Project ManagerJob ID PROJE04984 Date posted 10/03/2019 Location Chicago, Illinois Position Type Full-Time
Manage the event crew, operational elements, and & client’s expectations while on show site. Ensure successful and profitable execution of projects from signed sales proposal to final invoicing. Assist the sales team in determining event technical requirements and communicate with all parties involved to collect and disseminate information required for execution. Analyze equipment and labor requirements, coordinate the fulfillment of these requirements, and communicate execution plan.
Key Job Responsibilities
Event and Labor Management
Schedule and supervise on-site crew including full-time and part-time employees. Negotiate rates for outside labor. Prepare and implement technical production schedules as necessary to coordinate all crew, vendors and deliveries. Supervise and coordinate any required purchase orders, travel requirements, or per diem requests for assigned crewmembers. Communicate project scope, execution plan, and individual responsibilities with crew and manage to plan requirements. Designate crew leads and review all necessary information to ensure successful event for the client and PSAV. Operate equipment as necessary. Utilize and mentor regional PSAV technicians on event execution and best practices to help improve the local knowledge base and overall level of experience in the market. Conduct local training sessions as directed.
Generate schedules and drawings, contact venue to coordinate project including load in / out procedures, power, loading dock permissions, etc. Maintain focus on client needs by attending client meetings, creating and maintaining organized show files, and responding to client concerns, questions, and problems. Assist the sales team to help determine equipment needs and technical solutions for assigned project. Supervise the creation of CAD documents and renderings that are accurate and convey the intent of the technology. Review all sales documents to confirm that the equipment and technical positions will in fact meet the client’s needs, and that profit forecast assumptions are attainable.
- 5 years tech experience in the Corporate Staging or Broadcast industry, including 1 year in a supervisory role
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong Technical Background
- Strong Client relationship skills
- Works well under pressure
- Ability to multi task
- MS Office experience preferred
- CAD knowledge / experience preferred
- HS Diploma required
- Event management experience
- Detail oriented
- Concern for Quality
- Listening skills & Communication
- Problem Solver
- Exceeds Customer Expectations
- Decision Making
Hours Per Day
Lifting 0 - 15 lbs*
Lifting 16 – 50 lbs*
Lifting 51 - 100 lbs
Lifting Over 100 lbs
Carrying 0 - 15 lbs*
Reaching (above your head)
Carrying 16 – 50 lbs*
Carrying 51 - 100 lbs
Carrying Over 100 lbs
Pushing/Pulling 0 - 15 lbs*
Pushing/Pulling 16 – 50 lbs*
Pushing/Pulling 51 - 100 lbs*
Pushing/Pulling Over 100 lbs
*Identifies the physical requirements that team members perform without assistance.
Team members must be able to meet the physical demands above in order to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in a hotel/convention center environment with moderate exposure to outdoor temperatures and to dirt, sand and/or dust. The working conditions will vary between moderately quiet to noisy volumes.
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