Greenleaf Hospitality

AV Assistant Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/3/2024 10:52 AM)
ID
2024-3347
# of Openings
1
Category
Audio Visual
Property
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites

Overview

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Responsibilities

Job Purpose

As a key member of our events team, the AV Assistant Manager (Audio Focus) will be responsible for leading the technical execution of audiovisual aspects of events, ensuring seamless delivery of high-quality productions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in audio engineering and a solid understanding of other basic A/V disciplines, including projection, lighting, and video.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Lead the technical execution of audiovisual aspects of events, including setup, testing, and troubleshooting of audio equipment
  • Provide technical direction and guidance to the A/V team in the absence/at the request of the A/V manager to ensure seamless delivery of high-quality audiovisual presentations. This includes collaborating with the A/V team to plan and execute event technical requirements, managing timelines, and ensuring all technical elements are in place and functioning properly. 
  • Collaborate with event planners, producers, and other technical teams to ensure successful events
  •  Provide expert technical support for events, including audio mixing, sound reinforcement, and equipment maintenance
  • Manage and maintain audio equipment inventory, including consoles, mixers, and other technical systems
  • Collaborate with the AV Manager to develop and implement training plans for new audiovisual equipment or systems, ensuring that staff are properly trained on their use and maintenance
  • Participate in conducting training sessions with other team members, under the supervision of the AV Manager, to ensure that all staff are knowledgeable about audiovisual equipment and systems
  • Research and recommend new audio technologies and equipment to enhance event production capabilities
  • Troubleshoot technical issues during events and develop solutions to ensure minimal downtime
  • Coordinate with vendors and suppliers to ensure timely delivery of equipment and services
  • Maintain accurate records of equipment usage, maintenance, and repairs

Qualifications

What You Need for this Position

  • 3+ years of experience in live event A/V production, with a minimum of 2+ years as an audio engineer OR Bachelor's degree in Audio Engineering or a closely related field
  • Strong expertise in audio engineering, with proficiency in audio console operation, sound reinforcement systems, and microphone selection
  • Familiarity with basic A/V disciplines (projection, lighting, video) to support overall event production needs
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills in live settings with the ability to think critically and develop creative solutions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with event planners, producers, and other stakeholders
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, up to 10 hours or more
  • Able to stoop and bend
  • Clean driving record
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds from time to time
  • Able to safely work with potentially dangerous chemicals and equipment
  • Able to comply with safety and health code standards
  • Able to handle responsibilities that require repetitive motion tasks

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Knowledge of YAMAHA workflow, ALLAN & HEATH Workflow, and SHURE microphone systems
  • Experience with integrated A/V systems and A/V control systems (e.g., Crestron, Q-SYS, AMX, etc.)
  • Familiarity with virtual event production technologies (e.g., webinars, streaming)
  • Certification in audio engineering (e.g., Certified Audio Engineer - CAE) or other relevant certifications

 

What's in it for You

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development in a dynamic industry including continued education opportunities through accredited platforms
  • Collaborative work enviornment with a talented team of event professionals
  • Joining an award willing and high performing team that values fun and relationships
  • Annual bonus opportunity 
  • Accrued PTO starts immediately and is available as soon as a minimum of 2 hours is accrued
  • 401K with 100% match up to 3% and 50% match up for the next 2%
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life Insurance 
  • Robust Employee Assistance Program providing a wide range of services including up to 7 free counseling sessions per year
  • Health and wellness reimbursement up to $600 annually for items like massages, gym memberships, running shoes etc.
  • 10% discount on GHG outlets
  • (1) shift meal provided per day
  • Discounted hotel rates at Radisson Hotel Group branded properties worldwide
  • Monthly cell phone stipends
  • Annual leadership classes and trainings
  • Parental Leave Program
  • Flexible work schedule

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