Event Production Team Lead – 6 Month Contract Job at FIRST Global Events Agency – in Dublin

Job Description

In this capacity, the ideal candidate would represent the FIRST brand as an implanted team member for a well-known technology company and assume the role of Event Production Team Lead . This position is ideal for someone with strong technical production experience in the event industry who can assume a senior management role within an organization. This role will be responsible for leading the technical production elements for high-profile events in addition to directly managing team members on the account to ensure delivery of high quality events. You’ll liaise with FIRST teams and our client on a daily basis.

For events, the goal is to provide a seamless technology experience to all attendees, press and partners, as well as create a more efficient and reliable technical environment for event staff and vendors.

JOB DURATION: Full-Time Contract, start ASAP until 31st December 2021

Lead on all aspects of service delivery across the region which includes developing processes, maintaining client relationships, and driving innovations and efficiencies

Manage FIRST team members

Staff, administer and maintain event calendar for FIRST team members

Oversee workload of team ensuring day-to-day understanding of capacity/pressure points and assisting/offering guidance on team’s events where required

Manage vacation schedules, coordinate team presence in office to ensure ample coverage, and review all T&E reports

Liaise with other Regional Leads to schedule and execute monthly meetings with the FIRST team on the account

Partner with FIRST Human Resources and the Global Head of Production & Operations on all company initiatives, recruiting, and employee relations matters

Oversee the on-boarding/off-boarding process for all employees on the account

Liaise between FIRST internal departments, clients, and the implanted FIRST team

Oversee and lead the technical production of high-profile, technically complex events

Provide technical solutions and support to the wider team and assist in the hands-on delivery of all events

Manage client expectations on production issues

Liaise across different levels within the immediate team, the client’s organization, and third-party vendors

Work closely with Planners and Producers to establish A/V and staging layouts as well as budgets for events

Attend site visits when requested and advise on best options and set up for venues

Deliver final labor cost and technical spends in post-production

Participate in creative team brainstorming sessions

Identify new and alternative ways of approaching FIRST’s technical production offering to clients

Ensure team adheres to standard operating procedures and compliance processes

Maintain comprehensive event files and keep precise records for the client

Engage as a member of the leadership team by providing input/feedback on big picture opportunities, issues, and challenges within the organization

Manage and promote communications to all team members to ensure maximum efficiency

Manage process requests and projects to/from FIRST Main Office

Monitor and ensure team achieves 95%+ of SLA’s on all events

Ensure the team maintains positive relationships with client

Lead and motivate the team to work efficiently

Ensure the team is providing value for money to clients and seeking value adds where possible

Encourage and motivate the team to be knowledgeable of best practices, new suppliers, services, and venues and to be proactive with ideas and creative solutions

Develop, mentor, and provide feedback to team members on an on-going basis

Professional experience within the technical event production/broadcast industry/Live event industry

Proficient experience leading technical production teams

Strong people management skills with the ability to lead by example is essential

Bachelor’s Degree required

Expert/in-depth understanding of the latest Audio/Visual technology and advancements including lighting, audio/video, rigging and power

High level of proficiency in the technical delivery of high-quality events

Video output experience with expert technical understanding of systems

Extensive experience operating event production systems

Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must to build and maintain relationships

Ability to prioritize while adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

Expert knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD (Vectorworks) preferred.

Experience managing day-to-day changes at every level of detail

Willingness to travel within the United States (various areas dependant on role recruitment region) as needed

Familiarity with labor union rules (applicable only to USA and certain parts of EMEA)

Ability to manage many projects at once in various locations and varying levels of production

Excellent supplier/vendor knowledge, contract negotiation skills and knowledge of market pricing

Assume responsibility for own environment, ensuring adherence to health and safety policies while having clean smart surroundings

Work intelligently and ensure that team management is aware of problems or issues which negatively affect productivity

Build excellent relations with the team, clients, vendors, and key venues through positive communications

Ensure knowledge is shared within the team to enable them to work smarter

Work on ad hoc requests as required, typically during quiet times

About Company

Company: FIRST Global Events Agency –

Company Location:  Dublin

About FIRST Global Events Agency -