Facebook Onsite Technical Producer - LATAM in São Paulo, Brazil

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook is seeking an Onsite Technical Producer to work directly with our Event Planners and support the technical aspects of their events. This position is part of the Enterprise organization, so candidates must be passionate about Technology, live customer service and have the ability to thrive in fast-paced, high-pressure environment. This is a full-time position based in Sao Paulo, Brazil overseeing the Latin America region. Specific offices are in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Mexico City, Mexico.

Required Skills:

  1. Reviews client (Event Planner) requests and provides technical direction for the planning, scheduling, and delivery of services

  2. Applies significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve service to our clients

  3. Directs and oversees work of Event Production Vendors and Audio Visual Support Vendors

  4. Cultivates a network of global event resources and provide Event Ops Manager with reports on vendor performance

  5. Easily steps into the role of Executive Producer, Technical Director, and/or Project Manager from planning to execution for all assigned events globally

  6. Handles international shipping logistics to ensure timely delivery of IT/AV support materials as well as client-specific materials

  7. Keeps Event Ops Manager well informed of status of event support efforts and serves as liaison between vendors and clients

  8. Owns the technical support lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout support planning and delivery

  9. Communicates and enforces Facebook standards, creating and defining new standards as technology and scope evolves

  10. Helps identify and vet in region resources including, but not limited to, audiovisual service providers, venues, and remote network infrastructure support

  11. Manages technical resources within budget and client support schedule

  12. Provides cross functional support to the Latin America Studio Operations team

  13. Consistently delivers high-quality, high impact services to clients

  14. Oversees multiple remote offices in the Latin America region while based in Sao Paulo, Brazil

  15. Up to 30% travel required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of technical event production experience

  2. 3+ years of equipment operation experience in live event environment

  3. 2+ years working in a project management role

  4. Experience operating equipment to support Video Conferencing, Audio Conferencing, Local Audio Reinforcement, Video and Graphics Technologies (including projection, switching and formatting), Video Recording and Camera Operation, Internet Broadcast Video Streaming, Network Infrastructure Assessment, Set design, and IT operations and Support

  5. Experience with of the various event formats (i.e. Q&A, Training, Town Hall, Broadcast, etc.)

  6. Knowledge of technical event support system architectures

  7. Fluency in written and conversational English and Portuguese

  8. Please note that all applications should be submitted in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Conversational Spanish preferred

Industry: Internet