Technician (Hire Acquisition Department), Films at 59

Function: Technical Assistant

Role categories: TV / Film / Video / Radio

  • Rate/Salary: dependent on experience and knowledge
  • Location: Bristol
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 29/03/2019

Job description

Films at 59 currently have an opening for a Technician (Hire Acquisition Department) – Bristol Based with Cardiff support as required – Permanent Position

Films at 59 are recruiting for a client-focused Technician with at least 5 years industry experience for our Hire Acquisition Department based in Bristol and able to work regularly in our Cardiff office as required.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 March 2019

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK and hold a current clean driving licence.

Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

Films at 59 are an equal opportunities employer

Person specification

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced people with a proven ability to test and prepare camera and sound equipment.  You must be able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines whilst having the ability to embrace and work with new technology.

Reporting to the hire manager and working within an established team, this role requires someone who is able to follow established processes whilst encouraging positive changes to help ensure we continue to meet client needs at a time of industry change.

Due to daily deadlines, the ability to thrive under pressure and remain calm in a busy environment is a must.

To succeed in this role, you must be able to demonstrate:

Minimum of 5 years+ camera/lens/sound technical experience across all genres (factual entertainment, drama, specialist factual)
Working knowledge of the industry
Enthusiasm for the industry, a willingness to learn, multi-tasking ability
Proven technical ability in a client facing environment
Good prioritisation skills
Ability to remain flexible in your approach
Proven interpersonal communication, customer, team-working skills


Salary is dependent on experience and knowledge.

If this is the role for you, please send a CV and covering letter to