Job Vacancies at CPS

WE CURRENTLY HAVE 2 VACANCIES


VACANCY 1 – AV & EVENTS PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN

CPS Group is currently looking for a flexible, proactive and self-motivated person to join the team as an AV & Events Production Technician.

Role Summary
Working onsite or during the pre-production process, leading a team or as part of a team, to set up, operate and de-rig equipment for the many varied events supplied by the company. You will also on occasion be expected to act as the point of contact on-site in the absence of a Project Manager, and be the nominated company representative on site to liaise with clients and other suppliers. Some office & warehouse work may also be required as part of this role when there are no onsite requirements, as well as the adaptability to support colleagues. A good standard of knowledge in Lighting, Sound & AV is essential.

Overall Responsibilities
Organising & providing excellent technical support for events working alone or managing a team on client events
Working on events, as a senior member of the team and specialist technician role
Providing great customer service and support throughout the event and any pre-production periods.
Assisting project managers to arrange sub-hires, staffing and logistics for events.
Quoting and budgeting events for clients, maintaining a great delivery for the event and healthy profit margin for the company
Managing the client’s requirements & expectations.

Key Areas
On-Site Technical Support for a variety of events
Supporting project managers to deliver event productions to a high standard
Interacting with customers at client sites, phone, email and in the wider community to provide support and excellent customer service where needed.
Maintaining current knowledge of technical event equipment and its usage, through training and experience
Coordinating all aspects of an event from enquiry to the point of completion and tracking budgets throughout.
Identifying worthwhile opportunities and communicating with leads as soon as possible.
Generating leads and opportunities through industry networking and contacts.

Responsibilities
Please note this is an events industry role and in line with the industry we work in, the working hours will include evenings and weekends as standard. By nature of the business, and schedules will change at short notice.
Taking new enquiries and ensuring that clients receive prompt and accurate proposals for events
Tracking all costings for projects, maintaining a budget and ensuring a healthy profit margin for the business.
Following up potential leads and existing opportunities.
Designing and creating events alongside project managers and the
senior team.
Booking staff, logistics and sub hire equipment.
Producing full and detailed equipment lists & schedules.
Complying with company health & safety policies, risk assessments, company procedures and ensuring they are fulfilled throughout.

Other responsibilities
Attending customer sites or venues to discuss opportunities and obtain information about the event & venue.
Event media content creation and editing.
Driving CPS vehicles safely with a full UK driving licence and adhering to the CPS driver’s handbook at all times. A Driver CPC or additional goods vehicle licence categories or experience driving a long-wheelbase panel van would be a further advantage.
Driving the company vehicles to deliver & collect equipment to/from various venues & productions.

Personal Competencies and Behaviours
Good leadership skills, with the ability to lead a team on-site and mentor new and upcoming staff, as well as working as part of a team, often in a high-pressure environment
Excellent time management and planning skills, forward-thinking and able to add value
Deadline conscious & highly organised with the ability to prioritise and multi-task, managing a challenging workload and meeting strict deadlines
Willing and flexible approach, with the ability to work on own initiative
To have a keen awareness of customer service and client satisfaction, and to assist quickly and efficiently with a client enquiry
Maintain Company confidentiality at all times
Polite and approachable manner
To carry out duties/responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Core Values of the company at all times
Applicants must have a good driving record, be aged 21+ with a full UK Driving Licence. This role will involve the manual handling of bulky equipment and will also involve assisting within other areas of the business as required
The role is a public face of the company and we are looking for a presentable fluent English speaker with good communications skills and a generally cheerful demeanour. The candidate will be a well organised & numerate individual, with good basic IT skills and an attention to detail and accuracy

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

To apply for this role please send your CV and a letter of application to office@cpsgroup.co.uk

 


VACANCY 2 – EVENT TECHNICIAN

CPS Group is currently looking for a flexible, proactive and self-motivated person to join the team as an Event Technician.

The position on offer requires an individual who must have the ability to setup/operate small to medium audio-visual, lighting & sound systems independently, therefore a good standard of knowledge in Lighting, Sound & AV is essential.

The position requires the candidate to drive the company vehicles to deliver & collect equipment to/from various venues, productions & suppliers based both locally and nationwide. Many events are outside of standard working hours, by nature of the business, and schedules will change at short notice. A flexible and adaptable approach to working hours will be vital. A Driver CPC or additional goods vehicle licence categories or experience driving a long wheelbase panel van would be a further advantage.

Applicants must have a good driving record, be aged 21+ with a full UK Driving Licence. This role will involve the manual handling of bulky equipment and will also involve assisting within other areas of the business as required.

The role is a public face of the company and we are looking for a presentable fluent English speaker with good communications skills and a generally cheerful demeanour. The candidate will be a well organised & numerate individual, with good basic IT skills and an attention to detail and accuracy.

To apply for this role please send your CV and a letter of application to office@cpsgroup.co.uk


 

Please Note:  CPS does not use recruitment agencies for fulfilling positions.