ECS is seeking an Audiovisual Specialist to work in our Bethesda, MD office.
We are seeking an experienced Audiovisual Specialist to join our team at ECS. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the planning and execution of NHLBI workshops, ensuring that all audiovisual requirements are met seamlessly. This role is currently remote due to Covid-19, but may require in-person attendance in the future.
The Audiovisual Specialist will work closely with other service departments within NIH to provide comprehensive technical support and maintain an inventory of all audiovisual equipment and accessories. They will troubleshoot and resolve issues with audiovisual equipment during events and ensure that all safety protocols are followed during audiovisual equipment operations. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Provide best-in-practice support to multiple event formats, including In-person, Virtual and Hybrid events
Develop Run of Shows
Participate in pre-planning logistics meetings
Support technical dry-runs
Set up and operate audiovisual equipment
Provide technical assistance to presenters and manage virtual meeting rooms
Provide full room reconfiguration when required
Reset furniture to default configuration after events
Provide room management
Assist presenters with loading and running presentations
Set up and configure virtual meeting rooms
Provide dedicated, uninterrupted service during virtual events
The successful candidate will have experience in audiovisual equipment operation and maintenance, producing and supporting virtual and hybrid events, exhibit strong attention to detail and excellent troubleshooting skills, and possess a customer-focused approach to service delivery. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team, please apply today!
1-3 years relevant experience with audio-visual equipment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor's Degree in television production or a related field; one to three years of experience with television equipment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
Thorough knowledge of protocols and AV design, including signal flow, video bridging and gateways, and applicable platforms, including WebEx, Zoom, Cisco, and Microsoft Teams.
Knowledge of the operational and maintenance characteristics of a variety of television equipment used to produce live or taped productions.
Knowledge of the techniques used to produce live or taped television productions.
Knowledge of pre- and post-production techniques.
Knowledge of safety precautions normally associated with studio work.
Ability to set up and operate a variety of television production equipment.
Ability to coordinate production requirements and meet deadlines.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, and the public.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Ability to deal with others, using tact and diplomacy.
Understanding of Federal protocols as they pertain to and align with events
Experience supporting federal, scientific events
(AVIXA) AV Technologist Certificate
ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.