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Director Entertainment Production (Corporate)

Company: MGM Resorts International
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Location:Las Vegas, NevadaBecome one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world's most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.PRIMARY PURPOSE:The Director of Event Production provides leadership, direction, and management for all departments related to the production of live events, event day services special event operations, and all technical services provided by the T-Mobile Arena. The Director of Event Production ensures all activities performed within the reporting departments are in accordance with the company's business objectives, budget guidelines, mission statement, and core service standards.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supports the Executive Director / Assistant General Manager and Corporate Entertainment team in the development and implementation of the strategic plan and vision for the T-Mobile Arena consistent with MGM Resort International objectives;
  • Provides leadership in the development and monitoring of division operations, fiscal budgets, and marketing strategies to produce both short-term and long-term profitability for T-Mobile Arena;
  • Provides leadership and operational direction for the Event Services, Conversion, ICE Operationbs, Event Services, Technical/Production departments within the T-Mobile Arena;
  • Executes all technical advances with touring production personnel for concerts, televised events, sporting events, and any other public events in the Arena;
  • Manages production walk-throughs and technical advances with corporate clients for private events;
  • Serves as a production liaison with property and corporate sales entities to ensure optimal experiences are delivered to internal and external clients;
  • Provides leadership and direction to ensure all events are produced in an efficient and timely manner while ensuring procedures are in place to maintain security, safety and enjoyment of clients, guests and employees on a daily and event basis;
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director / AGM T-Mobile Arena with the research, development, evaluation and implementation of new venues, products, services, technology, and processes to ensure the T-Mobile Arena's competitive position in anticipation of changing customer needs within the dynamic hospitality/entertainment environment. Develops new techniques of service focused on quality, maximum event promoter/producer satisfaction, and profitability;
  • Selects, contracts with, and monitors work of qualified professionals and vendors for the various outsourced operations and equipment suppliers;
  • Develops operational and capital budgets for all technical equipment and event services used to produce live events;
  • Develops effective working relationships with local fire and police departments and other government agencies;
  • Provides leadership for the division's human resources responsibilities to include: creating a work environment that promotes teamwork, performance feedback, recognition, mutual respect, and employee satisfaction; quality hiring, training, and succession planning processes that encompass the company's diversity commitment;
  • Ensures all reporting arena policies, procedures, and practices are consistent with the company's core service standards and brand attributes;SUPERVISION:
    • Manager Event Services
    • Manager Conversion
    • Supervisor Arena Ops
    • Vendor agenciesMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
      • 21+ years of age
      • Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
      • High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in written form
      • Minimum 5 years' experience in event related technical and operations management of large-scale events (5,000+).
      • Minimum 1-year supervisory experience in Arena operations
      • Extensive knowledge of Computer Assisted Drawing (CAD) programs
      • Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, and Outlook at an executive level
      • Must have strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts
      • Previous Experience in Ice Related Equipment / Dasher Systems / ICE resurfercer's
      • Forklift operation experiencePREFERRED:
        • Associate Degree or equivalent Technical Certification
        • Ice maintenance experience
        • Ice rink related environmentCERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
          • Must possess a valid Nevada Driver's license for the performance of required company related travel.
          • Forklift certification
          • Proof of eligbility to work in the United StatesKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
            • Must have the ability to pay attention to detail and have strong interpersonal skills to handle clients, employees, and interdepartmental relationships.
            • Extensive knowledge in the areas of Rigging, entertainment lighting, sound, set design and construction in hotel/casino environment preferred
            • Completion of an accredited rigging school or related experience
            • Apprenticeship in lighting, sound, video, carpentry, or set design
            • Working knowledge of hand and power tools
            • Knowledge and experience in operating and maintaining forklifts, articulating boom lifts, man-lifts and scissor lifts
            • Extensive working knowledge of Life Safety standards and NFPA Codes for public assemblies and ADA Federal and State regulations
            • Extensive knowledge of public seating, egress, seating aisles, occupancy levels, emergency exiting, pyrotechnics and flammability as it pertains to public assembly safety
            • Extensive knowledge in financial accounting regarding events pro forma, event pricing/cost estimates/billing, and price level computation/impact
            • Budget for events planning and events cost estimating
            • Must be able to match and control financial expenditures to meet event pro formaWORKING CONDITIONS:
              • Varied shifts to include weekends and holidays, both on property and off
                • This is not an official job description for this position and is not intended to include every duty or responsibility of the job nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do this job.

Keywords: MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas , Director Entertainment Production (Corporate), Executive , Las Vegas, Nevada

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