Venue & Conference Technician

Company Venue & Conference Technician
London £29.8k Permanent
Closes 20170428
Posted on Mar302017


A prestigious conference centre are looking for a Venue Technician who wishes to join the busy and friendly team. You will already have some experience in the Audio Visual industry and will now be seeking your next role: with some technical experience under your belt you will bring with you your enthusiasm and willingness to learn and progress in the role.

You will be responsible for supporting the AV Manager to provide AV and production services to all users, providing ideas & technology that inspire great meetings & events at this superb venue in Central London. Coordinating the resources between lecture theatres and associated meeting rooms which includes fixed and mobile equipment.
You will liaise with each client prior to using the venue to ensure a full understanding of their requirements and event objectives. Offering advice & guidance on equipment & support solutions and, most of all, exceptional customer service.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Day to day floor operation includes setting up & operation of fixed and mobile AV, digital display screens, Video Conferencing and production services, supporting meeting rooms as well as live event spaces.
Conducting morning room checks of the AV equipped meeting rooms.
Setting up and testing Polycom Video Conference system before meetings begin.
1st Line AV support for the client meeting rooms: Connecting client’s laptops to Wi-Fi & screens etc.
Helping to support live events, operating the portable mixing unit, setting up wired & wireless microphones and providing a camera crews with sound feeds.
Working with other departments regarding filming, streaming, LAN and connectivity.

You will enjoy keeping your skills up to date, to be aware of current practice and new developments within venue and events services, this will help you liaise with other providers for each conference or event to ensure that all required AV & VC equipment is functioning correctly. You will also liaise with Operations and Sales colleagues to ensure up to date event and client information allows invoices to be prepared accurately and you can help with the up-selling and promotion of services.
You will be well presented, with a calm and professional approach; have excellent customer service skills & awareness, and strong communication a& administration skills. A good level of spoken English is a must.

Experience of AV & VC equipment is preferable, which might include some knowledge of Digital Yamaha Mixing Consoles, Analogue Way Diventix Switchers, Panasonic ETZ cameras and Polycom Video conferencing Units.
Some knowledge of general IT connectivity, LAN networks and current software packages would be desirable, as would a knowledge of lighting and control systems.

A flexible approach to working hours is essential. Position involves evening, weekend work, some bank holidays and on-call responsibility.
45 hours per week, exclusive of meal breaks, plus as many as required to fulfil the needs of the role. To include weekends, bank holidays, early and late shifts as detailed in weekly rota. Time off in lieu will be offered where business levels allow. 5 days out of 7.

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.

Ref: 10875

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