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Assistant Technical Director - Event Production

Company: Evntiv.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Technical Director - Event Production

St. Louis, Missouri-based EVNTIV, an innovative event planning and entertainment agency is looking for an industry leader with 4+ years experience in managing audio / visual and scenic elements for events, meetings and entertainment programs.

The Assistant Technical Producer is responsible for the management of audio / visual elements for a wide range of events taking place in St. Louis, MO and around the world. This position reports to the Director -and requires working with Evntiv executives and Project Managers to design, spec, order and manage audio / visual elements. The ideal candidate will be a resourceful, energetic team player with strong experience in scenery, staging, audio, lighting, video, A/V production and management.

Responsibilities:
Work with the internal Project Managers to determine the specific equipment specification needed to create successful event design
Work with first-class vendors to design audio, video, lighting systems for events
Draft room diagrams with A/V elements (CAD, Visio, Vector works)
Coordinate event supplies and shipments
Negotiate, contract and manage audio visual elements for a wide variety of events
Coordinate the design, construction and installation of sets and d--cor pieces
Confirm that the equipment and technical positions will in fact meet the client's needs
Manage the bid process and contract process with A/V vendors
Create, update and maintain A/V budgets
Manage A/V costs as dictated by project budgets
Report changes and fluctuations in pricing to Project Managers throughout the life of a project
Understand and work within union labor guidelines (IATSE, IBEW, Stage hands, Teamsters, etc.)
Interface with venue managers regarding A/V designs and venue capabilities
Process Purchase Orders as required
Develop and maintain high-level relationships with vendors and suppliers
Develop pipeline of freelance individuals and contractors to supplement production team as needed
Actively seek out cost savings and efficiencies in budgets and A/V quotes
Create technical specification sheets based on project requirements to send to vendors
Assemble and distribute project documents to crew members as needed
Manage day-to-day needs for many on-going projects
Create and distribute production schedules and diagrams
Collect, review and process invoices from vendors
Venue research / advancing technical specifications
Advance event details with performers and performer's management
Create, update and maintain budgets
Liaison with Project Managers on all project billings
General research for proposals
On-site working at event

Requirements
4+ years of related experience in the event production or entertainment industry and/or any equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet).
Experience with CAD programs, Vectorworks and Microsoft Visio.
Must be very detail-oriented, possessing exceptional organizational skills.
Must be willing to work both independently and manage a team of professionals.
Must have ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment, competently handling demanding deadlines.
Excellent customer service, problem-solving skills.
Exceptional communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to analyze and interpret contracts, as well as proficiently write reports, and other business correspondence.
Resourcefulness-Applicant must possess innovative problem solving and decision-making skills.
Proficiency in budgetary management skills requiring participation in budget meetings and being able to discuss and communicate changes that impact the bottom line for the client and employer.
Ability to work well with all levels of internal personnel and outside clients
Adaptability, flexibility and problem solving
Excellent communication skills (oral and writing)
Ability to work and thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment, under tight deadlines
Must be able to excel without constant supervision
Willingness to learn and develop new skills
Strong work ethic, enthusiasm, and positive attitude a must!
Must be able to pass a high-level background check.
Must be able to be on his/her feet for more than 10 hours at a time
Must have the ability to be physically present onsite at venues (indoors and out) for 20 hours at a time
Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends for events
Some travel will be required

This is a full-time position. Salary + Benefits. Some travel will be required. Candidate will be working from the St. Louis, Missouri office.

If you're passionate about achieving amazing results (while having fun) every day, we want to meet you. Please send resume with subject line "Assistant Technical Director" to: - info@evntiv.net

Evntiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS POSTING IF YOU DO NOT HAVE EXPERIENCE IN THE EVENT PLANNING / MEETING INDUSTRY. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Keywords: Evntiv., St. Louis , Assistant Technical Director - Event Production, Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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