We’re Hiring

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in News

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Full-Time Event Audio Visual Technician to join a small, vibrant, audio visual company in Coventry.

We are looking for a hard-working, energetic individual who is competent with all audio visual fields, i.e. audio, lighting, projection, etc. and has live event experience.

The Role of Event AV Technician:

  • Pre-event equipment preparation in our Coventry warehouse
  • Setting up and de-rigging, includes driving loaded company vehicles to and from events
  • Operating audio visual equipment at conferences and events throughout the UK (some European work)
  • Ensuring seamless technical delivery during rehearsals and the event itself
  • Liaising with clients on site, with a can-do attitude, and delivering excellent customer service


  • Good knowledge of audio, lighting and data equipment
  • A good understanding of Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Ability to use your own initiative and problem solve
  • Friendly and approachable with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer service
  • Ability to work as part of a team and unaccompanied
  • Ability to work under the pressure of a live event to a deadline
  • Ability to work some long hours on events when required due to the nature of the events industry
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Full UK driving licence

Hours of Work:
Due to nature of the event industry our technicians are required to be flexible with working hours.

Although our standard hours are based on a 37.5 hour week, Monday to Friday 08.30-17:00, our technicians are required to work some unsociable hours, including weekends and nights away.

Starting Salary between £18,000 and £22,000 dependant on experience.

Overtime paid for all weekend work.

Time Off In Lieu also provided for excessive hours of work.


Please do not apply if you have less than 2 years experience of audio visual equipment and the live events industry. Your CV will not be considered.


Please send your CV to neil@istead.co.uk 
Office: 02476 635530
Web: www.istead.co.uk


We are an audio visual company providing full AV support and conference production across the UK and Europe.


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