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Integration Account Manager

Job Title

Integration Account Manager

Reporting to

Corporate and Events Director

Department Location

Feltham, Middlesex & onsite

Main Purpose

To maintain regular contact and develop good working relationships with existing
clients to support with the development of conceptual ideas through to successful
events in the integration market.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • The Integration Account Manager will be part of the design and sales
    team, supporting the sales team but with a specific focus on managing
    existing projects and client relations.
  • To help provide detailed and accurate scope of works, costs and design.
  • Ensure the appropriate handover procedures are followed to the Project
    Management team and Operations team.
  • Maintaining regular contact and developing working relationships with
    existing clients
  • Liaising with Clients and supporting with the development of conceptual
    ideas
  • Communicating the requirements of the client concept to the Project
    Management team and Operations team
  • Support AV Project Management team in the successful delivery of
    projects
  • Liaise effectively within the Integration technical and operations team
  • Any other duties as required

Skills

  • Broad technical understanding in Video, Audio and Lighting technologies
  • Understanding of the needs and growth of the company
  • An up-to-date understanding of the AV marketplace including products
    and trends.
  • Ability to understand project schedule and plans
  • Good understanding of IT and networks

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure is essential
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office including Excel and Word
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good organisational skills essential
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Terms & Conditions

Core Hours 37.5 hrs per week.
Flexibility and availability out or hours is required subject to the requirements of
the role

Scope or Scale

Liaison with Client, Staff Members, Sub Contractors and Suppliers

Salary & Benefits

Subject to experience and qualification
Holiday 20 Days plus bank holidays

Contact

Please email a CV and cover letter to Human Resources

 

 

Graduate Trainee Scheme 2020 intake – AV / Live Events Placement

Graduate trainee scheme working with Anna Valley Group companies; Anna Valley
(www.annavalley.co.uk) and Matrix UK Solutions (www.matrix-events.co.uk). This is
a fantastic opportunity to join two respected, firmly established AV suppliers to the
live event industry.
Anna Valley are providers of advanced and integrated audio-visual technology to
corporate and broadcast markets and their agencies.
Matrix is known in the industry as more of an “overall project delivery company” not
just a kit supplier. The PM’s delivery is greatly reliant on their lengthy experience and
adaptability.
The scheme will be tailored to the individual candidate and would involve training
options in both companies. The scheme is a two-year, paid placement, there are
optional additional modules for candidates that would like to increase the length of
their training. Unfortunately, the scheme doesn’t offer a recognised professional
qualification. An overview of the role would include but not be limited to the following:

Pre-production / project management

  • Primarily based in the office, in Feltham with a small rotation in Hook
  • Work alongside the relevant Project Manager and/or Project Coordinator
  • Take a brief from the client (alongside a senior team member) and assist in
    the pre-production and delivery, this will include

    • Working with the client
    • Understanding what the brief is and how best to achieve it
    • Recommend and suggest the most appropriate equipment/solution for
      the project
    • Obtain supplier quotes and negotiate the best price and terms
    • Raise PO’s
    • Work alongside the venue and confirm the event requirements
    • Raise and manage event specific requests i.e. parking permits
    • All health and safety aspects are adhered to and all relevant paperwork
      raised
    • Manage, collate and distribute the schedule
    • Manage the event budget and project change notices
    • Any pre-notified client requests are distributed to the crew / event team
    • Ensure the job bag/project file is collated and distributed to site

Equipment / warehouse

This is a very “hands on” aspect of the scheme and will involve lifting and moving
equipment in the warehouse.

  • Full training on the equipment inventory, to include;
    • Video; LED / projectors / switching / PPU / media servers
    • Sound; speakers / microphones / desks
    • IT; computers / networking
    • Lighting and electrics
    • Cameras
    • Rigging equipment / cables / consumables and miscellaneous
  • Work with the relevant Department Heads and/or Warehouse Manager
  • Ability to understand the equipment
    • What it is
    • What it does
    • How and why it is used for specific elements on events
  • Option to dismantle and explore the mechanics of the equipment
  • Checking in / out equipment for events
  • Pre-rigging equipment in the warehouse as and when needed
  • Routine maintenance on equipment including PAT testing
  • Checking, loading and un-loading trucks
  • Health and safety and manual handling training will be provided
  • PPE will be supplied

On-site delivery

  • Work alongside the Project Manager and client
  • Provide support to the Technicians and Project Manager as and when needed
  • Assist in the load/unloading of trucks and distribution of equipment into the
    relevant areas
  • Help to set up the equipment
  • Deliver calls to suppliers and / or the office in the event of additional
    equipment requests
  • Monitor Health and Safety paperwork

Office assistance

  • Understand how the company works and why there are policies and
    procedures in place
  • Assist in focus groups as and when new ideas are discussed
  • Work alongside the office admin team as and when needed

Installation

  • Anna Valley have an Installation department and a proportion of the scheme
    will include time with this team

Skills required

  • A strong interest and/or understanding of Audio-Visual Equipmen
  • Work under pressure, either as part of a team or individuall
  • A strong work ethic – must be prepared to work hard
  • Keenness to strive for excellence
  • Desire to want the best for the company and the clients
  • Quick learner, self-motivated and willingness to show initiative
  • Knowledge of PPT, Excel and word essential
  • Understanding of Rentalpoint would be beneficial but not essential
  • Good communication and organisation skills
  • The nature of the industry will involve working occasional anti-social hours
  • Clean full driving license would be beneficial
  • Passport is essential as the role may involve international travelling

To apply

Please direct your email to Liz or Lucy [email protected]
Application process will be open from January 2020.
Interviews will take place April/May.
Applicants will be notified in June.
Graduate Salary – £18,500 – £19,500.00 per annum

More details

Anna Valley and Matrix have individual websites detailing who the companies are
and what they do. In addition, both companies are active on Social Media;
Facebook, twitter, Instagram, Linkedin and YouTube.