Careers

If you are interested in a career with Maestra Group, please check our jobs board below.

Careers
TECHNICAL & SCENIC FREELANCERS WANTED
Barcelona, Dubai, London

As a group we are always looking for new freelancers across all disciplines. Please get in touch with the relevant office if you would like to join our books:

Technical Freelancer

London: londonfreelancetechnical@maestra-group.com
Dubai: dubaifreelancetechnical@maestra-group.com
Barcelona: barecelonafreelancetechnical@maestra-group.com

Scenic Freelancer

London: londonfreelancescenic@maestra-group.com
Dubai: dubaifreelancescenic@maestra-group.com
Barcelona: barcelonafreelancescenic@maestra-group.com

Account Manager
London

Account Manager

Maestra Group is a scenic construction, design and technical production company, providing support services to event agencies with offices in London, Dubai, Barcelona and Bahrain. Due to business growth we are currently looking for a full time Account Manager.

Account management responsibilities include developing strong relationships with customers, connecting with key businesses and preparing sales reports. Account Managers also answer client queries and identify new business opportunities among existing customers. In this role, you will liaise with cross-functional internal teams to improve the entire client / customer experience. This position may require occasional travel.

If you are familiar with account management, have a flair for client communication and understand consumer behaviour, we’d like to meet you. Ideally, candidates for this role will know how to meet ambitious individual and team-wide sales quotas. Ultimately, a successful Account Manager should contribute to revenue growth while keeping our clients satisfied and engaged with our products and services in the long-run.

THE ROLE

– Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters.
– Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships.
– Negotiate contracts to protect business interests and reduce risks.
– Retain and develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to build the overall relationship.
– Receive detailed briefs, define the ‘scope of work’ and ‘critical path’ for every project.
– Produce initial detailed quotes, following the internal processes whilst utilising pricing structures and templates.
– Follow up on offers and receive project confirmation in a timely manner.
– Handover projects to a Project Manager once the project has confirmed, following appropriate internal workflow process.
– Assist with challenging client requests, escalating issues as and when required.
– Responsible for client satisfaction, ensuring a positive journey experience for the client.
– Forecast and track key account metrics.
– Prepare reports on account statuses.
– Is responsible for payment follow up as per the payment terms (in liaison with the finance department as per internal process.)

THE PERSON

– Proven work experience as an Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Sales Account Manager, Junior Account Manager or relevant role (ideally in event agencies, brand activation sector, exhibitions or conferences.)
– Has technical knowledge in global event production.
– Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organisation.
– Experience with CRM software (e.g. Salesforce, Zoho CRM or HubSpot) is desirable.
– Solid knowledge of MS Office (particularly MS Excel).
– Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs.
– Very well organised with proven ability to juggle multiple accounts at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail.
– Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities.
– Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience

To apply please send your CV to londoncareers@maestra-group.com

Projects Coordinator
Dubai

Projects Coordinator

Responsible for the management of all procurement tasks in the company, as well as project support related to crewing and equipment sub hires. 

ROLE

PROCUREMENT

– Sending emails to vendors to get the quotes.
– Creating quotations for dry hire requests.
– Negotiations on quotes for further discounts.
– Negotiating with the suppliers for the best possible payment terms.
– Receiving all LPO requests, documentation, and approvals, checking this against standard procedures and requirements and requesting any missing info.
– Requesting LPO from accounts then sending to supplier.
– Coordinating with Suppliers to make sure that Equipment and services are reaching on time.
– Assisting Finance by following up with suppliers regarding payment issues when needed.
– Ordering Stationery and other office supplies.
– Registering the company on potential clients portals.
– Filling up the credit facility forms.
– Finding new suppliers and maintaining the suppliers database.
– Raising Purchase requests on behalf of Project managers when on site.
– Provide correct documentation for credit card purchases.

CREWING/PROJECTS SUPPORT

– Utilisation of crew management system for:
a. Receiving requirements for jobs from Projects team.
b. Contacting freelancers and external labour suppliers for availability and update system with confirmed crew.
c. Suggesting confirmed team to Project Manager for approval.
d. Maintenance of freelance and internal team database.
– Booking of freelancers and external labour, and ensure agreed terms are met regarding call times, uniform, attitude etc.
– Ensuring freelance and internal crew receive project brief before the start of each job.
– Ensure all crew arrive on time with required IDs, uniform, PPE, and training.
– Prepare crew schedules for the next day to be approved and sent to all staff.
– Preparation and submission of crew ID documents for specific jobs.
– Booking of Flight Tickets, Hotels and car rental for internal and external team.
– Assisting projects team with admin tasks such as raising invoices to clients or filling in project documentation in their absence.

Reports to: Operations Manager
Salary: Negotiable on experience

 

 

Head of Lighting
London

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSETS / WAREHOUSE

– Responsible for the allocation, management and upkeep of all Lighting and power inventory.
– Takes a brief from Projects Team and designs a suitable system for any sized project within a given time frame.
– Creates equipment lists using the rental system in collaboration with Projects Team.
– Oversees and maintains the lighting inventory on an asset management system.
– Ensures that equipment is prepared to correct standards and in a timely fashion prior to installation.
– Ensures that the lighting department is well organised.
– Ensures the workshop and storage facilities are kept in a tidy and orderly fashion and all equipment contained within them is maintained to a suitable standard.
– Oversees repairs for all lighting equipment and ensure that the department runs at maximum efficiency.
– Communicates with Operations for the priority of repairs for upcoming projects.
– Leads on responsibility for all health and safety matters related to the lighting department, including risk assessments, inspection records, maintenance logs.
– Ensures that any rigging required for lighting is specified correctly.
– Assists in the allocation of suitable replacement equipment when shortages arise and identify sub-hire requirements well in advance to increase efficiency.
– Advises management on recommended Capex purchases based on new technologies and market trends.

ONSITE

– Supports every project in terms of problem-solving and extra equipment.
– Briefs teams for all projects on lighting.
– Manages lighting team onsite to ensure project is delivered smoothly.
– Analysing onsite process and develops better and more efficient ways of working.
– Operating on shows when required.

PROJECT HANDLING

– Handles all technical aspects of certain projects when requested.
– Effective management of all on site crew and sub-contractors whilst maintaining an effective line of communication with all other relevant suppliers, including the venues.
– Ensures consistent, coherent communication with the client as necessary, managing agreed expectations in terms of quality of delivery and agreed timelines whilst responding effectively to any unforeseen situations.
– Ensures safe working practices are adhered to in line with company policy.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

– Manages a team of in-house lighting and power technicians, allocating tasks as necessary.
– Manages any external freelance technicians.
– Specifies correct internal/external crew requirements for projects and communicates to Operations Team.
– Identifies appropriate opportunities for team training and development.

EXPERIENCE

– Extensive experience of live events both in a managerial position and operationally ‘hands on’.
– A very good rounded experience and understanding of Audio, Lighting and Video equipment used on events.
– Proven organization and coordination skills.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Enthusiasm and ability to work to tight deadlines.
– Driving license desired but not essential.
– Basic experience in Autocad, Vectorworks or Sketchup software.
– Competent in MS Office.

Reports to: Head of Technical
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Job Type: Full Time

Head of Audio
London

Head of Audio

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSETS / WAREHOUSE

– Responsible for the allocation, management and upkeep of all Audio inventory.
– Takes a brief from Projects team and designs a suitable system for any sized project within a given time frame.
– Creates equipment lists using the rental system in collaboration with Projects team.
– Oversees and maintains the Audio inventory on the asset management system.
– Ensures that equipment is prepared to correct standards and in a timely fashion prior to installation.
– Ensures that the Audio department is well organised.
– Ensures the workshop and storage facilities are kept in a tidy and orderly fashion and all equipment contained within them is maintained to a suitable standard.
– Oversees repairs for all Audio equipment and ensure that the department runs at maximum efficiency.
– Communicates with Operations for the priority of repairs for upcoming projects.
– Leads on responsibility for all health and safety matters related to the Audio department, including risk assessments, inspection records, maintenance logs.
– Ensures that any rigging required for Audio is specified correctly.
– Assists in the allocation of suitable replacement equipment when shortages arise and identify sub-hire requirements well in advance to increase efficiency.
– Advises management on recommended Capex purchases based on new technologies and market trends.

ONSITE

– Supports every project in terms of problem-solving and extra equipment.-
– Briefs teams for all projects on Audio.
– Manages Audio team onsite to ensure project is delivered smoothly.
– Analysing onsite process and develops better and more efficient ways of working.
– Operating on shows when required.

PROJECT HANDLING

– Handles all technical aspects of certain projects when requested.
– Effective management of all on site crew and sub-contractors whilst maintaining an effective line of communication with all other relevant suppliers, including the venues.
– Ensures consistent, coherent communication with the client as necessary, managing agreed expectations in terms of quality of delivery and agreed timelines whilst responding effectively to any unforeseen situations.
– Ensures safe working practices are adhered to in line with company policy.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

– Manages a team of in-house Audio technicians, allocating tasks as necessary.
– Manages any external freelance technicians.
– Specifies correct internal/external crew requirements for projects and communicates to Operations Team.
– Identifies appropriate opportunities for team training and development.

EXPERIENCE

– Extensive experience of live events both in a managerial position and operationally ‘hands on’.
– A very good rounded experience and understanding of Audio, Lighting and Video equipment used on events.
– Proven organisation and coordination skills.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Enthusiasm and ability to work to tight deadlines.
– Driving license desired but not essential.
– Basic experience in Autocad, Vectorworks or Sketchup software.
– Competent in MS Office.

Reports to: Head of Technical
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Job Type: Full Time

Head of Video
London

Head of Video

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSETS / WAREHOUSE

– Responsible for the allocation, management and upkeep of all Video inventory.
– Takes a brief from Projects Team and designs a suitable system for any sized project within a given time frame.
– Creates equipment lists using the rental system in collaboration with Projects Team.
– Oversees and maintains the Video inventory on an asset management system.
– Ensures that equipment is prepared to correct standards and in a timely fashion prior to installation.
– Ensures that the Video department is well organised.
– Ensures the workshop and storage facilities are kept in a tidy and orderly fashion and all equipment contained within them is maintained to a suitable standard.
– Oversees repairs for all Video equipment and ensure that the department runs at maximum efficiency.
– Communicates with Operations for the priority of repairs for upcoming projects.
– Leads on responsibility for all health and safety matters related to the Video department, including risk assessments, inspection records, maintenance logs.
– Ensures that any rigging required for Video is specified correctly.
– Assists in the allocation of suitable replacement equipment when shortages arise and identify sub-hire requirements well in advance to increase efficiency.
– Advises management on recommended Capex purchases based on new technologies and market trends.

ONSITE

– Supports every project in terms of problem-solving and extra equipment.
– Briefs teams for all projects on lighting.
– Manages Video team onsite to ensure project is delivered smoothly.
– Analysing onsite process and develops better and more efficient ways of working.
– Operating on shows when required.

PROJECT HANDLING

– Handles all technical aspects of certain projects when requested.
– Effective management of all on site crew and sub-contractors whilst maintaining an effective line of communication with all other relevant suppliers, including the venues.
– Ensures consistent, coherent communication with the client as necessary, managing agreed expectations in terms of quality of delivery and agreed timelines whilst responding effectively to any unforeseen situations.
– Ensures safe working practices are adhered to in line with company policy.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

– Manages a team of in-house Video technicians, allocating tasks as necessary.
– Manages any external freelance technicians.
– Specifies correct internal/external crew requirements for projects and communicates to Operations Team.
– Identifies appropriate opportunities for team training and development.

EXPERIENCE

– Extensive experience of live events both in a managerial position and operationally ‘hands on’.
– A very good rounded experience and understanding of Audio, Lighting and Video equipment used on events.
– Proven organisation and coordination skills.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Enthusiasm and ability to work to tight deadlines.
– Driving licence desired but not essential.
– Basic experience in Autocad, Vectorworks or Sketchup software.
– Competent in MS Office.

Reports to: Head of Technical
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Job Type: Full Time

Procurement Manager
London

Procurement Manager

THE ROLE

– Work closely with other departments, being the first point of contact for all Procurement matters related to any given project.
– Ensure that Procurement processes are enforced and followed by all.
– Develop the company’s Procurement processes and propose methods to increase efficiency and accuracy.
– Oversee Procurement requirements as a whole and identify when larger stocking orders, or longer hires can be made to save overall costs.
– Perform cost analyses and value optimisation reports by tracking spending trends, working alongside the Finance team to understand and maximise value and ROI.
– Management and improvement of all supplier relationships in terms of credit agreements, service level agreements, preferred client status, agreed rates through meetings and liaising with relevant department Heads.
– Ensure optimal value on all final contracts by further negotiating with suppliers where appropriate.
– Work closely with the Head of Scenic and Technical Warehouse Manager on stock purchasing; suggesting quantities of materials based on previous usage, calculating where savings can be made by buying in bulk, while bearing in mind storage limitations.
– Develop extensive knowledge of the company’s technical and scenic hire stock and services offered to increase efficiency in Procurement.
– Increase supplier database for Technical & Scenic dry hires, material purchases and subcontractors while continuing to look for suppliers who offer better products/services and present to relevant Department Heads.
– Gain feedback from other team members on supplier’s delivered goods and services and track for regular review and future reference.
– Organising the resale and replacement of ageing stock with support from management.

THE PERSON

– Over 5 years’ experience in Procurement in a fast-paced environment, with a strong understanding of the events industry, ideally with experience in lighting, sound, video, set & staging.-
– Used to working towards strict team and individual KPIs and objectives and achieving all targets.
– Experience with ERP and asset management software.
– Commercial acumen and business awareness.
– Strong negotiation skills with proven contract negotiation experience.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Unfazed by unpredictable workloads and changing demands, prioritising according to deadlines.
– Proactive, resourceful and able to use own initiative to solve problems.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively alongside team members.

Reports to: Operations Director
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience.

To apply please submit your CV to londoncareers@maestra-group.com

Lighting Technician
Dubai

Lighting Technician

ROLE

The responsibilities of this role will mainly be focussed on the installation, programming and maintenance of Maestra’s lighting equipment; Consoles, Moving head lights, Generics, Dimmers, Distros, Networking etc. in the production of high profile live events. As a Maestra technician you may also be expected to provide technical support in full cross discipline skill in the areas of AV, lighting, sound, staging and rigging.

There would also be the opportunity to learn and develop skills and expertise at an innovative events company.

RESPONSIBILITIES

DAY-TODAY

– Assist with the preparation, care and maintenance of equipment with accuracy and attention to detail.
– Work in an organised fashion to keep the working environment tidy.
– Follow operational and safety procedures accurately on every project.
– Take responsibility to ensure the correct equipment is specified for each project and liaise with the Project Manager / Head of Lighting to find appropriate solutions for each event.
– Approach the installation, programming and operation of technical equipment for rehearsals and shows with enthusiasm.
– Efficient communication with all members of the team, suppliers and where necessary the client.

TECHNICAL

– Operation of technical systems including programming and operating consoles for various types of show, setting up, patching lighting fixtures, dimmers etc from a plot, programming network devices using Artnet/MAnet.
– Accurate preparation, installation, operating and derig of events.

ATTRIBUTES

– A positive attitude and professionalism at all times.
– The ability to problem solve and work under pressure.
– The ability to work in a team.
– Good punctuality and time management.
– Appropriate presentation at all times.

EXPERIENCE

– Good experience of live events operationally ‘hands on’.
– A good experience and technical understanding of Audio, Lighting and Video equipment used on events.
– Excellent communication skills in English.
– Enthusiasm and ability to work to tight deadlines.
– Driving License (not essential but would be a plus).
– Competent in MS Office.
– Flexible approach to working patterns.

Reports to: Head of Lighting
Salary: Negotiable on experience

Operations Coordinator
London

Operations Coordinator

– Reports to the Operations Manager.
– Responsible for all crewing of events, recruitment of technical and scenic freelancers onto the Maestra database and working alongside the Logistics Coordinator to manage the pre-planning and post-event requirements of each project. Shares the out of hours on call duties with the rest of the Operations Department.

ROLE

– Work with the department to ensure that all crew requirements are delivered efficiently and within project budgets.
– Manage recruitment of all technical and scenic freelancers onto the Maestra database and the crew management software – collating all new recruit’s details, sending out the introductory freelancer form and managing all data collection and storage within GDPR regulations.
– Responsible for adding crew requirements into the crew management software once receiving the notification of each new event.
-Responsible for maintaining up to date records for all freelance crew & local crew suppliers – insurance documentation, signed freelancer agreements, skill certificates and the like.
– Liaising with the Projects department for exact crew requirements on each job; contacting, booking and filling all crew and local crew requirements – entering all data and appropriate documentation such as Production Detail.
– Responsible for arranging all crew travel and accommodation for events when necessary – flights / trains / hotels etc.
– Responsible for confirming purchase requests for all freelancers and local crew suppliers to Procurement.
– Responsible for working with the Logistics Coordinator to manage the Daily Scheduling Mail Out to all staff.
– Maintain an up to date log of outstanding, in progress & completed tasks & responsibilities.
– Preempt any operational issues that may arise, raising them in a timely manner with the Operations Manager, and where required, the Projects team.
– First port of call for all changes, amendments and additions to crew requirements for projects and act in conjunction with your line manager as the go-to solution provider for last minute day to day troubleshooting.
– Share the out of hours ‘on call’ role with the Operations team.
– Attend weekly meetings with the Operations team to discuss the departments progress, your individual work load, upcoming requirements and create action points of what needs to be completed that week.

THE PERSON

– At least 3 years’ experience within events.
– A strong understanding of the intricacies of freelancer roles within the events industry.
– A polite & professional manner with the ability to remain calm under pressure!
– Ability to handle difficult people/situations with tact, delicacy and firmness.
– Strong computing skills, confident picking up new software quickly.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal.
– Experience working in a fast-paced, challenging and client facing environment.
– Unfazed by unpredictable workloads and changing demands, prioritising according to deadlines.
– Proactive, resourceful and able to use own initiative to solve problems.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively alongside team members.
– Must be well organised, efficient and able to handle multiple responsibilities and projects at any one time.
– Someone committed to the role who wants to continue to expand their knowledge and understanding of technical event production.

Head of Audio
Dubai

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSETS / WAREHOUSE

– Responsible for the allocation, management and upkeep of all Audio inventory.
– Takes a brief from Projects team and designs a suitable system for any sized project within a given time frame.
– Creates equipment lists using the rental system in collaboration with Projects team.
– Oversees and maintains the Audio inventory on the asset management system.
– Ensures that equipment is prepared to correct standards and in a timely fashion prior to installation.
– Ensures that the Audio department is well organised.
– Ensures the workshop and storage facilities are kept in a tidy and orderly fashion and all equipment contained within them is maintained to a suitable standard.
– Oversees repairs for all Audio equipment and ensure that the department runs at maximum efficiency.
– Communicates with Operations for the priority of repairs for upcoming projects.
– Leads on responsibility for all health and safety matters related to the Audio department, including risk assessments, inspection records, maintenance logs.
– Ensures that any rigging required for Audio is specified correctly.
– Assists in the allocation of suitable replacement equipment when shortages arise and identify sub-hire requirements well in advance to increase efficiency.
– Advises management on recommended Capex purchases based on new technologies and market trends.

ONSITE

– Supports every project in terms of problem-solving and extra equipment.
– Briefs teams for all projects on Audio.
– Manages Audio team onsite to ensure project is delivered smoothly.
– Analysing onsite process and develops better and more efficient ways of working.
– Operating on shows when required.

PROJECT HANDLING 

– Handles all technical aspects of certain projects when requested.
– Effective management of all on site crew and sub-contractors whilst maintaining an effective line of communication with all other relevant suppliers, including the venues.
– Ensures consistent, coherent communication with the client as necessary, managing agreed expectations in terms of quality of delivery and agreed timelines whilst responding effectively to any unforeseen situations.
– Ensures safe working practices are adhered to in line with company policy.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

– Manages a team of in-house Audio technicians, allocating tasks as necessary.
– Manages any external freelance technicians.
– Specifies correct internal/external crew requirements for projects and communicates to Operations Team.
– Identifies appropriate opportunities for team training and development.

EXPERIENCE

– Extensive experience of live events both in a managerial position and operationally ‘hands on’.
– A very good rounded experience and understanding of Audio, Lighting and Video equipment used on events.
– Proven organization and coordination skills.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Enthusiasm and ability to work to tight deadlines.
– Driving License.
– Basic experience in Autocad, Vectorworks or Sketchup software.
– Competent in MS Office.

Reports to: Head of Technical
Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Please submit all applications to dubaicareers@maestra-group.com

Head of Lighting
Dubai

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

ASSETS / WAREHOUSE

– Responsible for the allocation, management and upkeep of all lighting and power inventory.
– Takes a brief from Projects Team and designs a suitable system for any sized project within a given time frame.
– Creates equipment lists using the rental system in collaboration with Projects Team.
– Oversees and maintains the lighting inventory on an asset management system.
– Ensures that equipment is prepared to correct standards and in a timely fashion prior to installation.
– Ensures that the lighting department is well organised.
– Ensures the workshop and storage facilities are kept in a tidy and orderly fashion and all equipment contained within them is maintained to a suitable standard.
– Oversees repairs for all lighting equipment and ensure that the department runs at maximum efficiency.
– Communicates with Operations for the priority of repairs for upcoming projects.
– Leads on responsibility for all health and safety matters related to the lighting department, including risk assessments, inspection records, maintenance logs.
– Ensures that any rigging required for lighting is specified correctly.
– Assists in the allocation of suitable replacement equipment when shortages arise and identify sub-hire requirements well in advance to increase efficiency.
– Advises management on recommended Capex purchases based on new technologies and market trends.

ONSITE 

– Supports every project in terms of problem-solving and extra equipment.
– Briefs teams for all projects on lighting.
– Manages lighting team onsite to ensure project is delivered smoothly.
– Analysing onsite process and develops better and more efficient ways of working.
– Operating on shows when required.

PROJECT HANDLING 

– Handles all technical aspects of certain projects when requested.
– Effective management of all on site crew and sub-contractors whilst maintaining an effective line of communication with all other relevant suppliers, including the venues.
– Ensures consistent, coherent communication with the client as necessary, managing agreed expectations in terms of quality of delivery and agreed timelines whilst responding effectively to any unforeseen situations.
– Ensures safe working practices are adhered to in line with company policy.

TEAM MANAGEMENT

– Manages a team of in-house lighting and power technicians, allocating tasks as necessary.
– Manages any external freelance technicians.
– Specifies correct internal/external crew requirements for projects and communicates to Operations Team.
– Identifies appropriate opportunities for team training and development.

EXPERIENCE

– Extensive experience of live events both in a managerial position and operationally ‘hands on’.
– A very good rounded experience and understanding of Audio, Lighting and Video equipment used on events.
– Proven organisation and coordination skills.
– Excellent communication skills.
– Enthusiasm and ability to work to tight deadlines.
– Driving License.
– Basic experience in Autocad, Vectorworks or Sketchup software.
– Competent in MS Office.

Reports to: Head of Technical
Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Please submit all applications to dubaicareers@maestra-group.com

Project Manager
Dubai

THE ROLE

– Overseeing projects from initial brief through to completion.
– Generating proposals and quotations for events and working directly with the technical managers to ensure the event is delivered smoothly.
– Ability to manage production budgets.
– Creating project timelines and overseeing the progression of each job, excelling at time management for yourself and members of your team, ensuring everything is running to schedule.
– Creating site documents such as crew briefing and full event schedules (from build, show to de-rig).
– Carrying out accurate and methodical site surveys alongside Technical Managers and Production Designers.
– Liaising with venues and contractors.
– Onsite management of events from installation to de-rig, including crew and contractor management.
– Delivering events on time, in budget and to the expectations of the company and client alike.
– Responding to requests from team members and clients both efficiently and effectively.
– Working closely with the technical managers to ensure that the company’s health and safety policy is adhered to.
– Travelling abroad for site visits and onsite management, when required.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

– Experience of working in a fast-paced, challenging and client facing environment.
– Background of working at least 2 years within events.
– Good level of understanding is also required with all event technologies (audio, video, lighting, projection, etc.)
– Excellent organisational skills.
– Willing and able to travel overseas for site visits and jobs, when required.
– Able to maintain a high level of accuracy when working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Imaginative problem-solver.

DESIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

– Experience working with event suppliers (technical / set builders / furniture).
– Experience working with Mac Software and Google Drive.

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience.

Please submit all applications to dubaicareers@maestra-group.com

Production Manager (Freelance)
Dubai

THE ROLE

Work closely with and report to the Head of Production.
– Manage the delivery of allocated scenic projects, from brief through to detailed planning and delivery on site.
– Generating quotes, ensuring projects come in under budget while exceeding the expectations of the company and client alike.
– Create project timelines and prioritise workload using appropriate systems.
– Oversee the progression of each job, excelling at time management both prior to the event and during the delivery.
– Work collaboratively with the internal creative design team on client proposals and external clients with production requirements.
– Breakdown complex projects and draw connections between teams and their work to create cohesive collaborations and maximise productivity, working closely with other HoDs to ensure company wide efficiency.
– Work collaboratively with the Head of Scenic Construction and workshop teams to ensure projects are resourced and clearly communicated.
– Read and interpret technical and construction drawings, briefing the Draughting team (and others) on concepts, drawings and creative briefs.
– Maintain excellent communication with clients on an ongoing basis.
– Responding to requests from team members and clients both efficiently and effectively.
– Carrying out accurate and methodical site surveys.
– Liaising with suppliers and freelancers.
– Work closely with the Operations team to facilitate freelance, transportation and logistical elements for projects.
– Onsite management of live events from installation to de-rig, inc. crew and contractor management.
– Comply with and act as an advocate for the company’s health and safety policy.
– Travelling abroad for site visits and onsite management as and when required.
– Undertake any other duties within the scope of your knowledge and skills as required.

THE PERSON

Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal.
– Experience working in a fast-paced, challenging and client facing environment.
– Unfazed by unpredictable workloads and changing demands, prioritising according to deadlines.
– Proactive, resourceful and able to use own initiative to solve problems.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively alongside team members.
– Creative with a good eye for detail.
– Willing and able to travel overseas for site visits and jobs.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

5+ year’s experience in the events sector with an established network of industry contacts.
– Confidence in delivering projects £150k and above.
– Broad production knowledge; inc. carpentry and metal fabrication, construction materials and paint finishing, printing/branding, fabric/draping etc.
– Construction knowledge of complex and large builds.
– Competence and comprehension of design software such as Autodesk and Vectorworks.

Job Type: Full time.
Salary: Dependent on experience.

To apply please submit your CV to dubaifreelancescenic@maestra-group.com

Production Designer
Dubai

Production Designer

We produce a broad range of events across the private and corporate sectors. The role will involve working closely within the design team, to help design and produce live events. We are looking for someone from a creative background, with experience in event production.

THE ROLE

– Working alongside Project Managers, Technical Managers and Senior Production Designers in the planning and delivery of live events.
– Attending meetings and site visits, taking meticulous site measurements of venues.
– Design development, including producing detailed floor plans and mood boards.
– Producing 3D renders (ideally within Vectorworks or Sketchup) or hand drawn illustrations.
– Sourcing, contacting and managing suppliers and managing the design budgets with our Project Managers.
– Designing and formatting artwork; such as backdrops and presentations. Managing the delivery of all graphics with complete accuracy.
– Sourcing materials and organising the hire of furniture, drape, staging etc.
– Onsite management and delivery of projects.

THE PERSON

– Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
– Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, with high levels of accuracy.
– Responds efficiently and effectively to queries and requests from team members, managers and clients.
– A proactive, creative and imaginative problem-solver with a good eye for detail.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Unfazed by unpredictable workload and changing demands.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively alongside team members.
– Strong communication and organisational skills.
Imaginative and creative mindset, with a keen interest in design.

SOFTWARE

– Proficient in Adobe Suite, in particular Illustrator & Photoshop.
– Experience with CAD software is essential, we use Vectorworks.
– Able to produce 3D renders. Hand sketching skills are desirable but not essential.
– Computer literate, preferably experience with Mac products but not essential.

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience.

All applicants need to submit a portfolio. Please submit all applications to dubaicareers@maestra-group.com

Production Designer (Freelance)
Dubai

Production Designer

We produce a broad range of events across the private and corporate sectors. The role will involve working closely within the design team, to help design and produce live events. We are looking for someone from a creative background, with experience in event production.

THE ROLE

– Working alongside Project Managers, Technical Managers and Senior Production Designers in the planning and delivery of live events.
– Attending meetings and site visits, taking meticulous site measurements of venues.
– Design development, including producing detailed floor plans and mood boards.
– Producing 3D renders (ideally within Vectorworks or Sketchup) or hand drawn illustrations.
– Sourcing, contacting and managing suppliers and managing the design budgets with our Project Managers.
– Designing and formatting artwork; such as backdrops and presentations. Managing the delivery of all graphics with complete accuracy.
– Sourcing materials and organising the hire of furniture, drape, staging etc.
– Onsite management and delivery of projects.

THE PERSON

– Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
– Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, with high levels of accuracy.
– Responds efficiently and effectively to queries and requests from team members, managers and clients.
– A proactive, creative and imaginative problem-solver with a good eye for detail.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Unfazed by unpredictable workload and changing demands.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively alongside team members.
– Strong communication and organisational skills.
Imaginative and creative mindset, with a keen interest in design.

SOFTWARE

– Proficient in Adobe Suite, in particular Illustrator & Photoshop.
– Experience with CAD software is essential, we use Vectorworks.
– Able to produce 3D renders. Hand sketching skills are desirable but not essential.
– Computer literate, preferably experience with Mac products but not essential.

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience.

All applicants need to submit a portfolio. Please submit all applications to dubaifreelancescenic@maestra-group.com

Senior Project Manager (Fluent in Spanish)
Barcelona

Senior Project Manager

THE ROLE

– Overseeing projects from initial brief through to completion.
– Generating proposals and quotations for events and working directly with the technical managers to ensure the event is delivered smoothly.
– Ability to manage production budgets from £200k.
– Creating project timelines and overseeing the progression of each job, excelling at time management for yourself and members of your team, ensuring everything is running to schedule.
– Creating site documents such as crew briefing and full event schedules (from build, show to de-rig)
– Carrying out accurate and methodical site surveys alongside technical managers and production designers.
– Liaising with venues and contractors.
– Onsite management of events from installation to de-rig, including crew and contractor management.
– Delivering events on time, in budget and to the expectations of the company and client alike.
– Responding to requests from team members and clients both efficiently and effectively.
– Working closely with the technical managers to ensure that the company’s health and safety policy is adhered to.
– Travelling abroad for site visits and onsite management.

THE PERSON

– Fluent in Spanish & English, both written and spoken.
– Experience of working in a fast-paced, challenging and client facing environment.
– At least 4 years’ experience within events.
– Advanced level of understanding is also required with all event technologies (audio, video, lighting, projection, etc.)
– Excellent organisational and leadership skills.
– Willing and able to travel overseas for site visits and jobs.
– Able to maintain a high level of accuracy when working under pressure to tight deadlines.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Imaginative problem-solver.

DESIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

– Experience working with event suppliers (technical / set builders / furniture)
– Experience working with Mac Software and Google Drive

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience.

Please submit all applications to barcelonacareers@maestra-group.com

Project Manager (Fluent in Spanish)
Barcelona

Project Manager

 THE ROLE

– Overseeing projects from initial brief through to completion.
– Generating proposals and quotations for events and working directly with the technical managers to ensure the event is delivered smoothly.
– Ability to manage production budgets.
– Creating project timelines and overseeing the progression of each job, excelling at time management for yourself and members of your team, ensuring everything is running to schedule.
– Creating site documents such as crew briefing and full event schedules (from build, show to de-rig).
– Carrying out accurate and methodical site surveys alongside Technical Managers and Production Designers.
– Liaising with venues and contractors.
– Onsite management of events from installation to de-rig, including crew and contractor management.
– Delivering events on time, in budget and to the expectations of the company and client alike.
– Responding to requests from team members and clients both efficiently and effectively.
– Working closely with the technical managers to ensure that the company’s health and safety policy is adhered to.
– Travelling abroad for site visits and onsite management, when required.

REQUIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

– Fluent in Spanish & English, both written and spoken.
– Experience of working in a fast-paced, challenging and client facing environment.
– Background of working at least 2 years within events.
– Good level of understanding is also required with all event technologies (audio, video, lighting, projection, etc.)
– Excellent organisational skills.
– Willing and able to travel overseas for site visits and jobs, when required.
– Able to maintain a high level of accuracy when working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Imaginative problem-solver.

DESIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

– Experience working with event suppliers (technical / set builders / furniture).
– Experience working with Mac Software and Google Drive.

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Salary: Competitive dependent on experience.

Please submit all applications to barcelonacareers@maestra-group.com

Senior Production Designer
London

We produce a broad range of events across the private and corporate sectors. The position will involve taking an integral/leading role within our design team, designing and producing high-end live events. We are looking for someone from a creative background, who has a minimum of 3-5 years experience in event production.

THE ROLE

– Working alongside Project Managers and Technical Managers in the planning and delivery of live events.
– Attending meetings and site visits and taking meticulous site measurements of venues.
– Working confidently with clients in a professional and friendly manner.
– Full event design from the development of initial ideas through to the completed design, including the production of detailed floor plans, creative moodboards and visuals.
– Producing 3D renders (ideally within Vectorworks) or hand drawn illustrations.
– Sourcing, contacting and managing suppliers as well as managing the design budgets with our Project Managers.
– Designing and formatting artwork such as backdrops and presentations. Managing the delivery of all graphics with complete accuracy.
– Sourcing materials and organising the hire of furniture, drape, staging etc.
– Assisting with Production Schedules.
– Onsite management and delivery.

THE PERSON

– Experience working in a fast-paced, challenging and client facing environment.
– Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, with high levels of accuracy.
– Responds efficiently and effectively to queries and requests from team members, managers and clients.
– A proactive, creative and imaginative problem-solver with a good eye for detail.
– Friendly, personable, positive approach.
– Unfazed by unpredictable workload and changing demands.
– Ability to work effectively and collaboratively alongside team members.
– Strong communication and organisational skills.
– Imaginative and creative mindset, with a keen interest in design.
– Understanding of technical production desirable.

SOFTWARE

– Proficient in Adobe Suite, in particular Illustrator & Photoshop.
– Experience with CAD is essential, we use Vectorworks.
– Able to produce 3D renders. Hand sketching skills are desirable but not essential
– Computer literate, preferably with experience in Mac but not essential

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience.

All applicants need to submit a portfolio. Please submit all applications to londoncareers@maestra-group.com

London

Unit 5-7, Gunnery Terrace
London, SE18 6SW

+44 208 317 1000
london@maestra-group.com

Dubai

B305, Building 6
Dubai Design District
Dubai, 12104

+971 4 884 0755
dubai@maestra-group.com

Barcelona

Carrer d'Àlaba, 20
Sant Boi de Llobregat
Barcelona

+34 932 71 00 22
barcelona@maestra-group.com

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