Audio Visual Project Manager

Recruiter
Prospero Integrated
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Prospero Integrated are currently seeking a technically hands-on AV Project Manager for a prestigious client of ours based in the heart of Westminster. The ideal candidates for this role must have a competent knowledge of AutoCAD. Our client is one of London’s premier conference and event venues located in the heart of Westminster.

Job Purpose:

The AV Project Manager will need to come from a live events background with the relevant hands-on knowledge and experience of the technical and AV set-up for a range of event types. Reporting to the Senior Audio-Visual Project Manager. The Venue Operations team requires a dynamic, tenacious ‘can do” individual to be a key player of their team and ‘The Face’ of the venue. This position, is part of the Venue Operations Department, which prides itself on delivering exemplary levels of customer service to enhance the visitor experience.

Representing ethos and ethics along with ensuring all clients and their guests receive outstanding, award winning service ensuring all visitors leaving the venue wish to return.

Key Tasks

Operational

* Project Manage the AV production of events at the venue.

* Attend client requirement meetings where required.

* Advise on creative solutions and audio-visual equipment services needed to provide a quality event.

* Offer a creative digital solution to lead clients and their clients.

* Liaising with suppliers to ensure that best prices and service is achieved.

* Work with Account Managers, Event Managers, the onsite catering team and other AV Project Managers to deliver a seamless client experience.

* Produce detailed specifications after approval by client, for distribution to our Production Manager and Technicians.

* Assist with the development of the digital Content Management System across the venue inclusive of all digital platforms the venue adopts.

* Have a competent knowledge of AutoCAD, that will enable them to achieve the following:

* Produce technical CAD drawings which the Project Management department can understand, and Technicians can understand and rig from

* Receive, understand and interpret our clients AutoCAD drawings that may be sent in for their event.

* Manipulate existing AutoCAD drawings that may need adjusting

* Other duties as may be required by the Audio-Visual Production Manager or in their absence, Director of Venue Operations and Customer Experience.

Additional information: the post holder may, in the course of their duties, be required to travel to meet clients, attend conferences, business meetings etc. this may, on occasion, require overnight visits.

Essential Skills

* Outstanding written communications skills

* Minimum 3 years’ experience of Event AV Production skills.

* Ability to manage both client and departmental budgets.

* Ability to produce and negotiate client quotations.

* Experience of EBMS database or equivalent

* AutoCAD trained and experienced.

* Excellent time management skills.

* Understanding of Meetings & Events Industry

* Commercial awareness, for pricing and analysing data

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