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Associate, Events Technician

Posting Date: 05-Sep-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 31565
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Office of the Secretary General  
Contract Type Short Term 
Contract Length 12 months 
Posting End Date 19/09/2022 





Purpose of Job


The key role of the AV Technician is to assist with the technical set-up and delivery of in-person, hybrid and virtual events in the Bank’s headquarters and virtual event platforms, carry out the day-to-day duties in meeting rooms managed by Event Management, ensuring systems are fully operational, provide technical assistance for these rooms and assist with event coordination. The AV Technician also provides cover for the permanent Associate, SIS/Sound/AV Technician in OSG.



Accountabilities & Responsibilities 


  • Liaise with Event Management with regards to all technical requirements/arrangements for events in the Bank.
  • Install SIS, Sound/Recording and AV facilities/equipment for large events.
  • Carry out full system checks, rectify faults and ensure all systems are in full working order.
  • Carry out the day to day duties for all meeting rooms ensuring systems are fully operational and provide technical assistance for the rooms
  • Assist/Host virtual meetings via WebEx/Zoom/Teams or other platforms as required.
  • Operate technical equipment for in-house large events, hybrid and fully virtual.
  • Hire freelance technicians form the Event management technicians’ pool as and when required.
  • Assist Event Management as and when required.
  • Liaise with 3rd party companies (venues, technical counterparts, agencies)
  • Work in a flexible manner, in accordance with the core working hours, by either commencing work earlier or finishing later on an ad-hoc basis depending on the timings of the events being managed.



Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications 



  • At least five years' experience and good operational knowledge of the following:
  • Simultaneous Interpretation systems (familiarity with Interactio or other remote simultaneous interpretation systems is an advantage)
  • Sound systems
  • Lighting
  • Video conference systems
  • Virtual platforms including but not limited to WebEx, Teams and Zoom
  • Setup presets and operate PTZ camera mix
  • Streaming software such as OBS, Wirecast, vmix or Restream
  • Crestron control systems
  • Overall audio visual to include projection, PowerPoint, video playback
  • Good communications skills (oral and written English)
  • Reliable, flexible and able to work under pressure
  • Team worker with good time management skills
  • Good sense of priorities and initiative
  • Excellent interface with internal and external clients at the highest level.




What is it like to work at the EBRD?


Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. 


The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.


Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.

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