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Graphics and VT Operator

Production | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

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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Highlights and Replay Operator

Production | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

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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Project Manager (LED Systems Installations)

Systems Installations | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

Profile Summary

The Project Manager (Systems) is responsible for planning, managing and monitoring LED Systems Installation projects from initiation through to completion. The Project Manager will be responsible for managing resources, budgets, risks and changes, ensuring on-time completion according to technical specifications and within budgeted costs.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To plan, manage and monitor LED Systems Installation projects from initiation through to completion, leading and co-ordinating project planning, procurement and materials ensuring the successful delivery of the project within agreed budgets.
  • To manage the construction phase of the Systems Installation projects, including devising the site management schedule, identifying the basic requirements of the technical specification, attending site surveys, allocating budgets and conducting planning meetings. 
  • To monitor the progress of LED Systems Installations projects, highlighting and troubleshooting any problems or issues.
  • To conduct site surveys, including the production of a follow up report that is compliant with all regulatory bodies.
  • To ensure the project results meet requirements regarding quality, schedule and cost.
  • To maintain effective communication with the client throughout the project from the initial brief through to the commissioning of the project including the establishment of ongoing maintenance.
  • To evaluate and compare quotations for materials and equipment, compiling the price in a thorough, logical and consistent manner and ensuring that the project is competed within agreed budgets as competitively as possible.
  • To brief the project effectively to all internal stakeholders, in order to ensure the delivery of information to marketing, commercial and technical teams.
  • To manage the Health and Safety provision on the site throughout the duration of Systems Installation projects, including the completion of risk assessments, ensuring sub-contractors are competent and have the necessary documentation and ensuring the site complies with Health and Safety legislation.
  • To take responsibility for the appointment of sub-contractors to undertake specific areas of work, ensuring that appropriate jobs are put out to tender, written quotes are received and evaluated and the suitability of any sub-contractors contracted to carry out work is verified.
  • To ensure that documentation referring to the construction phase of the systems Installation projects is accurate, complete and maintained. 
  • To properly document the project, detailing all communication, services and relevant information.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong track record in project management and experience of managing project budgets and timescales, preferably with knowledge of MS Project or similar.
  • Experience of ensuring compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
  • Experience of communicating with senior stakeholders and resolving problems.
  • Electrical engineering background would be an advantage.
  • CDM 2015/2016.
  • SMSTS would be preferred.
  • A background of working within the construction industry, with experience gained as a Site Engineer, Foreman or Site Manager, would be preferred. 

 

Behavioural Competencies

  • Strong planning and organisational skills, with the ability to deliver projects within deadlines and budgetary restrictions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to negotiate, persuade and discuss issues with senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • A strong customer focus and the desire to deliver a high standard of service.
  • An enthusiastic and positive outlook with a "can-do" attitude and the ability to respond to change with flexibility.
  • High standard of written communication skills, and the ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and in challenging situations, always focusing on the delivery of successful solutions. 

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Driver Technician (Epoch Demo Vehicle)

Systems Installations | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

Profile Summary

The Driver Technician is responsible for transporting and providing LED and IT technical support to enable the effective presentation of the Epoch demonstration vehicle on the sites of prospective customers.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To be responsible for the safe and secure delivery of the Epoch demonstration vehicle to customer sites.
  • To operate as the Epoch Technician during customer demonstrations, ensuring that technology is correctly configured and controlled, as well as operating and maintaining the hardware and software.
  • To provide screen technical support during live demonstrations.
  • To provide technical service and maintenance support to the Epoch demonstration vehicle, through the effective diagnosis and repair of equipment faults, troubleshooting problems and providing preventative maintenance.
  • 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 LED boards on the Epoch screen, 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 on-going technical support for the installation, configuration and commissioning of technology.
  • To provide engineering and technical support to ensure system compatibility in uploading content onto the Epoch screen.
  • To work with the Commercial Team in order to provide a high level of customer service and support, interacting in a personable and professional manner at all times during the course of a customer demonstration.
  • 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

  • A track record in electrical works, information technology or a related field.
  • Experience of IT system design and installation, software and data interfaces.
  • Strong knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • 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.
  • Full, clean driving licence.

 

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 demonstration service to prospective clients, and it is therefore possible that the post holder will be expected to work unsocial hours on occasions, including evenings, weekend 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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Key Account Manager

Sales - Systems Installations | Closing date: Fri, 30 Jun 2017

Profile Summary

The Key Account Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of key accounts, maintaining long term relationships with clients and maximising sales opportunities with them.

With responsibility for all stages of the sale, service, strategy and relationship cycle, the Key Account Manager will support the Commercial Account Manager in building new relationships and maintaining existing client relationships, as well as ensuring that client services are implemented according to contractual obligations. 

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

Customer Retention and Satisfaction:

  • Develop a clear understanding of best practice across different market sectors that can be used to inform buying decisions.
  • Implement, communicate and manage contractual arrangements with clients and through the business.
  • Monitor the financial and non-financial performance of Key Clients, through the establishment of a comprehensive client feedback programme in order to gain a stronger awareness of our clients' perception of our production services and to develop a deeper insight into their needs to enable us to offer more services.

Management and Development of Key Accounts:

  • Ensure that there is a structured approach to customer induction, co-ordinate the transition from sale to installation, progress the customer along the journey from new to established client and ensure that expectations are met at all times through clear communication and stakeholder management.
  •  Proactively manage Key Accounts, building long term relationships and maximising upsell opportunities.

Management of Customer Expectations, Co-ordinating Client and Internal Stakeholders:

  • Support the definition and execution of a clear set of SLAs, ensuring that the business achieves the agreed targets and customer expectations are managed appropriately.
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership to internal team members across the business, delivering high quality product sales and services and ensuring that performance standards and targets are met.
  • Manage the successful transition of the client from initial sale through to contracted operational delivery.

Reactive Issue Resolution:

  • Resolve any issues affecting the client and the provision of our products and/or services.

Revenue Generation:

  • Identify opportunities for upselling to existing clients, co-ordinating the provision of value-added products and services to grow the account.
  • Co-ordinate the sales approach to customers across multiple ADI departments.
  • Manage and control budgets and targets for the sale of services delivered by the business.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong track record in the management and development of Key Accounts, demonstrating the ability to upsell and increase revenue.
  • Experience of building strong relationships with clients, identifying opportunities and developing strategies to convert them.
  • Experience of working with operational teams to ensure the successful delivery of products and services to clients.
  • Confident and experienced in the management of, and communication with, key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience of planning account management activity on both a strategic and tactical level.

 

Behavioural Competencies

  •  Professional, confident and self-motivated with a drive and desire to achieve results.
  • Strong team work ethic with the ability to inspire colleagues and lead by example.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate professionally and persuasively with Board level clients.
  • Strong work ethic, thriving on delivering challenging results under pressure and to exacting deadlines.
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility, delivering creative and effective solutions to deliver expectations.
  • A positive, "can-do" attitude with the ability to thrive in an environment of constant change and evolution. 

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Event OB Engineer

Screen Rentals | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

Profile Summary

Working as a key part of our Screen Rentals division, the OB Engineer will support the division's Broadcast Engineer in the installation and testing, setting up and operating and analysis and repair of specialist equipment used for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media during outside broadcast events.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To maintain specialist equipment for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media.
  • To set up and monitor audio visual links between units in different locations.
  • To install and test new facilities and equipment.
  • To set up and operate editing facilities in post-production suites.
  • To analyse and repair technical faults on equipment and systems.
  • To minimise loss of service when equipment fails by quickly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision.
  • To set up and operate equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts.
  • To assist in building PPU racks when required from a design presented by the Screen Rentals Broadcast Engineer.
  • To interpret and implement instructions and requests from producers, directors and other key stakeholders.
  • To ensure that  Health and Safety best practice is followed at all times both onsite in the Head Office and offsite at events.
  • To communicate effectively with members of the team and other colleagues, ensuring that the necessary information is shared appropriately.
  • To maintain own knowledge and keep up-to-date with the industry and changes in technology through the creating of a network of contacts and an interest in investigating new systems and technology.
  • To organise and monitor small events as required.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience in electronic engineering.
  • Track record in the use of communication equipment.
  • Experience of applying digital and analogue theory and work from diagrammatic information.
  • Strong track record in fault-finding and capacity to resolve technical problems in a creative way.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • Excellent colour vision and hearing.
  • Strong IT skills.

 

Behavioural Competencies

  •  A pro-active and results-focused approach to work.
  • The ability to respond positively in a pressurised environment, remain calm and deliver solutions within time critical deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and a flexible approach.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong team player and an enthusiastic "can-do" attitude.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.

 

Additional Notes

The role holder will be involved in providing support within a live events environment, and therefore flexibility around working hours is essential.  Due to the nature of the industry within which we operate, there will be an expectation to work at weekends and evenings.  

Location work and outside broadcasts may also involve working away from home on a regular basis. 

 

 

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Senior Events Project Manager

Screen Rentals | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

 

Profile Summary

 

The Senior Events Project Manager will be responsible for establishing new and managing existing client relationships and ensuring the operational delivery of a broad range of projects to the customers of the Screen Rentals division.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

 

  • To contribute to the delivery of the Screen Rentals Commercial Strategy, taking ownership to ensure the successful delivery of key commercial information to inform tenders, quotations and project planning.

  • To work with the Commercial, Transport and Operational teams within Screen Rentals in order to manage project schedules, risks, scopes of work and budgets, ensuring that the operational project management team clearly understand client requirements.

  • To build and maintain strong client relationships, providing day-to-day client advice and support and leading high value and complex Screen Rentals projects.

  • To plan, manage and monitor Screen Rentals events projects from initiation through to completion, leading and co-ordinating project planning, resourcing staffing and equipment in order to ensure successful delivery of the project.

  • To ensure that all projects are communicated effectively internally, and stakeholders are fully briefed in order to ensure the delivery of production, content and technical support, as appropriate.

  • To take a lead role in negotiating with suppliers in order to ensure that the products and services required for project delivery are cost effective and delivered within agreed deadlines.

  • To manage the delivery of contracted services by key suppliers ensuring that the agreed Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators are achieved.

  • To work with the Commercial, Transport and Operational managers within Screen Rentals to implement systems and procedures to best manage and exceed customer expectations.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

 

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

  • Strong track record of working with complex accounts and managing the sales and account management process, including experience of developing and delivering against large scale events projects.

  • Strong understanding of the events industry and events project management, including a good knowledge and technical understanding of the equipment used to deliver successful events.

  • Successful track record of delivering complex projects, including experience of logistics management, procurement, purchasing and project management techniques.

  • Significant experience of communicating and negotiating with senior stakeholders, both internally and externally.

 

Behavioural Competencies

 

  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to impart complex information to internal and external stakeholders in both a written and verbal format.

  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills, with the ability to manage difficult conversations and situations with poise and diplomacy.

  • Effective leadership skills and the aptitude to communicate 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 and the ability to drive projects to successful completion.

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Senior AV Technician

Screen Rentals | Closing date: Wed, 31 May 2017

Profile Summary 

Working as a key part of our Screen Rentals division, the AV Technician will support the division’s Broadcast Engineer in the installation and testing, setting up and operating and analysis and repair of specialist equipment used for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media during outside broadcast events.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility 

  • To maintain specialist equipment for video production, broadcast and satellite transmission and interactive media.

  • To set up and monitor audio visual links between units in different locations.

  • To install and test new facilities and equipment.

  • To set up and operate editing facilities in post-production suites.

  • To analyse and repair technical faults on equipment and systems.

  • To minimise loss of service when equipment fails by quickly identifying and implementing alternative methods of service provision.

  • To set up and operate equipment and transmission links during outside broadcasts.

  • To assist in building PPU racks when required from a design presented by the Screen Rentals Broadcast Engineer.

  • To interpret and implement instructions and requests from producers, directors and other key stakeholders.

  • To ensure that Health and Service best practice is followed at all time both onsite in the Head Office and offsite at events.

  • To communicate effectively with members of the team and other colleagues, ensuring that the necessary information is shared appropriately.

  • To maintain own knowledge and keep up-to-date with the industry and changes in technology through the creation of a network of contacts and an interest in investigating new systems and technology.

  • To organise and monitor small events, as required.

 

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Experience in Live Events AV/outside broadcasts.

  • Track record in the use of communication equipment.

  • Experience of applying digital and analogue theory and work from diagrammatic information.

  • Strong track record in fault-finding and capacity to resolve technical problems in a creative way.

  • Full UK driving licence.

  • Excellent colour vision and hearing.

  • Strong IT skills.

 

Behavioural Competencies 

  • A pro-active and results-focused approach to work.

  • The ability to respond positively in a pressurised environment, remain calm and deliver solutions within time critical deadlines.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills and a flexible approach.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong team player and an enthusiastic “can-do” attitude.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail.

Additional Notes

The role holder will be involved in providing support within a live events environment, and therefore flexibility around working hours is essential. Due to the nature of the industry within which we operate, there will be an expectation to work at weekends and evenings. Location work and outside broadcasts may also involve working away from home on a regular basis.

 

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