At BFBS we are passionate about our delivery. As a Transmissions Operator you will;
Manage automated and manual ingest of programme material
Non-linear/linear editing of programme material
Work with MAM and Playout systems and workflow
Provide first line fault correction with regards to programme media
Check that material for daily Playout schedules is complete and in correct state for transmission
Monitor channel outputs for quality and continuity of service including adherence to broadcast standards
Live operation and editing of Playout systems in accordance with schedules provided by On-Air team and editorial style guide(s)
Direct Liaison with MCR and control rooms to ensure occasional feeds are available
Responsible for the deployment of redundant systems under failure conditions
Skills and experience required for this role
Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
Ability to prioritise own workload
Very organised and accurate with attention to detail
Undertake travel within UK and overseas as appropriate and approved by Line Management
Responsible for own personal development and on-going professional/ specialist training as agreed with Line Management
Be a team player with good ethical values and respectful of colleagues within the division and other business areas within the Corporation
This role is a full time and permanent role, the hours are 37.5 hours on shift positions, working a 7-day fortnight pattern, including early mornings, evenings, weekends and bank Holidays, so you must be prepared for unsociable hours.
The role is a fixed position and based at our HQ in Chalfont Grove, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. SL9 8TN
Please apply by emailing email@example.com with a C.V and covering letter, detailing why you would be suitable for this role and your salary expectations.
Closing date: Sunday 26th January 2020. However, we do reserve the right to interview before the close date and close the advert at anytime.
Interview dates: W/B Mon 3rd February 2020 (actual days TBC).
We thank you for your interest and application. We can’t guarantee being able to respond to all applicants, therefore, if we do not contact you within 10 working days of the closing date, you have been unsuccessful. Please look out for other opportunities on our website www.ssvc.com/jobs
BFBS is a military charity and media organisation with a mission to inform, entertain, connect and champion the UK serving military, their families and veterans.
We have been keeping the armed forces connected and in touch for over 75 years, building morale and offering those overseas a valuable connection to life back home. We help them feel happier, know what’s going on around the world, share experiences and build communities.
Today, our TV, radio and digital platforms offer entertainment, news, sport and information services to UK Forces (serving and retired), their families and anyone interested in the military.
In recent years, building on our in-depth knowledge of this community and our digital, media and technological innovation expertise, we have also developed value-for-money commercial services. These include digital and creative solutions, a training and development academy and pioneering technical media and communication systems that work even in the most extreme environments.
Why work for us?
BFBS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to looking after our people, helping them to develop their skills and build successful careers.
So, whether your background is military, media, digital, broadcast – or perhaps something else – if you want to work with talented and passionate colleagues, to help us in our mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK Armed Forces, please take a look at our current vacancies.