Audio Visual Manager

Recruiter
Prospero Intergrated
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Main Duties

  • Technical solution design, support, specification and costings for client event and hire requirements.
  • Site survey, following client liaison or brief from other staff members, prior to raising a quotation.
  • Supervise other technicians in the department, taking responsibility, as required, for their day to day activities.
  • Test, prepare, supply, deliver and set up audio visual hire equipment to the client.
  • Set up and, if required, operate the AV equipment at the show/conferences/event.
  • De-rig and return the AV hire equipment to the Hire & Events Department.
  • Represent the company with site meetings and liaise with clients, contractors, suppliers, partners, venues, agencies, artists, production houses as required.
  • Day to day liaison between Company Depts., Sales, Production & Operation Teams and Warehouse regarding audio and video equipment and crew requirements
  • Event project planning and scheduling.
  • Health and Safety Management and prepare H&S documentation, as required, for events.Writing Risk Assessments & Fire Assessments for shows. Post event reporting and analysis as required.

Supervisory and Managerial Responsibilities

  • Supervise AV hire/event technicians and contract staff.
  • Maintain a supervisory attitude with a total awareness of Health and Safety responsibilities when on client sites and/or external venues.
  • Management of specialist suppliers to include rigging, set & stage etc.

Other Responsibilities

  • Budget management for all allocated hires and events.

Skills Required

  • Experienced in audio visual project management/coordination.
  • Display an excellent understanding of audio and video equipment used within the events industry and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the project management and coordination, including the installation and operation of, all aspects of audio visual equipment in the live events industry, particularly conferences, roadshows and awards.
  • Able to hit the ground running, be able to work under pressure, be outgoing, client facing, have a can do attitude, be forward thinking and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Possess very good technical understanding of; audio & video equipment used on events, signal paths and connectivity and strong experience and knowledge of audio and video system design.
  • Experience and competency in fault finding of temporary audio and video installations.
  • Experience and knowledge of large scale projection, conferences, Mac & VT playback.
  • Good understanding of MS Office, Windows and Apple operating systems.
  • Ideally, experience of LED displays, media servers, video processing systems such as Encore, E2 or Spyder, and media content production.

Training & Requirements

  • Health & Safety Induction at branch upon first starting employment: Manual Handling, Risk Assessments, Fire Assessments etc.
  • In-house and external AV product training as and when identified by Management or personally requested.
  • Maintain a good working knowledge and accept training on any new equipment or new office systems and procedures.