Technical Director (AV)
Are you an experienced AV technical director of events?
Can you think on your feet and deliver what you promise?
Do you enjoy working for a company that appreciates your contribution?
If you answered YES to these questions; then it looks like we may have a role for you.
This Technical Lead role is responsible for defining, developing, and refining technical requirements and briefs for events
It requires a strong work ethic and the ability to see projects through from start to finish
In this role you must be comfortable communicating directly with external stakeholders such as clients, venues, other providers and with internal stakeholders including, production team, warehouse, logistics, finance, account managers
It offers varied work across our events portfolio; touring road shows, gala and awards dinners, conferences, seminars and sports production and broadcasting
What you will do for us
Project management, budgeting, scheduling and planning from conception to completion
Develop floor-plans and technical schematics using Visio/Vector-Works
Define required equipment and resources in audio, vision, lighting, rigging, creative theming and digital content
Plan and brief your event crew and develop concise and clear briefing documentation
Collaborate with the warehouse and logistics teams to ensure the smooth roll out of equipment from our national warehouse locations
Lead teams on-location to install and execute technical audio visual equipment in a safe, efficient, professional manner and in compliance with safety standards
Manage and coordinate theming and fabrication (where required)
Align event content including presentations and digital content working closely with our video production and digital services team
Ongoing budget reports and client feedback reports
The experience, skills and commitment you need to get here
Proven experience of 5+ years in a similar role
You are able to clearly demonstrate hands-on experience with the latest audio, vision and lighting equipment, with a strong proficiency in at least one of these disciplines (vision experience is favourable)
You are a good communicator in both verbal and written forms and do so consistently and clearly across all aspects of the role
You work well as a member of a team and willingly share knowledge and ideas for the betterment of the business, equally you can work autonomously when required
You are pro-active, able to manage responsibility and think on your feet
Able to prioritise, strong attention to detail, and can balance the demands of concurrent projects
You have excellent computer skills
Dependable, punctual, take pride in your work and appearance
Available to work outside of business hours at Melbourne events and occasionally interstate
CMS is not an AV company
We are more than that
CMS has a clear vision. We are committed to being a formidable team, a quiet achiever, and to continual growth of our business
We are known for our friendly, cooperative and innovative approach to delivering events
CMS has long standing client relationships and also regularly take on new ones
We like to keep things fresh and enjoy being able to offer clients new ideas and real creative solutions
CMS offers clients a fully integrated range of services to deliver their events
We are not the same as the others; and proud of it
We are currently growing our technical team so are looking for an experienced, creative and enthusiastic Technical Lead for immediate start in our Melbourne head office. If you enjoy being in a permanent role, have a passion for AV, a strong work ethic, then we welcome your application!
What we will do for you
Opportunity to work with great clients
Ongoing training and exposure to the latest equipment on the market
Provide a safe working environment
Provide free onsite parking
We offer a professional, friendly and fun culture and workplace
Pay you an above average salary
Please include a brief (no more than a page) covering letter indicating why you believe you would be suitable for this position. Also, include a current CV including industry qualifications and employment history that aligns with this role. Please be prepared to provide referee details if asked.
Please only submit applications via steps on this website.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Thanks for considering CMS as your next place of employment.