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General Manager I

General Manager I

Job ID 
2017-1226
# of Openings 
1
Job Location(s) 
US-FL-Orlando
Posted Date 
10/19/2017
Category 
Management

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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 General Manager I has responsibility for managing and overseeing a $10-30M of revenue for mulitple markets or operations. Responsibilities include all of the plans, projects, production efforts, sales, rentals, shop functions and other activities for a PRG entertainment technology division, ensuring division growth and profitability.  Works as a key member of the PRG management team to coordinate logistics in cooperation with other company officials, facilities and functionsThe General Manager is also responsible for business development, staffing, regulatory compliance, production, rentals, sales, promotion, purchasing, inventory control and asset management, project management, customer service and operations to ensure company growth and profitability. They are responsible for fiscal as well as general management of the location. Manages and oversees the overall function of a location or combination of locations and/or disciplines such as, but not limited to, lighting, audio, video, scenic, automation, mechanization, research and development, Corporate Events, Television, Film, Concert Touring and integrated solutions.

  • Coordinates with other locations to ensure maximum utilization of equipment
  • Manages multiple responsibilities, often through subordinate managers, supervisors and other staff
  • Oversees and participates with Project Managers, Account Executives and others to develop cost-effective and profitable bids and execute projects in accordance with corporate strategy
  • Communicates with asset manager, production managers, project coordinators and engineers regarding show design, and quality of show prep
  • Visits show sites to spend time with Clients and Production Managers to insure future business
  • Markets PRG by building on existing relationships and establishing new relationships to increase business
  • Oversees the provision of detailed comparisons with competitors systems, showing the advantages of using PRG
  • Establish and manage the design of business process systems to utilize assets and run operations at most efficient level
  • Establishes competitive market pricing for equipment rentals
  • Works with the Global Asset team to determine viability and profitability of new equipment purchases, and new equipment technologies.
  • Negotiates with vendors and clients for best possible pricing and terms
  • Determines equipment available for used sales
  • Builds relationships with potential client base
  • Supports ongoing staff training by facilitating internal training and sending staff to training programs as needed
  • Establishes clear management expectations regarding employee duties, responsibilities and behavior
  • Ensures the communication of PRG technical standards
  • Oversees and supervises project coordination
  • Oversees and participates in developing processes and procedures designed to increase efficiency and cost-effectiveness
  • Oversees and participates in meetings with clients and prospective clients to promote PRG and to establish and maintain successful business relationships
  • Oversees and ensures that corporate policies are followed
  • Uses a variety of collected management reports and data to make informed business decisions and develop strategies and tactics
  • Oversees, in accordance with HR policy, all staffing, staff training programs and employee relations issues
  • Consults with PRG corporate representatives in determining appropriate actions and strategies with regard to staffing, finances, marketing, legal compliance, corporate strategy etc.
  • Manages and oversees division budgets and day-to-day operations of the facility

 

Qualifications

  • BA degree or higher level degree in entertainment technology
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the entertainment industry, specifically with event technology, lighting, audio, video, etc.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of demonstrated strong leadership skills
  • Travels as necessary to PRG headquarters, and other facilities and field locations.

 

PRG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PRG is a drug-free work environment, pre-employment testing will be required.

 

PRG cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. PRG does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. PRG will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. PRG will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to an in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. For information on job scams, visit, https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/JobScams or file a complaint at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/