Venue Technician

Location : Chessington, Greater London, England
Job Ref : MB352
Consultant : Mark Bolton
Sector : AV
Salary : £30k per year

Description

MB352: Venue Technician
Location: London
Salary: £30,000
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 Venue 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 an important role that supports the Venue AV Manager in providing advice to clients about how to use AV technologies creatively in each space to gain maximum impact for their events.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • You will review jobs to ensure that the equipment specification meets the requirement.
  • You will produce information for events, then brief, direct and co-ordinate technicians on-site.
  • You will set up, install, operate and derig equipment on site to a consistently high standard.
  • You will assist the Venue AV Manager in specifying and quoting AV solutions for clients.
  • You will book equipment and technical resources with Aztec HQ then schedule and co-ordinate activity.
  • You will help maintain the on-site AV equipment and on-site AV storage.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Able to install, configure, and problem solve event AV installations.
  • Technically competent in sound and 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.
  • Strong teamwork skills with the ability to both lead a technical team and work with a variety of professionals from different disciplines producing live events.
  • Excellent all-round end-user IT skills.

MB352: Venue Technician
Location: London
Salary: £30,000
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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