Full-Time

Production Director

Posted on 6/18/2024

Fever Up

Fever Up

1,001-5,000 employees

Global live-entertainment discovery and booking platform

Data & Analytics

Senior

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • 10+ years of experience in the event production industry
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at any given time and pull together multiple aspects of an event in an organized and efficient way
  • Have an innovative mindset to identify cutting edge solutions in the production space
  • Proven experience in vendor negotiations, and in managing detailed budgets
  • Strong network of vendors and venues
  • Understanding of technical production requirements
  • Basic knowledge of fabrication processes and familiarity with permitting processes
  • Ability to manage teams and provide guidance to a team
  • Solution-focused, identifying problem areas and then creating plans to find resolutions
  • Strong communication skills and a proven track record of building positive working relationships
  • Curious and keen to push boundaries and try new concepts
  • Able to communicate with partners, brands, agencies, and talent on efforts
  • Ability to think strategically when faced with an events partnership brief or with our proprietary data on what events work
  • Collaborative and willing to get hands dirty
  • Knowledge of promotional tools such as Facebook and Instagram is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of event productions, including pre-production logistics planning, vendor selection, hiring, onsite execution, as well as post-event wrap-up
  • Develop and implement a holistic event strategy aligned with organizational goals and values
  • Collaborate with senior management to define event objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Manage multiple productions and help scale various Fever Original IPs against team targets
  • Participate in marketing brainstorm meetings and contribute to creative ideation, particularly representing an on-the-ground perspective
  • Develop and manage event budgets, optimizing resources to achieve strategic goals, identifying revenue generating opportunities and cost-saving measures
  • Create productions timelines and ensure that teams are keeping to schedule
  • Lead and inspire a team of event producers, providing guidance and support
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal cross-functional teams, departments and stakeholders to drive alignment and execution of event deliverables
  • Research new vendors, technologies, experiences
  • Venue research and booking
  • Secure proper event permits and meet insurance requirements
  • Handle administrative duties including expense reports, invoicing, and working with the legal department on contracts
  • Domestic and international travel and work across time zones may be required

Fever is a global live-entertainment discovery platform that offers personalized and curated experiences in over 100 major cities, using proprietary technology to inspire its community of over 125M people. The platform empowers event creators to reach new audiences and enhance their experiences with successful examples including immersive events like the "Candlelight Concert Series" and "Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience."

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$415.3M

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

14%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

94%