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Technical Director

Job Purpose

A leader in innovation, the Technical Director (TD) supports the team from design through delivery and oversees Redstory events. The 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 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 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 primary Technical Director for Redstory events.

Top Roles

Live Event Technical Director | Project and Production Management | System Design | Research and Development for Technology Validation

Job Duties

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

Qualifications

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

Technical Skills

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.

Physical Demands

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.

Details

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

Benefits

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.

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