Salary:                 £25,092

Department:       Venue

Hours:                  35 hours per week with early morning and late evening shifts

                             Permanent Contract

Since 1848 the College has been based in the historic buildings at 8 – 13 Queen Street. Following a £3.5m investment, we are now in an exciting phase of the College’s development with the recent launch of our International Conference Centre, our aspiration to become the Venue of Choice in Edinburgh and our emergence from Covid19.

The Role

Please refer to the Job Description for full details.

This technical role requires expertise and provides support over two key areas, the facilitation and set-up of AV services for events with private clients run on a commercial basis and providing onsite AV and virtual support for meetings and events run within the College.

The Person

Please refer to the Job Description for full details.

Exceptional customer service must be at the heart of all that you do.


  • A minimum of 1 year in a AV/Media Technician role
  • AV qualified to HNC Level or have significant experience gained through undertaking a range of Audio Visual Hardware work over time
  • Demonstrate an understating of underlying IT systems supporting AV, or an appetite to develop that knowledge and understanding
  • Some experience of audio production, multimedia, and digital media technology
  • Broad range of software skills with some experience of video editing, encoding and media conversion and creation
  • Working knowledge of video, PA, projection and streaming technologies
  • Awareness of practices and procedures relevant to conference and meeting environments
  • A good team player able to work collaboratively with colleagues and share expertise with them


  • Qualified to HND level or greater in AV subject or other relevant areas such as creative media production
  • Experience of the health sector and/or membership organisations


Remuneration Package

The salary for this role will be £25,092 per annum plus benefits.  Additional benefits include:

  • Pension: with employer contributions of 9%.
  • Holidays: 23 days annual leave pro rata (with incremental increase over five years to 28 days) and 11 days public holiday/College close downs.
  • Life assurance scheme.
  • Long-term income protection scheme for those unable to work due to illness.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Discounted rates for use of the venue for personal events. 


How to Apply

  • All applicants are required to submit a completed application form.
  • A CV may be included with your application. Please note an application form and CV are the only two documents to be considered.
  • Please send your application form and supporting documentation in word format only (not converted to .pdf).
  • Please note agencies need not apply.


Closing Date:                     9am Wednesday 15th September

Interviews:                         Monday 20th September

Informal enquiries to:  Allan McKain, Venue Manager, by telephone on 0131 247 3655 or e-mail at

Completed applications should be returned to:

Or, to HR Department, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 11 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ


Application Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 15 September, 2021

This vacancy is now closed.

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