The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming. In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com
The Event Production Director is responsible for production and technical aspects for more than 100 wide-ranging corporate, team, sponsorship, charitable and entertainment events annually. Events include the Rangers and Knicks Season Opening celebrations, Rangers golf outing, sponsor-related events, Garden of Dreams charitable events such as Casino Night and Knicks Bowl, among othersl. The position will also supervise production and technical aspects for internal events including meetings, trainings, conferences and executive-driven needs.
The position will be responsible for all production aspects, including, but not limited to, the conceptualization and creation of the production, staging, lighting, audio visual, script-writing, run of shows, stage management and show calls. They will also be responsible for ensuring the seamless execution of these elements on site, along with the management of load-in and load-out, show set up and rehearsals.
Additionally, the position may be called on to provide event help and support for other events depending on the calendar and staffing needs.
The Event Production Director will be required to maintain strong relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners, as well as always ensuring that the business unit’s goals and objectives are being met through events.