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Event & Wedding Planner

Company: Mugwump Productions
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEvent & Wedding Project Manager – Décor & Design FocusDo you have a passion for creating events and making long-lasting memories for your clients? Mugwump Productions is seeking a Project Manager focusing on event & wedding décor and production!What is in it for you

  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401K
  • Starting at $40,000 + Bonus Plan
  • Team focused culture
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within our company
  • Complementary tickets to events including the Jacksonville Icemen Hockey Games, Jumbo Shrimp Baseball Games, and the Jacksonville Zoo (general admission + special events).What you will be doing:
    • Organizing event décor productions for high profile corporate events from initial design to event day, including meetings with clients to determine needs, budget, designing, and building quotes, coordinating vendors and venues, oversee loading of trucks, on-site management set-up, and execution.
    • You will also be working on weddings, assisting couples/wedding planners through design, decor selection, and occasionally full planning and/or day-of coordination.
    • Create floor plans, design stage sets, and coordinate with venue for internal and external planning.
    • Conduct pre/post-conference meetings with clients and pertinent departments to confirm relevant information.
    • Guide pre-planning and client deadlines for seamless execution of event details.
    • Work closely with technical, warehouse, marketing, sales, and project management teams.
    • In collaboration with the Production Manager, ensure there is adequate staff scheduled for set-up/strike of the events.
    • Participate in design reviews with internal staff, clients, and consultants.
    • Oversee and assist with load-on and load-out for events.
    • Be the liaison onsite for your client and technician team to maintain the highest level of customer service.
    • Attend weekly meetings providing status reports on upcoming and previous events as required.
    • Preparation and management of job costing to ensure cost-effectiveness.Your experience and skills include:
      • At least 3 to 5 years of project management or wedding experience in the event / hospitality industry.
      • Creative and passionate about events.
      • Overall knowledge of the event industry.
      • Proficient in creating budgets and understanding of profit and loss statement.
      • Advanced verbal, and written communication skills.
      • Previous management experience and innate leadership abilities.
      • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to multi-task.
      • Able to work in a high energy, high-pressure environment.
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a team player.
      • Able to work weekends and evenings.
      • Flex Software Program, or the ability to quickly learn new computer programs.
      • Proficiency in general office equipment.
      • Hospitality degree or experience is desirable.Your team and working environment:Mugwump Productions is based in Jacksonville, FL and has a second location in Daytona Beach, FL. Our corporate Jacksonville office is where you will spend office days planning and collaborating with the team is in a newly built building conveniently located near the Town Center (off 295 & Beach Blvd.). Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.Why work for Sight & Sound Productions?We are far more than an event company. We are a community of passionate, creative people who love building and executing ideas from the ground up. Project Managers are a little bit like "adrenaline junkies" who feed of the energy of events. A lot of companies say they have a "great culture", but we have over 10 people who have been with the company for over 8 years, some being here for 25 years, which shows what kind of culture we truly have. We are excited that our team is growing and hope you will be a part of it!Powered by JazzHRGLisKpk5es

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