SmartSource Rentals

  • Audio Visual Pre-Sales Engineer

    Job Locations US-IL-Glendale Heights
    # of Openings
    Job Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Audio Visual Pre-Sales Engineer – Glendale Heights, IL


    As a leader in a billion dollar thriving industry, SmartSource Computer & Audio Visual Rentals offers a vast array of audio visual and technology solutions in locations across the country. We serve a wide range of industries and customers from small to large, including Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, accounting, legal, and consulting firms, hotels, high tech companies, associations and government agencies.




    In this position, the AV Pre-Sales Engineer will be responsible for providing their technical and customer service expertise in audio visual to our sales team and their customers. The AV Pre-Sales Engineer will work in conjunction with the sales team to respond to AV RFP’s by supplying pricing, providing technical and equipment expertise and assisting with project organization.


    • Prepare large scale audio visual proposals for general sessions/breakout rooms.
    • Estimate labor for setup, show and strike for projects.
    • Assist national sales team in presenting AV solutions to prospects and customers.
    • Provide inside technical support during the sales process.
    • Manage client interaction; work with customers to follow up on questions or concerns.
    • Work with the sales team to prepare large and/or complicated proposals.
    • Coordinate sub-rentals.
    • Occasional travel with sales team to presentations.


    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Hotel AV sales or AV production.
    • Ability to read floor plans, wiring diagrams, etc.
    • In-depth knowledge of Projection, Switchers, Audio, Lighting, Rigging, Cameras, Recording.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.
    • Familiarly with Design Software (CAD, Vectorworks) a plus.
    • Outstanding written and oral communications skills.
    • A positive, can-do attitude with a desire to continually improve performance and take it to the next level.




    For more information about SmartSource Computer & AV Rentals and to apply online, please visit our web site at



    SmartSource provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


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