Technical Director


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Location: Gold Coast

Technical Director

Our Technical Directors are responsible for managing and delivering live events. Your current AV knowledge and project management skills will be well utilised in this hands-on frontline leadership role.  Read on to see if you’ve got what it takes to join our team in this exciting role!

Specific responsibilities will include:

Working with AV Sales Managers to design, manage and deliver live events
Managing and maintaining venue AV infrastructure
Managing a small team of technicians and briefing them accordingly
Producing technical floor plans, systems schematics and production schedules
Managing cross hires
Ensuring all team members and contractors are observing work health and safety requirements
Providing leadership, direction and training to technicians
Making recommendations on AV purchasing
Managing the efficient utilization of the venues AV inventory

About you!

You will have:

Current AV industry experience
Demonstrated leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
Extensive experience in the design and delivery of large events
Proven project management and organizational skills with respect to event planning
Thorough understanding of all current AV production systems and AV Services (audio, lighting and vision)
Knowledge of Vectorworks and the use of or experience with R2 software or similar
Ability to understand and recommend solutions for troubleshooting
Rigging qualification preferred
The ability to work a range of shifts, including days, nights and weekends
Excellent presentation, enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude – self motivation is essential

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is a world-class venue that accommodates a range of conventions, exhibitions, sporting and entertainment events.  As a purpose built convention and exhibition centre, we offer our clients unsurpassed conferencing and exhibition facilities and services, including advanced technological infrastructure and an in house Audio Visual (AV) team.  

Our AV experts work with all clients from developing creative concepts, through to event delivery and post event debrief meetings to ensure that no matter the size, or level of complexity we deliver an exceptional event experience every time. The AV team have delivered some of the largest and technically complex corporate events held in Australia and is continually working on new ways to bring client concepts to life.

Please apply for the role by uploading your Resume and a covering letter which outlines how you meet all the criteria.   We welcome applications for this position until 5pm on Friday 14th June 2019. 

Previous applicants to the Production Manager role need not apply.

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