Event Production Manager - Sydney

Job Title: Event Production Manager - Sydney
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Attractive pkg.
Reference: 1014976
Contact Name: Jonathan Lamm
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 14, 2021 16:15

Job Description

Our client manages an impressive portfolio of Sydney’s historical and culturally significant event locations, hosting hundreds of outdoor events each year. Events range from globally recognised cultural events to brand activations and festivals. 

We are currently seeking an experienced event production manager to manage the successful delivery of high-quality events. 

The role:  
Reporting to the Director and having 2 direct reports, you will be responsible for the coordination and execution of all requirements to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality outdoor events within the venue portfolio.  
  • Be the main point of coordination between the company, State authorities, third party clients and other assorted stakeholders 
  • Provide production and logistical support in the planning and delivery of all events and activations 
  • Manage associated risk, safety and compliance requirements for outdoor and public events 
  • Coordinate and procure relevant suppliers for activations and events 
Candidate profile:  
  • Minimum 3-years event management and event operations experience for large scale outdoor public events 
  • Experience in managing budgets and financial reporting as well as proven procurement and contract management 
  • Expert in stakeholder relations including clients, local authorities, staff and third-party suppliers 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proficient with MS Office suite, event spreadsheets and database scheduling programs 
  • Practiced in Vectorworks or similar computer drafting/drawing software is advantageous 
  • Certification and/or demonstrated experience in risk, security, crowd management and traffic management. 
  • Highly developed project management skills with the ability to meet deadlines and to prioritise in a dynamic and high-profile work environment 
  • Ability to work weekends on a rotating basis 
  • Proven success leading and managing teams 
 Salary & benefits:  
  • Attractive base salary
  • Modern and sociable work environment  
  • Manage a variety of Sydney’s iconic event spaces 
  • Join a global company with career growth opportunities 
  • Leadership role

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