Production Director

Job Category: Production
Job Type: Flexible
Job Location: Remote with part-time travel to London
Package: Subject to experience

The Role

Our plans are built on a touring model, whereby shows will launch in London and then go on the road internationally to the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Events will range in capacity with our beginning run at around 1000 capacity. There will be both general admission and VIP experiences. Multiple shows will be touring simultaneously, therefore multi-tasking and prioritisation will form an important part of the role.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of producing the technical side of festivals, sport, theatre and major live ticketed events. International experience and contacts are a bonus. They will be able to demonstrate multiple examples of overseeing the delivery of robust and innovative technical planning and production, operations and logistics, and all aspects needed to deliver a safe and well produced event with multiple facets. They will have a large data base of technical suppliers and creative flair and an understanding of the different needs for an immersive production. This will mean delivering on budget, whilst pushing boundaries with the technology at their disposal.

The candidate will be highly organised and have the ability to lead multiple projects and multitask efficiently. This whilst keeping all stakeholders informed, and responding quickly and dynamically to the technical and safety needs of our live projects. They will be constantly assessing and prioritising work for themselves and the technical production team. They will have an in depth understanding of the company and its production objectives as well as helping develop new properties via feasibility studies and budgeting.

The role will manage the tech production budget and team, and therefore understand the structures and stakeholders needed to manage this sector of the company.


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Building and managing a team to execute all of Rematch’s technical production plans
  • Forecasting and managing the technical production budget
  • Sourcing, negotiating with and managing all external suppliers, stakeholders and staff
  • Delivering and managing all health & safety planning and documentation
  • Overall risk assessments and safety documents
  • Responsibility managing blue lights, medical and security teams
  • Licensing and council permissions and relationships
  • Venue assessments and feasibility studies
  • Site planning, audience flow and capacity management
  • Transport and traffic management
  • Site design and management
  • PA / LX / VC / SFX / Staging / Rigging knowledge to source correct suppliers
  • Good supplier base for fencing, toilets, power, internet, props and set-build, furnishings
  • Reporting and site logs for all events
  • Liaising with wider creative, film/photo content and sponsorship teams to ensure smooth and timely delivery
  • Staying abreast of new production technology and digital integration
  • Implementing processes and procedures across the technical team department


You’ll need:

  • A minimum of 8-10+ years working in a similar role within the events industry
  • Strong leadership & management skills; the ability to lead a team and make decisions whilst under pressure is key to this role
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Meticulous budgeting experience
  • An exceptional eye for detail and accuracy
  • The ability to work quickly and accurately, and prioritise in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to stay cool, calm and collected in stressful situations
  • Wide network of freelancers, fabricators and suppliers
  • Excellent IT skills; a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Experience with AutoCAD, sketchup and 3D rendering a plus
  • Some level of H&S qualification a must; Nebosh and NCRQ certifications an advantage
  • Willingness to work on-site for long periods of time and flexibility with working hours
  • To be self-motivated; and have an entrepreneurial mindset

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