AV Production Manager


AV Production Manager

Sequence Events
New York, NY 10018

Job Details




AV Production Manager




About Sequence:

Sequence is an award-winning events agency specializing in production, strategic planning and design.  We work with a mix of corporate, association and non-profit clientele and events include galas, launches, conferences, awards shows and beyond. Sequence is headquartered in New York, NY and executes events worldwide.  Read more at www.Sequence-Events.com.


About the Position:

This full-time position is an excellent opportunity to lead a growing department within the events industry with a successful and growing agency. You will be taking the lead in client interactions, overseeing and developing junior staff, and putting your mark on a range of corporate and non-profit events within our roster.


About You:

-       5-10 years of industry experience (event agency experience a plus)

-       Audio visual, production, and/or technical theater background

-       Bring a clear understanding of how humans move through space (most typically on a stage) in the context of an event environment

-       Serve as Producer, Technical Director and/or Project Manager as a project requires

-       Ability to clearly communicate an event or show vision through AV & technical cues

-       Experience with union labor specifics & NYC street permitting a plus

-       Positive can-do attitude, with no task too big or too small

-       Strong & confident communication skills – both written and oral

-       Creative, tactical, a problem-solver and a self-starter

-       Comfortable working in a team environment, both taking and giving direction

-       Ability to successfully multi-task, and take full ownership of assigned projects

-       Hard working, and recognize this business does not have set hours

-       Incredibly resourceful, aware of industry trends

-       Willing to travel



-       Liaise with clients & vendors and help enhance relationships with Sequence

-       Translating client & event needs into AV and other technical vendor sourcing

-       Understand AV and other technical vendor contracts with the ability to negotiate on behalf of Sequence and our clients

-       Manage production for a wide variety of clients and events, including:

-       Manage in-house production team, as well as external vendors (such as script writers, lighting designers, video editors, etc.)

-       Identify and manage all AV needs, suggest thoughtful event enhancements

-       Manage creation of video and all other on-screen media, including content collection, organization and execution

-       Think strategically about client goals, event formats and program structures

-       Work collaboratively Sequence project teams, design department, hired contractors and on-site event & production staff

-      Create and own all necessary production documents (project tracker, ROS, cue sheets, backstage flow & directions, scripting, etc.)

-      Confidently lead client-facing production meetings

-      Coordinate with event teams related to event budgets, timelines, schedules and bring a full understanding of overall event logistics

-       Develop and maintain productions budgets

-       Participate in creative brainstorms to generate ideas for clients

-       Manage multiple projects simultaneously

-       Oversee department’s administrative tasks such as securing staff, confirming day rates and call times, ensuring proper handling of media, supplies needs, etc.


Benefits: Health, dental, vision, 401k, flexible vacation, an emphasis on work-life balance, all the delicious snacks you can eat, Sequence University onboarding & continuing education program, birthday cakes, and a really fun group of people to hang out with every day! (Note: Bachelorette Pool participation is optional).


Contact Instructions:

Please submit the following in an email to careers@sequence-events.com with the subject line: “Production Manager”

-       Cover letter that includes something unique about you and why you want to work at Sequence.

-       An up-to-date resume

-       We highly-recommended an option to provide something that demonstrates what makes you unique (ex: blog post, video, details about your dream vacation, who would play you in a movie, etc.).

-       Salary requirements

-       Potential start date




February 12, 2018 -



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