The Atlantic Council seeks an experienced and talented Audiovisual Technician to support the broadcast-quality productions of three new event studios. The contractor will have an important role alongside an AV team to produce high-level events featuring global leaders such as presidents, prime ministers, and CEOs. The scope of work will include approximately 2-5 events/week ranging in scale and may increase over time.

Job responsibilities

Audiovisual System

  • Operate and manage comprehensive digital audiovisual system for recently built studios.
  • Work with audiovisual staff to maintain a high-level of execution for 400+ in-house events per year.
  • Communicate with the event manager and responsible program member to determine AV needs for events.
  • Operate audio mixer and ensure microphones are placed appropriately on speakers/presenters.
  • Test and monitor connections with outside users on Zoom, Skype, Google Hangout, and other platforms.
  • Implement basic knowledge of stage and 3-point lighting.
  • Route graphics, presentations, pre-recorded content and/or live remote feeds to various on- screen and off-screen monitors.
  • When necessary, work with a variety of vendors for livestreaming, translation, and additional production services based on size and scope of event.


  • Operate robotic cameras, video switcher, and cue on-screen graphics for output to livestreaming (experience with broadcast and DSLR camera operation and maintenance helpful).
  • Record and monitor livestream feed throughout event.
  • Format and export event videos and/or other vendor content immediately following events for editing and posting on AC website and social media platforms.


  • Minimum 2-4 years of relevant work experience with audiovisual systems and studio production environments (experience with news broadcast highly desired)
  • Demonstrated competence in audio, lighting, and video switcher operation
  • Basic knowledge of livestreaming
  • Basic Windows and Mac trouble-shooting skills strongly desired
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Ability to multitask in a very fast-paced, often rapidly-changing environment

Please note: The Atlantic Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The Atlantic Council is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The Atlantic Council believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as a global organization and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. For more information, check out our Talent DEI Statement or connect with us at [email protected]. Thank you for your interest in the Atlantic Council.