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FREEMAN Production Manager PT in Boston, Massachusetts

About Us

Freeman is a global leader in events. Whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid, Freeman is on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the industry’s largest network of experts, Freeman’s insights shape exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. The integrated full-service solutions leverage a 95-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter.


Coordinate the efforts between sales and show operations staff. To assist the Account Executive in the selection and design of communication and staging equipment in response to the needs of our clients, based on budgetary guidelines and accepted technical standards. To act as an interface between the Account Executive and technical staff during each phase of the project life cycle, from inception to completion.

This position will support our Audio Visual & Event Technology team and will be eligible to work a hybrid schedule, generally requiring work in-office/show site 2-3 days per week based out of any of the following locations:

  • Boston, MA

  • New Orleans, LA

  • Austin, TX

  • Dallas, TX

  • San Antonio, TX

  • Houston, TX

  • Atlanta, GA

  • Orlando, FL

  • Miami, FL

  • Charlotte, NC

  • Baltimore, MD

  • Alexandria, VA

  • Washington, DC

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist Account Executives in design and development of RFP’s.

  • Partner with Account Executives in the operational coordination of assigned events within established budgets.

  • Research technical limitations of show venues to determine staging limitations and budget impacts.

  • Manage and communicate show requirements and budget limitations with assigned show staff.

  • Create and oversee staging designs to ensure they work within venue limitations and budget parameters.

  • Specify and request appropriate equipment, Freeman - AV staffing, and local labor needs for shows.

  • Review all purchases and cross-rentals and their budget impact with the Account Executive.

  • Oversee scenic construction to ensure they are within established show design parameters.

  • Generate and maintain a complete and accurate Production Book for each event.

  • Generate, distribute and follow a Production Schedule.

  • Coordinate the transportation of equipment and cross-rentals to and from show site.

  • Coordinate and supervise on-site labor and review any labor budget impacts with Account Executive.

  • Coordinate and manage on-site production and call show cues when required

  • Submit all show related paperwork, expense reports, labor payroll sheets, etc. in a neat and timely fashion.

  • Adhere to and enforce all standards and policies established by Freeman - AV and The Freeman Companies

  • Develop and foster a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent or professional work experience.

  • Proficient computer skills and an aptitude for CAD programs (Vectorworks), Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage time and resources..

  • Demonstrate organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret CAD/Architectural drawings and renderings. Have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Have wide knowledge base in Audio, Lighting, Video, and Set Systems.

  • Minimum 3 years experience with on-site show management.

  • Ability to generate read and interpret CAD drawings, professional journals, technical documents, operation and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • The capability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • The demonstrated ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry to real situations.

  • The demonstrated ability to calculate figures such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Must maintain a valid state drivers license.

Travel Requirements

Travel 25% to 50%

Diversity Commitment

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.