40,000-45,000 a year plus benefits
37.5 hours per week, Monday to Sunday
The Halls, Wolverhampton - The Halls, North Street, Wolverhampton WV11RD
Sunday 5th February 2023
The Halls, Wolverhampton, AEG Presents newest venue, is seeking a Production Manager.
You and your team will be responsible for the oversight of the technical aspects across both halls for all of our events. This ranges from the production elements of the ‘load in’ to ‘load out’ on event days; and on the non-event days this includes advancing shows; being the main point of contact for all enquiries as to the technical operation of The Halls; keeping the stage and backstage area functioning; ensuring there is a comprehensive and accurate asset list; overseeing a comprehensive maintenance programme; and ensuring there is a full clean and tidy working environment.
All of this work and the entire operation must be undertaken in accordance with Health & Safety guidelines, making sure that at all times we ensure that we maintain full legal compliance.
There is a requirement to have a sound working knowledge of the venue and where necessary take immediate action to ensure a safe working environment.
AEG’s philosophy is to go the extra mile in providing a full-service solution to all incoming venue hires, and this role is key to supporting that.
You’ll be responsible for rigging, power, audio and lighting, seating / flooring set ups and camera positions and work with the wider venue team to ensure the advance is adhered to.
You’ll ensure the stage and auditorium is clear for production and prepared as per the advance for every show; and that there is full understanding of the corporate events that are coming in and their requirements, forming a close working relations with the Head of F&B.
You’ll check all venue technical specification/information sheets are accurate and up to date and make sure that all event information has been received and filed / distributed following discussions with the relevant artists/production staff.
You’ll arrange and lead show stop briefing’s ensuring artist Production Managers / Promoter Reps are in attendance and sign off the relevant H&S documentation; and make sure incoming shows are fully conversant with all aspects of the venue specifications and facilities and to provide help wherever necessary.
We’re looking for someone with substantial production experience in music, theatre or entertainment venues or events.
You’ll have a good knowledge of lighting, audio, video, pyrotechnics and SFX, staging, barrier systems and rigging; and experience in a management role spanning Technical Production including Production related Health and Safety.
With knowledge of key technical suppliers in the live events industry; you’ll understand power and distribution; hold an IOSH qualification and have experience with budgets and show costs.
You’ll be a team player who enjoys working in a high achieving environment, with a commitment to delivering the best and have a strong track record in building good working relationships across diverse business areas and functions, both internally and externally.
You’ll be an excellent people manager and be able to motivate your team and deliver continuous individual and team development to enhance your team’s capability.
You’ll want to raise the bar in this role, be solutions focussed and look for ways to maximise efficiency. We encourage new ideas and innovation. We’ll give you a thorough induction where you’ll get to meet other new employees, learn about our culture and values and how AEG operates. We will give you all the training in our systems, policies and procedures so that you’ll be set up for success.
Where: You’ll be based at the venue The Halls, Wolverhampton.
So why apply?
AEG is an inclusive organisation where we value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We go the extra mile, for our customers and each other, every time. We are always open to new ideas and respect all opinions. We support and bring out the best in each other. We really value our people and inspire them to be the best in class, always!
You can find out about our Vision and Values here: https://careers.aegeurope.com/our-values and our Employee Network groups visit: https://careers.aegeurope.com/our-culture/employee-network-groups/
Our benefits can be found here: AEG Benefits
Our commitment to inclusion
We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.
AEG is a company with global reach. AEG owns and manages over 100 of the world’s leading venues over 5 continents. They host 50 million guests annually during 10,000 events.