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Event Technology Project Manager - project manager jobs seattle

ABOUT PNTA

PNTA has been an integral part of the Seattle community since 1975 and is a nationally recognized leader in the entertainment industry. We are seeking a dynamic candidate to join our rapidly growing and diverse team. We offer flexible hours and ample opportunities for career development. Let's create magic together!


JOB NARRATIVE

As a PNTA Project Manager, you'll play a crucial role in collaborating with clients to understand their needs, and design, manage, and execute exceptional events, activations, and estimations of installs. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, knowledgeable in system function, and has experience managing installations onsite. We seek individuals who bloom in a fast-growing and evolving setting, embrace challenges, and are passionate about supporting 21st-century audience experiences with innovative solutions.

This position is estimated to be approximately 60% project management, and 40% project estimation, depending on business needs.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manage the entire production life cycle of both live event and system integration projects.

• Collaborate with the sales team to create detailed event quotes, including all necessary equipment.

• Communicate regularly with clients to understand their production requirements.

• Conduct site visits with clients to assess show needs and venue considerations.

• Develop timelines, show schedules, and budgets, followed by postproduction costing analysis.

• Source or create media assets for productions.

• Maintain knowledge of inventory equipment (e.g., function, labor requirements, and pricing).

• Coordinate staffing and logistics for events and bring to Labor Coordinator.

• Plan sub-rentals/contracts when necessary.

• Lead production teams of 2-10 individuals.

• Attend department meetings virtually and in person to engage in communication for present and future projects.

• Attend project meetings virtually and in person.

• Proactively connect with both previous and potential clients to expand our clientele and encourage their ongoing patronage (e.g., Follow-Up Emails, intake on room for improvement, Networking Events).

• Support and train staff and crew members as needed.

Coordinate the delivery and removal of tools/equipment from jobsite(s) before and after projects, and other items left behind.

• Collaborate with team members to coordinate production logistics and departmental operations.

Other duties as assigned.



REQUIREMENTS

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

• Fundamental understanding of live audio, event lighting, video, rigging, and power distribution.

• Proficiency in task prioritization aligned with project goals.

• Adaptability to shifting priorities.

• Accountability for project assignments and deadlines.

• Ability to develop and adhere to schedules and budgets.

• Creative problem-solving abilities.

• Detail-oriented, analytical, and highly organized.

• Effective collaboration within teams and independently.

• Integrity and a team-oriented mindset in all interactions.

• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and moderate IT skills.

• Leadership capabilities.

• Physical Working Conditions

o Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

o Work at heights on ladders, lifts and stage grids.

o Physically able to walk, crawl and work in difficult positions and areas.

o Physically able to sit at a desk for 6-8hrs a day working on a computer.

• Preferred but not required:

o CAD/Drafting Ability (Vectorworks Preferred).

o Proficiency with Adobe Suite.

o Knowledge of local event service vendors.

o Familiarity with local venues.

o Fabrication and Rigging Knowledge.


EXPERIENCE

• 2+ years of project management experience.

• 1+ year of audiovisual event sales experience.

• 5+ years of live event production experience.


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

• This position is salaried, starting at $69,264.

• Medical/Dental/Life Insurance benefits available after 60-day period.

• PTO accrual & paid holidays.


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PNTA is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


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