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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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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) 

Desirable

  • 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

 

Desirable:

  • 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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Freelance - Screen Technician

Systems Installations | Closing date:

Profile Summary

ADI are currently recruiting Freelance LED Screen Technicians throughout the UK, but particularly in Norwich, Sheffield, Leeds and London, to work on a regular basis at Premier League and Championship football grounds at all home matches.  Experience is not essential as full training will be provided for successful applicants.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • To complete official check list of all official match day testing
  • To provide screen technical support in live match day environments
  • To work pro actively and collaboratively with colleagues and customers in order to ensure the delivery of a successful end-to-end customer experience
  • To pro actively resolve key operational issues, raising any concerns appropriately and in a timely manner
  • To install, maintain and replace a range of LED boards, including the installation of system software and data interfaces
  • To diagnose first line equipment faults and resolve problems ensuring that on-going repairs are reported to ADI
  • To ensure system content is outputting on the LED boards
  • 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
  • Complete match reports at the end of each match and send to ADI

 

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Experience in electrical or IT works or a related field
  • Health and Safety track record

 

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience of video processing, multimedia content and the configuration of networks
  • Experience in the operation of equipment in a live environment
  • Experience in the installation of hardware and fibre optics
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming
  • Working at height - IPAF
  • Full driving licence

 

Behavioural Competencies

  •  Good technical understanding and the ability to grasp new products and services
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
  • Positive outlook and "can do" attitude
  • Results and solution focused approach
  • Flexible attitude and the ability to respond positively to change 

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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 HGV Driver

Screen Rentals | Closing date:

Do you hold a valid HGV Licence?

Are you looking for a new challenge?

 

We are looking for experienced HGV Drivers to join our team on a freelance basis!

The HGV Driver is responsible for transporting the Screen Rentals vehicles in order to meet the requirements of customer events.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe and secure delivery of the Screen Rentals vehicle to customer sites.

To succeed in this role, you will have experience of driving a commercial or operational vehicle and providing a high level of customer service.

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

In return we offer a good rate of pay, with overnight and meal allowances.

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Production Assistant

Production | Closing date: Fri, 31 Aug 2018

Profile Summary

Working onsite at the football club as part of the ADI Club Dedicated Team, the Production Assistant will be based in the club’s media facility. The primary focus of this role is the  uploading and management of content within the archive.  The role also involves working closely to support the Senior Preditor, assisting with the management of workflow into the department, organising and maintaining production equipment, , and assisting with camera and edit work as required for video output across different platforms; including club’s web content and own channel TV programming.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Working closely with ADI’s Asset Management team to ensure content produced by the team is logged and correctly added to the ADI Digital Asset Manager (DAM).

  • To manage the daily ingest of recorded events and catalogue appropriately.

  • To ensure Production assets are archived in line with departmental procedures in order to ensure that footage can be easily retrieved.

  • To organise the media archive by assigning appropriate metadata to all content in the Media Asset Management System.

  • To assist with additional logging duties when required.

  • To support the Senior Preditor in the scheduling of the dedicated resources on a day-to-day basis.

  • To coordinate the movement of kit in and out of the media team’s base, ensuring it is available where and when it should be according to the daily schedules.

  • Assisting the team with exporting, encoding and uploading of content to various platforms.

  • To work closely with the club to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.

  • To work as the Floor Manager on home Matchdays, participating in the pre-match meeting, managing and briefing all Matchday staff and ensuring that all information is communicated effectively with the live gallery team at ADI’s Head Office.

  • To ensure timesheets are produced accurately and in a timely manner, by all team members, in order to record all activity and projects undertaken.

  • To ensure that all communication with the club is handled professionally and the standards expected of ADI staff are adhered to at all times.

     

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Educated to degree level in a Library Science or a TV Production related discipline or with an equivalent working track record.

  • Experience of working with an Asset Management system

  • Experience of metadata tagging and logging, ideally in a sport environment

  • Ability to do basic edits using Adobe Premiere.

  • Basic graphic capabilities using After Effects.

  • Experience of planning own workload and achieving challenging deadlines and timescales.

  • Good understanding of working on cross-platform projects, with experience of content delivery solutions for social media platforms.

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

  • Strong knowledge of MAC platform and workflows.

  • Experience of working within the sports industry, preferably football.

     

Behavioural Competencies

  • High attention to detail.

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

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

  • 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

 

This role is based on site at the football club.

 

The working pattern for this role will be a 10 day fortnight, and due to the nature of the industry, will involve regularly working unsocial hours including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

   

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European Business Development Manager

Sales - Screen Rentals | Closing date:

Profile Summary

The European Business Development Manager is responsible for closing the direct sales of the products and services of the Rentals Business Unit, in order to support the business’ expansion into European markets.

The post holder will be responsible for creating, monitoring and revising lead generation plans to ensure a substantive sales opportunity pipeline, managing negotiations with new and existing clients, and liaising with the operational delivery team in order to deliver services that exceed client expectations.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Sales Process

Client Relationships

Sales Reporting

  • To play an active role in the financial budgeting and forecasting of the European sales within the Rentals business unit.
  • To produce accurate and timely management information on activity, opportunities and confirmed business.

Bid and Tender Writing

  • To complete bid planning documents including bid summaries, project plans, gap analysis and other documents.

  • To ensure consistency of approach for every proposal, in keeping with ADI’s brand guidelines

  • To support in drafting and reviewing creative and persuasive tender content for publication by the Marketing Team

Team Support and Development

  • To lead by example and provide a role model for both direct reports and the wider Rentals team.

  • To provide support to the Sales Support Team, ensuring they receive the guidance and direction required to deliver their duties effectively

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Proven sales ability and account management skills.
  • A strong understanding of business principles and developing strategy.
  • Commercial acumen and the aptitude to recognise business opportunities.
  • A track record in achieving sales targets.
  • Experience of focusing on the delivery of a high-quality sales process and business profit.
  • Track record in the delivery of B2B sales. 
  • Experience of negotiating with senior stakeholders up to, and including, Chief Executive and Director level. 
  • Conversant with all Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • High level of literacy and numeracy. 
  • Full UK driving licence. 
  • Valid Passport

Behavioural Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Self-driven and results orientated with a positive outlook and "can-do" attitude.
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Excellent planning skills.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanour and presentation at all times.
  • Strong team player.

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Business Development Manager

Sales - Systems Installations | Closing date:

 

Profile Summary

 

The Business Development Manager is responsible for all aspects of LED sales within the Systems Installations division, in order to meet individual and team targets and achieve ADI’s business objectives.

The post holder will be responsible for securing appointment bookings, delivering product demonstrations, producing quotes/proposals, managing negotiations and liaising with the operational delivery team in order to deliver services and products that exceed client expectations.

The post holder will primarily be focused on selling across different sports markets.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

 

  • To develop productive sales pipelines in order to manage the effective development of new business LED sales within the sports industries.

  • To promote and sell the portfolio of LED products and services and solutions directly to new customers.

  • To research and develop new markets and opportunities, maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of industry developments.

  • To be proactive within the market place and assist in the planning and growth of sports markets.

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

  • To produce accurate and timely management information on activity, opportunities and confirmed business.

  • To maximise all opportunities for the benefit of the ADI Group, ensuring full awareness of cross selling opportunities.

  • To communicate effectively with team members within the Systems Installations department and the wider business.

  • To adhere to all of ADI’s policies and procedures including health and safety requirements.

 

Essential Skills and Experience

 

  • Proven new business sales ability

  • A strong understanding of business principles and developing strategy.

  • Commercial acumen and the aptitude to recognise business opportunities.

  • A track record in achieving sales targets.

  • Experience of focusing on the delivery of a high quality sales process and business profit.

  • Track record in the delivery of B2B sales across different industries.

  • Experience of negotiating with senior stakeholders up to, and including, Chief Executive and Director level.

  • Conversant with all Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • High level of numeracy and literacy.

  • Experience of working within the sports environment would be an advantage, but is not essential.

  • Full UK driving licence.

Behavioural Competencies

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with senior stakeholders.

  • Strong negotiation and persuasion ability.

  • Self-driven and results oriented with a positive outlook and “can-do” attitude.

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

  • Ability to manage client expectations.

  • Ability to take ownership and deliver results.

  • Excellent planning skills.

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

  • Strong team player.

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