Audio Visual Manager
Position: Audio Visual Manager
Location: Birmingham, AL
Type: Direct Hire
Pay: $40,000-$45,000 - Depending on Experience
Diversified Sourcing Solutions is looking for an experienced Audio Visual Manager to fill a vacant role in the Birmingham area. The ideal candidate will hold a High School Diploma and/or Degree and at least 5 years' experience as an A/V Manager. Will work Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. This is a direct hire position with our client.
The Audio Visual Manager is responsible for audio-visual presentations in the property’s meeting space, supports audio visual sales, manages the Audio Visual staff and is responsible for the sites information technology services. The position ensures the highest level of service during events by executing all activities based on standard operating procedures.
Skills and Knowledge
Effective sales skills to up-sell products and services
Knowledge of purchasing, inventory controls, supplies and equipment
Knowledge of overall operations as they affect department
Extensive knowledge of audio visual products and services e.g., audio visual equipment, staging, lighting, house and concert sound systems, computer-video presentation, connectivity, computers and telephone systems.
Knowledge of contract agreements and legalities
Strong customer development and relationship management skills
Strong communication skills (verbal, listening, writing)
Effective conflict management skills
Strong customer and associate relation skills
Effective coaching and development skills
Strong organization skills
Ability to use standard software applications
Effective decision making skills
Effective influence skills
Strong problem-solving skills
Financial management skills e.g., ability to understand P&L statements, manage operating budgets, forecasting and scheduling
Good presentation and platform skills
Good training/facilitator skills
Ability to effectively manage labor productivity
Knowledge of governmental regulations and safety standards (OSHA, EPA, ADA, CFC, NFPA)
Education or Certification
High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Audio Visual Operations: Directs daily activities of audio visual operations and coordinates with sales, departments, and customer to ensure successful execution of events.
Guest Satisfaction: Ensures Audio Visual associates strive to meet or exceed customer expectations. Helps build customer loyalty through product and service excellence.
Human Resources: Hires, develops and retains a diverse workforce to deliver excellent products and or services. Sustains a work environment that focuses on fair and equitable treatment and associate satisfaction to enable business success.
Sales & Revenue: Builds the unit’s top line revenue by focusing on the post-contractual sale of products and services. Maximizes revenue by up selling contracted products to event planners and attendees.
Financial Management: Supports the management of the Audio Visual budget to achieve or exceed budget expectations. Monitors wages and expenses and recommends adjustments as needed to achieve goals.
Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.