AV Support Trainee Ref:3006024

St George’s Hall is truly one of the most iconic venues in which to hold an event, celebration, wedding or conference in the whole of the North West region. The Hall can rightly claim to be the emotional heart of the region; it has been the spontaneous gathering place for the people of Liverpool in times of celebration, vigils, and commemorations. Important moments happen here from commemorative city gatherings following the deaths of the Beatles, John Lennon and George Harrison, to historic homecomings for Liverpool FC and Everton FC following Cup Final victories. St George’s Hall also hosted the Peoples’ Opening of Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2008, when Ringo Starr played from the roof of the building to over 50,000 people.

We’re looking for a motivated and enthusiastic young person to join our team at the iconic building to help support with the day to day running of events. As an AV Support Trainee, you’ll have a keen interest in digital and technology.

To learn how to deliver an excellent visitor experience within the Visitor Centre in St George’s Hall. This will include delivering a warm welcome, provide visitor information, deliver engaging activities, guided tours and talks and upsell a variety of commercial products, with particular focus on all digital and technical content.
 You’ll work in St George’s Hall but also work from other iconic buildings such as Liverpool Town Hall dependent upon demand.
You do a daily ‘walk through’ of the Visitor Centre when at St George’s Hall, ensuring all displays exhibitions, signage and tour routes are of the highest standard with no litter, clutter or maintenance/H&S issues, to ensure excellent standards and safe access at all times, paying particular emphasis to the AV equipment, ensuring all is working as required
You will be responsible for the upkeep of all equipment within each area of the Visitor Centre at St George’s Hall, ensuring it is maintained, it is secure, it is fit for operational use and always looks great.
You will ensure management & storage of all equipment, kit, and furniture after use, reporting any damage or loss to Venue / Event & Operations management.
You will assist in the management and repair/replacement of AV equipment as and when required.
You will monitor the income from the hire of AV equipment to be able to report back on the successful uptake of the equipment and its use.
 You will assist in the development of a hire rate for all the AV equipment.
 You will be open to work with partners of the halls digital attractions to be able to advance your skills and knowledge on technical equipment and any related social media platforms.
 You will show exceptional attention to detail and a sense of pride and ownership, ensuring all public areas, heritage areas, storerooms, basements and their contents are kept clean and tidy, with a management routine in place to ensure their continual upkeep.
You will look to be able to perform all security procedures of the city halls building, its contents, the operation of the fire alarm system and the intruder alarm systems.

Closing date
25 hours – possible additional hours up to 35
How to apply
You must be referred to this opportunity by your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach. You can request a referral through your Universal Credit Journal, stating the name of the employer, job title and job reference no of the position you would like to be referred to. Then email a CV and covering letter quoting job ref no 3006024 job title and employer name on both CV and covering letter and send by email to kickstart@liverpool.gov.uk

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