AV Specialist (Contract)

BuzzFeed, Los Angeles

The social news and entertainment company.

At BuzzFeed, we foster a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, humble confidence, and infusing hard work and fun. Our employees are reporters, writers, multi-hyphenate producers, data scientists, designers, engineers, creatives, brand strategists, and more. This is a 6 month contract role based in our LA office. Come join us!

You will:

  • Maintain AV systems installed in conference rooms, training spaces and all-hands spaces.
  • Provide support for training room and conference room systems, including urgent requests for help.
  • Give one-on-one and just-in-time training to fellow employees and guest presenters on how to use AV systems.
  • Support event recording and broadcasting/live-streamlining.
  • Help support special events during evenings.
  • Maintain inventory of AV equipment and supplies.
  • Help respond to other support requests when not supporting AV tickets.
  • Help create training guides and documentation.
  • Help install AV systems by working closely with other IT staff and outside vendors.

You have:

  • Experience in Mac-heavy environments with a working knowledge of both Apple and Windows hardware and software.
  • Experience with live productions - including video switching and audio mixing
  • Experience with setting up and maintaining conference rooms for ideal audio/video experience
  • Basic networking knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken word with a diverse population.
  • People skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts in user-friendly language.
  • A highly self-motivated, self-directed attitude.
  • Success working in a collaborative environment.
  • Some lifting is required.

Even better:

  • Experience with Crestron & Blue Jeans.
  • Ability to read and understand architectural/technical drawings and schematics.
  • Experience with Google Apps.
  • Experience with JAMF.

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is the leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience. We have offices in 19 cities around the world and more than 1500 employees including reporters, video producers, data scientists, engineers, brand strategists, and more. We fuse hard work and fun through a culture of experimentation, teamwork, equality, and humble confidence. As an employee, you’ll enjoy perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday! But most importantly, you’ll work with inspiring colleagues to build tools and create content that helps connect people all over the world.


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