Equipment Prep / Bookings - Melbourne

Equipment Prep / Bookings - Melbourne

Position Title Equipment Prep / Bookings - Melbourne
Employment Type Full Time
Listed 08/02/2021

Position Summary

This is an integral position as part of a small team in a major film and television equipment rental company. Core responsibilities involve hands-on equipment prep, frequent and clear communication with clients and staff and assistance with bookings. We are looking for an individual who is passionate about camera gear with sound technical knowledge, strong customer service skills and a demonstrated ability to learn.

Selection Criteria

  1. Film and digital equipment knowledge/interest.

    You must have a proven understanding of the concepts of film, digital cinema, broadcast/HD camera equipment, whether through industry experience, tertiary qualification, or both.

  2. Client interaction.

    You should have a track record of customer service and/or client interaction from previous employment experience.

  3. Internal and external communications.

    You must be able to demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills.

  4. Organizational skills and computer literacy.

    You must be highly organized and able to multi-task, meet deadlines and have a general understanding of cross-platform databases.  

  5. Teamwork.

    You must be able to work cohesively as part of a team, in a professional and positive manner.

  6. Accountability and increased responsibilities.

    You must have the capacity for taking responsibility for each job undertaken and also the flexibility to undertake additional responsibilities in the future as required.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Equipment Prep

    Timely and thorough preparation, assembly and testing of a wide range of professional film and television equipment including cameras, lenses, lights and accessories, with a strong attention to detail.

  2. Equipment Bookings

    Taking enquiries (phone, email, in person), advising on best uses of gear, checking and arranging gear availability, quoting, communicating important information to prep staff, taking payment, ensuring timely return of equipment and invoicing.

  3. Internal Freight

    Ensuring the safe and timely travel of equipment between interstate offices via freight services.

  4. Internal Communications

    Frequent communication amongst team members, staff from other departments and interstate offices is required.  This is to ensure up-to-date tracking of gear using internal database, adherence to company procedure, gear knowledge updates, etc.

The successful applicant will be provided with supporting materials (OH&S Guidelines, Company Policy documents and instructional manuals) and basic training/induction by another staff member.

Must have a valid Australian driver's licence

Non-citizens must hold a valid visa that provides permanent work rights.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their CV, Cover Letter and statement addressing the Selection Criteria via email to:

jobs@lemac.com.au