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Head of Video

We are looking for an experienced Head of Video. 
Based in Elstree.


The ideal candidate

  • The role is heavily customer facing, working with external clients to service a diverse range of projects as well as proactively seeking opportunities for business development.
  • You will see projects through from initial quotation to final delivery, leading teams on site delivering projects to a high standard and acting as an ambassador for the company.
  • No day is the same and our diverse client base means project work is extremely varied.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in all areas of live video along with an excellent working knowledge of the latest technologies and best practice.
  • You must be able to demonstrate extensive industry experience and in-depth knowledge of
    streaming, LED wall, projection, switching and signal distribution technologies.
  • You should have an excellent working knowledge of general production techniques including IT, rigging, power distribution & data distribution.
  • You must be a hands-on leader, able to lead the deployment of systems and teams on site in a proactive manner.
  • In the role you will act as the video lead for the business and will support both external clients and internal stakeholders.
  • You will work collaboratively with the wider project management team to support multi-disciplinary projects and also provide training and support to the warehouse and production engineering teams.
  • The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, eloquent and comfortable producing quotes, presenting to clients, handling budgets, managing logistics and growing / developing business opportunities.
  • You must be keen to learn and develop your expertise continually, meticulous and thorough in your work and be highly computer literate.
  • You must be a confident communicator with a desire to deliver the best service standards possible alongside a positive, can-do attitude.
  • A familiarity with AutoCAD and Microsoft Office would be highly beneficial along with a good sense of humour!


Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure projects are delivered to a high standard, leveraging company resources to ensure we continually exceed client expectations
  • Liaise with internal & external stakeholders to understand project requirements, briefs & deadlines
  • Attend site visits & client meetings as required to develop projects collaboratively
  • Interpret project briefs and work with internal staff to translate them into technical designs & equipment specifications
  • Cost and budget each project accurately and efficiently using our Rental Management software
  • Liaise with clients in a timely fashion as the project develops
  • Keep specifications & budgets up to date as the project develops
  • Create technical drawings to support project designs using Autocad
  • Create project paperwork to communicate project requirements to internal & external staff
  • Create Health & Safety paperwork to support project designs
  • Manage logistics across multiple projects to ensure efficient and cost-effective use of internal & external resources
  • Liaise with internal & external suppliers to ensure appropriate resourcing for each project
  • Adopt a creative approach to problem solving and adapt and react to changing circumstances at speed
  • Supervise projects on site, managing all aspects of delivery from load in to load out
  • Supervise internal and external suppliers & staff on site to ensure the efficient delivery of projects
  • Liaise with venues to build positive relationships and ensure projects are delivered within required parameters
  • Liaise with clients on site to ensure their expectations are met at all times
  • Finalise projects following completion, debriefing with clients, internal staff & external suppliers where required.
  • Build & nurture long term relationships with clients
  • Proactively seek opportunities for business development
  • Act as an ambassador for the business at all times
  • Seek to continually learn & grow your technical, project management & interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable asking for guidance & support when required
  • Maintain a strong awareness of developing trends and technologies
  • Be prepared to share your expertise to develop and grow other staff
  • Ensure you are presentable at all times when face to face with clients
  • Champion and promote best practice in all areas of project delivery
  • Champion and promote best practice in all areas of Health & Safety
  • Operate within all LPFS protocols and procedures
  • Adopt a positive, can-do attitude to all challenges
  • Support the Senior Leadership Team in developing processes and procedures to improve all aspects of the company’s operations
  • Undertake any other tasks as reasonably requested

 


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