Full-Time Director of Operations
Director of Event & Warehouse Operations
Silver Lining Design Group is looking for a dynamic “A” player to manage its event production and fabrication operations, and lead a fast growing production & warehouse team.
Based in the Washington D.C. area, this international event production and design agency is looking for a highly motivated, organized, and out-of-the-box leader. This person will be tasked with building their own team, creating operation procedures and implementing best practices as well as building and leading a highly skilled fabrication team with exceptional craftsmanship.
The Director of Operations will play a key role supporting the day to day operations of the SLDG team to execute high caliber events, including temporary and permanent installations. Candidate must be highly organized, able to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Duties include but are not limited to, recruitment, training and management of production staff, fabrication, event inventory control, assist in developing standard operating procedures for the production team, manage vendor sub-rentals, coordinating crew, transportation, pack-lists for all production elements and equipment, advance and onsite logistical oversight for all types of event activations including galas, fundraisers, marketing, press events, and other special events.
These core elements form our foundation, make us strong and set us apart. Our designs are a BOLD statement of who we are. We move quickly. We are nimble and AGILE. We believe creativity and originality are the fabric of our SOUL. And at the center of our business philosophy is INTEGRITY. We like to think of ourselves as pretty COOL innovators and trendsetters, and perpetual SEEKERS of style, sophistication and splendor.
The Director of Operations primary role will be to establish and manage operational guidelines for the entire team, develop strategies to reach long term company goals, and align with our core values. They will be expected to recruit, mentor, manage and inspire production & warehouse team members. They will continually develop and implement best practices as well as developing production training programs to help the team succeed. They must be a natural leader, team builder, communicator, and most of all care about the team, the company and our clients.
Candidates must have 5+ years as a proven leader in event production and warehouse operations, be self-motivated and results driven, highly energetic and have a prior track record in meeting production deadlines. They should have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and familiar with MS Office Suite and Inventory management systems. A background in theater or similar industry is preferred.
Competitive salary and commissions
Progressive benefits including healthcare, retirement plan, phone, PTO, and fitness allowance
Please send resume and references to:Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: design, director, management, and recruitment. States: Maryland.
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