Are you passionate about producing quality sound and seamless AV experiences? Join our team as a Sound and AV Assistant Manager. We are looking for a detail oriented and tech-savvy individual with expertise in sound engineering, AV equipment management, and team co-ordination. If this is the role for you, apply now and be part of our innovative journey!
The Late night venues department is responsible for the SU nightclub, Cine 10 and a late night event space and events throughout the SU that we put on such as Derby Day, street fest, summer ball and fireworks. Being part of the late night venues department means that you’ll be helping with supporting events enjoyed by thousands of students on a very regular basis, providing an experience to remember on the daily.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Working behind the scenes in all of the SU venues, you will be responsible for helping us provide and amazing performance and experience for all our members, you will help design and execute a wide range of events from festivals with over 3000 students attending, to live music events in our 1200 capacity venue, with a world class sound and light system, with performers from Scouting for Girls to Sub Focus and helping deliver amazing award ceremonies for the SU.
You will oversee all the technical aspects of running a nightclub, bar and Cinema, Auditing and keeping detailed records of all the equipment within the department. Managing student staffs Rota’s and keeping staff trained and up to date with all Health and Safety regulations.
We work with a range of external providers which you will help build and keep relationships with, also we work closely with the university which you will develop and build working relationships with.
What we are looking for in you
What you will be doing as part of the team
Experience working in a related field.
Has good understanding on how to use an Allen & Heath Qu-24 desk or equivalent sound desk
Good organisational skills and time management.
Using and maintain sound equipment for events.
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders and deliver excellent customer service.
Ability to display tact and diplomacy.
Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
Ability to complete essential training in relation to the position.
Commitment to equality and diversity.
Knowledge of sound equipment.
Ability to work at height.
Knowledge Lighting and Visual equipment
Knowledge of current health and safety regulations.
Willingness to learn.
Ability to follow instruction.
Interest in technical work.
Ability to work in a loud environment.
WHAT YOU’LL GET
You’ll get to be part of a vibrant and exciting organisation that thinks the place you work should be amazing.
You’ll be joining an unconventional family where everyone is passionate about doing the best for our members and achieving our ambitious vision of becoming the world’s most student-centred organisation.
We believe in creating a workplace where you can be the very bestand if you‘re the sort of person who wants to get stuck in to everything they do, then you’re really going to shine here.
You’ll get a competitive salary starting at £25,742 per annum, in return for working an average 35 hours per week, and generous opportunities to take time off. We are looking for someone who is able to work flexibly as hours will fluctuate based on the time of year.
We’re a very social organisation, running everything from staff netball and 5-aside football teams to a book club and regular fun activities.
With a generous pension scheme, we’ll invest in your future as well as your present. We offer a comprehensive range of family friendly policies so that you can get that all important work/life balance right. Don’t forget one of our Tattoo’s in Work Hard, Play Hard and we mean it! We’ll even give you your birthday off, for free.
If all this sounds like the sort of the place you want to be a part of then we’re really excited to hear from you.
You find loads more information about who we are and what we do on our website www.essexstudent.com so have a good look, or feel free to give the HR team a call for an informal chat on 01206 863211 before you apply.
This is a full time, permanent position which is not suitable for current students.
We reserve the right to close this role early if we receive sufficient applications.