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.
Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations.
If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!
A Brief Overview
The Tour Production Manager is responsible for the advancement of all production aspects on related tour and ensuring that all needs are being met. This may include scheduling of labor, the rental of supplemental sound and lighting equipment, coordination of meal arrangements, management of production budget, and conflict resolution. The Manager of Tour Production develops and manages relationships with artist management, crew and tour personnel. The Tour Production Manager develops and manages tour budgets and ensures all contractual production requirements are met including, sound, electrical power, etc.
What you will do
- Works in conjunction with Tour Director to develop tour offers and corresponding financial models for tour with strong emphasis on advising from a production logistical stand point. Assist in ongoing finical analysis and tour offer revisions during the tour offer negotiation process.
- Approve and maintain up-to-date tour production budgets and submit to talent buyers when necessary for review. Ensure the execution of required documents and contracts prior to the start of a tour.
- Manage workflow for show by researching and negotiating pricing for required production equipment rentals, scheduling delivery dates and assessing risk on delivery of equipment, and developing/ maintaining show day timelines. Additionally responsible for obtaining special show permits and solving problems related to production as necessary.
- Manage show day production logistics including event related parking logistics and traffic flow, build outs of dressing rooms if necessary, schedule and coordinate catering for crew on, and participate in the set up and break down of necessary staging, equipment, barricades, and seating
- Develop and foster relationships with artist, tour crew, artist management, venues and other important personnel to ensure streamlined communication and successful execution of each show on tour.
- Manage all technical sound and lighting logistics and other aspects of production with artist management and liaison with the facility/venue
- Effectively communicate with marketing, ticketing and legal in regards to show related issues in a timely manner. Disseminate show information to appropriate departments/personnel as needed.
- Hire and manage production crew by interfacing and making production arrangements with local labor, creating production crew schedules, diffusing employee relation situations and conflict resolution, review, approve and submit payroll for production staff.
- BA/BS Degree (4-year)
- 4-6 years Of related work experience
- Experience working on music tours or in live event production
- Experience interpreting event contracts and developing accurate production budgets
- Previous management experience with an emphasis on resolution management
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Computer savvy and proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as tour permits
- Ability to effectively collaborate and work as a team to execute large-scale events
- Knowledgeable about the music industry trends, artist, and executives
Pay scale: $70,037.00 - $95,505.38
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.