Live Event Technical Webcast Project Manager

£26000 - £31000 per annum
07 Jul 2017
06 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Having been established in 1999 this company is one of the pioneers and award-winning suppliers of live and on-demand streaming media services in the UK working with clients around the world. Clients include BP, O2, Nike, AKQA, GHD, ARUP, Kaplan, Facebook, the UK Parliament and Warner Brothers.

Working from stylish offices near Old Street this position would suit a confident and capable individual looking to develop their career with new challenges by joining a growing agency leading its field whilst being a key member of a dynamic and committed team. Reporting to the Senior Project Manager and working as part of the webcasting and project team, the successful candidate will need to be an 'organised juggler' to fulfil this hybrid role of Project Manager and Webcasting Engineer. They will be addicted to those live event butterflies and be at ease at managing multiple live event projects with tight timeframes AS WELL as providing a technical webcasting role on-site.

This role's responsibilities include:
- Providing project management for events and projects and taking responsibility for the delivery of the project throughout its life.
- Managing the internal personnel and external supplier resourcing for projects.
- Being responsible for the project documentation, using project management tools and shared resources.
- Ensuring projects are delivered to scope, and where scope drifts communicating back to the account team thus adhering to their ISO quality improvement methodology.

They will perform:
- On-site and telephone bandwidth and streaming capability recces
- Configuration and testing of webcast pages
- Pre-event, live and on-demand testing of webcast equipment, streams and pages
- Packing and transporting of equipment for use on-site
- Co-ordination and delivery of on-site rehearsals and live webcasts to include managing encoders, AV feeds, slide synchronisation, Q&A moderation and polls
- In house monitoring of rehearsals and live events
- Preparation and management of on-demand content for webcasts
- Manage all technical aspects of on-demand streaming from account setup to delivery of statistics

The ideal candidate will preferably be a graduate but have at least two years' experience in a similar role in a technical production or AV, production management, technical project management and /or webcast engineering experience.

The ideal candidate will
- Have an understanding of online video and how it works
- Have a basic understanding of video production
- Be able to effectively manage their own time and priorities
- Have an excellent phone manner, good communication skills both verbal and written and be punctual
- Show initiative and have a positive, "can do" attitude
- Be proactive and work together with management to continually improve their processes, help us innovate and increase customer success

This company is an equal opportunities employer. You must already be able to work in the UK.