Audio Visual Manager - Venue Based

Prospero Recruitment
Birmingham, UK
07 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Prospero Integrated is currently working with a leading technical production who are expanding their teams and require an AV Manager based at a prestige venue in the heart of Birmingham.

Our client is a full service technical solutions provider to the live event industry. They provide equipment and support to live event clients including Event Management and Production Companies throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. Specifically the company supplies Sound, Light, Vision, Stage, Power and Media.

Job purpose:

To provide technical advice and support to a number of hotels we work in partnership with, including upselling our clients services where possible.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • To service and coordinate all AV requirements as requested by clients through the events team
  • To contact clients in relation to future bookings within the venue and upsell our services where possible
  • To offer technical advise and support to the sales and events team
  • Ensuring that all kit is set up neatly and to a high standard.
  • To generate proposals for events and work directly with clients to ensure that their event runs smoothly.
  • To keep an on-going stock check of equipment stored on site
  • Keep an up-to-date running sheet of work, along with submitting a weekly costs sheet.
  • To act as a project manager, with the support of the Project Manager, for larger events.
  • To work with the operation staff to ensure each room has correctly set up AV equipment
  • To supervise any freelance staff who are working on our behalf.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will need to have at least 2 years' experience working in the corporate AV hire and live events industry with a broad knowledge of audio visual, sound and lighting kit.
  • Hard working and enthusiastic
  • Hands on knowledge of audio visual technical equipment
  • Knowledge and experience of the hotel conference industry
  • Client facing skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Leadership qualities yet also a team player
  • Smartly presented
  • Attention to detail and a pride in their work
  • Be able show good time management skills
  • Full UK Driving License (minimum age 21 years, must hold license for at least 1 year prior)
  • Be Computer Literate. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Visio, Word and Outlook. Hiretrack knowledge is also an advantage.

If this position is of interest to you, please get in touch with Prospero Integrated today! We would love to hear from you!

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