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Manager Live Experiences

Posted 13 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago
Role: Manager Live Experiences
Department: Entertainment R&D
Reports to/Manager: Head of New Production Development
Based: London
Type: Permanent
Pophouse is a pioneer investing in and developing intellectual property and companies within the entertainment industry. We invest capital, creativity, and passion to unlock the power of entertainment. This is our purpose, and what we love to do.
At Pophouse, we amplify the value of our brands by working passionately on developing them into next generation entertainment experiences and connecting them to new audiences.
POPHOUSE PRODUCTIONS is the company’s new and growing production arm. We are responsible for building ambitious, strategic road maps of new concepts, productions and experiences that take our artists to new entertainment spaces beyond music, as well as developing new IP in collaboration with partners around the world to unlock the power of entertainment and drive each of our artists’ long-term visions.
THE ROLEThe Manager Live Experiences, will assist in the development, strategies and execution for stage shows, immersive experiences, museums & touring exhibitions, theme parks & attractions and other types of location-based entertainment experiences, based on Pophouse brands and artists. The position will be responsible for the project management of a variety of live and location-based experiences throughout the world ensuring the delivery of innovative and next-generation experiences. This role will serve as a day-to-day point of contact for production partners and licensees, overseeing and managing project development, timelines, budgets as well as creative and concept reviews.
Assist in development and execution of Pophouse’s live and location-based experiences ensuring communication and collaboration with the Head of New Production Development & wider Pophouse team.
Create and curate inspiration materials for productions workshops and pitches, including top-line concept documents and relevant case studies.
Stay abreast of current trends in the live entertainment & location-based entertainment industry. Conduct desk research as well as attend new productions and experiences to support various pitches and projects.
Project manage production partners to ensure creative excellence, operational & quality assurance, guest satisfaction and creative representation of Pophouse artists & brands to the highest level.
Track action items, project budgets, creative development & project timeline milestones, discussing with relevant team members key decisions and ensure issue resolution takes place in a timely manner.
Partner with necessary stakeholders in an effort to communicate assigned live entertainment projects effectively as well as ensure proper creative notes and approvals are obtained and provided to the applicable production partners & licensees.
Must be willing and able to travel, sometimes with short notice, domestically and internationally.
We are looking for someone who is as passionate about innovative storytelling and entertainment as much as we are. You love entertainment in all its different forms and you have a passion and interest in what is hot and current not only within the experience sector but within day to day life; restaurants, food, theatre, activations, advertising campaigns; venues, exhibitions and experiential activity.
You want to join Pophouse Entertainment because you are excited by the chance to be part of a young, fast-moving company that is ever changing and has a strong entrepreneurial spirit.
You have at least 4 years experience in Entertainment Development or Production. With a strong creative eye, proactive approach and excellent written and verbal skills, you create productive collaborations with stakeholders around you. You demonstrate tenacity, you’re ambitious and capable of developing a range of creative concepts and ideas. Your past experience, preferably in a creative / entertainment role, makes you comfortable working with different partners & senior stakeholders.
Pophouse Benefits
Salary: £35,000-£45,000 per annum, depending on experience
33 days annual leave inclusive of UK bank holidays
Private medical insurance with dental benefits provided by AXA Health
Working from a luxury central London office space