Sterling Event Group is one of the North West’s leading event production and rental companies supplying a wide range of products and services to the live events industry. We are constantly expanding and with that, we are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our growing team of experienced staff, skilled in a range of technical, creative and office-based disciplines. See our current vacancies below;

JOB TITLE:  QSHE Manager 

REPORTING:  Directors 

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester M22 5LH.

 SALARY:  £45,000 - £50,000

JOB TYPE:  Permanent full-time role

 

JOB SUMMARY 

The QSHE Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the organisation’s quality, safety, health, and environmental programs and initiatives for event operations. This role ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards while promoting a culture of continuous improvement in these areas, with a focus on event production and equipment handling

 

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES

Quality Management:

  • Develop and implement quality management systems (ISO 9001) to ensure consistent quality of event production services and equipment
  • Conduct inspections and audits of event setups, equipment, and operations to identify areas for improvement
  • Monitor and analyse quality metrics related to event delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Manage supplier quality and evaluate the performance of sub-contractors / hired in services

Safety Management:

  • Develop and implement health & safety processes and procedures (ISO 45001) specific to event production services and equipment
  • Conduct risk assessments for event sites, equipment setup, and load-in/load-out operations
  • Investigate incidents and accidents during event operations, and implement corrective actions
  • Provide safety training and awareness campaigns for staff and crew members

Environmental Management:

  • Develop and maintain an environmental management system (ISO 14001) to ensure compliance with regulations related to event operations and equipment use
  • Monitor and report on environmental performance indicators, such as waste generation and energy consumption
  • Implement initiatives to reduce the company’s environmental impact

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Stay up to date with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards related to event production and equipment handling
  • Develop and implement compliance programs and procedures for event operations
  • Collaborate with event organisers, venue management, and relevant stakeholders to ensure compliance
  • Represent the company in external audits and inspections

Training and Communication:

  • Develop and deliver training programs on quality, safety, health and environmental topics for event staff and crew members
  • Communicate policies, procedures, and best practices to employees and event stakeholders
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement in QSHE practices

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for quality, safety, health, and environmental programs related to event operations
  • Prepare and present reports to management and relevant stakeholders on QSHE performance
  • Ensure timely reporting and compliance with regulatory requirements for event operations

 

SKILLS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Full UK Driving Licence and own transport
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g. Occupational Health and Safety, Risk Management, Quality Management, or a related field) or equivalent experience.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. NEBOSH, IOSH, OSHA) are required.
  • Proven experience in quality, safety, health, and environmental management systems, preferably in the events or entertainment industry.
  • In depth knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards related to event production and equipment handling.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills in dynamic event environments.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage event stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and related software.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

If you have the experience we are looking for, then you will already know that this isn’t a 9 ‘til 5 job. Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Weekends will be required to meet the needs of the business. We try hard to manage a work life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to monthly, will be available.

 

PERKS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive healthcare package, including access to private medical treatment, mental health support, and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance program
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month and photo of the month awards
  • Company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric Vehicle scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Ongoing training and career progression

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

JOB TITLE:  Hire Coordinator

REPORTING:  Hire Manager

LOCATION:  Manchester

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our plans for continued growth, we are looking to expand our hire team with the appointment of an additional hire coordinator. The team currently includes two hire coordinators, a senior hire coordinator and our hire manager. We are looking for somebody with broad technical knowledge who thrives on finding solutions for our clients. You’ll be a confident communicator both over the phone and on email. Our hire team supports the needs of other rental and production companies across the UK in all market sectors including corporate, live music, theatre and broadcast. Alongside this the team also supports the AV hire requirements of landmark venues across the Northwest and beyond. With a huge inventory of equipment from leading brands we pride ourselves on providing high quality equipment with friendly, responsive and knowledgeable support.

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating our Trade Dry Hire Business and advising clients on the best practices and use of our inventory where applicable.
  • Coordinating our Venue AV Hire and Support Service.
  • Quoting clients and specifying kit lists.
  • Producing daily schedules for our Venue Technicians by providing detailed information and plans where necessary.
  • Occasionally meeting with clients in person to discuss their requirements.
  • Providing support to our Venue Technicians.
  • Assisting with larger projects where the business requires.
  • Helping to maintain and expand the client base of the company, by taking part in developing sales and marketing materials, and occasionally attending trade shows and events.
  • Occasionally assisting with on-site work and other tasks as the business requires.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Technical experience in delivering AV, Sound and Lighting support, particularly in the corporate events or performing arts sectors.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Meticulous planning and attention to detail.
  • High standard of personal presentation.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible in order to provide support for last minute requests and changes.
  • Ability to problem solve and work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Good IT Skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION 

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

The ideal candidate will be comfortable with an offset 5-day week of Tuesday to Saturday.
Whilst this is a desired aspect of an applicant, inability to do this will not result in an applicant being declined an interview. An alternative work pattern of Monday to Friday will still be considered.

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to monthly, will be available.

 

PERKS 

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events
  • Sick Pay
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

 

JOB TITLE:  Scenic Project Manager

REPORTING:  Director

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

Some at-home working and travel to event site locations may be required.

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Scenic Project Manager to join our team. The successful applicant will be customer focused, a strong leader, have varied experience in scenic design and have a good understanding of live event production technologies. This may be an ideal opportunity for a set builder to further their career in the industry or an existing project manager looking to progress. They will be at home in a fast paced, hands-on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over more than two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The ability to work as part of a team within our projects department, supporting our technical project managers or directly with our clients overseeing scenic projects from the initial enquiry to completion of the event.
  • Supporting the business to maintain and develop key client relationships.
  • Attending and chairing client meetings and site visits
  • Taking clear and detailed briefs and advising clients on appropriate solutions for their event.
  • Developing creative ideas and designs for client events including preparation of CAD drawings
  • Specification of suitable materials / finishes and creation of quotations including budget management
  • Updating booking software with event progress and milestones
  • Booking and management of set & stage crew
  • Maintaining high standards of health and safety
  • On site work at venues across the UK and occasionally internationally
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities to help grow our scenic department
  • Assistance of other departments and other duties to meet the needs of the business

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the professional live events industry with a specialism in set and stage
  • Competent user of CAD software packages
  • Have an excellent understanding of event production and the effective communication skills to explain solutions to clients in a clear and jargon-free manner.
  • Have an enthusiasm for developing creative designs and ideas to exceed client’s expectations.
  • The successful candidate must have a curiosity to learn, whilst displaying resilience and a can-do attitude
  • Have a polished and professional manner, projecting confidence and enthusiasm to clients.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and be prepared to react quickly to tasks in an efficient way.
  • Be highly organised and proactive, with the ability to manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously, ensuring multiple projects are moving toward their deadline.
  • Ability to lead by example and work as part of a team.
  • Have a customer focussed yet commercial mindset.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation
  • Full UK Driving Licence and own transport

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Typically, your working day would be 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, though we operate a flexible start time for staff where needed. Work outside of these hours and at weekends will be required as our workload / projects require. We try hard to manage a work/life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

 

JOB TITLE:  Scenic Workshop Manager

REPORTING:  Head of Scenic

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE: Permanent, full time

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Scenic Workshop Manager to join our team as we look to significantly develop our Staging and Set department. The successful applicant will be a strong leader, have varied experience in creative scenic construction and have a good understanding of live event production technologies. They will be at home in a fast paced, hands-on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over more than two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading and developing our warehouse and workshop scenic team including line management.
  • Managing the day-to-day tasking of the workshop and scenic warehouse team.
  • Managing the construction & preparation process of our equipment to ensure the highest possible standards & deadlines are met.
  • Maintaining high standards of health and safety
  • Stock management of workshop materials and consumables.
  • Maintenance of workshop equipment and tools.
  • Providing input on construction design and material specification for custom scenic elements.
  • Hands on construction of scenic products.
  • Regular communication with the Head of Scenic for day to day and forward planning ensuring best use of department resource
  • Provide training where required.
  • Assistance of other departments and other duties to meet the needs of the business.

  

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the professional live events industry with a specialism in scenic construction.
  • Self-motivation, with the ability to lead by example and work as part of a team
  • Ability to read & interpret construction drawings & CAD plans
  • Good working knowledge of workshop tools and machinery
  • Excellent carpentry skills with good working knowledge of various materials.
  • Experience with CNC machines an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Meticulous planning and attention to detail.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise multiple jobs, on a daily basis.
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation.
  • Strong IT skills.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Typically, your working day would be 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, though we operate a flexible start time for staff where needed. Work outside of these hours and at weekends will be required as our workload / projects require. We try hard to manage a work/life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

JOB TITLE:  Scenic Carpenter

REPORTING:  Head of Scenic

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

Travel to event site locations across the UK as required.

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Scenic Carpenter to join our team as we look to expand our Staging and Set department. The successful applicant will have varied experience in scenic construction and have a good understanding of live event production technologies. They will be at home in a fast paced, hands-on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over more than two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Onsite scenic construction for events around the UK and beyond
  • Construction/preparation of stock and bespoke scenic items in our workshop and warehouse facility
  • Assistance with covering & preparation of set panels
  • Painting and finishing of scenic elements
  • Application of vinyl graphics
  • Carpeting / finishing of stages
  • Organisation of the workshop equipment and consumable items
  • Checking in of equipment returned from hire
  • Keep work areas clean and tidy
  • Assistance with stock asset management
  • Loading/unloading of vans and trucks as required
  • Assistance of other departments and other duties to meet the needs of the business
  • Comply with company health & safety procedures

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • Highly developed carpentry and finishing skills
  • Working knowledge of a full range of current scenic and exhibition construction methods, equipment, and practices would be an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Be highly organised and proactive, with the ability to deal with multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work as part of a team or unaccompanied under own initiative
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines
  • High self-motivation and ability to lead by example.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation
  • Full UK Driving Licence and own transport

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

If you have the experience we are looking for then you will already know that this is not a 9 ‘til 5 job. Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Weekend work will be required.  We try hard to manage a work life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

 

JOB TITLE:   (Technical) Project Manager

REPORTING:   Senior Project Manager

LOCATION:   Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester M22 5LH.

SALARY:   Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:   Permanent full-time role

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Technical Project Manager to join our team. The successful applicant will be customer focused, a strong leader, have varied experience in the AV industry and have a good understanding of live event production technologies. This may be an ideal opportunity for a senior technician to further their career in the industry or an existing project manager looking to progress. They will be at home in a fast paced, hands-on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over more than two decades.

 

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The ability to work as part of a team within our projects department, working directly with our clients, overseeing projects from the initial enquiry to completion of the event.
  • Supporting the business to maintain and develop key client relationships.
  • Attending and chairing client meetings and site visits
  • Taking clear and detailed client briefs and advising clients on appropriate technical solutions for their event.
  • Developing creative ideas and designs for client events including preparation of CAD plans
  • Specification of suitable equipment and creation of quotations, proposals, and budget management
  • Updating booking software with event progress and milestones
  • Booking and management of crew & resources including the creation of crew communication documents
  • Liaising with performers, venues and other third parties
  • Preparation and management of health & safety documents and procedures
  • On site work at venues across the UK and occasionally internationally
  • Hands on rigging / de rigging and operation of equipment if required an advantage but not essential.
  • Educating clients and venues about the wide range of services we can offer.
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Promotion of our products and services to generate new business.
  • Assistance of other departments and other duties to meet the needs of the business.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • At least 5 years’ experience in the professional live events industry
  • Have an excellent understanding of technical event production and the effective communication skills to explain technical solutions to clients in a clear and jargon-free manner.
  • Have an enthusiasm for developing creative designs and ideas to exceed client’s expectations.
  • The successful candidate must have a curiosity to learn, whilst displaying resilience and a can-do attitude
  • Have a polished and professional manner, projecting confidence and enthusiasm to clients.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and be prepared to react quickly to tasks in an efficient way.
  • Be highly organised and proactive, with the ability to manage multiple projects, deliverables, and stakeholders simultaneously, ensuring multiple projects are moving toward their deadline.
  • Ability to lead by example and work as part of a team.
  • Have a customer focused yet commercial mindset.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation
  • Full UK Driving Licence and own transport.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

If you have the experience we are looking for, then you will already know that this isn’t a 9 ‘til 5 job. Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Weekends will be required to meet the needs of the business. We try hard to manage a work life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to monthly, will be available.

 

PERKS

  • Company Social Events
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • On-site Parking
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Cycle to work
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme


START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

 

JOB TITLE:  Audio Engineer / Live Event Technician

REPORTING: Head of Technicians

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion plans, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Audio Engineer / Live Events Technician to join our team.  The successful applicant will be an experienced sound engineer and have hands on experience working in the live events sector. The successful candidate will also be at home in a fast paced, hands on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together, and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Rigging and operating audio equipment for a wide variety of live, virtual and hybrid events.
  • Working as part of a team.
  • The ability to lead a team of freelance staff and represent the company.
  • Communicating with clients, suppliers, venue staff and crew both onsite and prior to an event.
  • Preparing and maintaining equipment in our warehouse spaces.
  • Working with the head of audio to continue developing, maintaining, and improving the audio department.
  • Delivering / collecting equipment in company vehicles.
  • Assistance in other departments to meet the needs of the business.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a live events sound engineer, particularly in the corporate sector.
  • Experience mixing Front of House and Monitors for live music acts
  • Experience mixing high level corporate conferences / awards
  • Knowledge of Yamaha digital mixind consoles, particularly CL and QL series
  • Knowledge of d&b line arrays, amplifiers, array calc and R1 control network
  • Proficient in the programming and use of Qlab
  • Ability to work as part of a team or unaccompanied under own initiative.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure of a live event.
  • High standard of personal presentation.
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines.
  • High self-motivation and ability to lead by example.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail with a high standard of equipment presentation.
  • Full UK Driving License and own transport.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

If you have the experience we are looking for then you will already know that this is not a 9 ‘til 5 job. Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Weekend work will be required.  We try hard to manage a work life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

JOB TITLE:  Cable Prep Technician

REPORTING:  Warehouse Supervisor

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Cable Prep Technician to join our team. The successful applicant will have an understanding of the cabling and connections used within the event industry and feel at home in a fast-paced warehouse environment. A good understanding of live event production is preferable but not essential. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hands on preparation of equipment (predominantly in the cables and mains distribution departments, however work in other divisions of the warehouse will also be required) for productions and dry hires, to the highest standard.
  • Cleaning and recoiling cables returned from productions and hires.
  • Checking in cables returned from productions and hires.
  • Ensuring all cable, flight cases are functional, clean, maintained and well presented to meet Sterling standards
  • Ensuring workspaces are kept well organised and tidy.
  • Testing cables including Cat 5/6/6a, Socapex, 3 phase mains.
  • General service, maintenance, and repair of cables.
  • Loading / unloading of vans and trucks.
  • Occasional deliveries / collections and site work (Full UK driving license an advantage but not essential).
  • Maintain high Health & Safety standards and adhere to company policies and procedures.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • High self-motivation, with the ability to lead by example and work as part of a team.
  • Experience in the events industry.
  • Flexibility and a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • High standard of personal presentation.
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation.
  • Strong IT skills.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Typically, your working day would be 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, though we operate a flexible start time for staff where needed. Work outside of these hours and at weekends will be required as our workload / projects require. We try hard to manage a work/life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

 

JOB TITLE:  Head of Audio

REPORTING:  Directors

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic Head of Audio to join our team. The successful applicant will be customer focused, a strong leader, experienced in live audio engineering and have a good understanding of event production. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over two decades.

 

KEY ROLES / RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Provide technical support to our project managers and technicians.
  • Managing the preparation process of our equipment to ensure the highest possible standards are met.
  • Managing general service, maintenance, and repairs of audio equipment.
  • Researching new products and advise on equipment investment.
  • Adding new equipment to service.
  • Planning, Co-ordinating and booking of RF frequencies.
  • Designing of live audio systems for a range of events.
  • Provide training where required.
  • Ability to lead a team of engineers on large productions.
  • Liasing with acts and their engineers to ensure technical riders are catered for.
  • Ability to keep rental software up to date.
  • Other Tasks as the business requires.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • High self-motivation, with the ability to lead by example and work as part of a team.
  • Experience in the live events industry essential.
  • Experience with Yamaha and Allen & Heath digital consoles essential.
  • Experience in the use of d&b array calc and R1 software essential.
  • Knowledge of Dante essential.
  • Knowledge of Qlab essential.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills.
  • Meticulous planning and attention to detail.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise multiple jobs, on a daily basis.
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail and high standards of presentation.
  • Strong IT skills.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

WORKING HOURS

Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Typically, your working day would be 08:30 to 17:30 Monday to Friday, though we operate a flexible start time for staff where needed. Work outside of these hours and at weekends will be required as our workload / projects require. We try hard to manage a work/life balance for our team.

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

JOB TITLE:  Audio Visual Technician

REPORTING:  Head of Technicians

LOCATION:  Sterling Event Group, Ringway Trading Estate, Manchester, M22 5LH

SALARY:  Competitive salary based on candidate + benefits

JOB TYPE:  Permanent, full time

 

PRIMARY ROLE

As part of our continuing expansion plans, we have the opportunity for an enthusiastic AV Technician to join our team.  The successful candidate will also be at home in a fast paced, hands on environment and thrive under pressure. Teamwork is a key part of the Sterling culture, all parts of the business support and collaborate to achieve together, and our people are the reason our clients’ have been returning year on year for over two decades.

 

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivering, rigging, and operating a large range of audio-visual equipment for a wide variety of live, virtual and hybrid events.
  • Working unaccompanied or as part of a team.
  • The ability to lead a team of freelance staff and represent the company.
  • Communicating with clients, suppliers, venue staff and crew both onsite and prior to an event.
  • Preparing and maintaining equipment in our warehouse spaces.
  • Delivering / collecting equipment in company vehicles.
  • Assistance in other departments to meet the needs of the business.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND KEY ATTRIBUTES OF THE CANDIDATE

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as an AV technician in the live events industry
  • Experience of setting up and operating a wide variety of audio and video equipment
  • Knowledge and experience of rigging and operating lighting equipment an advantage but not essential
  • Good IT knowledge (PowerPoint, Keynote, Playback Pro etc.)
  • Ability to work as part of a team or unaccompanied under own initiative.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure of a live event.
  • High standard of personal presentation.
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Ability to problem solve and to work to deadlines.
  • High self-motivation and ability to lead by example.
  • Flexibility and a can do, customer focused attitude.
  • Keen eye for detail with a high standard of equipment presentation.
  • Full UK Driving License and own transport.

 

TRAINING & PROGRESSION

On-going training will be provided as the job role requires. We value our team and want to see them progress and develop their skills and career within the organisation. Career progression within our expanding company would be available for proactive individuals.

 

WORKING HOURS

If you have the experience we are looking for then you will already know that this is not a 9 ‘til 5 job. Due to the nature of our industry, we require our employees to have a flexible approach to their working hours. Weekend work will be required.  We try hard to manage a work life balance for our team.

 

HOLIDAYS

  • 28 days per year
  • After 3 years continuous service you will receive your birthday off (day off can be taken within 7 days of your birthday)
  • After 5 years continuous service you will receive a further day’s holiday

 

PENSION SCHEME

A company pension scheme which the company contributes to on a monthly basis will be available.

 

BENEFITS

Following successful completion of probation period, we are delighted to offer the following benefits:

  • Award winning, comprehensive healthcare package including fast access to private medical treatment, digital access to a GP, mental health support, in-patient and day-patient treatment, advanced cancer cover and out-patient surgical procedures
  • Optical, dental, and audiological cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sick pay scheme
  • Long service rewards
  • Employee of the month award
  • Company social events

 

START DATE

This position is for immediate start

If you think you have what it takes and would be interested in being part of our team then please email your CV to careers@sterlingeventgroup.co.uk

 

Sterling Event Group are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Sterling Event Group positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or disability. All aspects of employment will be based on qualifications, merit, competence, performance and business needs.

We are always looking for experienced freelance staff across all disciplines who share our passion for delivering excellence. If this is you and you would like to know more then we would love to hear from you. Apply here - https://sterling.teamtrack.uk/freelancer-application

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