AV Technician

Salary: £20-£25K p.a.     Hours: 40 hours pw

Permanent – London
Closing date Monday 15th July by 12pm.

Interview date: week commencing 23rd July 2019

ALRA requires an enthusiastic and self-motivated AV Technician to engage in its high quality Film, TV & Radio work. Working in our Wandsworth premises, and on location, you will work approx. 40 hours pw - but a flexible approach to hours is a necessity.

Familiarity with the technical film and sound production processes (filming, recording and editing equipment and software) is essential - as is a full driving licence.




Please apply using the application form available on our website (PDF or Word doc) or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a form will be emailed to you. Applications without a completed form will not be considered. You may include a CV.


The interviews will be held on week commencing 23rd July 2019.


This is a permanent, full time post. The terms and conditions of service will be those currently in operation.


The closing date and time for receipt of applications is Monday 15th July by 12pm. 



Job Title: AV Technician Reports to: Head of Recorded Media
Locations: London  Direct Reports: N/A
Department: Finance/Development/Technical Salary: £20-25K per annum; Hours: 40 hours pw 
Key Responsibilities
  • To assist the Acting for Camera Tutor, where required, in all of ALRA’s media productions. Such duties may include (but not exclusively): production coordinating, equipment checks, and setting up AV equipment, ensuring AV equipment is in place on time.
  • To assist the Acting for Camera Tutor, where required, in the production of all Acting Course Radio and TV Projects including editing and final output, be familiar with non-linear editing systems, contributing towards the ALRA archive, familiar with compression for storage and transfer.
  • To liaise with staff in ALRA North, working in a collaborative way ensuring working practices are mirrored at both North and South campuses.
  • To assist where appropriate in the training of ALRA staff and students in the available equipment during classes.
  • Booking in and out of AV equipment for student use.
  • To ensure any damage to the equipment and/or studio is reported to the Facilities Manager & Head of Film in a timely fashion, minimising any disruption to teaching/ project work.
  • Ensuring that Assessments are recorded and archived online.
  • Keeping all recorded media areas clean and tidy and adhere to the Health and Safety of the spaces.
  • To ensure related consumables are well stocked and replenished regularly. Keep up to date records of storage drives and related media, maintain the AV store, ensuring it is kept tidy and kits are packed and kept in a satisfactory way.
  • To follow working procedures as laid down by Health & Safety and Fault Reporting Procedures.
  • To undertake any hire or returns for films.
  • To work with Senior Management to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • To ensure technical equipment for ALRA classes is set up, tested and working as required.
  • To ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • To undertake other duties as may reasonably be required by the Head of Recorded Media.
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