Assistant Technical Manager (Live Events)

Location : Chessington, Greater London, England
Job Ref : MB466
Consultant : Mark Bolton
Sector : AV
Salary : £35k - 37k per year

Description

MB466: Assistant Technical Manager (Live Events)
Location: Chessington
Salary: £35,000 – £37,000 + £7k Bonus
Working Hours: Monday to Friday
Additional Company Benefits: Private medical insurance, season ticket loans, free railcard, training and development, Bike2Work scheme, Company social events, and contributory pension scheme.

Overview:

First Military Recruitment is proudly working in partnership with a fantastic Events Management business who are looking to recruit an Assistant Technical Manager on a permanent basis due to growth.

The business mainly provides services to corporate events which generally take place on weekdays, although some weekend working will be required, and there is a high degree of flexibility regarding working hours, as well as an understanding that this is not a 9-5 job.

This important role supports the sales team with the technical aspects of projects and includes working on site to lead the team and produce the more complex elements of projects. The role forms the link between sales and the delivery of a project, working with our account management, operations, technical and warehouse teams, as well as the Client, mapping out what can be achieved technically and identifying risks.

This role will ensure the technical elements are considered and managed for each event, starting from the creation of a brief and finishing when the event de-brief has been completed.

To be effective, you will need to manage various stakeholders, provide leadership and direction, and solve problems when they arise.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • You will work alongside colleagues providing technical guidance and assistance with quoting to meet clients’ budgets
  • You will produce detailed technical schematics and relevant documentation
  • You will identify risks to successful delivery, discuss, share with other departments and produce contingency plans
  • You will go to site with installation teams and manage the implementation of an event
  • You will communicate with the event organiser on site, coordinating all activity with them
  • On a more strategic level, you will work with senior management and other colleagues to find new and better ways of working smarter and more efficiently

Qualifications and experience:

  • A high degree of competence in sound and/or video for live events with a reasonable understanding of lighting
  • Proven experience in technical roles, working within the live events industry, either as an employee or a freelancer
  • Good planning skills – being able to plan technical requirements and associated people resources
  • First class interpersonal skills – especially regarding meeting management and written communications
  • Strong team skills with the ability to work with a variety of professionals from different disciplines producing live events
  • Naturally pro-active instincts, with a hunger for inspiring change and operational improvement
  • Excellent all-round end-user IT skills
  • Experience providing technical services to virtual events would be an advantage

MB466: Assistant Technical Manager (Live Events)
Location: Chessington
Salary: £35,000 – £37,000 + £7k Bonus
Working Hours: Monday to Friday
Additional Company Benefits: Private medical insurance, season ticket loans, free railcard, training and development, Bike2Work scheme, Company social events, and contributory pension scheme.

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