Location: New York, NY
Field: Events
Min. Experience: 7+ year(s)
Basis: Full-time


Dera Lee Productions is an award winning event production and design agency that brings brand campaigns to life through an in-depth understanding of the event industry, theater arts, and marketing trends. With a background in the theater arts, we believe events are all about story-telling. Our promise is that every event has the energy and ingenuity of opening night and the expertise of a 10-year run.

At DLP, we believe brands need to create meaningful connections to create lasting experiences —we want you to help brands do amazing, unexpected events, creating experiences that people never forget. Experience creates the connections that lead to loyalty, advocacy and sales. We ideate and create those things at DLP and do it with wisdom, dedication, strategic thinking and working together as a collaborative group.

Job Summary:

The Senior Experiential Producer will oversee agency projects. Client and project management/ are central to this position as the Senior Producer drives the project and process. This role will manage - teams consisting of production freelance and full-time producers and coordinators. This candidate must be organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and quickly and be able to approach unique problems in new ways. Working as part of a team and being solution-oriented is critical for this position. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

●  Managing and executing multi-channel projects that include IRL experiential events, video production, and virtual/digital-driven components.

●  Developing a detailed plan of action, seeing it through completion, and ensuring the project runs smoothly during all phases.

●  Working cross-functionally) to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are identified and managed day-to-day in order to successfully meet expectations and project goals.

●  Managing production team members, including delegating individual responsibilities and setting deadlines and deliverables.

●  Translating creative ideas into project plans, vendor timelines, and deliverables.

●  Ensuring that integrated event solutions are innovative and strategically relevant, building brand equity and delivering results for the client.

●  Overseeing the creation and maintenance of critical project tracking and documentation.

●  Developing and managing budgets, reconciling budgets post-event;, handling vendor contract and fee negotiations, and ensuring billing and invoicing terms and processes are met.

●  Managing onsite teams to ensure seamless installation and execution. 

●  Ability to travel as we produce projects and events across the country.

●  Developing and building client relationships; managing client expectations.

●  Develop project documentation including deliverable timelines, production schedules, run of show, etc., and management thereof.

●  Sourcing venues and vendors and negotiating contracts with venues and vendors.

●  Liaising with in-house Creative, Account Management, and other Production Service Departments (content, live video, digital) to reach client goals for each project.

●  Experience with obtaining City permits as necessary and knowledge of permitting procedures across the country.

●  Managing client relationships on production-related issues, as well as managing client needs and expectations.

●  Experience working with demanding, luxury clients.


●  Minimum 7+ years experience as a lead Producer / Senior Producer of experiential marketing events and campaigns.

●  Experience in a client-facing and production role within an agency environment.

●  Proven track record developing and managing large, complex projects/teams.

●  Excellent oral/written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels within the organization in addition to clients, partners, and vendors partners.

●  Experience developing and managing seven-figure budgets.

●  Fluent in Google Suite and Excel, previous experience with Asana is a plus, but not required.

●  A positive team player and leader who fosters collaboration and comes with a solution-oriented mindset.

●  Thorough understanding of permitting standards (Including but not limited to TPA, Special Event, Fire, Health & Safety, Building & Safety, Noise, etc.) and ability to successfully manage production timelines and needs as related to permit procurement.

●  Ability to effectively manage tasks across multiple projects/various clients at the same time.

The ideal candidate:

●  Has experience managing multiple clients and projects simultaneously.

●  Is a proactive, thoughtful, and strategic thinker.

●  Thrives in a fast-paced environment, is resourceful, self-motivated, extremely organized and detail-oriented.

●  Has excellent communication and presentation skills.

●  Delivers unsurpassed client and customer service.

●  Has excellent prioritization skills and the ability to change/shift focus with ease.

●  Has worked with clients in luxury, travel, hospitality, lifestyle, beauty, tech and/or entertainment.

●  Has a broad network of contacts in the experiential marketing and production industries, including vendor partner resources and local relationships across the country.

The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $125,000.

Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; location and region; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.

Benefits Include:

●  Healthcare, Dental & Vision

●  401K

●  Office-sponsored Field Trips

●  Generous Vacation/Paid Time Off

●  Potential for bonus 

Employment Type:

●  Hybrid - In office Tues - Thurs 

●  Remote - Monday + Friday 

Preference for candidates to live near NYC as 60% of our events are in the NYC area.

At DLP, we value diversity and the uniqueness of all people. We thrive in an inclusive environment, and we recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, gender, age, color, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, citizenship, religion, sexual preference, military or veteran status, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability – or any other legally protected categories as set forth in the applicable state, federal or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including training, compensation, benefits and all other privileges of employment.

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