Benefits pulled from the full job description
401(k) 401(k) matching employee stock ownership plan
Gpj`s senior event producers help lead the production of exhibit, event or trade show programsThis role will be responsible for leading and achieving operational objectives while working closely with our other internal teams to ensure the strategic objectives and priorities are being metYou will partner with and motivate internal gpj teams, making sure they are on trackThis position interfaces directly with very senior-level clients, internal teams, conference venues and all 3rd party suppliers and vendors.
What you`ll do
Experience with large scale events, anything in the thousands
Travel: 3 site inspections per each show plus show dates
Partner with other producers, event managers and the account team to actively participate in monthly client-hosted strategy and status meetings and provide project status (including any areas of risk)
Lead and motivate a team, including facilitate meetings and communicate effectively
Build positive relationships with high-level clients and provide them the utmost in customer service
Manage the day to day budget and operations of the project
Develop and manage timelines
Develop and manage press event budget throughout event life cycle
Oversee 3rd party vendor rfp processes with the procurement team and subject matter expert (sme) by category
Coordinate communications, touch points, and processes with internal departments and services to bring the event to successful execution
See beyond what is right in front of you (the immediate tasks) and comprehend the big picture – the 360 view of the overall project in its entirety and make recommendations and adjustments as necessary
Drive and track cost management and efficiencies through negotiation and strategic buying, cost saving and cost avoidance
Understand the strategic and creative requirements and objectives of the event and collaborate with department leads to ensure it is on point
Oversee teams the source and manage venues, floor plans, meeting rooms, and the overall scope requirements
Make sure audio/visual requirements are in line with creative and event brief and work with our live production team
Understand digital production requirements and work with our digital production team
Oversee team managing expo design and production
Coordinate graphics project management & production
Oversee team managing food and beverage, security, event staff
Source, manage and communicate with vendors
Oversee the onsite execution of the event and responsible for post event deliverables
Audit the status of the event, to ensure its on track with each of the area leads
Event reconciliation with all area leads
Convention center or large-scale venue management experience (union labor venue)
Who you are
Experienced producerMinimum of 8 years of industry-related experience with multiple years of production experience in event managementYou know how to manage keynote, trade show, breakouts, meals, special events, event technologies, security, transportation and crowd flow.
Collaborator and project managerThis is an extremely collaborative and project management-driven positionYou understand project deliverables change – and your foresight, patience and project management skills are what keep you one step ahead of the game.
Relationship builder: you strive to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside and outside the client organizationYou know the only way to be successful is to build trusting, evolving relationships across the boardYou have the experience to develop relationships with every department including design, estimating, engineering, fabrication, event services as well as accounting and finance.
Trusted advisor, partner and navigatorWhen you talk, people listenAs mentioned above, you will establish relationships with everyone from executive and senior clients to vendorsThis comes from your knowledge, expertise and skill base.
NegotiatorReviewing and negotiating venue and vendor contracts are a walk in the park for you and you`re experienced with rfps and rfis.
FlexibleYou understand business needs change – what you do today may not be what you do tomorrow! working in a client-service role is not a 9 to 5 jobYour ability to work irregular hours and travel based on client deliverables is required.
Who we are
Gpj is the world leader in experiential marketingOur 30 global offices are filled with fearless people dreaming up ideas that are transforming industries and bringing the most respected brands to life in powerfully, exciting waysWe are a part of the project worldwide familyAn independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly-owned agencies.
You read that `employee-owned` part right? you heard us correctlyYou work hard, she works hard, we all work hard… we all succeed and reap the rewardsWe have an employee stock ownership plan (esop) – providing our employees with an ownership interestWe thought you would want to know thatIn fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our fto policy (no more `accruing` time off), our employer matching 401(k) plan (no vesting period), our `no employee contribution` healthcare optionBut we are getting ahead of ourselves here, let`s talk about this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits later.
Gpj is proud to be an equal opportunity employerAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected classIn addition to federal law requirements, gpj complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilitiesThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and trainingGpj expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.
Posted 16 days ago