Production Manager

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Location Bristol

Salary Circa £30k depending on experience + benefits

Company Bray Leino Events

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A little about us…

International marketing group, Bray Leino has a dedicated events division (,  Bray Leino Events started out as two separate entities – Live Events and Exhibitions, building a strong heritage in each discipline, before coming together to offer a complete and integrated solution to our clients.

We are international and growing – with over 350 employees in 8 locations across the UK, Singapore, Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur and Chicago. Recently awarded one of the “top 20 Best Places to Work” by C&IT Magazine.

We have the best people, in-house, who work with our clients as an extension of their team to exceed expectations every time. Working collaboratively to create impactful experiences to help clients tell their brand stories.

What will I be doing?

  • Working with the Head of Production to deliver all live event production elements for the wider Events team
  • Attending client meetings and site visits, producing reports and making recommendations and suggestions
  • Attending internal project meetings and making suggestions to enhance production and creative planning
  • Producing quotes and proposals for production solutions working within specified budgets
  • Producing and understanding 3D drawings for venues and event layouts
  • Identifying onsite production requirements and managing event delivery
  • Managing event logistics including booking and scheduling kit, crew and transportation
  • Sourcing production quotes and negotiating with suppliers
  • Researching new suppliers and undertake due diligence
  • Managing on-site crews, suppliers and sub-contractors for all audio visual, lighting and rigging requirements

What will I need?

The events world is unique – you need to be able to keep your head when things get busy. If you are someone who:

  • Has previous experience as a Production Manager running a variety of corporate live events to include experiential, conferences, gala dinners and exhibition stand build projects.
  • Understands all technical aspects of live event production including sound, lighting, video, rigging, conference set and staging, exhibition stand build, large format printing, transport, logistics and health and safety
  • Has a working knowledge of SketchUp 3D modelling software or be willing to learn.
  • Is able to manage the delivery of multiple events simultaneously from concept to debrief with good attention to detail.
  • Has a solid knowledge of health and safety compliance, RAMS and CDM processes, risk assessments and method statements.
  • Be well organised, friendly, client-facing and possess excellent account management skills.
  • Be happy to travel and work at weekends or evenings when required.


Then we’d love to hear from you! We’d also love to hear from any Junior Production Managers looking for the next step up in their career.

Please send us your CV and cover letter outlining why you’d be a great fit for the role.


Bray Leino team perks

25 days holiday rising after 2 years to

29 days

(plus Bank holidays)

Health Cash Plan

Claim back the costs of

dental, optical, physio treatments and more

Xmas break

Office closed between

Christmas and New Year

The basics

  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

Rewarding loyalty

  • Enhanced employer pension contribution after one year's service
  • Outstanding training and progression

The extras

  • Health plan
  • Employee discount platform
  • Health and wellbeing programme
  • Corporate gym membership discounts
  • Bar-Leino open on Fridays stocked with free beer and cider

About the Bristol office

  • Minutes from the city centre and Clifton Village
  • Outstanding lunch and after work food and drink options on the doorstep
  • Onsite bar – The Pitcher – with ping pong, darts, foosball and Free Booze Fridays
  • People who visit Bristol often end up living here - it just happens

How we hire

  • We keep things simple, so our recruitment process should be quick and pain-free
  • If we like your application, expect a call very soon
  • You may need to visit us a couple of times to ensure you meet everyone you need to
  • For some roles, we’ll likely ask you to show us your portfolio
  • We like it when people want to work with us, so even if your initial application is unsuccessful, we’ll be in touch if a better suited role comes up