Backstage Employment Network This live entertainment industry job board is brought to you by Timeless communications, publisher of Projection, Lights and Staging News, FRONT of HOUSE and Stage Directions Magazines. http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs en_US Audio Visual Supervisor (ZooLights) <p>The Phoenix Zoo is seeking a superivsor for our ZooLights team. Responsible for the technical production, department budget, and management of team of 4 full time technicians. To apply, please visit our job page at <a href="http://www.phoenixzoo.org/careers">www.phoenixzoo.org/careers</a></p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/amusement-park-cruise-ships/Audio_Visual_Supervisor_(ZooLights).htm 01 Apr 2015 16:34 +0000 AV Technician <table style="color: #000000; font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; width: 100%;" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <table style="color: #000000; font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="800"> <p><span class="labelDef"><span style="font-size: small;"><strong><span style="color: #0000ff;">Please apply online at:</span></strong> https://www.thebreakers.com/career_opportunities</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;">Seeking an experienced A/V Technician that will be responsible for setting up, operating and tearing down audio visual equipment. This applicant should maintain expert knowledge in all facets of video for live event production. Ideal candidates will also be responsible for assisting the floor team with set, strike and operation of additional A/V elements. They will respond to high-end client needs and provide an excellent guest experience through seamless setup and execution. Technicians will work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and are expected to follow and maintain established policies, procedures and standards to achieve a desired goal. A minimum of (3-5) years experience with video engineering for live events is required. Hospitality experience is preferred.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: small;"><br />ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:&nbsp;<br />&bull; Set up, operate, and tear down audio visual equipment for both meetings and events.<br />&bull; Provide video assistance to Project Managers throughout the planning process.<br />&bull; Store and maintain equipment inventory, identify technical challenges or equipment requiring repair/replacement and report to supervisor.<br />&bull; Conduct repairs and preventative maintenance on equipment as needed.<br />&bull; Respond to and troubleshoot internal and external client needs and requests.<br />&bull; Provide excellent customer service and strive to exceed expectations and needs of internal and external clients.<br />&bull; Coordinate group presentation/audio/video/lighting needs, troubleshoot and problem solve in high-stress environment while working alongside and partnering with VIP clients and presenters.<br />&bull; Serve as a dedicated, in-room technician for large scale audio visual events.<br />&bull; Proactively work to improve skills and expand knowledge.<br />&bull; Provide training and assist with development of fellow team members.<br />&bull; Stay up to date on technology and keep up with industry trends.<br />&bull; Advise management on future capital purchases and infrastructure projects.<br />&bull; Proficient in the following areas&hellip; </span></p> <span class="labelDef"><span style="font-size: small;"> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Video Switching and Camera Systems&nbsp;</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Projection Setup &amp; Focusing&nbsp;</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Layout/Design for Room Setup and Desired Result</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Christie and Sanyo Projectors (3k-14k)&nbsp;</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Folsum/Barco Switching</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Keynote/Powerpoint</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Playback Pro</div> <div style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px; margin-left: 40px;">- Editing Software (Premiere, Final Cut Pro)</div> </span></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table style="color: #000000; font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="800"><span style="font-size: small;"><br /></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/audio-foh/AV_Technician_1.htm 20 Mar 2015 16:13 +0000 AV Supervisor <p><span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="color: #0000ff;"><strong>Please apply online at:</strong></span></span><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;"> https://www.thebreakers.com/career_opportunities</span></p> <p><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">Seeking an experienced A/V professional to oversee Audio Visual Technicians, coordinate day-to-day floor operations and ensure production standards are followed to maintain quality and safety. The applicant must have a solid understanding of live event technology (audio, lighting, video, data/telecom) and the logistics/technical details involved in setup, execution and teardown. They will operate in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Prior supervising and A/V experience is required. Hospitality experience is preferred.</span></p> <p><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:&nbsp;</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Review business/projects for the day and assign tasks to team members, including determining approximate breaks and end of shift.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Oversee team member training and development.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Monitor set up and removal of equipment to ensure accuracy, quality and standards are maintained.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Maintain cleanliness and organization of equipment storage.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Track equipment issues and coordinate repairs with management.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Respond to and troubleshoot internal and external client needs and requests.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Gather and communicate all necessary materials to technicians for setup and execution of events.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Communicate effectively with clients and hotel staff to achieve set objectives that meet a desired goal.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Identify opportunities to achieve greater productivity and efficiency.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Work closely with Production and Project Managers to ensure all events are executed to client/guest expectations.</span><br style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;" /><span style="font-family: san-serif, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma; font-size: 12px;">&bull; Exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills to direct team and effectively communicate across multiple shifts.</span></p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/audio-foh/AV_Supervisor_1.htm 20 Mar 2015 15:54 +0000 Lighting/Video director <p>We need an experienced lighting and video director to head our lighting and video department. Must have extensive knowledge of current lighting boards, moving lights and video projection. Some design experience is helpful. Must be able to manage crews, consolidate crew hours and payroll, schedule. Full time position.&nbsp;</p> http://www.plsnbookshelf.com/jobs/category/venue-positions/LightingVideo_director.htm 19 Mar 2015 18:04 +0000