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  • Audio Visual Manager - Tsongas Center

    Location US-MA-Lowell
    Job ID
    2019-5206
    Group
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM - Tsongas Center (UMass - Lowell)
    Category
    Other
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    This position shall oversee and provide all media services for the facility including video production, audio, graphic design, and technical services.

     

    This position is based at our Tsongas Center. The Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell home to many sporting events, concerts, family shows, tradeshows and conferences the venue hosts making it one of the most popular entertainment venues in New England. It is home to the NCAA Division I Basketball and UMass-Lowell River Hawks Hockey teams, ranked amongst the top 10 in the nation in NCAA Division I hockey attendance. You can learn more about our venue here: http://www.tsongascenter.com/

     

    Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise and produce all Basketball/Hockey games from an In-house entertainment perspective.
    • Schedule and train part time employees with audio/video equipment (cameras, mixers, playback and switcher systems etc.) during all AV required events.
    • Supervise all video operation staff for events as they pertain to the video scoreboard and in-house television feeds.
    • Set and strike portable sound systems, microphones, projectors, and lighting equipment for various events and internal needs.
    • Assist event staff and production staffs of events in the building as they relate to the videoboard, in house feeds and audio systems.
    • Keep accurate inventory of tools, machinery, cleaning supplies, and related audio visual equipment.
    • Perform off-season maintenance and preventive maintenance projects, and secure competitive bids for facility maintenance and repair projects as needed.
    • Shoot and edit promotional video pieces for the building as well as the University Athletic programs.
    • Assist Athletics marketing and communication departments with various video projects, athletic events, and motion graphics designs.
    • Provide tech support for all software and hardware related computer issues.
    • Other duties as deemed necessary by the Director of AV/Broadcast Services

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Media Production, Video/Audio Engineering, Communications or related fields.
    • A minimum 2-3 years experience with audio and video systems and Daktronics video matrix system.
    • 1-2 years experience working in fast paced live event productions and entertainment preferred.
    • Advanced knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, and other related software.
    • Prior experience in an Arena is recommended but not required.

     

    Knowledge, Skill and Ability:

    • Extensive knowledge of electronics and electrical systems, Audio and Video systems, lighting systems preferred.
    • Working knowledge of production systems such as video switchers, replay systems, routers, audio mixers, and video streaming equipment.
    • Knowledge of various audio equipment (microphones, sound recording devices, speaker systems etc.)
    • Knowledge of production camera equipment and operation a plus.
    • Prior supervision of A/V or similar staff strongly preferred.
    • Proven experience in design and operation of video/matrix boards, at a fast -paced arena or like venue.
    • Prior Daktronics experience a plus.
    • Strong background in motion graphics design and video editing software (After Effects, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, are a must)
    • Experience with video streaming services and live event production strongly preferred.
    • Must be willing to learn new audio/video operations and workflows, and be able to teach methods to part time production staff.
    • Must be able to competently analyze, prioritize and relay information to make appropriate recommendations for various productions.
    • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate with the public, other employees, live production and communications staff, and vendors.
    • Must have proven job reliability, diligence, dedication, and strong organizational skills.
    • Must be flexible with working long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.

     

    SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER

     

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