Events & Production Manager

Full Time Hospitality / Food & Restaurant
  • Full Time
  • Hospitality / Food & Restaurant
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Minimum of 7-10 years in theme park entertainment, events or large scale productions 

Website Farah Experiences

Farah Experiences LLC was established in 2008 to deliver unique, world-class entertainment experiences in the United Arab Emirates’ capital, Abu Dhabi. Today, the company operates three award-winning theme parks:Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first Ferrari-branded theme park and Yas Waterworld, the UAE’s unique Emirati waterpark and Warner Bros. WorldTM Abu Dhabi, the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park.

Events & Production Manager

Job Description

The Events & Production Manager supports the execution and delivery of new projects, supports with events at assigned properties and events; is responsible for planning and executing production of new shows and developments, seasonal and special events; and provides support across daily entertainment offerings as needed. The Events & Production Manager works with the team as an active participant in achieving artistic goals, ensuring consistent quality, sharing knowledge with the team, leading and supporting production and execution of shows/events while maintaining a positive attitude in the workplace, guaranteeing high standards in the delivery of all offerings and preserving production and execution values across the parks.

The job scope includes:

  • Responsible for managing development of new shows and projects across the different properties
  • Works with Entertainment teams and interdepartmental partners as an active participant, guaranteeing a high level of performance and production values for entertainment offerings
  • Provides management and operational coverage at entertainment events and at shows/venues as requested
  • Leads and executes entertainment special events to include marquee and seasonal celebrations, corporate functions, birthday parties, team buildings and other events promoted by the company
  • Develops show and event production management systems and distributes reports
  • Maintains a shared portfolio of vendors and suppliers in conjunction with the parks and Entertainment Projects Manager
  • Works with the teams to create and update entertainment asset inventories
  • Manages and maintains entertainment owned event assets in each required facility ensuring tidiness of areas such as warehouse, green rooms and other back of house Entertainment earmarked spaces
  • Ensures Entertainment storage areas are maintained, kept clean and organized and assets are properly labeled and accounted for in inventory levels
  • Financial responsibilities including project budget creation, procurement and purchasing, tracking and reporting observed company policies and delegation of authority
  • Organizes and runs production meetings, debrief and other meetings as required to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Works hand in hand with Marketing to ensure strategic, tactical and core activations align with business objectives and KPI targets Assembles project/event production books and documentation for both working use and historical archival
  • Creates installation and de-rig and event run schedules as requested and maintains schedules, updating them and stakeholders when changes take place
  • Supports production and events rehearsals as needed
  • Oversees installation, execution and de-rig of shows/events, to include hands on work as required
  • Takes part in coaching and counselling matters and provides guidance and mentorship to Entertainment colleagues to assist in developing bench strength and succession plans
  • Acts as entertainment manager on duty as requested
  • Compile periodic rate competitiveness and comparisons
  • Offer input into event improvements: effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Occasional international travel as required
  • Additional duties as reasonably requested by senior management

To be considered for this role, you will need to have:

  • Higher Secondary or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7-10 years in theme park entertainment, events or large scale productions
  • Working knowledge of industry safety standards and codes; industry trends and vendors
  • Ability to read blueprints and related construction/design documents
  • Leadership skills; computer skills; proficiency in English
  • Ability to call events and shows; report creating and distribution; schedules creation and execution; development of show/events manuals
  • Stage management experience; lighting, sound and projection programming; winch operation; rigging; video editing; music knowledge; project management

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