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We recruit only the best and only those who meet the NEP grade. Of course, we're an equal opportunity employer and, as such, we aspire to be the employer of choice for the best of the best in the media industry. Through our in-house (continuous professional development) and external training programmes we provide all our staff with opportunities to build on their talents and to grow new skills so we can keep improving on our service delivery.

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NEP Bow Tie currently have the following vacancies see below..


AV Technical Operator - NEP Bow Tie

NEP Bow Tie is the premier managed services provider for Parliaments and Government Authorities in the UK.

We are looking for a multiskilled AV Technical Operator to join our team of truly multiskilled operational staff. This role reports directly to the Broadcast Manager in our contract provision at City Hall. The role is based primarily at our City Hall site but will also work across our other London operations, such as the Palace of Westminster, and on other locations as required.

Overview of the role:

This role primarily provides AV technical support for our Assembly and Parliamentary AV operations. The main duties are the rigging, testing and operating AV equipment and PA systems during live events. This is principally a hands on role, which could lead to further opportunities across broadcast disciplines, such as the operation of Committee room and Chamber sound systems and remote control broadcast cameras. Candidates need to demonstrate tangible enthusiasm for the work and real potential for learning and ideally have at least one year's industry experience, however a trainee with suitable background would be considered.

Working shifts are normally between 07:00 and 21:00 (early, mid, late etc.) but will be subject to change depending on how the clients business is scheduled. Your days of work will normally be Monday to Friday, but there may be some weekend working. Should you work more than five days in one week then you will receive a day off 'in lieu'.


  • Rigging and de-rigging of audio-visual equipment - this can involve manual handling of heavy items.
  • Setting up, testing, fault finding and operating audio-visual equipment.
  • Assisting with rigging, de-rigging broadcast vision and audio equipment.
  • Once suitably trained operation of sound and audio recording equipment, recording devices and other broadcast equipment.
  • Basic operational patching and equipment room set up and configuration.
  • Possible future multiskilling training for operation of manned and remote controlled broadcast cameras

Skills required:

Ideally the candidate will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of some of the following

  • Setting up, testing, fault finding and operating a wide range of audio-visual equipment.
  • Operational experience of microphones, PA / sound reinforcement systems.
  • Knowledge of digital and analogue audio mixing desks.

  • Operation or audio deskscapturinglive venue PA sound.

  • Work under pressure in a high profile environment.
  • Experience of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook packages.

  • An interest in news, current affairs and politics - a basic understanding of political issues and how both the UK Parliament andthe GLA work is highly desirable for this role.
  • Excellent communicator - whether by spoken or written word, telephone or email, good communication skills are vital in this job.
  • Working as part of a team, liaising with others and using initiative when working.
  • Maintaining punctuality and a smart appearance at all times, including wearing company or client uniforms if required to do so.
  • A desire to learn new systems and commitment to deliver a first class service.
  • A mature and diplomatic approach to our clients at our various bases of operation.

This job description gives an overview of the role and will be subject to change and amendments throughout the course of employment.This is not a complete or exhaustive list.

CV and covering letter to by Friday 24th July, 2016.


Company description:

NEP Bow Tie is one of the UK's leading companies specialising in managed service contracts, media archive, web-streaming, video on demand, content delivery, software development and broadcast information channels. Our business is diverse and service based, specialising in all aspects of broadcast and AV operations and installations. Our attention to detail, quality of our service and planning, and the standard of our staff contributes to a high level of repeat business. We are the current contract holders of the managed services contracts for theNational Assembly for Wales,theVision, Sound and AV Operation and Maintenance of UK Parliament, and theBroadcasting and AV Services for the Greater London Authorityin addition to a number of prestigiouscorporatebodies andGovernment Departments.


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