Event Production Manager (Crypto.com Arena)

at Crypto.com Arena

Los Angeles, United States
277 d. ago
About the Job

For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer.
About Crypto.com Arena
Since its November 1999 Grand Opening, the AEG owned, and operated Crypto.com Arena has set industry standards for world-class sports and entertainment events and an unrivaled commitment to delivering to its fans best-in-class quality of service and a guest experience second to none. As the home of four professional sports franchises – the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers, the NHL’s LA Kings and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks – the downtown Los Angeles arena has proven to be a home court advantage for the local teams who have earned nine championships since moving to the L.A. LIVE adjacent venue. For more than 23 years, the iconic sports and entertainment showplace has continued to distinguish itself as the host of numerous major, high-profile events of national and international distinction including the 2004, 2011 & 2018 NBA All-Star Games, 2002 & 2017 NHL All-Star Games, 2000 Democratic National Convention, 2009 World Figure Skating Championships and 20 of the last 22 GRAMMY Awards shows. Crypto.com Arena has also been marked with performances and special events that brought international stature to the award-winning venue including concerts starring Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, Prince, U2, Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Usher, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Keith Urban, Roger Waters, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Michael Bublé, Carrie Underwood and Justin Timberlake, as well as world championship boxing, family shows and special events.
Position Summary
The Event Production Manager is responsible for the supervision, scheduling and coordination of the stage crew, including members of stagehands from the local union hall. The Event Production Manager reports directly to the Sr. Director, Events & Production, and interacts with all staff members. Other duties include establishing maintenance guidelines and departmental operating procedures. The Event Production Manager is responsible for supervising and participating in the operation, maintenance, and repair of stage equipment. In addition, the Event Production Manager is responsible for maintaining a sports team on his or her own, as well as assisting with all concerts and special events. Duties are varied and require independent action in devising new methods and procedures.
Essential Functions

  • Manages and supervises in-house crew, stagehand and other technicians, including those not in the direct employ of the facility, engaged in producing a stage or non-stage production, in varying degrees of interactions, possibly from concept to production. This includes determining priorities of event coordination; hanging of soft goods, electric, sound, supplemental rental equipment and building modification.
  • Oversees the setting up and working of support equipment for all stage presentations, and assembles stage crews for setting up, working, and tearing down all stage shows.
  • Manages and coordinates the scheduling of repair and maintenance of all stage equipment.
  • Files reports and payroll processing regarding stage personnel.
  • Advance preparation with production crew and personnel regarding technical rider requirements.
  • Manages and coordinates related work including building maintenance duties as work schedules demand.
  • Collaborates with management staff of various front-of-house events.
  • Interface with Los Angeles Fire Department on all permit requirements and obtain approval for special setups.
  • Responsible for the frontline coordination of assigned events (Concerts, team events, sports events, etc.)

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) in Theater Management/Production
  • Minimum of 5 years of related work experience in Production Management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word and Excel); and ability to learn required business systems
  • Knowledge of electrically and manually operated stage and sound equipment and the methods, materials, tools, and practices required for their repair and maintenance
  • Extensive knowledge of stagehand practices and techniques including IATSE stagehand practices and union contracts is preferred
  • Knowledge of the occupation hazards and safety precautions of the trade
  • Knowledge of “front of house” patron practices and procedures
  • Extremely organized and detailed oriented
  • Ability to read, understand and implement artist riders
  • Working knowledge of standard trade tools and equipment
  • Ability to plan, lay out and supervise sound systems for a variety of shows
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations
  • Ability to read stage plots and to detect subtle shades of color
  • Ability to coordinate all components in presenting major theatrical productions, awards shows and concerts.
  • Ability work flexible schedule, which includes: days, evenings, weekends, holidays, etc.
  • Good knowledge of AutoCad software strongly preferred

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.
AEG is committed to developing a diverse workforce reflective of the marketplace and the communities in which we do business. We believe a diverse workforce is not merely an advantage; it is mandatory for any company to be successful in today's business climate.
Anschutz Entertainment Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law.
This Employer is subject to the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO) (LAMC 189.00)