Live Event Audio Specialist

Mills James has an immediate opportunity for an experienced live event audio specialist to join the growing Mills James Experience Group. The audio specialist is responsible for the safe and timely installation and operation of audio equipment at live events that take place around the country in a corporate environment. They serve as the audio director or audio assistant on location, leading a crew of staff, freelancers, and vendors to implement the creative vision. They help to maintain and prepare audio equipment in service of the above. Travel and multitasking are required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and other duties that may be assigned. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Work with production manager and producers to assess event technical requirements and execution strategies

  • Design, install, and mix audio portion of live events (including music selection, live and pre-recorded voiceovers, assigning microphones to talent, and determining placement of microphones)

  • Provide appropriate paperwork to facilitate installation, patching, tuning, and operation of audio equipment

  • Work with internal staff and resources to perform audio-related functions


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or four years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Proficiency in the implementation of live audio technologies and concepts, including: line-array and point source speaker system design/layout, frequency management, wired and wireless microphone operation, EQing, digital and analog mixing, playback, recording, advanced troubleshooting, and problem solving

  • The highest level of communication skills, organization skills, and ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects

  • A high degree of adaptability to a continually changing environment

  • Learn and become adept at using Mills James’ facilities management software

  • Studio experience is helpful, but live mixing experience is required

  • Valid driver’s license and medical card required. May require CDL; May also be required to obtain a US Passport.  Must be available for 60% travel and work flexible hours.

Mills James offers a comprehensive benefit package for this full-time opportunity, including health, dental and vision care, 401(k) and Roth 401(k) and our unique Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Mills James, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired are required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.