Hotel Audio Visual Technician
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|Job Type||Permanent Full Time|
|Sector||EngineerEngineer - Audio VisualEngineer - Technical SupportEvents & HireEvents & Hire - Conferences|
|Salary||£20000 - £22000 Per Annum £20k-£22k basic plus overtime, bonus a|
- The Opportunity
Our client works in partnership with a range of hotels, with many of these venues having on-site Technicians and equipment. We are looking for an AV Technician to provide technical support where required to clients in the hotel, bringing together the various elements of our client's full solution offering to deliver top class live events and also providing extra cover for other hotels where required. The role will be working closely with the onsite AV Manager, delivering top class live events.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
To service and coordinate all AV requirements as requested by clients through the hotel events team
To contact clients in relation to future bookings within the hotel and upsell services where possible
To offer technical advice and support to the hotel's sales and events team
Ensuring that all kit is set up neatly and to a high standard.
To generate proposals for events and work directly with clients to ensure that their event runs smoothly.
To keep an on-going stock check of equipment stored on site.
Keep an up-to-date running sheet of work along with submitting a weekly cost sheet
To act as a project manager, with the support of the project managers for larger events
To work with the hotel's operation staff to ensure each room has correctly set up AV equipment.
To supervise any freelance staff who are working on our client's behalf.
To undertake basic maintenance and repairs of all venue based equipment
Based in Warwickshire salary £20k-£22k p.a. plus overtime or time off in lieu plus bonus and great benefits
Your skills and experience
Experience in a related role
Hands on technical knowledge
Knowledge and experience of the hotel conference industry
The ability to self manage and self motivate whilst working in a team
Good self management skills
The ability to take your own initiative
To be client facing and well presented
The flexibility to work overtime as required and at short notice
Attention to detail and a pride in your work
To be hard working and enthusiastic
A Full UK Driving Licence (minimum age 21 years, must hold licence for at least 1 year prior)
Be computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Visio, Word and Outlook. Hiretrack knowledge is also an advantage.
The small print:
This is a permanent full time post commencing as soon as possible.
There is a probation period of six months.
This is a full-time post with occasional evening and weekend working, for which overtime/lieu time will be paid.
Basic hours of work are normally 08:00-17:00 with a one hour lunch break.
Salary for this post is dependent on experience and on completion of probation.
The holiday leave year runs from 1 January to 31 December. Holiday entitlement for full-time employees is 23 days per annum, including three days between Christmas and New Year, plus bank holidays.
Our clients are a leading name in the Events industry and work with many venues across the UK to provide live events to thrill and entertain their clients and their clients' clients.
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