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PSAV Overview

Schiller Park, IL
5001 to 10000 employees
1937
Company - Private
Advertising & Marketing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
PSAV is a global leader in event experiences. We provide creative, production, advanced technology and staging to help meeting planners deliver more dynamic and impactful experiences at their events. Our team consists of more than 9,000 professionals across 1,500 on-site venue ... Read more

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  • Are you passionate about event technology? We are currently looking for an experienced AV leader to head our team at this legendary “pink palace on the beach.” Relocation assistance will be provided for those out of the area.

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    Director, Event Technology I at PSAV

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  • PSAV has an exciting Director of Event Technology V opportunity at a luxury hotel in beautiful Tucson, Arizona. This opportunity is great for someone in Operations, Sales or a current Director role looking for visibility and opportunity for growth. The perks of this job are endless...

    • Competitive salary
    • Relocation
    • Competitive benefits
    • Housing allowances
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PSAV – Why Work For Us?


PSAV relies on a talented team of professionals to provide clients with exceptional event experiences.

Our sales team provides front line exposure, not only bringing in new events, but also working with clients to ensure everything goes as planned. Our event technicians provide the experience, working with the latest technology to make sure every cue is hit and meeting or event a success. Our corporate staff, located in offices throughout the United States and Canada, makes us the leader in the industry by providing essential finance, IT, marketing and human resources support.

Working at PSAV provides global opportunities with locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Our dedicated employees work in corporate offices, large hotel and convention center properties, and small hotels and meeting rooms. They may travel with customers, work as part of a large hospitality team or represent PSAV as a sole representative at a small meeting facility.

Regardless of the location, scenario or job title, all of our employees are responsible for making us the leading event technology company in the industry.Working together, PSAV’s employees are responsible for positive experiences. Our customers rely on us for everything to go as planned, and we take pride in making sure that happens, whether we are servicing a small meeting, lighting a live event, or pinning a lavaliere mic to the President of the United States of America.

PSAV offers a variety of career paths for dedicated professionals of all fields and skill levels. Explore a career in one of these areas:

  • Event Technology Specialists: Digital Services, Interactive Services, CG Artists, Event Technology Specialist, Director of Operations, Project Manager, Audio Engineering, Rigging Specialist, Video Specialist, Lighting Specialist, Audio Specialist, Networking Specialist, Installation Technician 
  • Event Technology Leadership: Director, Event Technology
  • Creative Services: Digital Media Producer, Digital Media Specialist
  • Sales: Account Management, Hotel Sales, Sales Management, New Business Development
  • Clerical and Administrative: Administrative Assistant and Business Center Associate
  • Information Technology: SQL Database Managers, IT Operations, Service Desk Technicians, Project Managers, Support Technicians
  • Finance and Accounting: Accounts Receivable & Billing Representative, Collections Specialist, Financial Analyst, Strategic Accounts Specialist, Tax Manager, Custom Accounts Analyst
  • Marketing: Sales CRM Analyst, Marketing Manager, Communications Coordinator
  • Human Resources: Recruiter, Technical Instructional Designer, Training & Development Specialist, Training Manager, HRIS Analyst, HRIS Administrator, Employee Services Representative 
  • Product Management & Procurement: Buyer, Field Asset Manager, Lead Warehouse Technician, Product Management Specialist
  • Warehouse, Transportation and Logistics: Driver Technician, Quality Control Lead, Repair Technician, Warehouse Technician
  • Part-Time Event Technology Opportunities
  • Internships

Focus on You – Development & Career

At PSAV, we focus on YOUR development through PSAV University with Academies for Technical, Operations, Sales & Leadership Training. Our robust training program gives you the opportunity to explore as well as grow your skills within PSAV University.

We focus on YOUR career by providing leadership development, technical certifications and career pathing. PSAV provides the proper tools for you to achieve your goals through our diverse range of career paths within the event experience industry.

Focus on You – Culture & Rewards

At PSAV, this is YOUR Culture – We support your culture by hiring for skills and fit, living our Core Values in everything we do, providing a diverse and inclusive work environment and focusing on feedback and recognition. We focus on YOUR rewards by offering competitive pay, meritocracy and comprehensive benefits. Our team members are the key to success at PSAV. As an organization, we strive to maintain our focus on our number one asset, YOU.

PSAV Reviews

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    "Great company for growth, just hold on tight there are lots of opportunities."

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    Current Employee - SET in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - SET in Philadelphia, PA
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    I have been working at PSAV full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities within the company

    Cons

    Work life balance during busy times is a challenge

    Advice to Management

    Be approachable and invest in your employees

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PSAV Photos

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PSAV Interviews

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    Technical Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at PSAV (Atlanta, GA) in June 2017.

    Interview

    The process began with an online video interview. That took about 30 minutes and asked basic HR questions. A couple weeks later they scheduled an interview. Originally I was only supposed to meet with the Director of Labor for the branch, however about 5 minutes into the interview he said that he wants someone to meet me. He then introduced me to the Director of Project Management who asked me a lot of extremely technical questions. After that, I met with someone else who asked primarily customer service oriented questions. I then met with the Regional VP who asked more personal questions. In total, the interview took about 2 hours and I met with 4 different people.

    Interview Questions

    • If you are the A1, how would you decide the type and location of the speakers?   Answer Question
    • How do you calculate photometrics?   Answer Question
    • What would you do if a guest asked you to do something that was not your job?   Answer Question
    • When setting up an event, what is your process?   Answer Question
    • Why do you want to work here? Besides (whatever you just said), why PSAV?   Answer Question
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PSAV Awards & Accolades

  • Bronze Telly Award, The Telly Awards, 2018
  • BEST AUDIOVISUAL COMPANY, Meetings + Incentive Travel, 2017
  • Partner of the Year, Discover Long Island, 2017
  • Forbes 2018 America’s Best Employers, Forbes, 2018
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