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Associate Event Producer

George P. Johnson

George P. Johnson

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023

Our Opportunity

GPJ is looking for an Associate Producer to join our Integrated Production team. Strong preference for a candidate who has trade show or automotive experience.As an Associate Producer, you will serve on the production team that supports our large automotive and tech clients. This team of producers is responsible for concept development, implementation, financial management and measurement of non-traditional engagements, integrated programs, marquee events, large format events, digital production, live production and branded environments. This role interfaces directly with clients, internal departments and the GPJ account leadership team. As an Associate Producer, you will be responsible for leading concept and content development, design and implementation of the project and its end to end success.

This is a hybrid role out of our Torrance office.

What You’ll Do

  • Primary point of contact for the coordination of trade shows with client(s)
  • Work closely with GPJ internal teams on the coordination and execution of these shows to include: Fabrication, Account Management, Graphics, Creative, and Strategy
  • Budget and timeline management for each show/event from start to finish, including reconciliation with internal teams
  • Interpret, define and successfully deliver on client expectations
  • Inspire and facilitate great work by fostering a positive, solution oriented and collaborative working environment
  • Facilitate accurate and in depth client reporting
  • Demonstrate value to our clients by sharing proactive thinking on program enhancements, industry trends, competitive landscape and net new opportunity

Who You Are

You have a positive, “can-do” attitude and a hunger to learn from an experienced team of professionals. Eventually you want to “own” your own projects, but for now you are a sponge taking it all in. You are extremely detail-oriented, deadline-oriented, able to efficiently multitask on a variety of projects, and work well with all sorts of people. You work well under pressure, you’re flexible, and you can switch gears without getting flustered. You’re smart, solution-oriented and organized. You have a broad depth of experience, a positive, solution-based approach, strong leadership skills and a deep understanding of our client’s business.

Intuitive - You get concepts and always deliver! There is no better Associate Producer than you!

Balanced - You are passionate about what you do and demonstrate a sense of urgency but also take a measured approach that puts teammates at ease in times of crisis. You are cool under pressure, anticipate problems but focus on solutions

Versatile - You are able to switch gears quickly to meet client or organizational needs! You are action oriented and approach work with a “can do” attitude.

Proactive - You identify and clearly communicate to your teams and client contacts what needs to be done and act on it before being asked!

Solution-Oriented - You are clever, smart and creative, and you enjoy solving problems

Driven - You have a desire to grow and learn more. You want to produce!

Relationship Builder - You develop, maintain and strengthen partnerships with others inside and outside the client organization. You skillfully balance the needs of the client and those of the agency.

Team Collaboration - You are a positive, respectful and inspirational leader that enables and supports others, recognizes great work and contributes to a fun and productive working environment.

What You’ll Need

  • College Degree and at least 5 years of Trade Show and/or Automotive experience
  • Exhibitor and convention center knowledge is helpful
  • Out of this world organization skills, including the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities with conflicting deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional people skills

Salary Range: $70K - $85K

Salary is dependent on a variety of factors including (but not limited to) experience, skills, and location.

Who We Are

GPJ is the world leader in experiential marketing. Our 30 global offices are filled with fearless people dreaming up ideas that are transforming industries and bringing the most respected brands to life in powerful, exciting ways. We are a part of the Project Worldwide family. An independent, employee-owned global network of complementary, wholly-owned agencies.

You read that “employee-owned” part right? You heard us correctly. You work hard, she works hard, we all work hard… we all succeed and reap the rewards. We have an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) – providing our employees with an ownership interest. We thought you would want to know that. In fact, there is a lot more you would want to know about us, like our FTO policy (no more “accruing” time off), our employer matching 401(k) plan (no vesting period), our “no employee contribution” healthcare option. But we are getting ahead of ourselves here, let’s talk about this exciting opportunity first and we can fill you in on our perks & benefits later.

GPJ is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class. In addition to federal law requirements, GPJ complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. GPJ expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on any protected class.