“BAFTA is seeking a new Technical and Production Planning Manager to join their busy team.
Working day to day with the Events sales and delivery team in a client-facing position the successful candidate will be responsible for the technical sales of the business and brand development across our newly refurbished venue. Preparing proposals for prospective clients, explaining and upselling the technical capabilities of the space will be second nature to you. Attending pre sales show rounds and creating event concepts for clients. Liaising with the in house technical team to allocate new projects to be managed by the in house team or outsourced to a Project Manager based at White Light.
The ideal candidate will currently be working within the events and production industry, and have experience within a range of event scales and genres. You must have excellent people skills and understanding of AV, lighting, sound, staging and rigging and work with the company to develop, promote and develop the brand.
You will also be happy to work with the technical department.
Ideally you will have:
Proven IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access applications and PowerPoint). Working knowledge of an internal e-mail system and electronic diary is essential.
Previous experience of multi-level quotations and proposals including supporting documents such as floor plans and set designs.
Previous experience in a technical Venue Sales role.
Very strong attention to detail and accuracy
Commercial awareness and experience dealing with a multi stakeholder environment
General understanding/awareness of venue service provision and practical event practices.
Knowledge of multiple formats of video and presentation formats including
HDCAM / SR
Video Files (inc Prores/ mp4 /mov)
Gaming and lighting Consoles
Ideally you will be:
Someone who is confident to talk to clients and upsell technology for the events.
Can liaise with suppliers and obtain best value with hire equipment.
Solid Health and Safety knowledge to interrogate RAMS
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Please note this is a fixed term 12 month contract
BAFTA is a leading global charitable institution focused on championing creativity, opportunity and social change for all through the transformative power of film, games and television.
BAFTA’s Vision is:
‘Bringing the transformative power of Film, Games and Television to everyone’
BAFTA’s aims are: to champion the art and the craft, champion talent and champion the industry environment by:
Identifying and celebrating industry practice deemed exceptional by peer review, thereby elevating the art and craft of film, games and TV
Providing talent with recognition, inspiration, access and long term support, in particular those under- represented and underprivileged in society
Enabling a positive and inclusive environment, for an accessible, sustainable and connected industry