Salary: £24,763 per annum pro-rata
Contract: Permanent (Full time: 41 hours per week (annualised hours))
The British Museum is recruiting for an Audio Visual Support Technician to join the Information Services team in supporting and maintaining the Museum’s audio visual services whilst facilitating the successful delivery of events as well as gallery and exhibitions installs.
The post-holder will work closely with internal and external individuals to identify their requirements and ensure that all technical equipment is maintained and operated to a high standard.
Qualified in A-levels or HND/NVQ Level 3, or equivalent, the successful candidate will possess demonstrable working knowledge of a wide range of audio visual and related systems in a variety of formats. With strong IT skills, you will have experience of working within an audio visual environment, preferably with experience of presentation and conference provision in a museum, education or similar environment.
You will be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of internal and external users, whilst working without supervision and under own initiative. As a point of contact for colleagues, you will be able to coordinate and organise users in a sensitive and diplomatic manner, remaining calm in unpredictable situations.
About the British Museum:
Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture. The Museum is one of the UK’s leading visitor attractions with over six million visitors in 2016 and its world-famous collection includes the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, Egyptian mummies, the Admonitions Scroll, and the Amaravati sculptures.
The Museum adheres to the HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) requirements for all staff at the British Museum.
The Museum is an equal opportunity employer, supports a diverse workplace and offers a competitive benefits package including:
• Membership of the civil service pension scheme
• Free entry to a wide range of museums and exhibitions
• Participation in private and public Museum activities, including talks by leading curators from around the world and behind-the-scenes opportunities to learn how museums care for and manage their extraordinary collections
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Interest-free season ticket loan
• Professional & personal development opportunities
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Discounts on food and gift shop purchases
If you are a positive individual, passionate about the Museum and would like to know more about this exciting opportunity, please follow the “Apply now” link below where you will be directed to complete your application.
Closing date: 18th April 2018, Midday