Full Time Job

Production Manager, Experiential


Atlanta, GA 05-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are:

160over90 is a full-service cultural marketing agency. An integrated part of the Endeavor network, which includes entertainment agency WME and sports, fashion and events leader IMG, 160over90's cultural insight, access and influence helps brands stay connected to what their consumers care about most. With offices in seven countries around the world, 160over90's expertise spans experiential, creative, public relations, digital, social, impact, influence, higher education and more. We represent culture. (B)ring (You)rs. At 160over90, we invite you to be the most authentic version of yourself. No matter where you come from or what you look like, you can be your full self here. Our work reaches diverse communities around the globe. So, it's important to us that our team reflects the full spectrum of voices, values, and perspectives of the audiences we're looking to reach through our work. Just as we're obsessed with our clients, their businesses, and the work we do, we're even more obsessed with the team bringing it to life. Each day we are actively investing to ensure our people feel seen, heard, and appreciated. No matter where they are, who they are, and what they believe in, 160over90 is the throughline to infuse a culture rooted in acceptance and belonging.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Role and What You'll Do:

We are seeking an Event Production Manager to support the planning and execution of experiential marketing programs. This position plays a key role in the budgeting, scheduling of work, and coordination of information between the departments. They are responsible for ensuring that all aspects on each project are completed on time and on budget. The ideal candidate must have above average communications and organizational skills and be solutions-oriented. They should pride themselves at being excellent in budget management, time management, multitasking, and problem solving.

The Event Production Manager is responsible for working effectively with both client and internal account teams to flawlessly deliver event programs that achieve client results against established strategic & creative objectives, timelines and financial goals. The ideal candidate should have at least 3 years of relevant experience in experiential marketing production/execution, be self-motivated, thrive under pressure, work well in a fast-paced competitive industry, and have a passion for event production/ execution and logistics.
• Accountable for the quality of all deliverables and performance throughout the duration of the engagement
• Collaborates with the account team to create the project plan, budgeting, venue selection working back from key client deliverable dates
• Supports the project plan, ensuring that all deliverable dates and financial requirements are met
• Responsible for supporting the development, production, and co-delivery of the goals and requirements
• Collaborates with vendors to ensure quality, workability and that the pieces meet to core objectives of the program
• Hiring, training and managing the staff needs for the programs
• Manages project communications, ensuring that any issues, changes or required performances that impact the project are documented and addressed with the project team
• Managing the PO system and financial flow of the production deliverables
• Documents and learns all aspects of the elements to assist in creating manuals and/or physical training
• Supports the procurement of permits, civic documents and all other permits/paperwork for events.
• Collaborating with peers in the department to foster innovation

You Have These:
• 3+ years' experience managing experiential and event production projects within a marketing or communications environment with experience tying business strategy to experiential events
• Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
• Demonstrated knowledge of event production
• Excellent customer focus, interpersonal and written communication skills
• Experience creating and managing budgets
• Ability to handle numerous accounts simultaneously with excellent organizational skills, while self-managing priorities and commitments
• Ability to pro-actively anticipate obstacles and create solutions
• Must possess a strong work ethic, can-do attitude, and thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
• Willing and able to work nonstandard work hours and weekends as required (this is not a 9 to 5 job)!
• Touring / Road experience a plus
• Passion for new technology, sports and entertainment and live events

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 4 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don't meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzvwp2-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.