Programming (Production) Manager

September 16, 2023

Job Description

NeueHouse is a work and social club where creatives and thought-leaders gather and connect. Our community of members aligns in their ambition to live a creative life, supported by an elevated experience bringing work and social together through iconic buildings, timeless design, thought-provoking cultural programming, and gracious hospitality. NeueHouse: Home of the New.

NeueHouse currently operates across three different, but equally iconic, properties in New York City and Los Angeles:

  • Our Madison Square (MSQ) House is situated in New York’s iconic Flatiron District, was previously home for Tepper Galleries, a well-known Manhattan auction house for international artists and collectors in the 1930s – and neighbors the 69th Regiment Armory where the first International Exhibition of Modern Art was held.
  • Our Hollywood House (HWD), which sits on Sunset Boulevard, is one of LA’s most celebrated buildings and occupies the original CBS Studio (the world’s first structure built intentionally for broadcast). Here genre-defining artists from Orson Wells and Lucille Ball to Janis Joplin, the Beach Boys, and Bob Dylan built their legacy.
  • Our Venice Beach House (VB) was once the creative home to some of the most influential creative luminaries in art and entertainment including Hal Ashby, Oliver Stone, and David Hockney, NeueHouse Venice Beach is a new work, social, and cultural hub for the Venice creative community.

The Role

Working as part of the broader Event Production and Cultural Programming teams at NeueHouse, the Programming Manager for Venice Beach will have the opportunity to manage both private event and member-facing event production. Reporting to the GM of Venice Beach and with a dotted line into the VP of Brand Experience, the role is responsible for managing + leading the production of cultural programming events and extends to overseeing full event production, including and not limited to: programming partner coordinator and administration, event pre-production, client & vendor liase, staffing, on-site execution, internally coordinates with a variety of teams, and post-production reporting and follow-up. The Programming Manager sets the standard for cultural programming events which serve as a key amenity for Members + Guests, as well as providing a critical membership sales and retention tool.

Requirements

  • 3 – 5+ years producing full-cycle events with noted experience in creating a range of luxury hospitality experiences: music, dining, speaker sessions, workshops + classes, networking sessions, broadcasting, experiential, corporate, etc.
  • NeueHouse is open to a variety of educational backgrounds and training in support of the Programming Manager role
  • There are no direct reports for this position.
  • The NeueHouse universe is vast and draws from the worlds of art, music, entertainment, publishing, media, performance, and beyond. The Programming Manager must be at home navigating the individuals, brands and businesses who call these industries and NeueHouse home.
  • Leads on cultural programming, client walk-throughs, and support production with small-scale meetings.
  • Leads programming partner walk-throughs pre-production and day of execution.
  • Liaise with clients and partners to collect all pre-production event needs.
  • Communicate Event details/changes with all internal departments (F&B, Facilities, AV, Tech, Operations, Marketing + Brand, etc.).
  • Oversee art launch + installations throughout the house and works closely with talent booked for property programming + events.
  • Create weekly Programming events packets with the Director of Community + Culture, summarizing event needs for the upcoming week (i.e., run of the show, BEOs, AV needs, floor plans p/event).
  • Drive a weekly Programming + Production Forecast for cultural programming events, including:

o Pro-Forma

o Cost-analysis

o Beverage Allocation

o Staffing Allocation

o Rental Allocation

  • Where required, be prepared to submit brand-aligned copy for events.
  • Where required, fulfill Creative Request Submissions for the Marketing + Brand team for creative assets required for programming events.
  • Collect and submit COIs and event notices to the building.
  • Track expenses for each event + submit vendor or programming partner payments and prepare monthly budget reports
  • Assist with pre-production and execution of private events initiatives and programming events when needed.

Strong project management skills are required and will need to be demonstrated on a daily basis; a project management certification is not necessary for the role but would serve the Programming Manager well.

  • Outstanding ability to converse with clients and members regarding NeueHouse events and our various programs and amenities.
  • Flexible and proactive, responding quickly and positively to changing environments
  • TripleSeat familiarity is a plus.
  • Possesses the ability to successfully re-prioritize tasks at a moment’s notice.
  • With a reputation for and innate understanding of high-touch customer service – you are the consummate host for prospective Members and no detail in providing for these, our guests, or our teams goes unnoticed.

    The anticipated salary range for this position is $75,000 – $85,000 per year. NeueHouse is committed to equitable and competitive compensation and benefits packages for our team members and will consider many factors when extending offers of employment. Some of the factors we consider may include: qualifications of individual applicants against the position and business needs, years of relevant experience in role or industry, specific or unique skills, certifications or professional accreditations specific to the role, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will perform the role. The anticipated range for compensation shared here does not include any other components or benefits that may available.

    Diversity & Representation: NeueHouse is committed to building and supporting diverse and representative communities and extends Equal Employment Opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law.

    Benefits

    • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
    • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
    • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
    • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
    • Paid Family + Caregiver Leave
    • Short Term & Long Term Disability
    • Training & Development
    • Wellness Resources

    Location