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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Tourism, Recreation & Event Management
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      December 24,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
    • VISA
    • IMG_6430
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    Event Producer – Amsterdam (FREELANCE)

    About us

    M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is a creative leader in the passion marketing sector, we connect brands to a diverse range of consumers through the things they love. We deliver award-winning campaigns for leading brands globally, regionally and within individual markets.

    M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive working environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants who meet the specific requirements will receive consideration for employment without regard to background or protected characteristic. We celebrate difference in the broadest sense; rooted in our belief that diversity of thought is a creative necessity.

    We take a sector specific, discipline neutral approach, so you need a great grasp of ideas and how they can live in owned, earned, paid channels. Specifically: PR, content, social, influencers & live activation.

    You join the Amsterdam team at an exciting time of growth. The office opened in 2020. This role is integral to building the team, developing the culture of the agency and delivering client excellence. A start-up within the arms of a global agency Group.

    Job Description

    Your Role
    As an Event Producer, you are responsible for the conception and delivery of global events for a range of clients.

    You run your own events, of varying scales, with support from other members on the team. You split your day to day between full production of events, project & team management and client’s liaison.

    You report directly into Managing Partners in Amsterdam and matrix teams across London & Amsterdam per project.

    Key Responsibilities / Skills

    Event production across projects of varied scale

    Well-rounded knowledge across design & production with ability to brief and manage from start to finish across the following areas; design, graphics, fabrication, branding and AV

    Ability to bring creative ideas to the table during project planning stages

    Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Ability to take client briefs and develop a 360-project plan

    Effective client management & liaison delivered with confidence

    Able to manage Junior Event Producers time across projects, delegating tasks & monitoring progress / providing feedback

    Is able to work across multiple projects at one given time

    Excellent at problem solving with ability to review solution options from other team members

    Can work and deliver well under pressure

    Ability to present event plans with confidence

    Competent in producing internal & client documents

    Competent budget management skills including forecast budgeting, ongoing tracking in line with agreed client budgets and post event reconciliations

    Key negotiation skills across supplier quotes

    Active interest of trends and competitor work in the events industry


    Positive, proactive and solutions driven – always thinking one step ahead of the client and junior members of the team

    Excellent attention to detail across all work inc. delegated tasks

    Is accountable for their owned projects and the work produced by themselves and the wider project team

    Continually strives towards excellence in role and has ongoing drive in their personal development

    Share the team’s passion for live brand experiences and the events industry

    Efficient & effective upwards management to client leads

    Administrative Work:

    Takes initiative in the set-up of all project administration e.g. status, workback schedules, meeting preparation & note taking etc.

    Manage team member(s) to ensure admin work they have been assigned on your project is delivered to an excellent standard and on time

    Effective budget management of projects and supporting Managing Partners on larger project budgets

    Ability to produce evaluation documents and present to clients


    Always considering Studio15’s services when scoping projects and budgets; working with client leads to drive in-house revenue

    Ability to effectively brief Studio 15 and manage the client approval process inc. clear timing plans and budget scopes

    Creativity and Industry Insight:

    Contributes to project planning & pitches on a creative & ideation level, bringing ideas to the table and is pro-active in research

    Pro-active interest in industry news & competitor activity; sharing any great work with teams for inspiration

    Considers competitor work for current projects & clients

    Initiative and Problem Solving:

    Has the ability to both identify and solve problems before your client lead or clients do

    When highlighting a problem always has a view of what a solution might be

    Thinks ahead when project planning, keeping teams and suppliers front of mind

    Project Planning & Execution:

    Support your client lead by undertaking assigned project tasks and responsibilities

    Ability to work across multiple projects at one given time

    Can execute a 360-project plan from brief to conception, execution and evaluation including team management and delegation

    Approach project tasks with ‘make it happen’ attitude and explore all possible routes to deliver requests from your team and clients

    Effective supplier management skills; clear detailed briefings and management to deliver proposals and production on time

    Excellent task and time management, responsible for delivering projects on time

    Work closely with account teams assigned to projects ensuring awareness of activity outside of event e.g. PR activity, content capture etc. and making sure these plans are aligned and integrated with the live execution

    Client Management:

    Go above and beyond to demonstrate your commitment to your projects and clients

    Show genuine interest in your clients’ business and project briefs

    You will be the key point of contact on the project, liaising with clients directly and managing the junior team’s communication with them

    Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing throughout internal & client facing comms

    Presentation Skills:

    Strong document and deck writing skills

    Is able to produce decks for clients which actively sell-in ideas during planning stages

    Confident presentation skills, competently talking clients through documents / decks and pitching creative ideas / event proposals

    Management of Team:

    Management of Junior Producer(s) supporting you on the project, ensuring their work streams & tasks are on track for delivery. Give clear guidance and feedback and lead by example

    Keep all members of the team up to date with the project status, ensuring regular internal status meetings are arranged and keeping your client leads informed

    Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

    Demonstrative knowledge of the moral and business imperatives that drive DEI

    Act as an ally to promote inclusive behaviours and support the work of the employee led networks

    Act with empathy & sensitivity to all colleagues & stakeholders, irrespective of cultural background or protected characteristic

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