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Freelance - Graphics and VT Operator

Production | Closing date:

The Graphics Operator works closely with the Screen Director during the match day programme to provide content as required.  Graphics will be supplied from ADI and in some situations from the club directly.  Live information such as team sheets, substitutions, scores, etc. will be part of standard practice.

The following skills and experience are essential: 

  • Graphics may not always come pre-prepared so a good knowledge of Adobe Photoshop;
  • The main playout system is Microsoft PowerPoint; this is used to its utmost potential so knowledge of this package beyond the standard presentation;
  • Graphics Operators also double as VT Operators, so will need to follow running orders and be confident in reading timecodes to ensure correct play-out;
  • Fast creation as well as an ability to work within club branding;
  • Experience of working in a live environment; 
  • Attention to detail and performing well under pressure;
  • Excellent team working abilities. 

This is a freelance opportunity. 


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Freelance - Highlights and Replay Operator

Production | Closing date:

The Highlights and Replay Operator produces half time and full time match highlights as well as live replays during the game.

Essential skills and experience include:

  • An understanding of football, with the ability to pick out pivotal moments of the game to create a meaningful set of highlights;
  • Ability to react well under the pressure of a live environment;
  • Good operational knowledge of Premiere Pro, as well as the ability to handle minor issues should they arise with the system under the constraints of a live environment;
  • Ability to edit football highlights to a set duration;
  • Excellent team working abilities;
  • Experience of working in a live environment.

This is a freelance opportunity.


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ADI Apprenticeships

| Closing date: Sat, 30 Jun 2018

We would love to hear from you if you are interested in exploring apprenticeship opportunities at ADI.  During the course of 2018 we are considering applicants for apprenticeships in the following specialisms:

  • IT
  • Electrical/electronic engineering
  • Broadcast Technology
  • General business/customer service



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Freelance - Driver Technician

Screen Rentals | Closing date:

Driver Technician (Freelance)

We are looking for a Driver Technician to join our Screen Rentals Team in Preston. Responsible for transporting and providing technical assistance to our Screen Rentals vehicles at customer events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To operate screens during customer events

  • To provide live technical support before, during and after customer events

  • To install maintain and replace LED boards on the Screen Rentals vehicles

  • To provide technical support in uploading content to the screens

Essential Experience:

  • Class 1 driving licence

  • Proven track record of providing high level customer service

  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety at work, including Working at Height

  • Excellent technical understanding and the ability to grasp new products and services

In return, we offer a competitive salary, and varied employee benefits, in a positive and growing environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment on high profile live events.

Please note; this role will require overnight stays across the UK. This role is a freelance role.


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Freelance - Match Day Guarantee Engineer

Broadcast Engineering | Closing date:

Profile Summary 

Based at Premier League and English Football League stadiums across the UK, match day Guarantee Engineers are responsible for ensuring the smooth delivery of services over ADI's "Live Venue" network.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To set up onsite facilities ready for match day use.

  • To ensure a high level of familiarity with the club's match day programme
  • To provide match day support for ADI's onsite Live Venue facilities
  • To respond to all faults identified in a professional and timely manner, noting these in the Guarantee Engineer's post match report
  • To work with the Preston based Support team during times when an issue is affecting any remotely delivered content
  • To highlight any severe faults which require non match day repairs to be carried out by ADI's Network Support team 


Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Knowledge of audio/video systems

  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to read schematics/diagrams
  • Ability to manage one's own workload
  • Ability to terminate cables (BNC, XLR and RJ45) 


  • Experience in fault finding under pressure
  • An understanding of video streaming


Behavioural Competencies 

  • Ability to manage client expectations and communicate effectively

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Good attention to detail

  • Ability to respond positively under pressure 

  • A flexible, positive and "an do attitude"
  • Ability to take ownership and deliver results
  • Strong team player 

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Freelance - Screen Mix Director

Event Services - Production | Closing date:


ADI UK Ltd are looking to recruit Freelance Screen Mix Directors for playout of pre-match programs and in play content for the LED screens at Premiership and Championship clubs. Playout will be from ADI’s galleries at Preston.

The successful candidates will ideally have experience in Directing but it is not necessary, as full training will be provided. Experience operating in a live environment is essential, as is the ability to take control of situations, have good verbal and written communication. You must live within an hour’s travel distance to ADI’s office at Preston.

Essential knowledge of:

  • Football

  • Live broadcast vision mixing

  • Monitoring and maintaining audio levels

  • Working as part of a team

  • Ability to give clear instructions and work under pressure

  • Good communication skills via Talkback systems

  • Good time keeping skills: Working from a fixed time running order

  • Decision making skills



  • Blackmagic Design hardware and software

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

  • Good knowledge of IT using Windows & Mac Computers

  • Microsoft Office suites

  • Video formats


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Marketing Assistant

Marketing | Closing date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

Profile Summary

Working within the Marketing Team, the Marketing Media Assistant will be responsible for capturing, recording, creating and managing photography and video content for use by the Marketing Team and the wider business.

Key Areas of Responsibility


  • To represent the Marketing team at events and client sites in order to build a library of images for use in advertising and marketing collateral.

  • To capture and record photography and video at events and installations across the UK and Europe.

  • To actively encourage other employees to participate in submitting their own photographs from ADI client sites.

Media Organisation

  • To effectively manage, organise and promote an internal catalogue of content accessible to the wider business.

  • To administer, manage and use the submission of photography and/or video by ADI employees and clients.

  • To ensure all Social Media channels are updated with attractive and timely content.

  • Assist with the design, creation and management of internal and external communications channels.

Marketing Administration

  • To assist in the creation of promotional and written copy for publication on the ADI website.

  • To provide administrative support to the Marketing Manager and wider Marketing Team.

  • To assist with offline and online campaigns in order to build brand awareness, prospects and increase customer engagement.

 Essential Skills and Experience

  • BA (Hons) degree or similar in Photography, Journalism, Sports, Marketing, Media.

  • Portfolio of photographic/video footage.

  • Experience in using all main stream Social Media channels.

  • Experience in a busy office based environment.

  • A knowledge of Photoshop or similar would be an advantage, but not essential.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Excellent planning and organisation skills and the ability to respond positively under pressure.

  • Ability to take ownership and deliver results.

  • Strong team player.

  • Self motivated and with a positive “can do” attitude.

Additional Information

Due to nature of the industry, the role will mean approximately 20% of time will be spent on client / installation sites across the UK and Europe. There will be an expectation to work some weekends, bank holiday and evenings.  

The contract will be a 10 day fortnight, and the post holder will be expected to work 10 days in every 14. This may include evenings and weekends.


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Graphic Designer (Marketing)

Marketing | Closing date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

Profile Summary

Working within the Marketing Team, the post holder will be responsible for taking full ownership of the ADI brand. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for ensuring that all business documentation, marketing collateral and communication materials comply with the defined brand guidelines and consistency  is maintained across the company.


Key Areas of Responsibility

Brand Management

  • To act as guardian of the ADI brand, establishing guidelines for use by the wider business and ensuring that this adopted consistently by all departments.

  • To prepare layouts, design artwork and formats for all ADI documentation, including tenders, marketing materials and presentations.

  • To co-ordinate all administrative aspects of production including final designs for presentations, checking and approving colour, text and scaling images for print production.

  • To drive the consistent use of the ADI brand across the website and all Social Media channels.


Graphic Design

  • To design and create tender documentation, commercial proposal documents, manuals, instructional leaflets and other presentations, as required to support the wider business.

  • To design and create marketing collaterial, to include sales sheets, brochures and advertisement boards to support the ADI commercial teams.

  • To drive the creation of promotional merchandise, show flyers, and pre and post event marketing materials for external exhibitions and trade shows.

  • To design, create and promote mailshots, testimonials and case studies.

Marketing Organisation

  • To effectively manage multiple briefs simultaneously, ensuring all work is effectively prioritised and regular progress  updates are provided to the Marketing Manager.

  • To work with the wider marketing team, providing support and assistance as required.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • BA (Hons) degree or equivalent in Graphic Design, Marketing, Media or similar.

  • A strong Graphic Design portfolio with a track record of delivering design solutions.

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (indlucing Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign).

  • Experience using all mainstream Social Media channels.

  • A good understanding of Marketing principals and processes.

  • Proven experience in creating digital graphics and inforgraphics .

  • A knowledge of Web design and graphics would be an advantage, but not essential.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing..

  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage priorities and respond positively under pressure.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to take ownership and deliver results.

  • Strong team player.

  • Strong sense of self motivation and a positive, “can do” attitude.

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Production | Closing date:


Profile Summary

The Editor will be responsible for working alongside Producers and Production Co-ordinators to deliver Matchday programming for clients and internal marketing collateral.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To deliver creative and innovative design work for sports programming using Adobe Premiere, After Effects and Photoshop.

  • To design in 3D programmes, such as Lightwave and Cinema 4D. 

  • To create shows/promos/spots based on briefs supplied by internal and external sources.

  • To communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external stakeholders.

  • To develop a thorough understanding of projects in order to offer innovative and creative ideas that add value to the solution.

  • To work closely with the client and team of Producers in order to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within agreed budgets.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Degree or equivalent in digital media, graphic design, broadcasting, radio/TV/film production or equivalent work experience.

  • Familiarity with both SD and HD formats.

  • Strong working knowledge of MAC platform and workflows.

  • Ability to compress videos for cross-platform delivery in all formats and resolutions.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and Word. 

Desirable Skills and Experience 

  • Experience of working within a sports environment, with an understanding of, and interest in, football.

  • Experience of audio editing and mixing.

  • Experience of filming with solid state HD camera. 

Behavioural Competencies

  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to impart information verbally and in writing with a high degree of grammatical accuracy.

  • High attention to detail.

  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task effectively, working quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment.

  • Demonstrate a high level of creativity under tight deadlines, with the ability to handle multiple projects.

  • Show strong problem solving ability.

  • Flexible and adaptable approach to the working environment, with an ability to respond positively and enthusiastically within a fast-paced, high pressure environment/

  • Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic, with a strong "can-do" attitude and the ability to work with limited supervision.

  • Willingness to learn and progress. 

Additional Information

Due to the nature of the work and the industries we work in, availability to work evenings and weekends is essential.  Experience of working within a live or sporting environment would be an advantage.

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Driver Technician

Screen Rentals | Closing date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

Profile Summary


The Driver Technician is responsible for transporting and providing technical support to the Screen Rentals vehicles in order to meet the requirements of customer events.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To be responsible for the safe and secure delivery of the Screen Rentals vehicle to customer sites.

  • To operate as the Screen Technician during customer events, ensuring the technology is correctly maintained.

  • To provide screen technical support during live events.

  • To work proactively and collaboratively with colleagues and customers in order to ensure the delivery of a successful customer experience.

  • To install, maintain and replace a LED boards on the Screen Rentals vehicles, including the installation of system software and data interfaces.

  • To diagnose equipment faults and resolve problems ensuring that repairs are completed within agreed timescales.

  • To provide technical support to ensure system compatibility in uploading content onto the screen.

  • To undertake all work in a safe manner, following all company and client site workplace health and safety procedures, ensuring that new hazards, incidents and accidents are reported to the Health and Safety Manager within agreed timescales.


Essential Skills and Experience


  • Class 1 driving licence.

  • Experience of providing a high level of customer service and communicating with both technical and non-technical people. These may be internal or external customers.

  • Strong Health and Safety track record, including Working at Height.

  • Experience of driving a commercial or operational vehicle would be an advantage.

Behavioural Competencies


  • Excellent technical understanding and the ability to grasp new products and services.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers.

  • Positive outlook and “can-do” attitude.

  • Results and solution focused approach.

  • Flexible attitude and the ability to respond positively to change.

Additional Information


  • This role is central to the provision of a service for live events and the post holder will be expected to work unsocial hours on occasions, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

  • The working pattern for this role will be a 10 day fortnight.

  • Extensive travel will be an integral part of this role.





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Freelance - AV Match Day Support

Event Services - Production | Closing date:


Freelance AV Match day support

ADI are looking for an AV / IT engineer to support the internal TV distribution system at a Premier League football club on a match day. This is a key role ensuring that the core fan communication channel is maintained and operated correctly. The role involves being at the club before the fans arrive to start up the TV distribution system and ensure all screens in the complex are working correctly and are maintained throughout the match day until the fans go home. This role will work with the existing on site engineering team to ensure that the broadcast signals are routed correctly. In addition to this a requirement will be to work with the club marketing department to ensure that any additional match day requirements are met.

Essential requirements

  • First line IT support / helpdesk engineer troubleshooting skills.

  • Basic AV knowledge

  • Strong customer focus

  • Good communication

  • Must be based in the North West


  • Experience using specialist software packages.

  • Knowledge of TV broadcast systems.

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Commercial Manager

Screens | Closing date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018

Profile Summary


The Commercial Manager will be responsible for facilitating the transaction of good business throughout the full sales lifecycle – from sales through to contract delivery. 

The post holder will be responsible for building new and managing existing contractual relationships and ensuring the operational delivery of a broad range of design and engineering services to key accounts in order to successfully deliver a strong Commercial Strategy and commercialise the services of R Winter Tooling.


Key Areas of Responsibility

Commercial Lead and Strategy

  • To contribute to the development of a full Commercial Strategy, taking ownership to ensure the successful delivery of all key commercial business targets and objectives.

  • To identify and negotiate strategic business alliances to support the growth and development of R Winter Tooling’s products and services.

  • To define the commercial business models for R Winter Tooling’s products and services.

  • To develop a strong commercial presence across the business in order to drive business growth and profitability.


New Business Development

  • To lead the development, negotiation and implementation of new business and commercial partnerships in order to further promote the products and services delivered by R Winter Tooling.

  • To create demand for R Winter Tooling’s products and services by increasing the profile of the company across new and existing client accounts.

  • To build and maintain strong client relationships, providing day-to-day client advice and support and leading specific business initiatives.

  • To promote R Winter Tooling’s capabilities and services to customers, managing lines of income, identifying sales opportunities, achieving contract extensions and additional business with the accounts in order to drive revenue opportunities.

  • To drive commercial opportunities and joint business ventures with existing customers, including Rolls Royce and Bentley.

Sales Activity

  • To develop commercial proposals for business opportunities, including feasibility studies.

  • To deliver project costings for all commercial quotations ensuring that they accurately reflect product, time and incidental expenses to maintain the profitability targets for all projects.

  • To deliver the commercial renewal of key contracts.

  • To manage the bid and tendering processes, ensuring that the submissions meet customer needs, are in line with all business and commercial criteria and have been risk assessed, and are realistic and achievable.

  • To develop accurate estimates in support of bids and tenders, annual budgets and project costings.


Market Analysis

  • To evaluate and develop new market initiatives, analysing business opportunities in both new and existing markets.

  • To continually evaluate and recognise opportunities for new products and services in the market and to be a core member of the team responsible for the envisioning of new products and services in the future.

  • To identify, analyse and compare alternative opportunities for entering new markets ensuring that technically the business can support the commercial opportunities.

Essential Skills and Experience


  • Degree or equivalent in an engineering related field or a track record of working within a commercial role in industrial engineering, ideally in the automotive, aerospace, motorsports or defence industries.

  • Strong track record in sourcing and developing new business and growing a strong customer base.

  • Experience of translating complex technical information into understandable information for the sales process.

  • Extensive experience of leading long-term, mutually beneficial commercial relationship negotiations with prospective customers.

  • Proven ability of working with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, in order to deliver against client expectations and business objectives.

  • Experience of sourcing new business and development strong customer relationships in new markets.

  • Strong track record in writing, preparing and costing bid and tender submissions.

Behavioural Competencies


  • Strong commercial and business acumen.

  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to impart information verbally and in writing with a high degree of grammatical accuracy.

  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills, with the ability to manage stakeholder expectations.

  • Effective leadership skills, and the aptitude to communicate, develop and implement commercial strategies and operational plans.

  • Creative approach to problem solving, with a track record of providing innovative and effective solutions, and taking ownership for their implementation.

  • Flexible and adaptable approach to the working environment, with an ability to respond positively and enthusiastically to change and transformation.

  • Highly self-motivated and enthusiastic, with a strong “can-do” attitude.

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Commercial Sales Executive

Systems Installations | Closing date: Sat, 31 Mar 2018

Profile Summary

The Commercial Sales Executive is responsible for sourcing and closing the direct sales of LED advertising and Partnership deals on behalf of Millwall Football Club, in order to meet individual and commercial team targets.

The post holder will be responsible for creating a substantive sales pipeline, managing negotiations with new and existing clients and maximising profitable sales to local and regional customers.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To secure new business and develop a productive sales pipeline through the proactive sourcing of new leads and clients.

  • To promote and sell the portfolio of Millwall Football Club’s commercial LED advertising and Partnership products and services to new and existing customers.

  • To research and develop new target markets and opportunities, maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of commercial developments across the local area.

  • To be proactive within the market place and assist in the continued growth and development of the commercial department.

  • To manage all incoming enquiries in a professional and timely manner, in order to make appointments and enable the consistent delivery of sales.

  • To prepare fully for all telephone conversations and client meetings, ensuring that research has been completed, sales offering is approved and objection handling techniques are prepared.

  • To develop strong working relationships with new and existing clients in order to maximise all opportunities for cross-selling by Millwall Football Club.

  • To consistently achieve individual and team targets, producing accurate and timely management information on activity, opportunities and confirmed business.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong track record in achieving new business sales targets.

  • Experience of sourcing leads and developing a sales pipeline.

  • Previous experience in a direct selling role.

  • Confident and skilled communicator, experienced in negotiating with senior stakeholders.

  • Computer literate, and confident with all Microsoft Office packages.

  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills.

  • Excellent commercial acumen and experience of recognising good business opportunities.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Self-motivated and proactive, strong ability to manage own time and deliver results.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

  • Confident and assertive approach.

  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels both internal and external to Millwall Football Club.

  • Strong negotiation and persuasion ability.

  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanour and presentation at all times.

  • Strong team player.

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