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Dynamic Earth Enterprises Ltd

Assistant Technical Manager

Application Deadline: Monday 16th September 2019
About us
Dynamic Earth is a unique and iconic visitor’s attraction; it is like nothing else on Earth. It’s a chance to experience the primeval forces of nature as they shaped our planet, to journey through space and time and even go on a 4D VENTURE around the world. You’ll be embarking on the interactive adventure of a lifetime - the lifetime of our planet. This means that you will be working in an exhilarating, interesting and engaging work environment.

Requirements
Deputising the technical manager in providing technical support to the two main areas of the business; AV support for conferencing and banqueting, the attraction exhibition with fault finding, problem solving and repairs.

Responsibilities
• Deputise the technical manager in their responsibilities
• Day to day running of the main visitor attraction exhibition.
• Setting up and operation AV during corporate events to a high standard.
• Fault find and resolve where possible any technical failures within the exhibition, building or corporate event.
• Provide technical support across the organisation to both internal staff and external clients.
• Complete any preventative maintenance and testing as requested by technical manager.
• Attend meetings that require technical input.
• Training and development of other members of staff, when required.
• Work closely with the maintenance department on general building maintenance when required.
• Assist in the day to day operation of the building and be on hand to deal with any ad hoc technical failures.
• Carry out departmental training with colleagues where requested.
• Maintain and service all technical equipment and tools.
• Any other ad hoc tasks as requested by your department manager.

Qualifications and Experience
• The ideal candidate must learn the ability to adapt to working across the various areas of the business; from corporate events to back of house exhibition.
• Must have a minimum of 4 years management experience in a similar role.
• Experience working with AV contractors.
• Excellent organisational skills with a cool head to deal with last minute changes, requests and problems.
• Leadership skills to motivate and manage a team.
• Experience in working with mixing desks, video playback, microphones and AV are essential to the role, as well as strong customer service skills.
• HNC or equivalent in AV Technology advantageous but not essential.
• Any training in PASMA, IPAF, IOSH or NEBOSH are also beneficial to the role.

Salary
£26k per annum

Benefits
• Complimentary entry to Dynamic Earth for family and friends
• Free staff car-parking
• 25% Discount in the Natural Selection Gift Shop
• Subsidised meals from the Food Chain Café
• Free entry to ASVA member Visitor attractions (subject to conditions)
• Gym Membership at MacDonald Holyrood Hotel
• Staff Canteen (complimentary tea, coffee, bread)
• Staff Excellence Award - High street vouchers
• Matched company pension contribution of 5%
• Confidential advice-line through Health Assured
• Company workwear issued including dynamic earth branded polo shirts and fleece

Please upload your CV & Cover Letter setting out why you think you are the best person for this job to martin.todd@dynamicearth.co.uk by Monday 16th September 2019.

Due to the likelihood of us receiving a high volume of applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted upon application.

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