Job Title: Audio Visual Specialist
Date Posted: 10-11-2007
Job Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Associate Degree
Work Experience: 1+ to 2 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: FMP Media Solutions
Company Website: www.fmpmedia.com
Contact Information: Al   White (al.white@fmpmedia.com)
Job Description:
Audio Visual Specialist 

 

FMP Media Solutions is currently seeking a talented hard working Audio Visual Specialist to
compliment our existing team of media professionals. The successful candidate will have
experience setting-up, troubleshooting and maintaining video projectors, tape players,
monitors, audio systems, video camera’s, DVD players, VCRs, microphones, mixers, switchers,
and other multimedia equipment used at business meetings and corporate events. 

 

Located in Conshohocken, PA; FMP Media Solutions Inc. is a rapidly growing provider of
customized high quality Business Communications. This includes Script–to-Screen Video
Production, Multi-Camera Video Production, Webcasting/Video Streaming, Video-On-Demand for the
Web, Meeting and Event Support and Management, Event Registration Websites and Systems,
Interactive Kiosks, Multi-Media Programming and CD/DVD Production. FMP Media Solutions, Inc.
was created in 1967 to meet the expanding business communication needs in the workplace that
current technology now provides solutions for. Our current activities revolve around
creatively producing and delivering business messages and providing new media service and
equipment for meetings and events for our loyal Fortune 1000 clients. 

 

Please visit our website to learn more about us, www.fmpmedia.com

 

Description

 

Under general supervision, provides technical and audiovisual production support services for
business meetings and corporate events. 
Responsible for maintaining and operating audio visual equipment used in the production and
distribution of audio visual, multimedia and video programs. 
Works closely with project managers and operational leaders to ensure project and customer
satisfaction
Provides information about AV equipment so that presenters can plan their AV needs
Works as the hands-on project lead in the setup and operation of A/V equipment for business
meetings and corporate event projects. Plans, organizes and carries out the A/V equipment end
of projects.
Assists in the monitoring of workflow, resource commitments, and supply status. Schedules
vendor and labor resources as well as manages freelance on-site support staff.
Over 50% of the position is on the road to or at the events. Most events are local. 
Travel outside the Phila area up to 10 days / month.
For all meetings and events throughout continental USA, will assist in loading equipment truck
and will be principle driver of equipment truck.
When not on the road, will work in the co warehouse located close to our corporate offices.
Installs & runs AV equipment like projection & sound systems. 
Uses computers and the software that runs sound, light, and projection systems. 
Sets up AV equipment, including projection, sound, lighting, and recording equipment. This
involves working at heights from aerial trucks or ladders and some heavy lifting. 
Troubleshoots problems and minor repair of equipment like projectors, tape players, monitors,
audio systems, video camera’s, DVD players, VCRs, microphones, audio mixers, video switchers
and other multimedia equipment. 
Is on hand during presentations and events to act as a projectionist. Will also control sound
and lights. When needed, could also be utilized as a cameraman. 
Keeps up with improvements in technology and makes recommendations for upgrades. 
Oversees outside contractors when they are needed to make repairs. 
Teaches others to use and care for equipment.
 

Requirements

 

2+ years of experience working with minimal supervision in the role as Audiovisual Specialist
(performing the above description) for business meetings and corporate events.
Must have 2+ years projection, sound, lighting, and recording equipment experience.
Should have experience setting up and possess indepth knowledge of most the following
equipment: 
            LCD Projectors from 1K to 10K Lumens

Projection Screens from Tripod to 10 1/2 X 14 Truss Screens

Audio Mixers up to 32 Ch Mackie Onyx

PA Speakers - Self Powered Mackies

Sabine Equalizers

Cameras - Beta D600, Canon XL1-S, Canon GL-1

Lighting: Source Four Licos, Par Cans, Arri, Dimming Boards DMX&

Microplex control

Crank Up Stands / Truss

            Wireless Microphones: Shure

 

Knowledge and experience operating cameras a plus. 
Must be highly self-motivated and possesses an entrepreneurial spirit. 
Must be proficient in the use of Windows and MS Office.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of terminology of the computer and the multimedia industries.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Professional presentation. 
Associate’s degree preferred. 
Any Certification & licensing a plus (i.e. International Communications Industries Association
Certified Technology Specialist).
Understands and uses electronics. 
Uses graphic & presentation software.
Possesses knowledge of circuitry, acoustics and wiring.
Applies abstract theories to practical problems.
Has attention to detail.
Has creativity and imagination.
Good record keeper. 
Experienced with and has no problem lifting, carrying, and climbing.
Can recognize slight differences in color and sound.
Understands technical drawings.
Uses hand tools and power equipment.
Works well with customers and colleagues.
Must have valid drivers license.
Engineering repair skills would be a plus but not mandatory. 
 

Local Candidates Only 

Due to a strong supply of superior local talent, relocation and interviewing expenses are not
budgeted for this position.       

 

Compensation

 

Compensation plan includes competitive salary, 3% matching 401K Plan and 50% of cost of Group
HMO Benefits. We also include an aggressive Profit Sharing Program that is revolutionary in
our industry.

 

Contact

 

If you believe you have what it takes to succeed in this important role and want immediate
consideration for an interview, please send a Word version of your resume, salary history and
a reason for leaving past positions history (including present position) to our staffing
specialist al.white@fmpmedia.com
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