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Audio Visual (AV) and Broadcast Support Engineer

Closing date: 12pm Thursday 14 December 2017

Interview date: w/c 1 January 2018

Salary: £28,102 - £31,102 per annum

Job ref no: 314-17

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time, basis and is available from January 2018

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. The RCM was named top institution for performing arts in the UK and Europe and second in the world in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

The RCM is re-designing its approach to delivering technology, innovation, production and digital learning across the college. The AV and Broadcast Support Engineer is a new post which will form part of the newly created RCM Digital team and support the successful delivery of the exciting and inter-disciplinary Digital Strategy 2016-19.

The AV and Broadcast Support Engineer will provide technical maintenance for all audio-visual equipment and facilities throughout the RCM, including the specialist recording, filming and broadcast equipment in the studios, and its Apple Macintosh network. The postholder will take responsibility for the complete lifecycle of the electronic equipment, ensuring regular PAT testing as required, and take ownership of AV equipment inventories (software and hardware), ensuring they are always up-to-date and that all relevant software licensing legislation is complied with.

This role is key to the RCM’s Technology Support team and we are seeking candidates with:

  • Appropriate degree or professional qualification or equivalent experience in broadcast and/or audio-visual engineering

  • Excellent knowledge of the technologies used for recording, filming and live streaming music to professional standard

  • Good working knowledge and ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot Mac OS computers, high speed data networks and specialist audio, video and music software

  • Excellent customer service, communication and relationship building skills with an appreciation of the arts, particularly music, in education

To apply:

Please complete our Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (available to download further down this page) and submit in Word or PDF format before the closing deadline. 

Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number (314-17) when submitting your application. CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

For further details of this position please see the Job Description and Further Particulars documents:

Job Description

Further Particulars


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant:

Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS


020 7591 4784

If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Isabella Enstrom to discuss your requirements.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.


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