+44 (0)1280 730074 
Some fear change, others drive it. 
We're seeking a vibrant, approachable, and passionate production manager with expertise in configuring and managing AV equipment to join our team. You'll play a key role in orchestrating and executing a range of small to mid-scale events and experiences, overseeing the entire process from inception to realisation across diverse clients and accounts. 
Role: Event Production Manager 
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week - please note after a probationary period you will join the team working the four-day week model. 
Contract: Permanent 
Salary bracket: £35,000 - £45,000 
Annual Leave: 25 days per annum (increasing by 1 day per year to a maximum of 30 days) + bank holidays + time off in lieu 
Office Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire 
Pension contribution & access to a wellbeing programme that includes gym membership, private healthcare and the opportunity to enjoy the company of an office dog. 
Who we are: 
At our core, we are a dynamic assembly of creative minds, each bringing a unique blend of talent and experience to the table. Here, we foster an environment where fresh perspectives flourish and innovative solutions take shape. 
As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to turn creative concepts into tangible realities, crafting compelling narratives that leave a lasting impact. Whether it's through live events, hybrid experiences, or virtual settings, we excel in delivering engaging content that captivates audiences and creates unforgettable memories. 
As a strategic partner, we're dedicated to bringing brands to life through captivating storytelling. But we don't do it alone—we collaborate closely with our clients to understand their challenges, their company ethos, and the essence of their audience. By recognising and embracing diversity and inclusion, we ensure that every voice is heard and every perspective valued. 
Our commitment extends beyond just creativity. We're passionate about sustainability, striving to make every project environmentally conscious and socially responsible. Our team comprises communication specialists with diverse backgrounds in the live events sector, coupled with top-notch technical expertise. 
Together, we offer unparalleled breadth of experience and endless possibilities for growth and development. 
Ready to unleash your creativity and make a meaningful impact? Join us and be part of a collective that's redefining the future of storytelling. 
The Opportunity: 
Dancing Squirrel are looking to recruit a production manager to join our team and work on multiple events & projects across the UK, Europe and beyond. This role would suit somebody with previous experience in a similar role or an audio-visual technician looking to move into an event/project management role. They will have strong organisational skills with a proactive, can-do attitude & with knowledge of audio-visual equipment & installation or a willingness to learn. 
Primary responsibilities will include: 
You will help to ensure that we provide a service for live events that is complementary, innovative, profitable, and premium quality. You are always looking to deliver the best for our clients within the agreed budget. 
To join the team, we would be looking for you to have the following qualities: 
Experience working with AV equipment 
Proactive and self-motivated approach to tasks 
Enthusiastic, energetic, and passionate about their work 
Strong verbal and written communication skills 
Willingness and eagerness to learn and adapt 
Great interpersonal skills, able to work effectively with others 
Adept at problem-solving and finding creative solutions 
Highly organized and detail-oriented 
Maintains a calm demeanor under pressure and is approachable at all times 
Comfortable working independently or as part of a team 
Flexible and hardworking, able to handle a variety of tasks 
Excellent proficiency in English, both oral and written 
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications 
Exceptional client management skills 
Maintains a clean, smart appearance 
Ability to handle sensitive information discreetly and professionally 
Thrives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment 
Passionate about delivering excellent service to clients 
Strong attention to detail in all tasks 
A team player who actively contributes to and promotes the company culture 
Confident in meeting deadlines and prioritizing tasks effectively 
Experienced in prepping and organizing equipment 
Holds a full, clean UK driving license 
9:00am – 5:00pm Monday to Friday 
However, it may be the case that in order to fulfill the duties of the role, different or additional hours and weekend work may be necessary on the event site and in the office. 
The successful candidate must be willing to travel and work abroad. 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 
We are committed to sustainability, diversity & inclusion in everything we do. Our collective is made up of communication specialists, all having worked in the “live events” sector across an all-embracing range of creative backgrounds, coupled with the highest degree of technical competence, our breadth of experience, unrivalled. 
Please send CV and cover letter to office@dancingsquirrel.co.uk 
Or call 01280 730074 for an informal chat 
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