Milwaukee Brewers

  • Executive Producer - Entertainment & Event Presentation

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/29/2018 8:29 AM)
    ID
    2018-1603
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Entertainment
  • Overview

    The Executive Producer - Entertainment & Event Production (“EP”) will be a visionary entertainment producer, who plays a key role within the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club organization. This senior position will be responsible for defining, developing and executing a premier sports entertainment experience through the utilization of new technology, creativity and advanced vision to touch all areas of the fan experience.  Responsibilities include the oversight of all aspects of the Brewers event presentation, game operations, entertainment and team special events – including creative direction, concept development, theme and execution. 

     

    The EP should have substantial managerial experience with the ability to lead and inspire the Brewers Entertainment & Event Production team members, freelancers, game day staff, street team members and related personnel necessary for the full spectrum of entertainment.

     

    The position requires a collaborative spirit for concept, development and production, and the versatility to work across several departments in the Brewers organization.  Idea creation and innovation are essential to success in this role.

    Responsibilities

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned.

     

    Idea Creation & Innovation

    • Conceive a creative vision and framework for Brewers Entertainment & Event Production.
    • Accountable for developing and implementing the organization’s event presentation philosophy and overall event coordination for Brewers baseball games.
    • Responsible for overseeing the creation of video board content for all home games and special events.  This includes producing, writing, shooting and editing features as well as providing direction on graphic and animation work.  Content includes, but is not limited to: player features, music/highlight videos, vignettes, special ceremony videos, mascot video skits, and in-game contest features.
    • Responsible for conceptualizing, developing and facilitating the implementation of the creative for programming related to all in-stadium entertainment (e.g. mascot skits, performances, contests, music, etc.).
    • Supervise game presentation, audio/video production, promotions, entertainment, gameday operations and special events.
    • Responsible for maintaining music archive on computer system including the procurement and updates of the music library. This includes all music played at games (pre-game, in-game and post-game) and off-site events.
    • Provide oversight for the creative development of the Milwaukee Brewers’ Brew Crew and Street Team (e.g. auditions and hiring process, budgeting, scheduling, website design, uniforms, supplies, etc.).
    • Responsible for planning the production process in Phoenix during Spring Training, including but not limited to schedule, set design, equipment and staffing needs.
    • Leverage consumer research to identify new fan experience enhancements.
    • Collaborate with Information Technology department on latest trends with game presentation, production, broadcasting and special events to improve overall fan interaction.
    • Lead the exploration, design, and implementation of technology/theatrical elements to enhance the overall event presentation.
    • Ensure content produced is representative of the Milwaukee Brewers brand. 

    Communication & Teamwork

    • Responsible for developing the gameday communication channels required to achieve successful results (i.e., pregame production meeting each home game to review game format and responsibilities, etc.).
    • Work closely with the VP, Marketing to utilize creative resources and ideas to enhance the entertainment and event production.
    • Develop and oversee corporate partnership inventory within game presentation and special events while coordinating clients’ needs to help meet and exceed expectations.
    • Collaborate with corporate partnership, community relations and other departments to ensure individual departmental needs (e.g. promotions, on-field activities, etc.) are satisfied.
    • Oversee the proper execution and implementation of all promotional elements (sponsored or otherwise) during games and at off-site events.
    • Manage internal relationships with vendors, facility, affiliates and entertainers. 

    Processes

    • Develop standard operating procedures, checklists, and training materials for areas of oversight and institute culture of process and accountability.
    • Create comprehensive rundowns for Game Presentations
    • Maintain all game standards pertaining to MLB league rules and regulations.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    • Extensive experience and a proven track record in live event and sports production with widespread knowledge of creative entertainment, game operations, event logistics, technical operations and production.
    • Smart, creative and collaborative visionary whose innovative concepts can connect with consumers, enhance the Brewers brand, and ultimately help drive ticket sales.
    • Must be innovative, imaginative, and have a well-developed sense of storytelling.
    • Outstanding track record in leadership of people; ability to develop and motivate a team, while maintaining a positive, diverse, creative, and high performance culture. Readily accepts feedback from others and provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.  Displays enthusiasm, passion and optimism.
    • Proven ability to build and sustain positive, credible working relationships with staff and internal clients.
    • Knowledge of the sports market and media/broadcast industry; familiarity with and passion for pop culture.
    • Must be extremely flexible with non-traditional work schedule.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks and shifting priorities.
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully.  Must be able to develop solutions quickly and effectively.
    • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.  Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings.
    • Writes clearly and informatively.
    • Communicates changes effectively.  Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change and monitors transition.
    • Experience in managing complex production budgets and schedules.

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university.  Minimum of seven (7) years of experience working as a senior level sports/entertainment production executive.

     

    Computer Skills  

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer

     

    Language Skills                                             

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

     

    Mathematical Skills                                                   

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

     

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is often required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

     

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, which may include heat, cold and various forms of precipitation. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    Work Hours

    Business hours are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5pm, however, with this job entailing a non-traditional work schedule, additional hours will be required on weekends, evenings and holidays.

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