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Are you interested in working on the technical side of the live events industry? Send us your resume if you can honestly answer YES to these questions:
• Are you customer-service oriented? This is a vital part of our company culture.
• Do you value supporting your team?
• Can you bring a positive, can-do attitude to long workdays?
• Are you organized and able to quickly shift in a new direction when plans change?
• Do you have technical aptitude and want to learn and develop new skills?
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding candidates who have the work ethic, personal traits, and drive that will be a great addition to our positive team dynamic. In order to remove unnecessary barriers for qualified individuals pursuing employment opportunities, we do not list minimum requirements for education or experience. Instead, we focus on candidates’ abilities to excel based on the responsibilities of the position. The best candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications described.
We review resumes year-round to fill the following full-time positions. These AV jobs are not AV Freelance, AV Install, Film, TV, Radio, IT or Multimedia positions. The live event industry is a lifestyle. That means odd hours, weekend work, changing situations, and a team-based culture.
The AV Department is all about relationships: both between us and our clients and among everyone on the team. We want to build long-term partnerships and we do that by anticipating our clients’ needs and by making their goals into our goals. We work hard and we enjoy each other’s company while doing it. All of our employees are chosen for culture fit and their willingness for client engagement. We believe this creates the type of energy and inspiration needed to sustain a creative production environment over the long-term.
To do this, we promote a proper lifestyle of balance and support for our team of event professionals. We provide well above the industry average in pay, flexible schedules during the slow days, and benefits as well as active opportunities for development and advancement. All of our employees are required and encouraged to stay on a track of professional development, attend training, and generally engage with their professional life.
Our name, The AV Department, is a brand promise to our clients emphasizing our integrated team-based approach to audiovisual. We want our team to be an extension of each of our clients’ team. As a company, and as individual employees, we want to be a trusted partner, always.
The AV Department believes that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all employees can thrive. The AV Department is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
The job descriptions listed above are a general description only and do not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause.