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Freelance Production Manager (Events)

Creative | London, United Kingdom | Contract

Job Description

                                         Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!

Who are we?

Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Facebook, and Snapchat.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference.  People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.

Who you are:

  • A Creative Problem Solver. You’re obsessed with solving brand problems through the most creative & innovative solutions.

  • A Team Player. You will be part of a team, dedicated to collaboration and problem-solving.

  • Client-Centric. You’re obsessed with delivering the highest quality client experience.

  • Unflappable & Super Organized. You keep your cool while managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.

What you’ll do:

  • Managing client relationships on production related issues, as well as managing client needs and expectations.

  • Managing production/event staff, including assigning individual responsibilities and setting deadlines and deliverables.

  • Developing and managing event budgets and project profit margins.

  • Managing production schedules and logistics.

  • Sourcing venues and vendors and negotiating contracts with venues and vendors.

  • Liaising with in-house teams to reach client goals for each project.

  • Obtaining City permits.

  • Preparing documents for events, including run-of-show, production schedules and scripts.

  • Wrapping events.

What you’ll bring:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant event production experience.

  • A proven track-record of executing successful productions.

  • Experience managing staff.

  • Have experience managing client expectations.

  • Have experience preparing detailed event budgets.

  • Be able to think creatively about a variety of challenges and apply their organizational and managerial skills accordingly.

  • Have a broad network of contacts in the field of event production to help attract and keep business.

Perks of the job:

  • Competitive salary

  • Catered lunches, unlimited snacks, and drinks

  • Colleagues that are fellow food & travel lovers!

PLEASE NOTE: This is a contract/freelance position.