Digital Sound Systems, Inc.

Live Event Production Coordinator -

, United

Job Description

Live Event Production Coordinator

Posted: Friday, 9/1/2023

DSS, Inc. provides support technology for live entertainment events across the United States. With our staff and technology, we provide everything to make sure events leave a lasting impression. We offer staffing and equipment for: Music Festivals, Concert Touring, Site Management, Logistics, Outdoor Video, Sound Reinforcement, Lighting, Roof and Staging, and more. DSS, Inc. is a progressive company experiencing rapid growth. We are currently hiring for a Production Manager. The Production manager builds shows and creates quotes based on equipment availability and client needs.

Reports To:

Director of Operations

FLSA Status:

Exempt

Department:

Production

Summary:

Responsible for setting the plan in motion to execute live events in accordance with the agreed upon terms of contract. Must have experience in live events, A/V, working in entertainment.

Accountability, Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Create quotes and gear lists based on client and event needs

· Coordinate all things production, including audio, lighting, video, staging, scenic, trucking,
logistics…etc.

· Manage production crew during load in, execution, and load out of show.

· Oversee show advances and details

· Work with individual department leaders and staff to coordinate show needs.

Manage Event Budget and expenses

· Manage logistics of event crews

· Manage onsite events when needed

· Work with Human Resources in recruitment, hiring, and disciplinary actions

Qualification / Skills:

Must have 5 years of previous experience in Entertainment, Live Events, or A/V

· Must possess a ‘big picture view’ of production

· Working knowledge of technical equipment and music

· Strong Leadership ability

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Solid verbal and written communication skills

· Attention to detail and follow through

· Excellent Organization skills

· Ability to lift 85 lbs.

· Microsoft Office software

· Knowledge of FLEX Rental Solutions software, helpful but not required

Education / Experience:

· Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or equivalent work experience

· Minimum 5 years’ experience in live music production management required

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to travel between show sites nationwide.

· Must be flexible to alternate between daytime, nighttime and weekend hours, based on
event schedules.

· Performing General Physical Activities - requires considerable use of your arms and legs
and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and
handling of materials

· Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment – Running, maneuvering,
navigating, or driving vehicles, or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts or passenger
vehicles.

Personal Protective Equipment:

· Harnesses for Rack work, hard hats, safety vests

Condition of Employment:

· Must possess and maintain at least a Class B valid driver’s license for company insurance
purposes. However, Class A driver’s license is preferred.

· Must submit to pre-employment and random drug testing

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Experience:

  • Live Event: 5 years (Preferred)
  • managing budgets: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Production managment for live events: 4 years (Preferred)
  • designing productions: 4 years (Preferred)
  • working for an AV/production company: 4 years (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 50% (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

Benefits
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Digital Sound Systems, Inc. At A Glance

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