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Freelance Associate Producer

Company: MKG Productions, LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

The Associate Producer will work on a team dedicated to overseeing projects and managing client relationships. Client and project management/oversight are central to this position. This person must be organized, self-motivated, and able to think creatively and quickly, and must be able to approach unique problems in new ways. The ability to work as part of a team is also critical for this position.

Duties:

---Managing and executing events, projects, campaigns, and partnerships on behalf of clients.

---Planning and managing the execution of multi-channel projects that include live events, video production, and social and digital events.

---Scheduling coordination and communication between team members across in-house departments (i.e. Creative, Design, Operations) as well as outside organizations/consultants/vendors.

---Working with all members of the assigned project team (including suppliers) to estimate costs and timing related to project research, strategy, design, implementation, measurement, etc.

---Coordinating operational/logistical needs for internal, external, and client meetings and presentations.

---Creating and maintaining project documentation including master project and deliverable timelines, production schedules, status reports, agendas, meeting notes, run of show, etc.

---Participation in brainstorms, team, and client meetings and briefings.

---Researching, sourcing, and securing vendors/partners/permits as well as negotiating contracts and pay terms ( i.e. venues, AV, staging and lighting, scenic and fabrication, talent, hospitality, emerging technologies and artists/designers, staffing, digital and video producers, etc. )

---Actively track project status and progress- set up meetings and send meeting follow-ups.

---Developing, managing status, and tracking event budgets.

---Working on-site to ensure the seamless execution of every event.

---Travel when required- we produce projects and events across the country and as a result, some travel should be expected.

---Managing client needs and expectations.

---Building upon and strengthening client relationships.

The ideal candidate:

---Thrives and is successful in a fast-paced environment.

---Is a self-starter- able to work independently and as part of a team.

---Has experience managing clients and expectations directly.

---Is a proactive, thoughtful, and strategic planner and thinker.

---Has excellent prioritization skills and the ability to change/shift focus with ease.

---Has experience working with, on behalf of, and/or for clients in the travel, hospitality, sports and entertainment industries.

---Has experience preparing, explaining, and managing detailed budgets.

---Is passionate about what they do and loves to learn.

---Is excited by the opportunity to wear multiple hats.

---Has a broad network of contacts in the event production, video/digital, social, hospitality, and entertainment industries/fields.

Requirements

A minimum of 3 years in production in experiential marketing/live events and an ability to independently manage small to medium-sized projects.

---Client-facing role within an agency environment.

---Project work that included live events, videos, and social tactics/executions.

---Excellent written, presentation, and communication skills.

---Has worked as part of a client/project team.

---Budget Management: Ability to create and manage complex project budgets.

---In-office and onsite event management experience.

---A proven track record of executing successful productions.

---Flexibility, a smile, and a love of dogs!

To apply: Please send your resume to careers@thisismkg.com . Please include links to examples of your work and share your favorite digital experience, product, or site of late.

Keywords: MKG Productions, LLC, New York , Freelance Associate Producer, Other , New York, New York

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