VP, Production
FLM: Brainstorm, Most Powerful Women + NXTL

FORTUNE's mission is to change the world by making business better. We achieve that by providing trusted information, telling great stories, and building world class communities. We measure performance by rigorous benchmarks, and we hold companies accountable. Our goal is to make Fortune a force for good through its second century and beyond. 

As part of this mission, each year, FORTUNE hosts by-invitation-only live and virtual meetings and membership communities for the leaders setting the global business agenda. Building upon FORTUNE’s cutting-edge content and unrivaled power to convene top CEOs, policymakers, and experts, the conferences are executed at the highest level of the quality spectrum. They are renowned for innovative formats that tap into the insights and moderating skills of Fortune’s top editors, peer-level interaction across industries, and strategic focus. 

The VP, Production will take a leading role in shaping the existing events for select Fortune Live franchises in addition to helping launch new global franchises.

This role will involve:

  • Driving and overseeing event schedule and coordinating all production and logistics elements tied to individual events and franchises as a whole
  • Producing one large-scale summit per franchise per year (approximately 3 days for ~250-400 members)
  • Producing two local events per franchise per year to engage the membership community: These events may include but are not limited to membership dinners. (Approximately 50-150 members)
  • Build ideas to grow Fortune’s live media business as a whole


  • Build the experiential elements for each event, in partnership with editorial and sales teams
    • Collaborate with Programming team on agenda for engaging and newsworthy events
    • Collaborate with Sales to ensure sponsored elements are reflected onsite
  • Manage ~2 FTE’s, network of freelancers, and external production companies
  • Oversee RFP process for production company/agency bids
  • Negotiate contracts and troubleshoot operational issues; act as liaison with vendors for Event
  • Day-to-day planning and oversight of all event logistical elements
  • Oversee coordination of travel and room blocks at hotels around Events
  • Develop and implement event quality standards
  • Be onsite for all events (set-up and execution)
  • Manage production budget (development, tracking and reconciliation)
  • Collaborate with Finance to handle all production-related invoices, including staffing costs for ICs and freelancers
  • Schedule pre-con and post-mortem meetings before and after each event to ensure learnings are documented and can be acted upon for future events
  • Perform additional Services requested by Company in connection with the Event, as may be required by the Company


  • At least 10 years producing events, ideally in media / journalism
  • Budget management experience ($2M)
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects at one time
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Collaborative leader with ability to work across teams
  • Detail-oriented individual with a passion for working in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with productivity (e.g. Microsoft Office, Slack) & event management software: project management (e.g. Asana), event + customer engagement platforms (e.g. Ungerboeck, Iterable, Momentus), email programs (e.g. Mail merge)

Compensation Range: 

Base salary range: $180,000 to $225,000 plus 10-20% bonus

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