Production Assistant - Hiring Asap

Production Assistant - Hiring Asap

CATEGORY: Non-Theatrical

Urbanspace
New York, NY 10011
US

CONTACT NAME

Rachel Abrams

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Urbanspace is the leading operator of food and outdoor marketplaces in the US and UK. We cultivate authentic customer experiences by building and supporting communities of local entrepreneurs and small businesses. Urbanspace has 10 active permanent and outdoor NYC projects, including Urbanspace Vanderbilt, 570 Lex, Times Square, MadSqEats, and Broadway Bites featuring best-in-class local F&B vendors.  Additional expansions to Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and the DMV are underway, with more on the horizon.

Planning

·        Prepare production schedules and budget for all the markets

·        Execute designers and design deliverables for markets

·        Coordinate approvals with Landlord & other constituents

·        Bid projection subcontracts and control costs

·        Ensure adherence to budgets, schedules and contract requirements

·        Coordinate with leasing, marketing, and accounting departments

·        Prepare site layout, utility needs and operational design for public market

 

Construction

·        Liaise with City & Landlords re: on-site work & site protection

·        Supervise sub-contractors on-site for construction trades

·        Supervise direct hires for decorations, clean-up, etc.

·        Oversite and execution of designs for public markets

 

Operations

·        Hire & manage porters & customer concierges to clean & maintain sites

·        Negotiate & manage service contracts for hospitality, waste, and facility support

·        Assist vendors with production needs

·        Availability for operational site support on an as needed basis; on a team providing 24/7 support when markets are active

 

Desired Qualifications

·        2-3 years of experience in event production or related fields

·        Very strong supervisory and communication skills

·        Solid understanding of transport, construction trades and trade services for public markets

·        Proficient w/ Excel, Word, basic design software a plus

·        Ability manage small to large event installation and construction work

·        Problem solving “can do” attitude

 

DURATION

September 16, 2019 - February 3, 2020

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