Audio Visual Specialist

HomeAway is the world's largest and most trusted vacation rental marketplace. Quality and efficiency are core to our day to day operations and the processes we live by.  We hire creative engineers and technology enthusiasts who enjoy being challenged by problems of scale and complexity, with a strong desire to improve the services they work on.

About the Role

Working as part of a team to ensure the delivery of World class Audio Visual operations and events from our London office. Reporting to the Manager of AV Operations and Events, you will be joining a team of specialists who enable HomeAway staff to excel throughout our worldwide offices.  You’ll be expected to hit the ground running, integrating into the existing team and supporting a variety of products and services in a company that will provide a challenging environment with exciting opportunities for personal growth and career progression.

Job Responsibilities:

Produce and direct global live events
Respond and assist HomeAway users with conference room issues
Test and perform preventive maintenance on audio visual and conferencing equipment
Support C-level executives audio visual needs
Work on tickets assigned to you in your personal queue 
Work with global team members on global events
Collaborate and support Tech Services with audio visual tickets
Ensure all IT areas and storage are organised and presentable at all times
Work with audio visual vendors in deployment of AV systems

Job Requirements:

3+ years experience working for an AV integrator, production company, or other audio visual industry employers
Experience managing and operating Polycom and Cisco conferencing equipment
Experience managing and operating Crestron processors and switchers
Experience managing and operating Biamp digital signal processors
Experience directing or producing live events
Strong knowledge of audio engineering principals
Experience running FOH live audio preferred
Crestron and/or Biamp programming knowledge and experience preferred
CTS certification preferred 
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions (including in emergency situations) 
Must be able to stand, kneel and crouch for long periods of time
Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolding
Must be able to lift in excess of 25kg 
Must be able to work in high places and in small cramped places

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