We are Broadsword Event House, a creative event production agency. We innovatively design, carefully plan and expertly deliver immersive live event experiences. We offer total event production for every type of audience.
London based and Award Winning, we were crowned ‘Event Production Company of the Year’ by Event Magazine in 2017 for our contribution to ITV’s Big Think. We’ve worked with BIFA, The Economist, HSBC, Mind, The New York Times and Moody’s and delivered events across the globe.
We are currently recruiting a Scenic Production Manager. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of our talented team.
You will be responsible for the management and production of designs and technical drawings, overseeing projects through from initial quotation to final delivery and leading teams onsite.
You must be proficient in Autocad and have an excellent working knowledge of construction techniques and large format print, preferably with a background in scenery for theatrical / television / live events. You must be keen to learn and develop your expertise continually, meticulous and thorough in your work and have excellent interpersonal skills. Due to the nature of the live events industry working hours will be flexible and will include evening and weekend work.
Job Description:
•To contribute to the creative design process and produce technical drawings for scenic items
•To be a point of contact for quoting and detailing scenic requirements including all scenic onsite crew
•To attend site visits and client meetings to ensure a practical overview to a project’s scenic requirements
•To give scenic advice and help to Designers, Producers and Technical Production Managers
•To help maintain planning visibility of all scenic requirements and to enforce agreed deadlines
•To organise and run all appropriately sized on-site installations and de-rigs as requested in a team leader role
•To ensure the ordering and producing of PO’s for stock as well as job specific items and materials is completed
•To ensure the ordering and producing of PO’s for appropriately skilled on-site as well as workshop freelance and crew carpenters is completed
•To ensure the ordering and producing of PO’s for job specific print and graphics requirements is completed
•Outsourcing job specific elements where appropriate
Essential Skills:
Understanding of health and safety in the live events industry
Strong practical knowledge of scenic carpentry
Microsoft Office
Creative problem solving
With an immediate start, this role is a permanent contract based on 40 hours a week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required. Specifics to be discussed at interview.
Alongside a competitive salary and 23 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Personal Pension Plan, Employee Assistance Programme and Perkbox which offers many discounts in retail shops, restaurants, cinemas and much more!
We are always interested in hearing from Freelance Production Managers and are also looking for a Driver/Rigger.
Send your CV and cover letter to: recruitment@broadswordgroup.uk