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Events Agency
Sydney
Permanent / Full Time
  • Immediately Available Permanent Role
  • Sydney Location
  • $110,000 - $125,000 plus super

The Company:

An award winning strategic and creative experiential agency based in Sydney are looking for a Production Director to lead the entire production team. This agency loves to connect brands and audiences through the creation of powerful live and digital experiences that inspire emotion and influence behaviour. With a great and growing team of just under 10 staff at present. 
  
The Role:

The Production Director permanent role reports into the Managing Director and will be responsible for the entire Production team including Producers, Event Managers and Coordinators. This role will involve both design and production responsibiltiies which will include; creative concepts for client projects, pitch presentations, allocating and securing resource, managing competing priorities and delivering on timeframes. 
 
Key responsibilities will include; 

Production Responsibilities: 
  • To lead and be accountable for project design, management and delivery 
  • To lead the growing production team in the agency 
  • To manage commercial opportunities with existing clients to maximise revenue growth 
  • To prepare new client and project proposals, deliver live presentations and win pitches 
  • To undertake regular reporting and resource planning with management to assign appropriate team members to projects and resolve any issues 
  • To obtain client feedback and drive increased client satisfaction and engagement 
  • To negotiate beneficial pricing and contract terms with client procurement teams 
  • To personally lead several key client relationships including site inspections, venue/supplier sourcing, pre and post production, budget and cashflow management, onsite event and crew management 
Leadership Responsibilities: 
  • To drive production excellence and a culture of exceeding client expectations 
  • To ensure the team are continually developing their business development skills 
  • To assist with the development and retention of talented producers, managers and coordinators 
  • To build on the companies existing track record of developing award winning industry leaders 
Corporate Responsibilties: 
  • To actively contribute to the corporate strategy and revenue growth of the company 
  • To promote the company's purpose and vision of its values and strategic objectives 
  • To contribute to the development of a culture that enjoys the challenge of achieving performance targets and financial goals 
  • To be responsible for self development 
  • To participate in the companys performance development process
  • To carry out all duties in accordance with the company policies, procedures and standards 
The Candidate: 

Having worked within creative and experiential agencies as a Head of Production or Head of Projects. You will have a great understanding of the creative pitch process, running and managing client events. 
  • Experience in an events agency as a Head of Projects or Head of Production 
  • Significant client account management and senior executive experience
  • Proven track record in growing accounts, winning new business and pitching 
  • Strong marketing thinking and understanding of communications disciplines  
  • Exemplary client services skills with the ability to maintain and extend client relationships 
  • Have previously managed a team and overseen operations 
  • Be highly motivated and results driven with exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and time management skills
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, innovative, inspiring and results driven
  • Be proactive and able to make decisions
  • Sound budget management experience 
  • Sound judgement and decision making
  • Proficiency with MS Office, MYOB Accounting and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to travel interstate for events 
For more information regarding event positions follow us:
LinkedIn: Apex Event Recruitment 
Facebook: Apex Event Recruitment
Facebook Group: Apex Event Recruitment

This role doesn't fit but you are interested in Events positions in Australia, then please register your resume through our website: www.apexeventrecruitment.com.au 

Please note that this role will be subject to background checks and you must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
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