Vice President, Event Production

Saint Louis, MO

The Vice President, Event Production will be responsible for ensuring that all deliverables for their group are fulfilled at a high standard and on time.  The Vice President will be a capable manager with team and events know-how, sound financial practices, project planning, team building skills, and mentoring abilities.  


The ideal candidate must have extensive event marketing experience, internal team management experience, client service communication,  be well organized, a self-starter, able to work with a variety of people with varying work styles, have the ability to prioritize workload, and have a drive to continue working until the job is done .  This position reports to Sr. Vice President, Production.


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of event production individuals to deliver the best product for the client and the work group
  • Strategic ability to conceive, develop and implement programs that build client brand and provide a foundation to drive client business growth
  • Develop and maintain an effective organization through selection, training, compensation, motivation, and performance management
  • Manage internal and external staff on execution and delivery of programs
  • Is highly proficient in budgeting and tracking of multi-million dollar accounts and ensure financial management of each meets agency standards
  • Possess and can develop key vendor/partners related to our business so we are delivering the best product and pricing for our clients
  • Ability to lead large scale live events with multiple agency, vendor, and client involvement
  • Able to position yourself as a leader within the team and company to help lead growth and development of organization
  • Will lead the collaboration of production, accounts, creative, digital, travel, and other company divisions to ensure the best production product possible.
  • Can apply best practices and learnings from previous projects to elevate performance level
  • Will create accountability practices within company


Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years event marketing, production and team management experience
  • Production of live events, tours, and fabrication of event elements a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or equivalent experience in related-field
  • Motivational leadership, inspiring team to deliver top performance against assigned business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – will contribute culturally to the agency
  • Must possess strong working relationships with multiple national and local vendors to fulfill a wide variety of fabrication and event production needs for the company.
  • Strong management skills; prior internal staff management of a large group and multiple direct reports.
  • Have the ability to manage the production group in office but help integrate that team across multiple offices and divisions.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to effectively manage numerous programs and resources simultaneously- Microsoft Project or similar planning tool experience preferred
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills based in agency, client and industry knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.  Must be able to communicate across all groups in the company and clients.
  • A thoroughly developed knowledge of our industry, products and services, as well as those of our competitors and clients
  • Willing and able to work nonstandard work hours, weekends and travel as required
  • Must have professional appearance and persona with a strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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