Transmission Operators X 2 – 12-month Fixed Term Contract


Hours: Permanent 37.5 hours shift positions, working a 7- day fortnight pattern including early mornings, evenings, weekends and bank holidays

Based: Chalfont Grove, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire.

Forces Network, part of the Services Sound & Vision Corporation and British Forces Broadcasting Service brands are responsible for the acquisition, editing and transmission of media relating to the various BFBS TV services.

The Transmission Operators’ role 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

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

Please apply by with a C.V and covering letter, detailing why you would be suitable for this role and your salary expectations.

Interview dates: W/B Mon 13th May 2019 (actual days TBC). We would like to thank you for your time in applying. If you do not hear from us by 1 week after the close date, you can assume you have not been successfull in this application, however, please look out for other roles in the company on our website. 






Closing date: 

3 May 2019