Audiovisual project managers are tasked with managing all audio and visual project tasks for their organizations and creating effective audio and visual strategies for products and services. They must be able to motivate their co-workers to achieve goals in a timely manner, and they must be organized and pay close attention to detail to minimize visual defects and errors before implementing drafts.
These project managers are responsible for testing ideas, creating timelines, and distributing resources, and must interact with customers to ensure that their needs are met. They must provide quality customer service to increase satisfaction and company revenue, and they use a personal computer to complete design and audio activities, write detailed reports, and modify files.
Audiovisual project managers should have strong communication skills to relay opinions and ideas on how to increase productivity, and they typically help manage projects from the concept phase until launch and verify that all details are implemented and problems are troubleshooted. They should have experience with technical launches and may participate in company meetings to suggest changes to internal audiovisual processes, and prior experience with databases and project management software is also beneficial in this position. They must work well with other managers to share information regarding project statuses and ideas for visual modifications, and they typically report their progress to an audiovisual supervisor in their department. A bachelor's degree in a relevant field is generally required for this position, and prior experience in the field is highly beneficial. Industry certifications are also helpful.
Audiovisual Project Manager Tasks
Schedule, manage, and coordinate the available labor, materials, tools, equipment, transportation, technical expertise.
Coordinate and approve equipment needs with the purchasing department.
Communicate with management in advance about staffing requirements.
Manage the day-to-day operations of all assigned projects.
Perform site visits in the pre-planning phase.