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Director of Operations

Role Description

The Director of Operations is responsible for planning and developing short and long-term strategies for all aspects of the event production business, including staffing and equipment management. This role will direct all functional activities as well as oversee daily operations.


  • Represent the company in a professional and positive manner, ensuring the successful and cost-effective execution of events
  • Develop and maintain an effective organization through the selection, training, mentoring and review of all employees
  • Provide guidance and direction to lower-level management employees and staff to assist in their professional development
  • Interface directly with clients to resolve problems
  • Assist with preparing the annual plan, including budget, profit projections, capital, and staffing requirements
  • Oversee the delegation of assignments and duties to employees
  • Schedule and assign work to staff according business needs and ensure timely completion of tasks
  • Review and implement company procedures and policies
  • Manage workflow in the warehouse to ensure all orders are ready for delivery or pick up
  • Coordinate the loading and unloading of trucks
  • Coordinate the delivery and pick up of equipment and schedule drivers for local events
  • Cultivate relationships with and be a liaison to local meeting planners and vendors
  • Act as a Sales Manager and/or Project Manager for events when assigned
  • Advise when items need to be serviced or replaced and remove questionable items from circulation
  • Assist with recruitment and interviewing of prospective employees
  • Manage the selling and/or removal of outdated equipment
  • Complete additional projects, duties and tasks as assigned

Skill Requirements

  • On-site production experience with setting, operation, and striking events
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and Power Point)
  • Excellent written, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as CAD Drawing, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and provide a respectful and positive work environment
  • Planning, organization, and problem solving
  • Professionalism
  • Technical communication, project management, and organization skills
  • Interpersonal skills such as professionalism, customer relations, and diplomacy
  • Experience with budgeting and planning

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift, carry, move, and place up to 50 pounds as needed
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to assist with loading and unloading equipment into trucks

Eligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume or CV through
  • High School Diploma or GED minimum, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Seven plus (7+) years’ experience in audiovisual and warehouse management
  • Must be willing to work in Salt Lake City, UT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Available to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
  • Available to travel as required

Travel Requirements

Up to 25%

Salary & Benefits


  • Paid vacation
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • 401k program

Job Location

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  • Salt Lake City, UT

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