De-Prep Manager

Do you have live events experience? Are you good with people? Do you enjoy managing crew and love attention to detail? Are you looking to work in a growing, international, fast paced, exciting and global business working with some of the worlds best known live acts and entertainers?

Would you like to work for the worlds largest, most exciting and innovative supplier of laser, special effects equipment and crew? ER Productions is the world record holder for the worlds largest laser display performed in Dubai in 2021, would you like to join the team and be part of delivering the most exciting displays on planet earth? This could be the job for you.

For the right candidates there are development and career opportunities as our business continues to implement our ambitious long term growth strategy. Our work will truly give you the opportunity to develop your skills and broaden your experience enabling you to develop and grow.

We want applicants that have experience working in live events and a good understating of laser or special effetc, have a willingness to learn and improve and have brilliant can do attitude.

Purpose of the role

To ensure that the de-prep teams are correctly resourced and run efficiently so that de-preps run smoothly and in a reasonable time. Ensure that the de-preps meet the standards set out by ER Productions and that all warehouse safety guidelines are followed.

To ensure all de-prep equipment is cleaned, tested and correctly put away. Any damaged equipment is logged on Current and sent to quarantine so stock levels stay correct.

You will be working in a fast paced international business across multiple time zones at high profile festivals, shows and tours, therefore it is important that you have the following Skills and Experience:

  • Good understanding of live event technology, must understand DMX, ARTNET and data distribution

  • Computer literate, understanding of computer networks and IP address, able to navigate server systems and online booking systems

  • Must understand show and event power distribution systems

  • At lest 2 years experience in the live events industry in a technical capacity

  • Experience working with lasers and / or special effects preferred but not essential

  • At least 1 year experience managing teams of 4 or more

    As a De-Prep Manager your responsibilities will include:

    • Ensure the de-prep team manages the return of equipment back from shows smoothly. That ER Productions de-prep procedure are followed, job sheets and box count done and equipment is correctly checked in on Current.

    • Ensure that each of the de-prep teams run effectively and in a timely manner, that all equipment back from shows is thoroughly tested, cleaned and meets the standards set out by ER Productions 

    • To ensure that each de-prep team is correctly resourced to allow them to fulfil

    • their tasks. To ensure any damaged equipment is logged on Current and sent to quarantine.

    • Ensure that all de-prepped equipment is handed over to the warehouse team, working together

    • with the warehouse team return equipment to the warehouse. To ensure any damaged flight case are sent to the workshop manager for repair and that all base plates and Scaff is sent to the workshop manager for painting.

    • To ensure all empty flight case are cleaned and stored away ready for the next show with all labels removed.

    • Ensure the De-prep team has what it needs to be efficient, cleaning products, spare parts for equipment and that they are properly resourced with additional crew if needed

    • Package on Offer:

    • Salary depending on experience

    • Bupa Health Care

    • Company Pension Scheme

    • Mobile Phone

    • Apple Laptop

    • 4 Weeks holiday + Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown

    • A little about us:

    • ER Productions is an international, award-winning laser show & laser system design and special effects specialist, with credits spanning high profile events, advertising, television and worldwide concert tours. Constantly pushing the envelope when it comes to the ongoing development, manufacture and sourcing of cutting-edge laser & SFX products, we have the largest collection of laser solutions worldwide.

    • With offices in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Australia and USA, ER Productions is perfectly placed to deliver systems and show-stopping laser & SFX displays around the world.