Account / Project Manager

NEP Group Inc. - New York, NY

Formulate strategies to maintain and grow existing market share as well as serve as a project planner/coordinator and oversee equipment needs for major projects and productions.

Position Responsibilities:
Manage current sales and business relationships to increase the services and service levels we provide to these current clients
Seek out new business opportunities by identifying potential clients within the entertainment industry to increase market share and asset utilization
Revise and update contracts as needed, using NEP standard contracts. Manage these contracts and ensure that billing is correct according to the contract language
Maintain Key Account Plans
Interface and communicate collaboratively with all departments to ensure that proper information is conveyed to all parties and the production and engineering execution of each event is flawless
Work with Sales VP and Acct Managers, Client and Field Engineering team to plan the technical and staff/travel aspects of projects.
Write or determine tech specs for shows when no technical manager exists from the client
Act as the principal technical bridge, problem solver and coordinating resource between Engineers, Client and Sales VP / Acct Managers
Assist on-site technical coordinator as needed
Attend Production Meetings and Site Surveys to assist in show planning details. Assist on-site when needed getting shows underway
Coordinate the on-site engineers and delivery drivers (when necessary)
Take high level sales quotes provided to the client by the Sales VP / Acct Managers and enter the detailed equipment needs into inventory database system and scheduling system as soon as possible.
Work with the Equipment Coordinator and Account Manager to rent any necessary equipment
Work with the Purchasing Coordinator to purchase any necessary equipment
Work with Labor Coordinators and Field Engineers to ensure that all events are crewed with the proper personnel
Assist with credentials, communicating crew call times, etc. Make crewing and travel arrangements when needed
Obtain and approve insurance certificates for each show
Maintain and organize Show Files
Contribute to the organization and facilitate an efficient and courteous working environment between all departments
Other duties as assigned

Bachelors Degree in Business, Engineering, or a related field preferred.
Minimum 5 years industry related experience in project management, however a combination of education and experience will be considered.
Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast management, technology, equipment, facilities, and production for major commercial and cable TV networks.
Ability to multi-task, plan projects, and implements them efficiently and cost effectively.
Must be able to communicate and interface professionally with clients and other employees.
Must be willing and able to travel -requires travel.
Must be willing and able to lift/push/pull up to 50 lbs., and be willing to seek assistance for anything over 50 lbs. (should not seek to do over 50 lbs. without assistance).
Must be able to work in a team environment.

Physical Demands/Work Environment Considerations:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the team member will continuously (100-75%) be required to balance and be required to communicate and exchange information with others. The team member will frequently (74-50%) be required to climb, reach, exhibit fine motor skills with fingers rather than the whole hand, and conduct repetitive motions. Occasionally (49-25%), the team member will be required to stoop, crouch, stand, walk, lift, grasp, and be subject to environmental conditions both inside and outside. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform; analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer, extensive reading, seeing small parts of machines and using measurement devices. Additionally, the team member will be required to lift less than or equal to at least 20 lbs. of force occasionally (49-25%) and less than or equal to at least 10 lbs. frequently (74-50%). Sitting most of the time.

The job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individual with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.