Current Vacancies and Job Opportunities for Permanent Staff at PRG

We're always on the look out to add talented and enthusiastic people to our UK team. We list specific vacancies below, but if you don't see a specific role, you can still submit your CV with a covering email to ukhr@prg.com. Information on how we process your personal data through our recruitment process is available in our Candidate Fair Processing Notice.

CVs and candidates from agencies will not be accepted without prior agreement.

  • Live Events Technician (Level 3)
  • Warehouse Assistant - Operations
  • Service Engineer - Operations
  • Senior Technician (Video) - Operations
  • Sales Coordinator - Music
  • Event Staffing Coordinator - Crewing Services
  • Estates and Facilities Assistant - People Services
  • European and Worldwide Transport Manager - Logistics

Live Events Technician (Level 3)

Job Title: Live Events Technician (Level 3)

Departments: All

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: People Services Manager

Live events range from concerts, festivals and theatrical performances through to exhibitions, conferences, product launches and showcases.

Live Event Technicians prepare and set-up technical equipment for such events. Ultimately specialising in sound, lighting or video, Live Event Technicians will carry out routine and one-off technical preparation and set-up of equipment for events.

They will have knowledge of the equipment used and the skills needed to store, pick, maintain, transport and build components into a functioning system as well as operate these systems.

A Live Event Technician will be part of the team that turns a venue into a functioning event environment before returning the site to it’s original state, often within a short time frame.

Outside the event environment, Technicians are responsible for the control, servicing, repair and storage of complex technical equipment, in any context working safely and ethically is paramount and many projects are carried out in fast moving, dynamic workplaces.

Live Event Technicians will be expected to work both individually and as part of a production team. They will be able to work with minimum supervision, taking responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the work that is undertaken. They will be proactive in finding solutions to problems and identifying areas for improving processes. The nature of this role requires that candidates are physically fit and comfortable working at height.

The skills and knowledge acquired can lead to a variety of roles from on-site Technician to in-house Project Manager, and potentially on to the Account Managers and Production Managers of the future.

Behaviours:

The dynamic and diverse nature of live events means that Technicians will need the ability to work within various team environments, under pressure and to tight deadlines, A safe working attitude and an appreciation of the needs of other disciplines operating in the same workplace is crucial.

Other required attitudes, behaviours and interpersonal skills associated with the professional workplace include:

  • The ability to work as part of a team, which may vary in size and dynamic.
  • The drive and determination to complete the job on time.
  • The ability t work and remain calm and safe under pressure.
  • A safe attitude – specifically regarding working with electricity, working at height, manual handling and noise.
  • The ability to adapt to change with enthusiasm.
  • The ability to demonstrate problem-solving abilities.
  • A willingness to work unsociable hours in varying locations for extended periods.
  • Punctuality, reliability and personal responsibility.
  • Self-motivated with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, clear goals and ambition.
  • The ability to be an effective communicator.

Skills:

  • Preparation, test, repair and maintenance of equipment such as Amplifiers, Speakers & Sound Control Desks; Lights, Dimmers & Lighting Control Desks or Video Screens, Projectors and associated Control Equipment.
  • Assembly of systems from component parts.
  • Fault finding in components and systems.
  • Operation of specialised technical equipment and tools.
  • People management and interpersonal skills especially the ability t react to varied working environments.
  • Computer literacy including specialist software systems such as CAD / Design and Rental Management.
  • Understand and interpret systems specifications and drawings.
  • Logistics, with specific reference to truck pack, the ability to judge required space for loads, and prepare Carnets and Manifests for shows travelling outside of the UK.
  • Lifting / Ground Rigging – much of the technical equipment used in live events is hung from pre-rigged support systems.
  • Customer Service – dealing politely and respectfully with customers, ranging from Account Managers to Production Managers to the end client when on site.

Knowledge:

  • Product knowledge and terminology including the theory surrounding chosen specialisms such as sound, light and video.
  • Understand planning processes required to deliver live event and the importance of eliminating errors that can prove costly on site.
  • Selection of the correct tools and equipment for tasks.
  • Electricity and Temporary Electrical supplies; theory, practice and safety
  • Understand management structures within the event environment, site etiquette and culture, including on site communication and interdependencies between departments.
  • Working knowledge of stock control, warehousing, storage, logistics and transportation.
  • Knowledge of First Aid and Health and Safety including manual handling, work at height, noise, working hours and fatigue and related legislation.
  • Product knowledge and terminology including the theory surrounding chosen specialisms such as sound, light and video.
  • Understand planning processes required to deliver live event and the importance of eliminating errors that can prove costly on site.
  • Selection of the correct tools and equipment for tasks.
  • Electricity and Temporary Electrical supplies; theory, practice and safety.
  • Understand management structures within the event environment, site etiquette and culture, including on site communication and interdependencies between departments.
  • Working knowledge of stock control, warehousing, storage, logistics and transportation.
  • Knowledge of First Aid and Health and Safety including manual handling, work at height, noise, working hours and fatigue and related legislation.
  • Knowledge of the environmental impact of live events and how it is managed.
  • Lifting operations; theory and practice.
  • A clear understanding of the sectors within the live events industry.

Duration: Typical duration of 30 months, subject to other factors including previous experience.

Level: This is a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Review date: This standard will be reviewed after 3 Years.

Entry Requirements

Apprentices without Level 2 English and Maths will be required to achieve this level prior to the end of the Apprenticeship. Basic IT skills and a pass in a GCSE Science subject would be desirable. The final decision will be down to the individual employer

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

Warehouse Assistant - Operations

Job Title: Warehouse Assistant

Department: Operations

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: Warehouse Manager

Role Purpose


Assisting with the unloading and loading of vehicles and the checking of stock. Sorting and placing materials or items on to racks, and shelves. Collecting items from throughout the warehouse, preparing, testing and completing warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to a schedule. Keeping the warehouse and work areas tidy and organised at all times.

Responsibilities


  • Keeping work areas clean and organised
  • Unloading and loading of vehicles
  • Accurate checking of stock
  • Identify and report damaged equipment and report to line manager
  • Sorting and placing materials or items on to racks, shelves and locations
  • Preparation, cleaning, verification, testing and returning equipment to company standard and procedure
  • Completing warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to a schedule
  • Inform the Head of Department of any shortages of equipment / consumables for forthcoming jobs
  • Check sub-hired equipment upon receipt of and prior to return, ensuring items are complete and in the same condition as received from supplier
  • Carry out regulatory compliance testing as appropriate
  • Fulfil routine maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Ensure the LEAN process is adhered to at all times
  • Assist in the undertaking of stock cycle counts with the department when scheduled
  • Apply safe lifting practices at all times

Core Responsibilities


Health & Safety: Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules. Ensure any issues are reported accordingly.

Communication: Ability to follow and constructively work alongside others as required, contributing towards team efficiency and the betterment of the business.

Attitude: A positive attitude gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in the job. A positive attitude is something that is most valued by supervisors and co-workers, and that also makes the job more pleasant and fun to go to each day.

Reliability: You can simply be counted on to do whatever job.

Adhere to reasonable management instruction: Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role. Employees are also expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

Service Engineer - Operations

Job Title: Service Engineer

Department: Operations

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: Head of Service

Role Purpose

Supporting the Head of Service with a varied workload both in our UK locations and on show site. The key areas are repair and upgrade of rental inventory, both mechanical and electronic. Requiring strong problem solving skills and able to communicate effectively with colleagues and customers. Support fist line departments with feedback and training

Responsibilities

  • To identify electronic and mechanical faults with products to enable repair
  • Source components for repair
  • Assist the head of service with prioritising repair, based on uterlisation or upcoming orders
  • Keeping work areas and department clean and organised
  • Accurate checking of stock
  • Responsible for accurate tracking of work undertaken on equipment utilising
  • Use in-house databases to inform the Head of Department of any shortages of equipment / consumables for forthcoming jobs
  • To work at other PRG locations and customer sites as required and often at short notice
  • Train and mentor other members of the team
  • Carry out regulatory compliance testing as appropriate
  • Fulfil routine maintenance and repair of equipment
  • Ensure the LEAN process is adhered to at all times
  • Assist in the undertaking of stock cycle counts with the department when scheduled
  • Apply safe lifting practices at all times

Core Responsibilities

Health & Safety: Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules. Ensure any issues are reported accordingly.

Communication: Ability to follow and constructively work alongside others as required, contributing towards team efficiency and the betterment of the business.

Attitude: A positive attitude gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in the job. A positive attitude is something that is most valued by supervisors and co-workers, and that also makes the job more pleasant and fun to go to each day.

Reliability: You can simply be counted on to do whatever job.

Adhere to reasonable management instruction: Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role. Employees are also expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

Senior Technician (Video) - Operations

Job Title: Senior Technician - Video

Department: Operations

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: Warehouse Manager

Role Purpose

Working as part of the Video Team, the primary role of the Senior Technician is to assist the Video Manager with the preparation and testing of equipment and accessories assigned to the department, to the Company’s standards and within the deadlines set. Sorting and placing materials or items on to racks, and shelves. Collecting items from throughout the warehouse, preparing, testing and completing orders for delivery or pickup according to a schedule. Keeping the warehouse and work areas tidy and organised at all times.

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a team in the preparation, cleaning, verification, testing and returning of Video and Digital Media systems
  • Installing, configuring and maintaining software and hardware components of computer and network systems
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting software and hardware issues
  • Repairing and replacing damaged computer and network components
  • Maintaining and updating technical documentation regularly
  • Ensure equipment software is current and licenses are obtained as required
  • Ensure an acceptable working pace is maintained in the department
  • Identify common faults within the prep process and report to the Head of Department
  • Testing new and repaired hardware and software before full-scale installation
  • Safety store customer content
  • Update equipment orders on TEAM database
  • Inform the Head of Department of any shortages of equipment / consumables for forthcoming jobs
  • Support the Head of Department with routine maintenance and repair of equipment where needed
  • Ensure the Company’s quality standards are maintained at all times
  • Keep up to date with the latest technology within the department
  • Ensure the LEAN process is adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure the department is kept tidy and orderly at all times.
  • Assist in the undertaking of stock cycle counts with operational departments when scheduled
  • Report any health and safety issues to the Warehouse Manager
  • Undertake training as required to assist with personal development within role
  • Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties

Core Responsibilities

Health & Safety: Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules. Ensure any issues are reported accordingly.

Communication: Ability to follow and constructively work alongside others as required, contributing towards team efficiency and the betterment of the business.

Attitude: A positive attitude gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in the job. A positive attitude is something that is most valued by supervisors and co-workers, and that also makes the job more pleasant and fun to go to each day.

Reliability: You can simply be counted on to do whatever job.

Adhere to reasonable management instruction: Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role. Employees are also expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

Sales Coordinator - Music

Job Title: Sales Coordinator

Department: Music Team

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: Sales Support Manager

Role Purpose

The role of the Sales Coordinator will be to support the commercial and project teams throughout an orders life cycle from getting the quote out to the client to ensuring all the financials are in good order and cleared down on the return of the equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Updating the markets CRM
  • Ensuring Microsoft Teams Planner and Dropbox are updated throughout the order life cycle
  • Completing Excel budget sheets with data from multiple sources and ensuring everything adds up correctly
  • Initiating the process of show construction on the Asset Management System
  • Building quotes for the Account Manager
  • Work alongside the Account Managers and Project Coordinators to price the job and process it through the company review process
  • Setting up and negotiating a billing schedule that works both for PRG and the client is happy they can adhere to
  • Raise invoices and send to clients / raise credit notes as required
  • Follow up on collections, keeping the Account Managers up to date on show finance
  • Assist with change orders and follow up with any changes
  • Assist the Sales Support Manager and Planning Manager with pipeline reporting and other market related projects
  • Arranging travel for the market where required
  • Raising PO’s on behalf of other members of the team

Required Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • A good understanding of the live events industry
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
  • Excellent IT skills including proficiency in all of the main applications within Office 365
  • Prepared to work additional hours when required
  • Resourceful and able to work on your own initiative
  • High degree of personal drive
  • Keen to learn and develop
  • Emphasis will be placed on the PRG company values attached to this document

Core Responsibilities

Health & Safety: Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules. Ensure any issues are reported accordingly.

Communication: Ability to follow and constructively work alongside others as required, contributing towards team efficiency and the betterment of the business.

Attitude: A positive attitude gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in the job. A positive attitude is something that is most valued by supervisors and co-workers, and that also makes the job more pleasant and fun to go to each day.

Reliability: You can simply be counted on to do whatever job.

Adhere to reasonable management instruction: Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role. Employees are also expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

Event Staffing Coordinator - Crewing Services

Job Title: Event Staffing Coordinatorr

Department: Crewing Services

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: Event Staffing Manager

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our crewing services team in our Longbridge location. Working in a fast paced environment, we deliver world class events to our clients at very tight deadlines and within agreed budgets. The crewing services team coordinate the allocation of a large number of technicians across various projects and locations. The ideal candidate will be a highly organised and motivated individual with a passion and enthusiasm for live events. This exciting opportunity requires a high level of professionalism, attention to detail and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, Teams and Outlook. Applicants should be able to demonstrate excellent negotiation skill, the ability to multi task and work well under pressure, whilst maintaining discretion and being able to communicate effectively with internal and external clients. As a global organisation it is important that our team members are aware of cultural differences and have a good understanding of geographical locations, nationally and internationally.

Role Purpose

To coordinate the selection and booking of crew contributing towards the efficient allocation of labour support across all market sectors.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the selection and booking of freelance crew
  • Identify opportunities to maximise labour margins and efficiency across all projects
  • Monitor and feedback on project specific labour margins and utilisation
  • Liaise with counterparts in the PRG group globally when utilising labour resources and ensure compliance of UK supplied crew when working in non non-UK territories
  • Follow working practices, processes and compliance when compiling crew schedules in line with business requirements and legislation
  • Feedback market trends and highlight any new labour requirements
  • Liaise with the finance department regarding any disputes or queries on any labour invoicing
  • Implement and monitor accreditation processes
  • Liaise with Event Services when allocating full time events staff to projects
  • Identify and highlight new areas PRG can provide labour services
  • Act as a point of contact for regular crew
  • Highlight and report to the Event Staffing Manager about any crewing services related issues
  • Undertake additional projects as directed by the Event Staffing Manager
  • You will also coordinate project specific administrative duties including but not limited to:

  • Raise and issue crew purchase orders
  • Compile and issue crew schedules and contact sheets
  • Monitor the expiration of all crew documents including insurances, licenses and training
  • Complete accreditation processes if required
  • Provide a point of contact for regular crew
  • Travel and accommodation bookings
  • Applications for Visas and A1/E101 forms and compile European Competency Documentation
  • Update the appropriate database accordingly

Required Competencies

  • Previous experience working with the event industry in the same role or perhaps as a Production Coordinator or Venue Planner is desirable
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrating a high level of initiative
  • Approachable, proactive and outgoing
  • Good financial understanding and can manage budgets
  • Ability to work to tight schedules
  • Proficient in the use of multiple IT software programmes
  • Outstanding organisational and communication skills
  • Employees are expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties
  • Emphasis will be placed on the PRG Company values attached to this document

Core Responsibilities

Health & Safety: Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety Rules. Ensure any issues are reported accordingly.

Communication: Ability to follow and constructively work alongside others as required, contributing towards team efficiency and the betterment of the business.

Attitude: A positive attitude gets the work done and motivates others to do the same without dwelling on the challenges that inevitably come up in the job. A positive attitude is something that is most valued by supervisors and co-workers, and that also makes the job more pleasant and fun to go to each day.

Reliability: You can simply be counted on to do whatever job.

Adhere to reasonable management instruction: Ensure that the Company’s policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role. Employees are also expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

Estates and Facilities Assistant - People Services

Job Title: Estates and Facilities Assistant

Department: People Services

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: People Services Manager

Role Purpose

To provide practical support at our Longbridge facility to ensure the smooth running of the facility, both inside and out. To ensure that all areas of the building are maintained to a high standard and safe for staff to work in. Ensure that the building presents itself to the highest possible standards visually and support the business with projects and upgrades.

Responsibilities

  • Opening up the premises at 08:00hrs weekdays
  • Receiving any deliveries before 9.30am
  • Greeting and directing drivers or visitors presenting on site before 9.30am
  • General cleaning of all areas of the building, including Offices, Warehouse spaces, Recreation rooms, reception and toilet areas
  • Conduct general maintenance of building fixtures and fittings
  • Ground's work, including mowing lawns and keeping parking and entrance areas clean and safe
  • Participate in the restructure of office and warehouse areas as directed by Office and Warehouse Managers
  • Ensure that toilet and canteen areas are stocked with the necessary consumable items
  • Report H&S issues you encounter to your line manager
  • To observe the company's rules, procedures and obligations are observed whilst carrying out your duties
  • This list is not intended to be exhaustive and additional task relevant to your role may be identified in the carrying out of your duties.

Required Competencies

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills, pleasant manner, approachable and always happy to help
  • Experience in general maintenance in an office or warehouse environment
  • Can complete tasks in a timely manner and report progress to the appropriate person
  • Work within set deadlines
  • Basic computer skills
  • General understanding of H&S legislation
  • Self-motivated with a desire to go above and beyond
  • Reliable, trustworthy and hard working
  • Responds positively to requests for help and support
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • Prepared to work additional hours if required
  • Good attendance record
  • Embrace the PRG Values

Working Hours: 08:00hrs to 16:00hrs Monday to Friday.

Salary: To be negotiated based upon skill ability and experience.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

European and Worldwide Transport Manager - Logistics

Job Title: European and Worldwide Transport Manager

Department:Logistics

Location: Longbridge

Reports To: Production and Planning Director

Role Purpose

To manage the fulfillment of all overseas logistical requirements for the company ensuring that all customs compliances and documents are completed.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the appropriate departments to coordinate and facilitate overseas logistics operations./li>
  • Identify potential training requirements, motivate and manage the performance of the team
  • Ensure equipment is transported in the most cost effective and efficient manner
  • Respond to telephone and email enquiries
  • Process and schedule transport requests
  • Develop and maintain internal / external customer and supplier relationships
  • Control third party transport costs
  • Direct, manage and track requests for international freight
  • Ensure that equipment moving in / out of the European Union is completed in accordance with the HMRC regulations and guidelines
  • Ensure all legal requirements are undertaken and recorded
  • Keep up to date with the relevant legislation and factors that could affect the movement of freight, informing the team of any actions required to meet charges to regulations
  • Produce and track ATA carnets and check returning ATA carnets for compliance, reporting any irregularities to HMRC
  • Coordinate customs clearance procedures, including verifying customs codes for inbound shipments
  • Ensure all records and documentation are maintained to provide an effective audit trail
  • Process both internal and external transport purchase orders using the purchase order systems
  • Ensure you are the point of contact for logistics issues
  • Be available, within reason to resolve freight issues outside of normal working hours
  • Undertake additional projects as directed by the Production and Planning Director
  • This list is not intended to be exhaustive and additional task relevant to your role may be identified in the carrying out of your duties.

Required Competencies

  • Previous logistics experience, especially moving freight around overseas locations is essential
  • Previous experience within the industry is an advantage
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and ability to be proactive
  • Maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment and understand and comply with the Company’s Health and Safety policy
  • Ensure communications are clear and effective in order to facilitate cooperation and teamwork across the business
  • Employees are expected to ensure that the Company’s policies, procedures and obligations are adhered to in carrying out all duties
  • Embrace the PRG Values
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required; these task will be in keeping with the general profile of the role.

Salary: To be negotiated based upon skill ability and experience.

To apply for this role, please email PRG UK People's Services with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

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