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Project Coordinator - Lighting

Project Coordinator - Lighting

Job ID 
2017-1117
# of Openings 
1
Job Location(s) 
US-CA-San Fernando
Posted Date 
8/23/2017
Category 
Project Management

More information about this job

Overview

Production Resource Group (PRG) is the world’s leading supplier of entertainment and event technology, production management and labor. PRG currently operates from over 40 Locations in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. From our worldwide facilities we provide our state-of-the-art inventory of audio, video, lighting, rigging, scenery and automation equipment.

PRG serves a range of markets, including concert touring, corporate events, trade shows, special events, theater, television and film. Our company is uniquely qualified to provide the resources and services customers need at any and all sites, efficiently and cost effectively. We provide service to the specialized needs of each of our markets. We can provide a single discipline, such as lighting, audio or video, or we can bundle disciplines for an integrated solution that meets the needs of the entire project.

Responsibilities

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting Project Managers in the planning and execution of event and/or entertainment projects in all markets and facets PRG serves. This employee will serve as an intermediary between Sales and Operations, supporting both on-site and off-site project efforts through the delivery and selection of the appropriate services, equipment and support. The work includes the assessment of product/equipment availability, as well as substitutions and sub rental coordination when needed, continual communication between Sales & Operations, and analysis of equipment usage and effectiveness. It is the policy of PRG to provide excellent customer service both internally and externally. Employees are expected to perform all of their duties and responsibilities in accordance with this policy at all times. Does related work as required.

 

* Enter sales data into proprietary inventory management system (TEAM)

* Support Project Managers & Account Executives with equipment management

* Assists Asset Management & Sales Strategy in all aspects of inventory

* Interface with operations department to ensure all design and quality goals are met

* Assist & Support in-house prep crews

* Communicate equipment lists to PM/AE/Show Crew as instructed

* Support the fluid advancements of projects from Sales to Operations

Qualifications

Experience

  • 2-3 years as a Department Head in the appropriate discipline. 
  • Three or more years of experience in project coordination in a market appropriate to the particular position vacancy.

Education

  • Completion of two years of post-secondary education from an accredited institution of higher learning with a concentration in business administration, hospitality management, operations management or related entertainment technology fields.

Other Requirements

  • Good knowledge of the function and capability of event and entertainment technology equipment; 
  • Good knowledge of current trends and advancements in event and entertainment technology and the direction of equipment development; 
  • Good knowledge of the technical principles of operation and maintenance of the equipment in inventory; 
  • Good knowledge of the principles and practices of workplace Safety; 
  • Good knowledge of modern office procedures and practices; 
  • Good knowledge of common computer productivity tools; such as Microsoft Office; 
  • Good persuasion skills; 
  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; 
  • The ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously within strict deadlines; 
  • The ability to learn and use and train other users in PRG proprietary software; 
  • Exceptional sense of priority; Strong organizational skills; Customer Service orientation.

PRG is an equal opportunity employer.