Producer - Live Events

Department:
Live project direction
Based:
Hartlebury / London / Windsor
Reporting to:
Project Director

Purpose

The role of the Producer is to understand and direct the project right from the initial concept through to the final delivery on site. Focusing mainly on content and working with the allocated project leads in the overall delivery of the project. The Producer should have an overall vision and view of the project, they see everything from an aerial view, identifying any gaps or recommendations for improvement and direct all project teams accordingly. On site the role may vary depending on the client / project – the role may turn in to producing the main room, or may retain an overall directional role.

Principle duties

  • Have a good understanding of the overall vision of any project, providing a holistic view internally and externally
  • Interpret a client brief and be responsible for providing solutions and responses
  • Help to develop project strategy, team engagement activities, creative, overall objectives and desired outcomes
  • Develop and produce proposals
  • Provide clear direction in the development and delivery of all stages of the project clearly interpreting the project needs and creative requirements
  • Oversee all production and act as the main point of internal sign off
  • Understand the ramifications of change and what that will mean internally and externally to the project delivery
  • Development and management of content.
  • Client management and development through listening, interpreting and delivering in a manner that always has them at the heart
  • To provide trust and confidence in everything you do. Built through honest relationships and the ability to deliver
  • Lead internal teams to confidently deliver the project, encouraging contribution and responsibility

This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other such duties as the management may, from time to time, reasonably require
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Experience

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in an event and/or communications in a similar position.

They should have a good understanding of the various disciplines (event management, technical services, digital media, video, production, print), but specifically have strong experience with content development and management.

Skills / Characteristics

  • Quick to interpret a client brief and what it needs to achieve
  • Significant creative acumen in order to be able to create client focused event and communication solutions
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think logistically and practically.
  • Strong presentation skills in order to support live pitches as required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in order to orchestrate internal departments, external resources and their responses
  • Commercial awareness for budget creation and management
  • Excellent time management skills involving the ability to estimate accurately the time required to
    complete projects
  • A team player who enjoys working as part of a team. Gives direction without dictating.
  • Exceptionally organised with real attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with high expectations, standards and determination
  • Good listener and communicator
  • Ability to understand people and environments and adjust behaviours accordingly
  • Enjoys working and interacting with people
  • Service orientated, always aiming for the best results
  • Analytical, the ability to interpret information and explain thought processes
  • Self-questioning and challenging
  • Positive attitude towards challenging situations and multi-tasking
  • Willingness to learn new skills and develop existing ones
  • Must be committed to making ‘anything’s possible’ with a ‘can do’ attitude

Other requirements

  • The role involves a considerable amount of out of hours working, and is not fixed to a 9-5 pattern. you must be flexible with working patterns, hours and locations
  • A full clean drivers license is essential as part of this role.
  • Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas

Data Security

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in the DRPG’s Information Security Policy and your Employee Confidentiality Agreement. Failure to do so may be treated as gross misconduct.

Health & Safety

At all times you must work within the guidelines set out in DRPG’s Health & Safety Policy and Employee Manual.

Further notes

The role will be based primarily in our Worcestershire head office and will require regular travel to other office locations. You will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other related commercial duties both in the UK and overseas as the company may from time to time reasonably require.

The company

Established in 1980, we're one of Europe's most experienced and largest fully integrated, award winning communications agencies. From the strategic communication consultancy to our complete in-house production facilities for digital media, video, events & print, we deliver to companies of all sizes that span a wide range of markets. The DRP Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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