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Job Title: Audio Engineer / Live Event Technician


Reporting to: Directors


Location: Sterling Event Group, Unit 1B & 2 Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester M22 5LH.


Job Type: Permanent full time


Salary: £28'000- £33'000 + overtime and benefits


Sterling Event Group are one of the North West's leading event production and rental companies supplying a wide range of products and services to the live events industry, mainly in the UK but also overseas. Our extensive stock includes Audio,Lighting, Vision, Rigging, Staging and Set, Drapes and Dance Floors. Please visit our website www.sterlingeventgroup.co.uk for examples of our work.




As part of our continuing expansion plans which for January 2018 include significant investment in our audio department with the arrival of a substantial d&b Audiotechnik V series line array system we have the opportunity for an experienced live sound engineer to join our team.


Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • Rigging and operating audio equipment for events of various sizes and types, for events across the UK.
  • Working as part of a team on large productions
  • The ability to lead a team of freelance staff and represent the company
  • Dealing with clients, suppliers, venue staff and crew both onsite and prior to the event to help ensure we deliver a flawless event and exceed our client's expectations.
  • Preparing and maintaining our equipment in our warehouse
  • Delivering / collecting equipment in the company vehicles (Full UK driving license required)
  • Assisting in other departments to suit the needs of the business

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience as a live events sound engineer is essential
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer service
  • Knowledge of Yamaha digital mixing consoles
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Ability to work as part of a team or unaccompanied under own initiative
  • Ability to thrive under the pressure of a live event
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines
  • High self-motivation and the ability to lead by example
  • Flexibility and a can do attitude
  • Full UK Driving License


Training and Career Progression


Ongoing training will be provided as required. Opportunities will be available to learn new skills with the latest technology. Excellent career progression opportunities within our expanding company will be available.



Working Hours

Due to the nature of our industry we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Typically your working day would be 08.30 till 17.30 Monday to Friday. Work outside of these hours and at weekends will be required as our workload and projects permits.



Annual Holidays

28 days.



Pension Scheme

A company pension scheme is available which the company contributes to on a monthly basis.



Childcare Voucher Scheme

After 6 months of employment our childcare voucher scheme will be available




A company uniform will be provided along with an annual safety footwear allowance



Employee of the Month

This is voted for by all employees each month and the winner receives a £75.00 bonus




We currently offer our employees access to Perkbox where they can receive hundreds of discounts from gym memberships, cinema tickets and restaurants to discounted holidays and free mobile phone insurance to name a few


If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV along with a covering letter to richard@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

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