Freelance IT/ Event Technician at OneWorld Rental, Edinburgh, £150-£250 per day

£150 - £250 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Jul 04, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology

Contract Description

About Us:

One World IT Rental (OWR) is an esteemed international brand with operations spanning nine locations across seven countries. Our mission is to establish ourselves as the premier short-term IT rental company worldwide, catering to both business and social events. Specialising in providing cutting-edge technology solutions for corporate events, we boast a prestigious client portfolio that includes leading financial institutions, Apple, UN, NATO, Glastonbury, NHS, Disney, and Formula 1.

Opportunity Overview:

OWR is currently seeking experienced IT Technicians to join our team as contractors, event professionals, or freelancers. As an Onsite IT Technician, you will play a pivotal role in setting up and managing IT systems for world-class events, both locally and internationally. This role offers exposure to various facets of our business, including field services and on-site event technology installations and support.

Responsibilities:

Set up and configure IT systems and networks on-site to support temporary event requirements, ensuring smooth operation throughout the event duration.
Deploy and manage IT systems within your designated region, including setting up end-user devices such as desktops, laptops, servers, and mobile devices, as well as configuring network equipment and audio-visual hardware.
Perform routine maintenance tasks to ensure the optimal condition of both software and hardware components, including VR headsets, routers, printers, and other peripherals, to guarantee uninterrupted service during events.
Proactively engage with clients to understand their evolving needs and ensure that project requirements are met satisfactorily.
Provide responsive telephone support to users, offering technical assistance and troubleshooting guidance as required to resolve issues promptly.
Monitor the progress of ongoing projects, promptly addressing any technical challenges or concerns that may arise to maintain project timelines and quality standards.
Participate in various event assignments, providing on-site event technology support and engaging in face-to-face interactions with clients to represent the company professionally and ensure client satisfaction.
Be prepared for domestic and international travel as needed to support event technology requirements, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability in accommodating varying event locations.

Requirements:

Demonstrated experience in IT support roles, preferably as an assistant or technician, is preferred.
Possession of a valid UK driving license is beneficial, but not mandatory.
Bilingual/multilingual skills are highly valued.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, to accommodate event schedules.
A genuine passion for technology and a strong desire to learn and adapt to new technologies.
Excellent verbal communication skills and solid organisational abilities are critical for effectively liaising with clients and team members.
An IT background is advantageous.
Ability to maintain composure under pressure and effectively solve problems in dynamic event environments.

Remuneration:

£150.00-£250.00 per day

Position Types:

We have several contractors, event professional, and freelancer positions available, offering flexibility and autonomy.

Join One World IT Rental and become part of a thriving company with ambitious aspirations. Experience the excitement of collaborating with international industry giants across a diverse range of sectors, from financial corporations to the world's most renowned festivals.

Apply now and embark on a rewarding career journey with us!

Job Types: Temporary contract, Freelance

Pay: £150.00-£250.00 per day

Experience:

  • IT Technical support: 3 years (preferred)
  • Events management: 1 year (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (preferred)