Senior Technical Director
A leader in innovation, the Senior Technical Director (TD) supports the team from design through delivery and oversees Redstory events. The Senior TD has the vital responsibility of customer happiness, event success, and client retention through the care and attention to all technical aspects of Redstory’s events for clients. The Senior TD is primarily responsible for preparing and overseeing all system design for Redstory and designated customers, and will lead, manage, and oversee the hiring of vendors and crew for events alongside the Vice President of Events. The Senior TD is the expert in system design and build of all technical systems for customers needing production solutions, and will be the lead technician onsite unless otherwise designated to another technician. In short, this position is our Senior Technical Director for Redstory events.
Live Event Technical Director | Project and Production Management | System Design | Research and Development for Technology Validation
Manage and direct production process from design through delivery for events and client activations Facilitate drawing and designing (VectorWorks) all technical drawings for systems Collaborate with Vice President of Events to define client requirements and solutions Collaborate with Vice President of Events and Event Producer to develop event budgets and event production schedules Participate in client presentations when required Produce events with a high level of production value within established budgets Outline and manage production schedules for all assigned events Manage production budgets for all assigned events Onsite technical supervisor: oversee load-in/load-out, show operations, and labor management Hire and direct selected vendors Hire and manage onsite event staff and crews
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and/or 5 plus years relevant experience in an event production role Excellent decision making and time management skills Experience with purchasing and budget management as well as meeting management best practices High attention to detail and budget management skills Strong sense of self-awareness & self confidence, with a willingness/hunger to consistently improve on weaknesses to better serve the values and goals of the company Experience researching and implementing new software across a department to streamline and maximize efficiency and stay up to date with software development OTHER IMPORTANT SKILLS: Great judgment and teamwork, verbal communication skills, adaptability, professionalism, and enthusiasm for the job
Experience with various audio, lighting and video equipment and software Experience with various project, people, financial, and inventory management software (i.e., project management software, CRMs, etc.) Experience with virtual event platforms and registration management Proficient in Google Workspace Skilled at using multiple presentation platforms: PowerPoint, Keynote, Adobe platform, etc. Knowledge of creative and production workflows COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of internet software, email, PC and Apple operating systems, spreadsheet software, and Microsoft Word processing software.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Status: Full-time, remote, exempt, salaried Working Days: M Tu W Th F Hours Per Day: Approx. 8-9 Company Benefits: Yes Travel Required: Yes (approx. 40%) Reports to: VP of Events
As a Company, we strongly believe in helping maintain the health and wellbeing of our Employees. That is why we are pleased to offer the following benefits for qualifying Employees:
HOLIDAYS Full-time Employees are eligible for paid holidays during each calendar year. Redstory observes the following holidays each year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Holiday (Thurs & Fri), Christmas Holidays (Eve and Day), New Year’s Eve
PTO & SICK LEAVE Paid Time Off (PTO) – Unlimited
LIFE INSURANCE We provide basic life insurance at no additional cost to the employee through a health partner and service offered through Insperity while the employee is employed at the company. Additional plans for supplemental insurance for life, short-term disability, long- term disability, and beyond are available for add-on at cost to the employee.
HEALTH INSURANCE We provide coverage for the qualifying employee through the designated plan at 100% effective on the first day of employment. Other plans may be available at an additional cost to the employee.
DENTAL/VISION INSURANCE We provide coverage for the qualifying employee through the designated plan at 100%. Other plans may be available at an additional cost to the employee.
CELL PHONE/INTERNET STIPEND We provide a stipend for cell phone and internet service at $75.00 per month.