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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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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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Personal Assistant (Director of Rentals)

Screen Rentals | Closing date:

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a professional and confident Personal Assistant to join our Screen Rentals division, based in Preston.

You will be responsible for providing administrative, sales and project support to the Director of Screen Rentals and the wider Screen Rentals department, in order to ensure that customer requirements are met and project management processes are followed and improved. 

You will have an excellent track record in providing support to senior level/Board members or working as a senior co-ordinator within a complex project management environment. Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office, and knowledge of Sage would be advantageous

The successful candidate will have exceptional attention to detail; strong interpersonal and communication abilities; a flexible approach and the ability to respond positively in a changing environment.

This role will be extremely varied and will be pivotal in enabling the Director of Screen Rentals to concentrate on the growth and development of the division.

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, with generous holiday entitlement and a vibrant, diverse working environment.

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Purchase Ledger Clerk

Finance | Closing date:

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a professional and experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our established Finance Department, based in Preston.

You will be responsible for providing purchase ledger support to the Assistant Financial Controller and wider Accounts Team, in order to ensure accurate and efficient invoice processing.

Accurately uploading and processing purchase invoices on SAGE and other in house software, the post holder will be responsible for processing freelance and contractor invoices in line with HMRC and Company Guidelines, as well as accurately updating month end dispute reports and following up outcomes with internal and external stakeholders as required.

To be successful in this role you will have a strong track record of working within an operational accounting or finance team, excellent IT skills, including all Microsoft Office programs and SAGE, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

In return we offer a competitive basic salary and generous annual leave enititlement with a range of employee benefits and the option to work flexibly.

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