SENIOR PRODUCER

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Posted
25 Aug 2022
Closes
25 Sep 2022
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent

ANOTHER A STORY

THE STORY

BELGIAN EVENT DESIGNER ALINE VANDECASTEELE FOUNDED ANOTHER A STORY IN 2015. SPECIALISING IN INTERIOR DESIGN AND PRODUCTIONFOR EVENTS, THE AGENCY HAS BUILT A REPUTATION FOR ORGANISING EXCLUSIVE EXPERIENCES FOR LEADING LUXURY BRANDS INCLUDING RUINART, DIOR AND LAURA MERCIER. 

ITS YOUNG TEAM OF EXPERTS STYLES AN ARRAY OF DIFFERENT SIZED EVENTS, FROM INTIMATE BRAND BREAKFASTS TO GLOBAL BRAND LAUNCHES, POP UP STORES AND HIGH-END PRESS TRIPS AND APPLIES THE SAME ATTENTION-TO-DETAIL TO EVERY PROJECT. IN ORDER TO TRANSFORM A SPACE, THE TEAM WORKS CLOSELY WITH THE CLIENT TO FULLY IMMERSE THEMSELVES IN THE BRAND’S IDENTITY AND ADAPTS THE STYLE AND CREATIVE TO DELIVER A TRULY BESPOKE EXPERIENCE EVERY TIME. THIS INVOLVES CURATING FURNITURE AND DECORATION, DESIGNING UNIQUE PIECES AND CAREFULLY SOURCING ORIGINAL ITEMS THAT HELP ELEVATE THE STORY AND ADD A PERSONAL TOUCH. 

WORKING ALL OVER THE WORLD, WITH OFFICES IN LONDON, NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES, THE AGENCY IS INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED AND BOASTS A STRONG NETWORK OF INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS. ITS GROWING PORTFOLIO OF TRUSTED SUPPLIERS AND BRAND PARTNERSHIPS MEANS IT IS ABLE TO PUSH THE BOUNDARIES AND COME UP WITH NEW AND INNOVATIVE IDEAS, TO ALLOW BRANDS TO RAISE AWARENESS, STAND OUT AND ENGAGE. 

SOME OF THE AGENCY’S MOST NOTABLE PROJECTS TO DATE INCLUDE A BEAUTY LAUNCH FOR DIOR, AN EXCLUSIVE TRIP FOR LOUBOUTIN IN PARIS, A LUNCH FOR CHANEL, THE INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH OF CLÉ DE PEAU BEAUTÉ IN LONDON, DRUNK ELEPHANT POP-UP STORES IN SINGAPORE, AUSTRALIA, NEW YORK AND LONDON, CREATING AMAZON INFLUENCER PROGRAMS AND LEADING ALL RUINART’S WORLDWIDE EVENTS. THEY ALSO HAVE ORGANISED NUMEROUS TRIPS FOR LAURA MERCIER IN COURCHEVEL, SAINT-TROPEZ AND PARIS, AND HAVE BEEN DESIGNING FAIR STANDS FOR ART FAIR; FOR BRANDS SUCH AS MATCHES FASHION, JO MALONE AND BREGUET.

THIS POSITION WILL BE BASED FULL TIME IN OUR NOTTING HILL OFFICE

  • REPORTING INTO THE UK HEAD OF PRODUCTION 
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR LEADING, DEVELOPING AND FULL EXECUTION OF THE CREATIVE VISION FOR PROJECTS SUCH AS DINNERS, INFLUENCER TRIPS, ART FAIRS, INTERIORS, POP UP SHOPS AND CONSUMER ACTIVATIONS. THIS WILL INCLUDE MANAGEMENT OF MULTIPLE PROJECTS AT THE SAME TIME 
  • LEAD AND MANAGE ALL CLIENT COMMUNICATION INCLUDING KEY DECISION MAKING AS WELL AS THE DAY TO DAY
  • LEAD AND MANAGE SUPPLIERS INCLUDING NEGOTIATING QUOTES, REVIEWING BUILD DRAWINGS, TECHNICAL PLANS, SAMPLES AND PRODUCTION PROCESS 
  • WORK CLOSELY WITH THE CREATIVE TEAM TO ENSURE CREATIVE PROPOSALS, RENDERS, ARTWORK FILES ARE DELIVERED ON SCHEDULE, AND ACT AS CLIENT LIAISON REGARDING BUDGET CHANGES DUE TO CREATIVE CHANGES OR UPDATES 
  • PRODUCE PROPOSALS, VENUE SCOUTING, CRITICAL PATHS, TIMELINES, KEY DOCUMENTATION SUCH AS SCHEDULES AND PRODUCTION BOOKS
  • RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL PROJECT FINANCIAL TASKS INCLUDING BUDGETS, SUPPLIER INVOICE SUBMISSION, RECONCILIATION, NEGOTIATING SUPPLIER PAYMENT TERMS AND ENSURING COMPANY TARGETS ON PROJECTS ARE MET 
  • MANAGE, DEVELOP AND LEAD PROJECT COORDINATORS AND ASSISTANTS 
  • WORKING ONSITE AT EVENTS INCLUDING SET UP, LIVE AND DERIG. ACTING AS POINT OF CONTACT FOR THE CLIENT, MANAGING AND LEADING THE ONSITE TEAM TO ENSURE PROJECT SUCCESS. THIS MAY INCLUDE TRAVEL TO OTHER COUNTRIES. 

PERSON 

  • INTEREST AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE LUXURY EXPERIENTIAL SECTOR
  • EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN CREATIVE PRODUCTION FOR EVENTS. MINIMUM 7 YEARS EXPERIENCE LEADING AND MANAGING PROJECTS 
  • EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS
  • EXPERIENCE MANAGING AND DEVELOPING JUNIOR TEAM MEMBERS 
  • EXCELLENT PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS
  • EXCELLENT MULTI TASKING SKILLS AND ABILITY TO WORK UNDER PRESSURE/AGAINST TIGHT DEADLINES
  • EFFICIENT, SOLUTIONS DRIVEN AND TEAM ORIENTATED 
  • PERSONABLE 

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