Audio Visual Technician - Video Specialist

Prospero Recruitment
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Required experience – at least 2 years operating as an AV technician. Must have UK drivers licence.


·To prepare and set-up a wide range of Audio Visual, sound, staging, video and lighting equipment and where required to operate said equipment during specific events

·To provide on-site technical support where required

·Delivering and collecting equipment from various venue sites and suppliers

·Assist with the project management of an event in line with any detailed brief supplied by the sales team.

·Ensure that all audio-visual services are delivered to clients in a professional and efficient manner. Liaising with clients on finer details such as equipment placement, control areas, lighting angles etc.

·Assist and advise clients on the operation of certain equipment supplied without an on-site technician.

·Assist in maintaining quality control i.e – monitoring condition of equipment, reporting any faults etc

Basic Qualities/ Skills / Attributes

We are looking for someone who –

·Is presentable, polite. well-mannered and well groomed. You must have good communication and client-facing skills as you will be operating in a corporate environment.

·Understands the flexible nature of the events industry and who is used to working unsociable hours.

·Is fluent in English – both spoken and written

·Has a full, clean UK drivers licence with a good knowledge of London and the transport system.

·Is a team player who is able to operate calmly under pressure

·We are looking for a self-motivated person who is passionate about a long-term career in the AV Industry

·Is PC literate with an excellent understanding of Powerpoint and who has experience with both Mac and Windows operation systems.

·Has a good understanding of sound reinforcement equipment including Digital and Analogue mixing consoles, wireless microphones, conference PA set-ups, speaker systems, audio processors and recording.

·Has experience in corporate staging, sets and flats, stage backdrops, up-
lighting and stage lighting.

·Has a thorough understanding of projectors, switchers and scalers plus AV distribution via SDI and CAT5. Knowledge of various display screens and monitors / video walls is essential.

·Is familiar with stage lighting, dimmers, lighting controllers and desks, DMX and all types of LED lighting.

·Has some basic experience in camera operation for conference style events. Knowledge of video editing would be useful.

This is a permanent position which we are looking to fill as soon as possible. We offer a competitive salary package based on experience. If you feel you have the right skills and experience, are self-motivated and have a passion for the events industry then please get in touch.

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