Live Events Technician

Location : Chessington, Greater London, England
Job Ref : MB353
Consultant : Mark Bolton
Sector : AV
Salary : £28.5k - 32.5k per year

Description

MB353: Live Events Technician
Location: London
Salary: £28,500 – £32,500
Working Hours: Monday to Friday
Additional Company Benefits: Private medical insurance, company bonus scheme, season ticket loans, free railcard, flexible working hours, training and development, Bike2Work scheme and contributory pension scheme.

Overview:

First Military Recruitment is proudly working in partnership with a fantastic Events Management business who are looking to recruit a Live Events Technician 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 is a diverse role. You will have the chance to increase your AV experience whilst helping to produce fantastic events. Ultimately, your success will be demonstrated by the successful execution and creation of great looking events.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • You will review jobs with colleagues to ensure that the equipment specified can fulfil requirements.
  • You will set up, prepare and test equipment on premises prior to going on site.
  • When required, you will liaise with the client and brief, direct and co-ordinate on-site crew.
  • You will set up, install and operate equipment on-site at live events.
  • You will assist with the planning and coordination of the rig and de-rig of jobs.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Able to install, configure, and problem solve LED video walls.
  • Technically competent 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 freelancer.
  • First class interpersonal skills – especially regarding meeting management and written communications.
  • Strong teamwork 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.

MB353: Live Events Technician
Location: London
Salary: £28,500 – £32,500
Working Hours: Monday to Friday
Additional Company Benefits: Private medical insurance, company bonus scheme, season ticket loans, free railcard, flexible working hours, training and development, Bike2Work scheme and contributory pension scheme.

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