Senior Director, Event Production – Endeavor 

Company Name: Endeavor 
Location: St Louis, MO
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Senior Director, Event Production will be responsible for managing one of the agencies largest touring productions. The Sr. Director, Production will be a capable manager with team and events know-how, sound financial practices, project planning, team building skills, and mentoring abilities.

The ideal candidate must have extensive event marketing experience, internal team management experience, client service communication, be well organized, a self-starter, able to work with a variety of people with varying work styles, have the ability to prioritize workload, and have a drive to continue working until the job is done.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a large team of event production individuals to deliver the best product for the client and the work group
  • Display a strategic ability to conceive, develop and implement programs that build client brand and provide a foundation to drive client business growth
  • Develop and maintain an effective organization through selection, training, motivation, and performance management
  • Manage, coach & develop internal and external staff on execution and delivery of programs
  • Budget and track multi-million dollar projects to ensure financial responsibility and profitability of programs
  • Foster and develop key vendor/partners related to our business so we are delivering the best product and pricing for our clients
  • Lead large scale live events and touring assets with multiple agency, vendor, and client involvement
  • Work cross-functionally with creative and client teams within the organization
  • Apply best practices and learnings from previous projects to elevate performance level
  • Create accountability practices within company

Education & Skills

  • Minimum 12 years of experience in event marketing and team management. Agency experience a plus
  • Production of live events, tours, and fabrication of event elements a must
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing and/or equivalent experience in related-field
  • Motivational leadership, inspiring team to deliver top performance against assigned business
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – will contribute culturally to the agency
  • Capacity to develop and sustain strong working relationships with multiple national and local vendors
  • Ability to adapt easily and find innovative solutions for client needs
  • Strong management skills; prior internal staff management
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to effectively manage numerous programs and resources simultaneously- Microsoft Project or similar planning tool experience preferred
  • Sound decision-making and problem-solving skills based in agency, client and industry knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • A thoroughly developed knowledge of our industry, products and services, as well as those of our competitors and clients
  • Willing and able to work nonstandard work hours, weekends and travel as required
  • Must have professional appearance and persona with a strong work ethic and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Microsoft Office proficient (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Willing to travel up to 50%

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.