Excel Sports Management

Excel Sports Management

Senior Producer - Excel Sports Management (Charlotte · NC)

Excel Sports Management
Jobs in Charlotte · NC
Player Operations: Player Personnel/Scout
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Excel Sports Management is an industry-leading sports agency representing top-tier talent, blue-chip brands and marquee properties. Our success is rooted in our people, our high character reputation and our commitment to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace. We focus on team chemistry, collaboration, strong relationships, valuable networks, and ambitious ideas to deliver innovative solutions that keep our clients and agency ahead of the curve.

 

Excel Sports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Overview:
Game Seven, an Excel Sports Management Company, is a full-service creative and experiential agency that lives for sport and culture. From the biggest moments to the smallest details, we pride ourselves on being in the know and building relationships that matter, for brands that matter. We pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Our team is comprised of creatives, strategists, producers, designers, project managers, influencer managers, filmmakers, volunteers, activists, ballplayers, hypebeasts, social media moguls, runners, mixologists, party promoters, hip-hop elitists, show-bingers, hot-take havers, vintage t-shirt collectors, natural wine connoisseurs, fitness fanatics, pet parents, plant parents, human parents, and general good time havers. Clients include Nike, Jordan, Spotify, Meta, Instagram, TikTok, Amazon, Timberland, Hennessy, Oakley, Footlocker, Chime, Fanatics,
Bleacher Report, Uninterrupted, and more.

Job Function:
The Senior Producer will play an integral role in developing, managing, and executing experiential projects, collaborating with various internal teams to execute projects on time, within budget, and up to the expectations of our clients. The Senior Producer will work closely with a variety of vendors, suppliers, and freelancers and will be asked to solve problems daily, while maintaining an ability to quickly shift gears across different clients, hopping in and out of projects at various stages as they move towards execution. The Senior Producer will be expected to manage realistic expectations and a steady workflow on all projects from conception to delivery, both internally and externally. The Senior Producer will be owning individual projects and provide oversight and guidance to others on their production team. We are looking for a strong people first leader, who has interesting and unusual experience,
specializes in problem solving and can think holistically about how projects come to life from idea to execution.

The Senior Producer will be expected to oversee a multitude of tasks; including, but not limited to:

  • Maintain oversight of all assigned projects from start to finish, ensuring that both client
    objectives and internal objectives are being delivered upon, working closely with the Department Director from pitch to final delivery.
  • Establish and maintain production schedules, while leading day-to-day communication with project managers, internal team members, vendors, and external clients to ensure that the projects are on time, within budget, and beyond expectations.
  • Display an ability to confidently and effectively articulate creative vision and timelines to
    clients, vendors, and internal teams.
  • Establish and maintain a creative point of view on projects and an ability to explain
    concepts, ideas, and brand guidelines in a clear, friendly, and convincing manner.
  • Display an ability to collaborate with and challenge vendors on finding creative solutions
    to problems.
  • Develop and drive the experiential project process as a key leader in the department.
  • Build and lead a cross-functional event team, providing guidance and support.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to team members, ensuring efficient workflow and
    collaboration.
  • Identify and communicate project challenges in a timely manner, while brainstorming
    and identifying creative solutions to all problems and elevating to the Department
    Director as needed.
  • Understand and thoroughly prepare project SOWs, build, and manage project budgets,
    and also manage vendor invoices and payments working closely with the Department
    Director and Finance through actualization.
  • Seamlessly layer into projects when necessary, with an ability to quickly disseminate a
    client brief or project plan.
  • Collaborate and brainstorm across agency workstreams (strategy, creative teams,
    project managers, digital teams, and creative producers and accounts.)
  • Possess the ability to read in between lines to predict and react to a client’s needs, while
    consistently and proactively identifying ways to improve and service those needs and
    developing solutions to obstacles and budget constraints with client goals in mind.
  • Oversee the on-site execution of events, including coordination of staff, vendors, and
    volunteers.
  • Lead the on-site execution of managing the ROS, load in/out, show calling, etc.
  • Build and maintain industry knowledge, relationships, and resources that can be
    leveraged to help drive projects forward.
  • Keep a pulse on trends in advertising, entrepreneurship, technology, sport, music, entertainment, lifestyle, art, and culture.

Requirements:

  • 3-6 years of managing productions either within an agency environment or for a brand.
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience working with creative, event, and project management teams.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of event production.
  • Excellent negotiating skills and an innate understanding of industry pricing.
  • Creative problem-solver and highly conceptual abstract visual thinker.
  • Confident self-motivator; proactive and willing to initiate action.
  • Solutions-oriented thinker with a high-level ability to solve problems.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Outstanding relationship skills and a team-oriented, collaborative approach to work.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment, across multiple
    projects with tight deadlines.
  • A self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time.
  • Highly competent in Google Suite, Slack, Box, Asana, and other project management platforms.
  • A selfless team player who looks out for the well-being of others.
  • Passion and love for advertising, sport, entertainment, tech, culture, and lifestyle.
  • Ability to travel 20-30%

The pay range for this position is $105,000 - $115,000 per year. This position is also eligible for benefits and discretionary bonus.

Ultimately, the salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, business sector, and geographic location, among other criteria.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

 

Excel Sports Management provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation and training.