Creative Producer

Tencue - Creative Emeryville, California United States


Position at TENCUE

Job Title:Creative Producer


Reports to:Director of Production

Location:San Francisco Area /  Remote




TENCUE is an award-winning creative production agency specializing in multidimensional gatherings that ignite people’s imagination and encourage curiosity. We have more than 25 years of experience creating events at the edge of possibility that allow organizations to inspire and educate their audiences wherever (and whenever) they are. We craft strategically led, creatively driven, and precisely executed experiences that spark imaginations, empower people, and ignite change - with integrity and compassion for our teams, communities, and the world. 

We recognize the importance of diversity. We aspire to create a fair and inclusive place for everyone. We cultivate a culture of acceptance, mutual respect and open- mindedness, and an environment where people take care of each other and feel safe.



The Creative Producer designs solutions for opening experiences, interstitials, and other audience touch-points before, during, and after sessions at an event. They may also be responsible for guiding media development and other creative deliverables in support of a show. They produce and manage budgets and schedules, as well as clients, internal teams and vendors.

The Creative Producer often works hand-in-hand with a producer, but may be the only producer leading an event in some cases. 



  • 5+ years of experience managing productions for in-person corporate events 
  • 3+ years of experience developing creative solutions for corporate events 
  • Experience presenting and supporting concepts to internal and external teams and clients
  • Ability to work independently in a team and as a report to a project lead
  • Successfully perform in a high-stress, fast-paced environment
  • Accept changes with short notice and tolerate frequent interruptions
  • Thrive on collaboration with team members
  • Work independently and interdependently



  • Create and manage a budget, tracking all financials related to a project
  • Set timelines and associated milestones for all projects, integrating with other service lines when required
  • Drive processes with internal and client teams for creative design reviews and approvals
  • Establish good relations with vendors and work to secure needed materials on time, within budget, and meeting requested specifications.
  • Report weekly to production and/or project leads on progress, blocks, and needs
  • Lead internal and external meetings (taking notes, setting agendas)
  • Recognize and prioritize activities to ensure client and company success
  • Effectively manage a high volume of work and consistently provide high quality deliverables
  • Utilize creative problem solving throughout the planning cycle, consistently looking for ways to deliver more effectively
  • Review creative products with the Creative Director or Creative Lead and collectively provide feedback
  • Manage approved scope of project and notify team of any scope changes
  • Communicate with Executive Producer when change orders are necessary
  • Communicate with client on the status of creative deliverables
  • Identify and track when a new resource is needed to support a deliverable 
  • Manage legal reviews as necessary
  • Support budget reconciliation
  • Project wrap and archive content



  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Team motivation and leadership
  • Time management skills
  • Task/project management
  • Customer focus
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Professional written & verbal communication
  • Presentation skills
  • Budget management
  • Proficiency with standard office apps (MS Office Suite, Google Suite)
  • Proficiency with presentation software (Keynote, PowerPoint, Google Slides)
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite



  • Full time position
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Health & Dental Insurance (choice of plans)
  • 100% Employer paid short-term disability and life insurance
  • Opportunity to elect additional life insurance and LTD insurance at employee expense
  • Paid parental leave
  • Opportunity to contribute pre-tax dollars to flexible spending accounts
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Generous time off



Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting salary for this role is between $125,000 and $135,000. Our salary ranges are based on third-party national average market compensation analysis. The actual salary is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. The salary range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.



Studies show that those identifying as under-represented individuals might have talked themselves out of applying at this point. Don’t worry about checking every single box. At Tencue, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic team – so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every single qualification in this job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may just be the right candidate for this role, or we may have other roles that better align with your skillset.

Physical Requirements:

Individuals will be required to sit for the majority of the day and will be required to stand as needed. May require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. Proper lifting techniques required. Individuals will be required to travel via airplane, train, taxi, car and/or other means of transportation as needed.



TENCUE does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.