate read and interpret CAD drawings, professional journals, technical documents, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • The capability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • The demonstrated ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to real situations.

  • The demonstrated ability to calculate figures such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Must maintain a valid state drivers license

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's Degree

Freeman is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status or any other protected status.

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