Full Time Job

Manager, Event Production


Santa Monica, CA 01-20-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overall Scope of Role

We are looking for an experienced event Manager (3-5 years) to join our large-scale Event Production & Operations Team. The ideal candidate is a creative and analytical thinker with strong project management and budget tracking skills. Must demonstrate exceptional organizational abilities, superb interpersonal skills, multi-tasking skills, and excellent time-management.

Primary Responsibilities
• Oversee project milestones and deadlines
• Forecast, qualify and maintain event budgets
• Manage P&L and track expenditures
• Manage multiple event disciplines to include Event Operations, Production & Décor, Technical and Graphics
• Manage project team and move work forward daily within team environment
• Negotiate vendor, service and venue contracts
• Oversee production of diagrams and comply with fire marshal codes/permitting requirements
• Facilitate and lead production meetings with key staff and vendors
• Manage and oversee onsite staff and vendors
• Troubleshoot, anticipate and act proactively on all event aspects leading up to and onsite
• Assist with proposals and pitch meetings
• Maintain and manage client relationships
• Update senior management

Administrative & Other Responsibilities
• Expense Reports
• Process Invoices
• File storage
• Weekly hours billing reports


Must be adaptable with work and travel schedule and be available to travel for work during holidays. This position may require up to 30-40% travel.


Required Education and/or Experience
• Minimum of three years experience in event production
• Bachelor's Degree in Business, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Hospitality Management, Sports Management, or a related field, or equivalent experience required
• Proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite | Adobe Acrobat | Zoom | DocuSign
• Highly organized and process-oriented
• Attention to detail, carefully following instructions and checking work for accuracy
• Ability to multi-task and remain calm in high-pressure situations
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Good timekeeping and work ethic that is characterized by commitment, motivation, and energy

Preferred Education and/or Experience
• Knowledge of FileMaker| Keynote | SharePoint | Smartsheets | Microsoft Teams
• Conversational or fluent French
• Prior experience with events (in particular, large-scale events) a plus
• Flexibility and positive attitude to work long days, evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary
Our Core Vales

As the leading experiences company in the world, we strive to be the most innovative and passionate
• the best of the best. We uphold these values in our quest for excellence:
• Exceed all service expectations with our customers, our partners, and each other.
• Create value by enriching people's lives
• Do the right thing and bring others along with us - always
• Propel the power of diversity, in thought, team and experience
• Partner to generate win-win solutions
• Ignite and empower our team's entrepreneurial spirit
• Exude respect and gratitude - treat others as you would want to be treated

Per local requirements and in the interest of transparency, the range shown below reflects the prevalent current hiring range for this position. Hiring pay rates are based on a number of factors, including location and may vary depending on job-related qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience. Endeavor strives to provide locally competitive rewards packages, which include base rate along with, as applicable, short- and long-term incentives, growth and developmental opportunities, and robust benefits, such as health care, retirement, vacation and other paid time off, and additional offerings.

Hiring Range Minimum:
$64,480 annually

Hiring Range Maximum:
$93,500 annually

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r78e76-3-236-138-35-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $64,480 to $0.00 Per Year ($ USD)

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.