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HEAD OF SET DEPARTMENT - EVENTS AGENCY

HEAD OF SET DEPARTMENT - EVENTS AGENCY

Job Title: HEAD OF SET DEPARTMENT - EVENTS AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16527/001_1541158157
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: sabrina.p@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: November 02, 2018 11:29

Job Description

HEAD OF SET DEPARTMENT - EVENTS AGENCY

HERTFORDSHIRE

£Competitive + Benefits

SP16527

Do not miss out on this unique and exciting Head of Set & Staging position within a leading company within the events industry!

THE COMPANY

Established for over 30 years, this independently owned full-service production agency has an outstanding reputation for delivering innovative, high-quality and creative events.

They produce and deliver events including conferences, launches, roadshows, AGM, experiential and internal communication projects for clients across the automotive, fashion and entertainments sectors. With a strong portfolio of clients as well and continued business growth and success this agency have big ambitions!

With multiple offices, this role will be based in their exciting hub in Hertfordshire, where you will work within welcoming, friendly and 'family-feel' office. You must be able to drive to get to their office.

THE ROLE

Due to business growth, this events agency is looking for a Head of Set & Staging to join their team. This is a senior level role within the company where you will manage the operations across the set, scenic and staging department.

Key responsibilities include;

Managing all operations in the scenic and staging department

Working closely with the production management team

Being a key point of contact for scenic / construction / staging

Producing build specifications and costings of materials

Managing a team of carpenters to ensure build schedules are delivered to specification

Managing workflow and project scheduling within the department

Advising on materials and construction methods

Working with internal creative design team

Knowledge of AutoCAD software to build drawings (highly advantageous)

Managing stock control

Adhering to H&S policies

Driving best practice and procedure

Overseeing build and install on-site when required

THE CANDIDATE

To be considered for this role, we will consider candidates working across the events, production, exhibitions or shop-fitting industry. It is important that you have worked at a senior level such as a Head of Department, Scenery manager, Workshop Manager, Warehouse Manager and Operations Manager. You will have experience in managing and motivating a team as well as having strong knowledge all areas of scenic / staging production.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across experiential, creative and events. 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.