We are looking for a super organised and motivated Production Manager, to work across Touring, Supply and Festivals to join our busy Production team on a maternity cover contract.
Kontraband looks after the merchandise requirements for a large selection of artists globally through Touring, Online, Retail and Licensing avenues.
The Production Manager will be responsible for the day to day management and sales of merchandise, and ensure the appropriate stock levels are manufactured and distributed in the most efficient and profitable manner.
The successful candidate must have previous proven merchandise production experience.
Managing Tours and Supply clients.
Timely manufacture of merchandise to the required standard, with accurate creation of Purchase Orders, Sales Orders and Invoices.
Organising delivery and collection of stock, liaising with appropriate agencies including International.
Managing road staff and ensuring sales reporting is circulated to internal and external management and that relevant financial information is presented to the finance department.
Stock management and replenishment.
Creation and updating of tour and festival budgets
Forwarding all relevant information to overseas partners.
Previous proven experience in a similar role.
Excellent communication skills.
Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management, clients and suppliers.
Meticulous attention to detail.
A proactive approach.
Excellent problem solving skills.
Proficient in Word and Excel.
Numerate, ideally with experience of working to budgets and basic financial management (P & L accounting).
An interest in popular music and good knowledge of the Live music scene in the UK.