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About Us:
Mills James is an innovative and dynamic video and event production company, committed to creating exceptional experiences through the power of storytelling. We blend creativity and cutting-edge technology to bring ideas to life for a diverse range of clients. Our team is a group of passionate professionals who take pride in delivering excellence in everything we do.

The Opportunity

Join our dynamic team at Mills James as a Live Event Producer/Show Caller and bring unforgettable live experiences to life! In this pivotal role, you'll orchestrate a seamless production, managing every detail from show flow to live cues. Your expertise will ensure each event is executed flawlessly, leaving lasting impressions on our audiences. If you have a passion for live events and a talent for precision, we want you to help us create moments that resonate and inspire for our clients. The Live Event Producer /Show Caller will be an experienced event manager with a keen eye for detail, quality management, video and live theater production experience, time management, and multiple team coordination.

Job Responsibilities
-Coordinate proposal development, which includes the creative vision, estimates, and any miscellaneous requirements falling outside Mills James' core competencies.
- Oversee the execution of live events from pre-production through post-production, ensuring all elements align with the event's goals and requirements.
- Coordinate with clients, stakeholders, and internal teams to establish event objectives, timelines, and budgets.
- Create and maintain comprehensive event run sheets, cue sheets, and scripts to ensure a seamless show flow.
- Call cues for audio, video, lighting, and stage management during live events, ensuring a synchronized and timely execution of all show elements.
- Manage on-site production teams, including audio-visual technicians, stagehands, and talent, providing clear direction and support.
- Conduct pre-event rehearsals and technical run-throughs, addressing any issues to guarantee a flawless performance.
- Liaise with venue staff to confirm logistics such as load-in/load-out schedules, set-up requirements, and compliance with safety regulations.
- Source and coordinate with external vendors for equipment rental, set design, and other necessary services.
- Troubleshoot real-time technical or logistical issues working closely with the Production Manager, making quick decisions to resolve problems without disrupting the event.
- Monitor event progress, adapting the production as needed to accommodate unexpected changes or requests.
- Ensure all content, including visuals, audio, and multimedia, meets quality standards and is presented effectively. 
- Process and reconcile event expenses.

Job Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Event Management, or related field
- Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in live event production and show calling
- Strong technical knowledge of audio, video, lighting, and rigging equipment
- Proficiency in using event production and Office software.
- Demonstrated ability to create and read production scripts and cue sheets
- Proven direct management of creative content and brand vision for clients.
- Experience in stage management and coordination of live performances
- Excellent multitasking skills with the ability to manage multiple elements of a live event simultaneously
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills for coordinating with event staff, clients, and performers
- Ability to work under pressure and make quick decisions in a live production environment
- Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
- Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills
- Capacity to manage budgets and negotiate with vendors
- Proven leadership skills and experience managing a production team
- Ability to travel as needed for event locations
- Familiarity with safety regulations and compliance standards within the event industry
- A proactive problem-solver with a positive attitude and dynamic approach to challenges
-Valid driver's license required; may need to obtain a US Passport, if necessary.

What We Offer:
• A competitive salary and benefits package, including bonus potential, AnthemERC Health & Wellness, Delta Dental and Anthem Visions care, 401(k) with company match.
• A vibrant and supportive work environment, with a focus on collaboration and ongoing professional development
• The chance to make a real impact in the creative industry and play a key role in shaping the future of our business


Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location Columbus, Ohio  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Req Number LIV-23-00007  
About the Organization Mills James is a full-service production company of nearly 240 event and video professionals with offices, production facilities, and hospitality properties throughout five states and two time zones. Our mission is to craft and deliver experiences that deepen human connections and inspire people to care and act.
We offer robust career opportunities, a Pre-Professional program for recent college graduates, and freelance opportunities.  
EOE Statement Mills James, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer — All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.  

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