Multi-skilled AV technician

First Agency

Les offres d'emplois de First Agency

FIRST is a leading global events agency with offices in New York, London, Los Angeles and Singapore. Some of the world’s most recognized companies trust us to develop strategies, and design, plan and produce engaging events. FIRST clients span many industries including financial services, aerospace, technology, consumer electronics, medical and healthcare, automotive, media and the non-profit sector. We are on Event Marketer’s “Top 100 Event Agencies” and “Best Places to Work in Events” lists. We’ve also been recognized by Crain’s New York Business as one of the Top 100 “Best Places to Work in NYC”. For more information please visit:

Bonjour à tous,


We are looking for a permanent full-time multi-skilled AV technician to join our team in Paris, and help running an auditorium with the latest Audio and video IP production equipment. The ideal candidate will have experience in corporate events, be fluent in english (written and spoken) and have a strong base in digital sound engineering (including Dante Network). He/she will also demonstrate abilities in IP production in general, camera-operating (PTZ), vision mixing and lighting. 

Nice working conditions, office hours. 

Full job description below

If interested, please email me your CV and cover letter in english at [email protected]



In this capacity, the ideal candidate would represent the FIRST brand as an implanted team member for a well-known technology company. The Event Technician will be responsible for leading the technical production for mid-level events requiring support with Audio/Video, staging, lighting and design needs. The role requires strong technical understanding and practical experience operating event production systems, with extensive experience in A/V and technical direction for both corporate events and live experiential events.


For events, the goal is to provide a seamless technology experience to all attendees, press and partners, as well as create a more efficient and reliable technical environment for event staff and vendors. In this role you’ll work with internal teams as well as external clients and vendor partners on a daily basis.



  • Lead the technical production of mid-level events and assist in the hands-on delivery of all events
  • Operate event production equipment including but not limited to audio desk, lighting desk, vision mixer and PTZ camera controller
  • Work with client teams and stakeholders using ticketing system to coordinate events
  • Provide full event production support either on your own for smaller events or as part of a team for larger events
  • Manage the day-to-day housekeeping and maintenance of a hi-tech conference venue
  • Work with clients/stakeholders who might not be technically minded in pre-production to explain capabilities of the space and go over best practice to ensure the event is a success
  • Basic editing of video footage to provide clients with recordings of their event
  • Work with event production team to provide feedback on possible enhancements and improvements to the space
  • Manage client expectations on production issues
  • Liaise across different levels within the immediate team, the client’s organization, and third-party vendors
  • Ensure vendors are accountable for services by designing effective KPIs (Key Performance Indicator)
  • Work closely with Planners and Producers to establish A/V and staging layouts as well as budgets for events
  • Attend site visits and advise on best options and set up for venues
  • Oversee building of staging and A/V set up on-site
  • Deliver final labor cost and technical spends in post-production
  • Participate in creative team brainstorming sessions
  • Identify new and alternative ways of approaching FIRST’s technical production offering to clients



  • 3+ years’ experience within the technical event production/broadcast environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required
  • Full understanding of audio visual technology and advancements including lighting, audio/video output, rigging and power
  • Proficient in the technical delivery of high-quality events
  • Video output experience with strong technical understanding of systems
  • Experience operating event production systems
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must to build and maintain relationships
  • Ability to prioritize while adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing day-to-day changes at every level of detail
  • Ability to manage many projects at once with varying levels of production
  • Knowledge of PTZ cameras and controllers
  • Knowledge of broadcasting (especially streaming to the internet)
  • Experience working with the following equipment/tools is helpful but not required: Yamaha CL series desks; Final Cut ProX; Keynote; Google G-Suite; ETC Ion lighting desk; Crestron Control systems



  • Assume responsibility for own environment, ensuring adherence to health and safety policies while having clean smart surroundings
  • Work intelligently and ensure that team management is aware of problems or issues which negatively affect productivity
  • Build excellent relations with the team, clients, vendors, and key venues through positive communications
  • Ensure knowledge is shared within the team to enable them to work smarter
  • Work on ad hoc requests as required, typically during quiet times



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