Show Technician - Live Events

Royall Appointments
26000.00 GBP Annual + 00
10 Feb 2019
27 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Show Technician - Live Events

Location: Worcestershire

REF: 545

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling - but in rising every time we fall!"

Our client is one of Europe's largest and most experienced award-winning communications agencies. They deliver to companies of all sizes from a wide range of markets, from strategic communication consultancy to their in house production facilities for digital media, video events & print.

They are looking for a driven Show Technician to operation and organise all technical aspects of an event or live show, to work closely with the Production Manager to ensure client's requirements are met and an excellent level of customer service is provided. Does this sound like you?


  • To liaise with production/project manager and clients
  • Significant knowledge of technical equipment including, but not limited to, sound consoles, loud speaker systems, lighting desks, luminaries, rigging, projection and audio visual equipment
  • To be competent in all areas of live technical equipment
  • Able to project manage small projects and work off own initiative
  • Liaise with external suppliers with regards to projects
  • Have an ability to operate technical equipment in a live environment under pressure
  • Client handling on site
  • Complete relevant administered forms as required
  • Assist, when necessary, Production Managers in the planning of Live event technical requirements
  • Contribute to the company's continued Research and Development programme
  • Initiate, organise and participate in the company's internal technical training programme
  • Maintenance of technical equipment
  • Assist when necessary with prepping and returns of equipment in warehouse
  • To load and unload equipment to and from venues, various transportation and company stores as required
  • To receive training as deemed appropriate either internally or externally
  • Support and train others within the company to ensure procedural knowledge is passed to all members of your team
  • To uphold the company'sHealth and Safety Policy both on location and at the Production offices
  • To keep up to date with Technology with your field

This list is not exhaustive and you will be expected to work flexibly and undertake other such duties as the management may from time to time reasonably require.


  • The ideal candidate will have already gained a strong grounding within an agency environment where they worked on both and Experiential events
  • You will have excellent all round knowledge of all disciplines including Lighting, Audio, Video/Projection and power management


  • Basic knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Self-motivated and able to work under their own initiative, with an enthusiastic and flexible approach to their work
  • Organised and good housekeeping skills
  • Proven ability to deliver a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers
  • The ability to inspire confidence in those they work with
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Resourcefulness and ability to problem solve and trouble shoot
  • Excellent eye for details
  • Ability to translate technicians/production/project manager's requirements
  • Approachable manner & ability to work under pressure


  • Must be committed to making 'Anything Possible' with a 'can do' attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • A Team player with a good sense of humour
  • Willingness to learn new skills and develop existing ones
  • High attention to detail


  • Current driving licence
  • IPAF Licence
  • Specialised technical area
  • Understanding of repairs of technical equipment
  • Previous industry experience
  • Able to travel throughout the UK and overseas