Wynford

We have an opportunity for an innovative, passionate and engaged individual to join our production team for live and digital events. The Event Producer is a hands-on role which will lead the production of a wide variety of strategic corporate events, including business meetings, conferences, incentive programs and product launches – digital and eventually live events. The scope of projects will include both small intimate productions to large scale events with multiple elements. Our ideal candidate has a passion for creating events that connect and inspire audiences, is technically savvy with an eye for creativity and a curious mind with a go-getter personality, superior organizational skills, flexibility, ability to thrive in a high pressure environment and excellent verbal/written communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the creative team, audiovisual partners, studio broadcast, and post-production teams to ensure effective execution of flawless virtual and live events, on budget and within identified timelines
  • Translate client needs into innovative live production applications, ensuring that solutions are on target, and support strategic communication principles within the virtual or live context
  • Ensure an innovative and strategic approach to applying mobile, virtual, and media applications within live event environments
  • Consult and develop client virtual and live event pitches, while understanding the principles of different platform solutions in tandem with Wynford’s broadcast solution
  • Develop key project elements: costings, show agendas/showflows, workback schedules/critical path, technical specs, content briefings, proofing and verifying content
  • Lead onsite teams and crews
  • Project administration
  • Create and adhere to any new processes within the virtual event offering
  • Research new technologies and emerging virtual solutions
  • Research & curate a current music database
  • Attend & Host speaker onboarding calls to support external presenters with technology and speaker coaching
  • Organize and maintain the schedule of all staff assigned to projects and studio space required
  • Design and layout pre-show information and graphics
  • Initiate follow up activities post show, to ensure continuous improvement including the preparation of reports, debriefs, and the close out all billing details

Skills and Attributes

  • Experience in event production
  • Possesses strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and remain calm under pressure
  • Self-starter who embraces challenges and is flexible when priorities change
  • High sense of urgency, and high calibre customer service
  • Has proven competency with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word and Excel & G-Suite; experience with a video editing and audio editing software is a benefit
  • Comfortable presenting ideas to internal and external audiences
  • Understands technology and can easily adapt between Windows and MAC
  • Creatively curious
  • Adopts a continuous learning approach to the understanding of emerging technologies in multimedia, technical staging, video production, live talent,
    virtual event platforms, and basic principles of broadcasting
  • Has a great sense of humour, low ego and high confidence
  • Upbeat, friendly, and positive in even the most challenging of situations
  • Has experience working cross-functionally, with the ability to build strong relationships quickly
  • Is detail-oriented and takes pride in the presentation and accuracy of their work
  • Possesses a strong sense of personal responsibility and reliability, with the desire to work as an integral member of a team

We wish to thank all applicants in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Wynford is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. Diversity at this organization means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

To apply for this job email your details to cmccarthy@wynfordtwg.com.