Technical Production Manager

Company Technical Production Manager
London & South East £30k - £40k DEO Permanent
Closes 20170502
Posted on Apr32017

A vibrant production company, providing technical event production in London and around the world, is looking to recruit a Technical Production Manager for its audio visual and production operations based in South London.

You will be based in the office in South London and onsite as required. You will need to be flexible in working hours – working early mornings, late nights and weekends is part of the industry.

You will have a technical background within the AV industry and at least 4 years of production management experience in a similar role.
Ideally you will have experience in a similar AV / Production company or perhaps have worked in venues and have Large Venue experience.
You will enjoy both working on your own and also with a creative and supportive team.

Main tasks of role:

Attend Client meetings to discuss and develop solutions for the client brief.
Prepare quotes and pitch documents.
Attend site visits and production meetings.
Book crew, technicians, equipment and transport.
Support the Client pre event.
Assess health and safety requirements and create risk assessments and method statements for each event.
Track the progress of each job and the documentation involved.
Manage kit, crew and transport on site and liaise with the venue and client on site at the event.
Manage any changes that occur when on site.
Post event completion of costs, invoicing and all related paperwork.
Work with the team to constantly update equipment, processes and creative ideas.
Manage relationships with key venues where we have an onsite presence.

Essential requirements:

Experience within the Audio Visual industry in a technical role with 4 years of experience in a project management role or venue management role.
Sales experience with motivation to develop profitable new business.
Methodical, structured and self-motivated person with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
A well organised and calm approach to the job with meticulous attention to detail.
Wide experience of a range of audio and video equipment and new technologies within the industry.
High level of computer literacy.
Excellent problem solver.
Excellent communication and client facing skills.
Good with the written word and grammar.
Team player.
Enthusiasm, energy and a ‘Can do’ attitude.
Driver’s Licence and ability to travel to office/central London out of hours.

Desirable Skills:

Experience of working in bespoke venues around London where standards and working practices are heavily scrutinised.
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Visio, and other visualisation software.
Experience of working with camera crews as an on-site director. A good understanding of editing techniques.
Show calling experience for live productions.

Equal Opportunities

Jacobs Massey provides our recruitment services, for both clients and candidates, within an equal opportunities environment. We are committed to taking positive action in order to promote such equality of opportunity. Our recruitment procedures are based on the requirements of the job, irrespective of race, gender, marital status, sexuality, disability, religion or age. Appointments are always made on the basis of merit and we welcome applications from all members of the AV community.

Vacancy Tags: AV Technician, AV Design & Installation, AV Management, AV Admin, Live Events, Video Production, £25000-35000, £35000-50000, London & SE

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