Workshop Manager - Props and Sets for Events

Location
England, Essex
Salary
£30000 per annum + pension
Posted
26 Nov 2018
Closes
24 Dec 2018
Ref
V03670
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture, Product
Job Functions
Production, Project Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join this theatrical design and production company and take the lead in running their 14,000 sq. ft. workshop.

This family-run business produce and deliver a diverse range of sets and props for events, product launches, exhibitions, sampling campaigns and experiential marketing projects with high levels of customer service and quality finishes. Their in-house services include event design and production, project management, spray finishing, sewing and costume, operations, logistics and storage.

As the Workshop Manager you will be responsible for the full end-to-end production build for all projects - taking the lead on production builds from brief through to delivery.

Objectives and Requirements:

  • Maintain and organise the workshop space, woodstore, outside yard and storage containers
  • Man management experience will be needed in order to oversee the team in the workshop along with a sub contract production team which can vary in size from 1 to 20, depending on each project
  • A theatrical or exhibition background would be useful as you will need knowledge of production for a broad range of sets, props, joinery and modular units
  • A friendly, respectful and accommodating personality will suit the culture of this company
  • As this is working with the ever-changing needs of brands you will often be working under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Qualifications or experience in health and safety compliance and buildings maintenance would be helpful but is not essential

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