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PSAV is a global leader in event experiences. We provide creative, production, advanced technology and staging to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their events. Our team consists of more than 9,000 professionals across 1,500 on-site venue locations and 49 branch offices within the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Caribbean, and the United Arab Emirates. We support over 1.5 million meetings annually and, on average, are hired by more than 1,100 meeting planners and event organizers each day. PSAV is the trusted partner and exclusive on-site provider of choice at leading venues including Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Four Season, Ritz-Carlton, Sheraton, Westin, and Fenway Park. The company is headquartered in Schiller Park, IL near O’Hare airport.

Career Opportunity

Director, Event Technology VII

Job ID 206616 Date posted 12/03/2018

Position Overview

Responsible for overall sales and operations management, revenue and profitability of assigned location(s) while ensuring the utmost in client and hotel partner satisfaction. Provide learning and development opportunities for employees. Functions as primary liaison with property to handle any issues and to manage the hotel contract.

Key Job Responsibilities                                                                                    

Financial and Labor Management                                                                         

Manage an efficient and profitable Event Technology and Business Center (where applicable) operation. Focus on revenue maximization & cost control, in accordance with company standard operating procedures.

Sales Management                                                                                                  

Manage and proactively execute the company sales process through advanced client contact. Improve and leverage the location and property’s market position and share.

Account Management                                                                                             

Provide outstanding customer service to clients by establishing excellent working relationships with hotel/resort staff and executives, company team members, neighboring locations, and all vendors. Mentor technicians to also provide this level of customer service.

People Development                                                                                               

Maintain a positive employee relations environment for all Event Technology and Business Center (if applicable) team members. Manage performance, address employee concerns, maintain adequate staffing levels, and facilitate team development. Lead by example in portraying a polished, professional image according to the guidelines in the Employee Guide.

Information Management, Reporting and Company Support                            

Effectively utilize all company computer systems and software programs and ensure technicians are properly trained to use them. Complete standard and as-needed reports accurately and on-time. Actively participates in overall company programs/committees where applicable.

Equipment Security/Maintenance                                                                         

Supervise security, inventory control, transportation and maintenance of equipment. Ensure all employees are properly trained in all areas.


Required Experience :

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of AA/BS or equivalent experience.
  • Three or more years of audiovisual technical experience, including at least one year of previous supervisory experience.
  • Completion of P.A.S.S., HSIA and other training requirements.
  • Proficiency in the use of audiovisual equipment, HSIA equipment and company computer software and systems preferable.
  • Effective leadership abilities and customer satisfaction focus.

Competencies

  • Attention to Communication
  • Knowledge of basic financial and accounting practices
  • Concern for Quality
  • Exceeds Customer Expectations
  • Leadership Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Sales Proficiency

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements

Hours Per Day

Lifting Requirements

Frequency

Sitting

2-3 hours

Lifting      0 - 15 lbs*

Frequently

Standing

3-4 hours

Lifting      16 – 50 lbs*

Frequently

Walking

3-4 hours

Lifting      51 - 100 lbs

Occasionally

Stooping

0-1 hours

Lifting      Over 100 lbs

Occasionally

Crawling

0-1 hours

Kneeling

0-1 hours

Carrying Requirements

Frequency

Bending

0-1 hours

Carrying      0 - 15 lbs*

Frequently

Reaching (above your head)

0-1 hours

Carrying      16 – 50 lbs*

Frequently

Climbing

0-1 hours

Carrying      51 - 100 lbs

Occasionally

Grasping

0-1 hours

Carrying      Over 100 lbs

Occasionally

Auditory/Visual Requirements

Frequency

Pushing/Pulling Requirements

Frequency

Close Vision

Frequently

Pushing/Pulling      0 - 15 lbs*

Frequently

Distance Vision

Frequently

Pushing/Pulling      16 – 50 lbs*

Frequently

Color Vision

Frequently

Pushing/Pulling      51 - 100 lbs*

Occasionally

Peripheral Vision

Occasionally

Pushing/Pulling      Over 100 lbs

Occasionally

Depth Perception

Frequently

*Identifies the physical requirements that team members perform without assistance.

Hearing

Continuously

Team members must be able to meet the physical demands above in order to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. 

Work Environment

Work is performed in a hotel/convention center environment with moderate exposure to outdoor temperatures and to dirt, sand and/or dust.  The working conditions will vary between moderately quiet to noisy volumes.  Team members will use high-end audio visual equipment and electrical components, and will be exposed to heights via lifts and ladders.  Team members may be asked to work in multiple hotel locations.  Working times will include irregular hours and on-call status including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.   Team members must adhere to appearance guidelines as defined by PSAV based on an individual hotel or a representation of hotels in that city or area.  



Job Location
Los Angeles,California,US

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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  • Sales

    Our passionate sales staff provides frontline exposure for PSAV and works with customers to develop custom solutions to meet their objectives.
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    Today’s technology includes dynamic audiovisual, creative, digital, staging and facility services.
At PSAV, we provide quality equipment, memorable service and the latest in technology.
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