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A.C. Entertainment Technologies Careers

A.C. Entertainment Technologies is one of Europe's leading distributors of professional lighting equipment to the entertainment industry. We offer an unparalleled range of lighting equipment for Touring, Theatre, Concert, Architectural, Film & TV applications. Through our offices in High Wycombe and Leeds we sell lighting equipment in over 80 countries world-wide.

International Sales Administrator

Working within our High Wycombe office, we are looking for an International Sales Administrator to join the expanding department.
Your role will be to support the international sales staff by processing sales orders, raising purchase orders and liaising with clients and suppliers.

What will keep you busy on a daily basis?
• Raising quotes, sales orders and purchase orders and sending confirmations to customers and suppliers
• Raising new pick lists and new manufacturing orders for in-house produced items in order to meet client deadlines
• Checking stock quantities, lead times and current prices with suppliers
• Maintaining the client/supplier database
• Checking the correct information is passed on to the shipping team
• Filing new client registration forms

Who are you?
• You are a friendly, confident communicator, great over the telephone
• You are aware of and deliver a time critical service
• You ideally have office experience
• You have a good general level of literacy, numeracy and computer skills
• You are a team player with excellent motivation, confidence and a high standard of customer service / focus
• Foreign languages advantageous but not essential

This is a chance to join a friendly team and this position could provide opportunities for career progression within the company for the right candidate.

IT Manager

Day to Day Role

We are looking for an exceptional IT Manager who has the drive and ambition to not only take the department forward, improve internal systems and increase efficiencies, but be willing to personally develop with the ultimate target of joining the top tier of our leadership team. This role will be primarily based in our Head Office in High Wycombe.

The IT Manager will be responsible for the overall management of the IT applications and infrastructure across the Group, establishing the strategic direction and architecture for IT in alignment with the business requirements.

This is a very hands-on role and the main objectives will be to ensure the smooth running of the IT systems throughout our UK and International Companies,that the systems and networks down times are kept to a minimum and the disaster recovery plan is up to date. It will also include the updating of IT documentation to be compliant with ISO9001 requirements, registration of domain names and working with external service providers on various project works.

You will be responsible for the management of 2 members of staff and all that goes with people management in collaboration with the HR Department; you will also ensure the people resourcing and development of the department matches the requirements of the business and its users.

Our Ideal Candidate

This is a senior position and successful candidate will have 10 years of related information technology experience, with 5+ years of experience managing an IT function. You will hold a degree or relevant qualification in IT (although a Masters is preferable), a Microsoft Certification and Cisco qualification would be advantageous. You must have knowledge of TCP/IP Networks and LAN/WAN Infrastructures, PABX and IP phone systems and knowledge of Backup & Recovery.

Experience in designing, project managing, implementing and supporting tier 1-2 corporate business applications (ERP, Business Analytics, Customer Relationship Management, Quality, Document Management, workflow systems, etc.) (Microsoft Windows, Cisco routers and switches, VOIP, etc.) is required, with an ability to solve unique and highly complex technical, operational, and organisational problems.

Finally, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication/interpersonal skills, be patient, helpful and approachable. You will have a polite friendly manner with the ability to influence and negotiate with the senior leadership team. A driving license and the willingness to travel is essential.

For the right candidate there is an excellent package available and superb development opportunities.
 

Senior Graphic Designer & Co-Ordinator

Based at our Head Office in High Wycombe and reporting directly to the Marketing Manager, the successful candidate will be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in graphic design and digital media and it is essential that you have a minimum of 2 year's graphic design experience in a similar role.

Key Responsibilities will include;

Graphic Design

  • Design and production of e-shots, web banner adverts, email footers, print adverts, sales brochures, printed flyers and any other promotional or in-house literature as required
  • Ensure the AC-ET brand guidelines and those of our sister companies are adhered to

External Agencies

  • To work with external agencies and specifically:
  • To provide agencies with all necessary brand, style and design guidelines, previous design files and imagery they require
  • To work constructively to assist the agency to understand and interpret what is provided
  • To review designs provided by agencies and ensure that they are of sufficient technical quality

Document Management

  • To manage the electronic storage and archiving of marketing collateral

Skills and Experience:
Essential:

  • 2 Years Experience
  • Work as part of a team
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Manage, co-ordinate and prioritise workflow
  • Attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of the Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign)
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Good understanding of artwork techniques for all types of media

This is an exciting role within an expanding company. If you are a confident, creative graphic designer with a 'can do' attitude who can hit the ground running, then this position offers a fantastic opportunity for you.
 

Technical Sales Executive

Do you have specialist technical knowledge or sales experience of lighting equipment within the entertainment industry?
Then our new opening may be your next opportunity …

We are currently looking for a self driven technical sales enthusiast to join our high performing team based at our head office in High Wycombe. The role involves visiting new and existing customers and suppliers in the UK and, occasionally, Europe. Exhibitions and Trade shows attendance will also play a large part of this role.

The role of the Lighting Technical Sales Executive is to cater to the requirements of the industry professionals including advising on equipment choice and ensuring timely satisfaction of equipment requirements.

Duties include:

  • Interpreting customer’s requirements and liaising with suppliers and manufacturers to realise delivery deadlines.
  • Raising quotations and keeping in touch with customers by telephone and email.
  • Communicating with internal departments to check stock, schedule repairs or attain delivery times (i.e. Technical Services and Despatch).
  • Working alongside our experienced and friendly team of sales and technical professionals to offer world class products backed up by world class service.
  • Building a client base and developing the business

Who are you ?

  • You have preferably worked within a similar lighting role and have an in-depth knowledge of the entertainment industry.
  • You are pro-active in seeking out new business opportunities and further developing our business with existing customers
  • You are able to manage your own time and prioritise your own clients and deal with incoming enquiries and balance the priorities between these.
  • You are organised, enthusiastic, ambitious and self motivated;
  • You have good time management and time-keeping skills and have the ability to work on multiple jobs/projects at any one time.
  • You will meet and exceed agreed departmental targets and thrive in a professional sales environment
  • You have good written and oral communication skills as well as a high level of computer literacy

This is a chance to join our friendly and rewarding company who value their employees. The position offers a competitive salary and fantastic prospects for career growth.

Service Technician

We have an exciting new job opportunity available for an Service Technician that has a good electro mechanical / electrical background with experience maintaining, diagnosing and repairing faults on a range of equipment and commercial lighting, at our Head Office in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

Working as the Service Technician you will report directly to the Technical Services Manager and will repair moving lights, control lighting systems, smoke machines, dimmers and a range of other commercial lighting equipment.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

Ideal candidates will have experience working with, servicing, fault finding and repairing commercial electronic and electro mechanical equipment to component level, whilst using available diagnostic technology. Candidates should also have the ability to complete the work within allotted time frames whilst keeping to dealer, brand and Company standards.

As the Service Technician, you should possess a ‘can do’ approach to your work and have an electronic background or qualification within this field. Any previous experience working within the entertainment lighting industry would be highly advantageous and a great bonus, although not essential. However, ideal candidates MUST have experience working with and repairing electronic and electro mechanical equipment to component level.

Successful candidates should also have strong MS Office knowledge, great problem solving and team working skills, in addition to having the ability to prioritise a demanding workload and work as part of a small but friendly team.

Due to the nature of the work there may be the possibility of some infrequent off site work within the UK, which may also involve assisting at trade shows.

A full and clean UK driving license would also be very beneficial.

All necessary in-house training will be given.


IDEAL CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

• Previous experience working within a similar environment

• Being systematic and accurate with good planning and organisational skills

• Product knowledge in moving lights, control lighting systems, smoke machines, dimmers and a range of other commercial lighting equipment would be highly desirable

• Electrical / Mechanical knowledge

• Computer literate

• Streamline knowledge

• Excellent team player with the ability to work alone

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Understanding numeric data


 

Sales Executive - Film, TV & Broadcast

Do you have specialist knowledge or sales experience of lighting, rigging, audio or video within the Film, TV & Broadcast industry?
Then our new opening may be your next opportunity …

We are currently looking for a self driven  sales enthusiast to join our high performing team based at our head office in High Wycombe. The role may at times involve visiting new and existing customers and suppliers in the UK and, occasionally, Europe. Exhibitions and Trade shows attendance will also play a large part of these roles.

The role of the Film,TV & Broadcast Sales Executive is to cater to the requirements of the industry professionals including advising on equipment choice and ensuring timely satisfaction of film and TV equipment requirements.

Duties include:

  • Interpreting customer’s requirements and liaising with suppliers and manufacturers to realise delivery deadlines.
  • Raising quotations and keeping in touch with customers by telephone and email.
  • Communicating with internal departments to check stock, schedule repairs or attain delivery times (i.e. Technical Services and Despatch).
  • Working alongside our experienced and friendly team of sales and technical professionals to offer world class products backed up by world class service.
  • Building a client base and developing the business

Who are you ?

  • You have worked in a similar role in the industry, preferably within a lighting, rigging, audio or video role and have an in-depth knowledge of the Film & TV industry.
  • You are pro-active in seeking out new business opportunities and further developing our business with existing customers
  • You are able to manage your own time and prioritise your own clients and deal with incoming enquiries and balance the priorities between these.
  • You are organised, enthusiastic, ambitious and self motivated;
  • You have good time management and time-keeping skills and have the ability to work on multiple jobs/projects at any one time.
  • You will meet and exceed agreed departmental targets and thrive in a professional sales environment
  • You have good written and oral communication skills as well as a high level of computer literacy


This is a chance to join our friendly and rewarding company who value their employees. The position offers a competitive salary and fantastic prospects for career growth.

Sales Executive - Rigging

Do you have specialist knowledge or sales experience of rigging within the entertainment industry?
Then our new opening may be your next opportunity …

We are currently looking for a self driven rigging technical sales enthusiast to join our high performing team. The role may at times involve visiting new and existing customers and suppliers in the UK and, occasionally, Europe. Exhibitions and Trade shows attendance will also play a large part of these roles.

The role of the Rigging Sales Executive is to service the needs of entertainment industry professionals including advising on equipment choice and ensuring timely satisfaction of customer requirements.

Duties include:

  • Interpreting customer’s requirements and liaising with suppliers and manufacturers to realise delivery deadlines.
  • Raising quotations and keeping in touch with customers by telephone and email.
  • Communicating with internal departments to check stock, schedule repairs or attain delivery times (i.e. Technical Services and Despatch).
  • Working alongside our experienced and friendly team of sales and technical professionals to offer world class products backed up by world class service.
  • Building a client base and developing the business

Who are you ?

  • You have previously worked in a rigging role and have an in-depth knowledge of the entertainment industry.
  • You will meet and exceed agreed departmental targets and thrive in a professional sales environmentYou are pro-active in seeking out new business opportunities and further developing our business with existing customers
  • You are able to manage your own time and prioritise your own clients and deal with incoming enquiries and balance the priorities between these.
  • You are organised, enthusiastic, ambitious and self motivated;
  • You have good time management and time-keeping skills and have the ability to work on multiple jobs/projects at any one time.
  • You have good written and oral communication skills as well as a high level of computer literacy

This is a chance to join our friendly and rewarding company who value their employees. The position offers a competitive salary and fantastic prospects for career growth.

Driver and General Warehouse Assistant

We are currently looking for an experienced Driver/General Warehouse Person for our High Wycombe warehouse.

The successful candidate must have a driving license to include driving a 7.5T vehicle, be CPC qualified and hold a Tachograph Card. You should also be somewhat acquainted with the London area.

The role is varied and will involve collecting and delivering goods as required and helping out in the warehouse as required, so the ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of working in warehouse environment or stores.

Computer literacy is an advantage, with numerical and literacy ability essential.

Required experience:

  • Driving License 7.5 tonne vehicle
  • CPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence)
  • Tachograph Card

International Sales Executive

Do you have lighting based sales experience within the entertainment industry?

We are currently looking for an International Sales Executive to be based at our High Wycombe office. The primary role of the International Sales Executive is servicing the equipment requirements of professional customers including advising on equipment choice and ensuring that customers requirements are met timely and efficiently.

Duties include

  • Quoting customers,
  • Recommending product,
  • Ordering goods and
  • Looking for new international business.
  • Liaising with suppliers and relaying the information to customers are also daily duties.
  • You may also be required to attend Trade Shows with some international travel.
  • You will be working alongside our experienced and friendly team of sales professionals.

In-depth knowledge or sales experience of lighting is required (rigging, audio or video is useful but not essential).

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, be able to work on their own initiative, be able to meet and exceed agreed monthly targets and thrive in a professional sales environment. A foreign language would be an advantage.

This is a chance to join a friendly and rewarding company that values its employees. The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary and there are fantastic prospects for career growth within the company.

How to Apply

In all cases apply to:

Human Resources Department
A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd.
Centauri House
Hillbottom Road
High Wycombe
Bucks HP12 4HQ

careers@ac-et.com

Agencies

We have a policy where we do not accept applications from agencies.

Equal Opportunities

AC Entertainment Technologies Ltd. is an equal opportunities employer, who use a fair selection criteria to screen and take candidates through the recruitment and selection process. The company follows the recommendations and legislation from the Equality Act 2010.