Stand Together

  • Creative Production Manager

    ID (external)
    2019-4271
    Category
    Event Planning and Execution
    Location
    US-VA-Arlington
  • Overview

    You always start with the end in mind. While others get overwhelmed by the big picture, your unique skill is being able to break down larger goals into timelines, tasks, and deadlines. With a plan mapped out, you’re able to guide your teammates smoothly and efficiently across the finish line on a project. You’re not only comfortable with change – you’re driven by innovation and transformation to improve better outcomes for a mission you believe in.

     

    Stand Together seeks an entrepreneurial Creative Production Manager to join the team as we transform and innovate our donor events. This role is an exciting opportunity for a strong project manager looking to step into a leadership role. The Creative Production Manager will drive the implementation and execution of project management best practices, processes, and methodologies within a fast-paced team that operates across a broad philanthropic community of individuals and organizations and works with a wide variety of vendors. The Creative Production Manager will ensure projects are delivered on time and adhere to the high-quality standards of our brand. This includes fostering relationships with internal and external stakeholders and approaching project management from a principled partnership model. The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver who exercises sound judgment and makes decisions consistent with our risk philosophy in an ever-transforming, fast-paced setting. In this role you’ll help manage the production of high-level events for some of the country’s top business and philanthropic leaders. Are you up to the challenge? Apply now.

     

     

    Your Responsibilities Include

    • Manage the production and coordination of the philanthropic community's biannual summits from the planning stage to execution to ensure that events are world class and are produced in an efficient, predictable manner
    • Provide clear direction to teammates, vendors, and internal and external stakeholders to ensure that priorities are understood and deadlines are met
    • Track overall project progress relative to the goals, metrics, and timelines. Regularly connect the team to the status of the portfolio and projects
    • Communicate and hold team accountable to new and existing knowledge processes and best practices
    • Identify opportunities for optimization through collaboration across the team
    • Supervise team of project managers and coordinators, setting the team up for success through performance coaching and talent development

     

    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
    • 5+ years of experience managing projects and coordinating diverse resources in fast-paced environments
    • Experience supervising and leading a team
    • Ability to drive multiple projects to completion in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with a wide variety of audiences
    • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work well with staff of all levels
    • Impeccable attention to detail and organizational skills
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure and quickly adapt to changing circumstances
    • High sense of urgency and initiative
    • Commitment to operational excellence and project delivery
    • Experience implementing project management tools in a creative setting
    • An understanding of and commitment to the principles that move our society in the direction where more people can realize their potential

     

    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Experience in creative or conference planning industry a plus

     

     

    About Us

     

     

    Stand Together helps social entrepreneurs supercharge their efforts to help people improve their lives. We connect them with passionate partners and the resources necessary to make a greater difference.

    Through our philanthropic community, we tackle some of the nation's biggest challenges so that every person has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.

    Stand Together partners with people from diverse perspectives and backgrounds—including people in education, business, community non-profits, and public policy—to accomplish more together than any of us could on our own.

     

    Our Values

     

    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees.  

     

    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class.   PM19

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