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Manager, Event Production

Position located in Columbus, OH

Job Overview

The Manager, Event Production is responsible for production areas ranging from conception, pre-production, production design, technical and equipment management, vendor selection, labor management, on site execution, and all post event responsibilities. 

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning, budgeting, and execution of event production obligations, ensuring that responsibilities are delivered in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Oversee the production workflow and management of all on-site event production staff and vendors, from event load-in to load-out. 

  • Work cross-functionally across multiple stakeholders to ensure all event elements are integrated into production.

  • Manage communication from clients and follow up internally with relevant team members to ensure client deliverables and milestones are efficiently met and on schedule as it relates to production.

  • Work on creating and executing best-in-class events from inception to post-event production.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience.

  • Frequent ability to travel.

  • 3-5 years of experience successfully planning, building, and executing large scale events (esports, broadcast, or sporting events preferred).

  • 3-5 years of experience with creating, reading, and building event floorplans and event layouts.

  • 3-5 years of experience with proven ability and understanding in event production disciplines, including, but not limited to: video, staging, logistics, lighting, rigging, audio, projection mapping, led technology.

  • The ability to perform computer aided design and drafting (CADD).

  • Proficiency in VectorWorks Software.

  • Experience with creating and managing production schedules.

  • Extensive understanding of television broadcasting.

  • Ability to turn cutting edge creative production design into reality.

  • Proven track record in project management and coordinating event, vendor, and client initiatives across multiple stakeholders.

  • Remarkable technical, organizational, time management, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and organization, with a drive for results, collaboration, and seeing a project through from start to finish.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


  • Experience in running esports events.

  • Design experience with lighting and rig plots.

  • Certification in Event Production or related field.

  • A passion for esports and video games.

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