• Sr Project Manager

    FREEMAN Washington, DC 20080

    Job #2110948273

  • About Us

    Freeman is the global leader in events. Whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid, we are on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the world's largest network of experts, our insights are shaping exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. Our integrated full-service solutions leverage a 100-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter.

    Summary

    The Senior Project Manager applies a comprehensive industry knowledge to communicate and harmonize Freeman client's production requirements between sales and operations; improving efficiencies, controlling costs and providing a seamless flow of information. Works with sales and operations prior to, during, and after the event to ensure successful delivery of all production requirements. Responsible for large accounts that contain complex and highly technical specifications.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Engages in the opportunity development of event design by providing technical expertise to sales and our clients

    • Provides technical advice and assists sales in the budgetary and developmental process of shows

    • Participates in site surveys as needed to ensure proper planning of events

    • Participates in the planning and implementation of operational activities for assigned events

    • Attends weekly operations meetings & provides event information input

    • Creates/reviews CAD designs within Company standards to ensure proper execution of the event

    • Oversees the planning and implementation of operational activities for assigned events

    • Facilitates regular production meetings with branch operations to ensure production deliverables meet client expectations

    • Oversees and approves production documentation including production schedules, labor calls and equipment and staging orders

    • Oversees and approves event logistics and delivery schedules

    • Facilitates communication with facilities and venues, and confirms production details between the facility and branch operations

    • Oversees operational requirements on show-site to ensure efficient and cost effective solutions that meet client expectations

    • Communicates client objectives and operational plans to show-site staff

    • Facilitates post event de-briefs and ensures insights and experiences are documented to improve future opportunities

    • Works with operations, sales and/or Executive Producer to review and approve all event related costs

    • Leverages expert knowledge to review, recommend and implement innovation and improvements.

    • Maintains understanding of union jurisdictions and how they are to be applied

    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Education & Experience

    • High School Graduate, Bachelor's in related field preferred

    • Minimum of 7 years industry experience with 5 years of event project management

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.

    • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) preferred.

    Travel Requirements

    Travel more than 75%

    Diversity Commitment

    At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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