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Director of Production: Experiential Marketing

Job Description

Role:  Full Time, Director of Production, Experiential Marketing

Location:  Philadelphia, PA Area


We are seeking a seasoned, energetic, and hands-on Director of Production who will oversee the building and customization of our tour vehicles, oversee the organization, care, and maintenance of our entire facility, while simultaneously creating an efficient work environment that improves business performance and optimizes staff productivity. Duties for the Director of Production will include managing the design, customization, and build-out of tour vehicles, ensure compliance with DOT regulations among the production staff, direct all Warehouse activities and upkeep, implement process policies and procedures, identify, onboard and manage new vendors and contractors, and manage related budgets.

The ideal candidate for this role should be highly motivated, possess an “of service” mentality, possess highly developed communication skills, Lean (5S) level organizational skills, broad knowledge of business functions, and project management experience. The Director of Production must understand the technical aspects of the vehicles and property management, and be able to support day to day business operations, ensure efficient operation of facilities, mitigate risk, and ensure that the team meets the needs of clients and staff.


  • Team Building– Build and lead the production team including staff hiring, training, coaching, and overall personnel development to ensure that the production group works as an effective, efficient and harmonious unit to deliver on our customer’s vehicle expectations
  • Continuous Improvement – Cultivate a culture and environment of improved Quality, Speed, and Cost
  • Product Development– Partner with the sales and tour operations teams to translate the customer’s vision to vehicle design and buildout that delivers a superior band experience while simultaneously meeting DOT standards to function reliably and efficiently in the real world
  • Job Costing– diligently build costs of materials, labor, and overhead for specific jobs
  • Project Management – Manage multiple projects with the ability to meet timeline and budget requirements
  • Vendor Management– Identify, onboard, grow, and maintain vendor relationships to ensure sufficient capacity and a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Budgeting – Own and manage budgets effectively
  • Facility Management – Take ownership of the overall facility – safety, organization, cleanliness, maintenance & repair
  • Fleet Management – Keep Vehicles in excellent condition at all times. Manage the process of the troubleshooting of remote mechanical issues in the field, source local repair, negotiate rates and ensure the expeditious repair
  • DOT Compliance– Ensure DOT compliance throughout production staff & drivers. Stay up to date with any changes to regulations


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • At least 8 years of full-time work experience and a strong record of success in a team leadership role – experience in vehicle customization, experiential marketing, and/or trade show space strongly preferred
  • Ability to effectively manage a project and budget with a record of success
  • Strong negotiating skills and track record of success
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • High level of integrity, resourcefulness, adaptability, energy, and tenacity
  • Ability to use Google Suite platform
  • Lean Manufacturing Background – Understand Lean / Six Sigma objectives preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Strong mechanical acumen – vehicle-based strongly preferred

 Please be advised that if a conditional offer of employment is made and accepted by the applicant, applicable background checks will be conducted before final employment.


“We are the undisputed leader in the fast-paced experiential marketing industry. We work with the largest brands in the world (and their agencies) and have a unique family culture you won’t find anywhere else. We’ve grown tremendously over the past few years and our future looks even brighter.

In fact, we just finished the construction on a brand new multi-million dollar headquarters just west of Philly.  We are one of 38 companies on the Best Places to Work in Events list from 2015-2017 and we were recently featured in a FOX 29 Philly news piece about our latest vehicle innovation

We execute hundreds of marketing events across the country each week utilizing a large and diverse set of custom show vehicles, each designed to embody our customer’s brand and effectively achieve their objectives. These show vehicles are created by our Production Team which leverages both internal and external resources to design and build beautiful, reliable, and cost-effective mobile brand experiences that accomplish our customer’s mission.”


Please email your resume and cover letter to ATN Event Staffing.

Subject line should read:  Director of Production – Philadelphia, PA

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