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Associate Event Producer – Activate Inc.

Company Name: Activate Inc.
: Ferndale, MI
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

We are on the lookout for a talented and enthusiastic Associate Event Producer to join our team. In this role, you will collaborate closely with Producers to deliver exceptional experiential events. As an Associate Event Producer, you play a vital role in supporting various facets of event production, making significant contributions to achieving client objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

Office Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Producer to create and manage production documentation throughout the program lifecycle. This includes statements of work, work-back schedules, budgets, artwork approvals, operations manuals, metrics reports, expense reports, and post-program recaps.
  • Take the lead in sourcing and procuring necessary event assets, such as décor, furniture, giveaways, staff, venues, rentals, or new specialty vendors.
  • Monitor and track expenses against the internal budget, ensuring meticulous management of receipts and expense reporting.
  • Contribute to the process of securing permits from local and state municipalities for special events, food service, road closures, and other unique program requirements.
  • Play a substantial role in curating and overseeing the mise en scène of each event, ensuring that visual and atmospheric elements align with the brand’s narrative, leaving an indelible impression on attendees.

Onsite Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with Producers to ensure the timely and efficient completion of all on-site tasks.
  • Assist in the management of the Run of Show, ensuring adherence to deadlines and the well-being of the crew with necessary breaks.
  • Participate actively in the execution of experiential marketing plans and contribute to achieving client Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) during each show day.
  • Provide support in handling necessary pivots or contingency execution as required.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Experience: A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • A strong interest in and enthusiasm for event production and experiential marketing.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Strong critical thinking skills in high-pressure situations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficiency in task management or project management software (Asana is a plus).
  • Willingness to travel extensively (varies by account and season).

Activate provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

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