Director, Production

Wasserman powers the business of sports, music, entertainment and culture. We serve clients with exceptional insight, influence and creativity, while making a positive impact on our industry and each other.

Founded in 2002, Wasserman represents many of the world’s most iconic sports and entertainment figures, musical artists, brands and properties, empowering them to shape culture and captivate audiences worldwide. We operate globally across more than 45 cities, 23 countries and six continents. For more information, please visit .

The Director, Production is an integral position on Wasserman’s Experiential Team responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of various aspects of agency projects, from brief to execution. This role will ensure that all project relevant resources including operations and logistics are allocated and delivered on-time, on-budget and of a quality expected by Wasserman and its clients.

Additionally, the Director, Production will contribute to the department’s operations, processes, budgeting (for live projects and pitches), agency quality control, third-party supplier management as well as continually mentoring and developing the Operations and Production team members.

Role and Responsibilities:

Responsible for overseeing and managing various elements of large-scale projects from planning through execution

Work in a collaborative manner with all Wasserman account teams to ensure flawless project delivery against the client’s objectives and agreed budget

Manage vendor relationships with audio, lighting, staging, fabrication, graphics, digital technology, venues, labor, and other project executional vendor partnerships as necessary to ensure that all agency suppliers meet Wasserman standards of sustainability, ethical purchasing, diversity, quality control and pricing structure

Regular communication with agency team and client team regarding roles and responsibilities, budget, schedules, and project status

Develop, manage and reconcile project budgets of $2M+, responsible for ensuring that projects are correctly budgeted for and meet expected financial targets

Develop production schedules, run of shows, and enforce deliverable dates key to program success

Responsible for building and maintaining effective client relationships, ensuring that all client needs are addressed in a timely fashion throughout the duration of projects

Manage and develop the relationships with Wasserman trusted suppliers and third parties, throughout the duration of the project

Manage a team across multiple client accounts, providing guidance and leadership, communicating a vision, and challenging the team to achieve goals

Creates a positive, collaborative, teamwork environment based on the company culture and values

Promotes our team environment and provides work direction and guidance including coaching, professional development and training; guides team on deliverables, and establishes best practices with project management

Cultivates account-specific collaboration and has awareness of nuances within individual account teams and continually guides and evolves team process, serving as a trusted resource on integrated teams

Contributes to business development efforts for new revenue opportunities with existing clients and potential clients


Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree

8+ years relevant / increasing operations experience (preferably in the experiential, sports or entertainment field)

Ability to remain calm under pressure, work on multiple projects simultaneously and achieve deadlines

Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the experiential landscape and proven ability to deliver projects from the ground up

Confidence to present and communicate with senior clients as well as the ability to independently craft complex, nuanced written communications for internal and external outreach

Possess exceptional written and oral communication skills

Capable of navigating tough issues and influencing those involved toward a desired outcome

Ability to foresee issues developing before they arise and develop a solution as needed

Must be comfortable working as an integral part of a team environment

Continuously demonstrates solution-oriented mentality

Lead and inspire other team members, generate positive morale

Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload while coordinating with others to proactively meet deadlines

Strong attention to detail and highly organized

Thrive in a fast-paced environment and possess a ‘can-do’ attitude at all times


Base salary range: $110,000 – $120,000 plus bonus potential if applicable for role.

Actual base salary is dependent on several factors including but not limited to; market dynamics, location and region, experience, specialized skills/training (education), level of responsibility, budgetary considerations, tenure at the company (for current employees), etc. The salary range listed is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Compensation decisions are dependent on circumstances of each role

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