Work for NEP Bow Tie
NEP Bow Tie is an exciting place to work
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.
NEP Bow Tie currently have the following
vacancies see below..
Junior Audio Video Technical
NEP Bow Tie is the premier managed services provider for
Parliaments and Government Authorities in the UK.
We are looking for Junior Audio Video (AV) Technical Operators
to join our team of truly multiskilled operational staff.
This role reports directly to the Operations Manager in our
managed service contracts. The role is based in Central
London and could potentially work in our service provision in the
Palace of Westminster and or at City Hall and other locations as
This role would suit someone who is keen to learn new skills,
who has an interest in AV and who also has an enquiring mind and
enjoys problem solving. They would need to be unflappable
under pressure, a good team player and confident working in public
areas assisting our clients.
Overview of the role:
This role is an entry level position and full training will be
given across all Audio Video technical support disciplines. The
main duties are the rigging, testing and operation of AV equipment
and PA systems during live events. This is principally a
hands on role, which could lead to further opportunities across
other broadcast disciplines. Candidates need to exhibit tangible
enthusiasm for the work and real potential for
No previous work experience is necessary but the candidate will
need to be able to demonstrate knowledge in some capacity and hands
on experience where AV equipment has been used. This may be
through study at school or college or as a hobby where they have
used sound and AV equipment.
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 - from lap tops to large
screens displays, or radio mics to PA systems.
- Setting up, testing, fault finding and operating audio-visual
- Assisting with rigging, de-rigging broadcast vision and audio
- 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
- Possible future multiskilling training for operation of manned
and remote controlled broadcast cameras.
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
- Knowledge of digital and analogue audio mixing desks.
- Operation or audio deskscapturinglive venue PA sound.
- Experience of Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and
- Work under pressure in a high profile environment.
- 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
- 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
- A real enthusiasm and desire to learn new skills and new
systems and a 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, closing date
Friday 13th October.
NEP Bow Tie, part of NEP Media Solutions, is the UK's leading
company specialising in managed service contracts delivering
thousands of hours of live unscripted meeting coverage every year
to 'no fail' standards. Our business is diverse and service based,
specialising in all aspects of broadcast and AV operations,
technical installations, media archive, web-streaming, video on
demand, content delivery, software development and broadcast
information channels. 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 the National Assembly
for Wales,the Vision, Sound and AV Operation and Maintenance
contract of UK Parliament, and the Broadcasting and AV Services for
the Greater London Authorityin addition to a number of prestigious
corporate bodies and Government Departments.
Superior Service & Lasting