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Event Project Manager

Division/Department: Event Division

What You’ll Do

As a Project Manager, you will oversee all aspects of event planning and management.  Working in tandem with a production manager, you’ll help bring clients’ visions to life.  You’ll be a can-do planner and pro-active problem solver who balances all facets of planning an event from concept development all the way to the events debrief.  Along the way, you’ll work with talented booking agents, art directors, and partners who help bring big ideas to fruition.


You should be ready to:

  • Understand the complex needs of different events and diverse clients
  • Plan all event aspects, such as venue procurement, seating, dining, F&B
  • Develop, manage and stay within a budget
  • Coordinate event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers
  • Manage and oversee events on the day of, including problem-solving, load-in, organizing vendors, production schedules and managing load-out
  • Anticipate and plan for possible scenarios
  • Develop relationships with clients and identify new business opportunities
  • Have strong communication skills and the ability to present event ideas and plans to clients and vendors
  • Source vendors/secure quotes and maintain a working relationship with vendors and venues
  • Manage day to day needs for several ongoing projects at once
  • Perform and manage direction of live scripted presentations and events
  • Work in tandem with production managers, creative department, accounting department, and booking division daily
  • Administrative duties as needed

Who You Are:

  • A thinker who plans for all possible scenarios
  • A collaborator who brings out the best in others
  • A lifelong learner motivated to try new things and get better each day
  • A self-starter who always demonstrates outstanding initiative
  • A thorough and efficient organizer with great attention to detail
  • A team player who understands how client service and delivery impact the work you do

What You Need:

  • Minimum 2 years of event planning – experience with corporate events, weddings, and charity galas is preferred.
  • Some production knowledge is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Working nights, weekend and travel will be required

Make Great Things With Us:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a competitive salary, Simple IRA plan with company matching, health, dental, vision, life insurance, and unlimited, discretionary paid time off.  You’ll enjoy a thriving culture in an inspiring work environment with opportunities for personal and professional growth.


Contemporary Productions, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Contemporary Productions, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Contemporary Productions, LLC expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Contemporary Productions, LLC’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

How to Apply

Please send resume with the subject line
"Event Project Manager – Contemporary Productions" to info@contemporaryproductions.com

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Event Production Manager

Division/Department: Event Division

As a Production Manager, you will collaborate with our project managers and clients to help with the planning of each event you touch.  With your impeccable knowledge of purchasing rental equipment and services for events such as audio/visual, staging, tenting, power, labor, and additional site op needs, you’ll bring the clients’ vision to life.  You’ll be a can-do planner and pro-active problem solver who balances all aspects of planning an event from concept development all the way to the event debrief.  Along the way, you’ll work with talented booking agents, art directors, and partners who help bring big ideas to fruition.

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