Production Manager

  • JOB TITLE: Production Manager
  • DEPARTMENT: Event Services
  • REPORTS TO: Hub Leader
  • FLSA STATUS: Exempt

The Production Manager leads and manages all pre-production and set up and breakdown of assigned events under the supervision of and in partnership with the Production Coordinator, Event Producer and Designer.


  • Interprets the vision of Designers as tangible design and décor while ensuring this vision fits within budget, venue and production timeline
  • Creates and updates all production-related documents including design notes, site visit notes, floor plans, production schedule, call list, transportation schedule, inventory requests, staffing plan and schedule and all other printed or digital materials used in production
  • Sources venues, décor, linens, entertainment, stationery, welcome bags, etc. and obtains pricing and availability for all items
  • Manages onsite set up, build, and break down of events; oversees all aspects of the venue, on-site vendors, and production staff
  • Oversees all administrative tasks pertaining to assigned events: schedules and attends design meetings, vendor meetings, site visits, submits all debits, purchase orders, and check requests in a timely manner
  • Trains and supervises interns and production assistants required for events


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of one to three years of experience in event production
  • Strong organization, communication and project/time management skills
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritize multiple projects
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Possesses high work motivation, commitment, follow through, initiative and achievement
  • Overtime, nights and weekends required
  • Ability to travel (approximately 25%)
  • Ability to lift objects up to 25 lbs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Works independently with some supervision


  • Production Coordinators, Production Assistants, Interns, and Volunteers
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