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Lead Broadcast - Events Technician

New York, New York

Post Date: 06/05/2017 Job ID: 8817 Category: Technology

Job Description
  • Working closely with onsite event planners in providing A/V support for our Client’ s MarketSite events – which include but not limited to earnings calls, press conferences, webcam initiatives, corporate meetings, product demos, and day/evening receptions.
  • Being the A/V technical liaison for all events to procure and satisfy client requirements.
  • Effectively work with all contractors utilized for events coverage.
  • Communicating with team members to coordinate coverage for events.
  • Ensuring daily processes and procedures are followed for day-to-day operations, which include but not limited to Opening/Closing Bell ceremonies, IPO ceremonies, and special events.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and operation of the A/V head-end control room, which include but not limited to proper wiring, room cleanliness, equipment & cable labeling, and ensuring a lucid interface to all A/V equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and address any AV operational issues when they arise and communicate with all stakeholders. Providing documentation to all A/V equipment and systems in addition to generating day-to-day checklists.
  • Oversee and maintain all conference rooms to ensure proper operation of all A/V related equipment. Providing A/V support when needed for meetings, conference calls, and events.
  • Recommend and implement upgrades when appropriate.
  • Ensure equipment interfaces are properly configured, operational, and labeled.
  • Working and communicating closely with the Technical Operations Director in conveying the status of current projects, specific issues, and ensuring proper A/V coverage of all events – conference rooms, and the main events space.
  • Ensuring requirements, deadlines, and expectations are met as per the directives set forth by the Director and the event planners.
  • Assisting Opening/Closing bell ceremony directors to ensure A/V signage components necessary for Opening/Closing bell & IPO ceremonies are fully functional – Podium, Plasma/LCD screens, lighting equipment, timers, projectors, microphones, speakers, and computers.

 

Qualifications:

 
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline or work experience and formal training equivalent to a four-year degree.
  • Experience working in real-time environment is a must.
  • Must be able to work beyond normal business hours.
  • Must be able to work various shifts.
  • Multi-tasking is required and being detail-oriented is critical.
  • Nature of position involves direct contact with situations involving high stress in a live, extremely visible environment.
  • Motivated, team-oriented, and driven to satisfy the customer base.
  • Comfortable with PC hardware and standard Microsoft Office applications
  • Extron, Crestron, Lutron, Biamp, Shure, Digital Signage, Polycom knowledge/experience is a PLUS.
  • 5-10 years of experience in providing AV setup/breakdown and operational support of LIVE onsite events and production in addition to supporting and maintaining A/V infrastructure equipment.

 

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