Head of Staging

Posted 18 January 2024
Salary£35k - 40k per year
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameMatthew Rothwell

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-known production company who really are the best in their field - you will be working on outdoor, large-scale events with an expertise set and stage builds


The Company


Our client is an independent, full scale production company catering for the live events and the festival industry. With a huge variety of large scale staging for outdoor events, festivals and corporate clients.


Due to their on-going success, they are now recruiting a Head of Staging to join their successful and ambitious team who will use their technical knowledge (specifically set staging, rigging and structures) and client facing experience to think up and deliver creative projects from start to finish! You will also supply specialist stage build design and technical support services in the pre-production and onsite delivery of live events.


Don't miss this opportunity to join this leading company and work in their close-knit, friendly and dedicated team!


The Role:

As the Head of Staging, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless execution of events, creating memorable experiences for our clients and their audiences. Your responsibilities will span across the entire event lifecycle, from initial client meetings to on-site delivery and post-event evaluations.

You will provide project management and ensure accurate and timely quotes for staging, ensuring budget adherence.

Key Responsibilities:

      Event Staging Management:

Develop technical drawings and CAD renders for staging designs.

Manage load ins, tech rehearsals, show and event days, and load outs across the UK.

Lead and manage teams of at least 5 people, ensuring cohesive and efficient collaboration.

Logistical Expertise:

The Candidate:

Ideally we are seeking someone with a Minimum 3 years' experience managing staging projects from client meetings to on-site delivery, who is Proficient in reading and creating CAD drawings / Renders for staging designs.

Having a Forklift, Scissor Lift or Cherry Picker Licence is ideal but not essential, however Full UK driving licence will be required.

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic individual with a passion for delivering exceptional staging solutions. The ideal candidate will possess strong organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating exceptional multitasking abilities while working calmly under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

In addition to organisational prowess, the candidate should exhibit creative thinking, independence, and strong problem-solving skills. A comprehensive technical knowledge and understanding of live events are essential, ensuring the successful execution of high-quality staging designs.

If you are someone who not only meets but exceeds these criteria, we invite you to apply for the Head of Staging position. Join our team and be a driving force in creating extraordinary event experiences, where your skills and passion will contribute to the seamless execution of memorable events for our clients and their audiences.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions and experiential. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit  www.live-recruitment.co.uk  to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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