Casual Traffic Information Broadcaster

A freelance and contract programming job at Leicester City Council in Leicester
Posted 6 September 2019, 5.05am edt

Leicester City Council’s Area Traffic Control is looking to recruit a Casual Traffic Information Broadcaster.

We are looking for a talented person with ambition who has at least six months relevant experience in broadcasting. You will be highly organised and have the ability to work calmly under pressure to meet deadlines both alone and as part of a team, and be able to handle several equally important tasks at the same time. We are looking to increase our pool of casual staff to specifically work in our Area Traffic Control Centre where you will be responsible for providing professional live Traffic Information Broadcasts, in conjunction with Radio Leicester’s output.

BBC Radio Leicester is Britain’s first local radio station – with programmes that reflect life in a vibrant city and two rural counties, Leicestershire and Rutland. It’s a station full of ambition with talented presenters and great output.

You will:

Distribute traffic and travel information to the media and other agencies.

Prepare and deliver regular radio broadcasts.

Provide clerical and administrative support.

Promote a positive approach in implementing the Council's Equal Opportunities policies and practices.

Ensure the Council's Environmental Protection policies are implemented and practised within the Department.

Requirements of post:

Relevant experience in broadcasting.

Experience of PC based computer systems

Knowledge of the road network of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Experience of dealing with members of the public.

Experience using social media.

Ability to work with minimum supervision.

Able to be reliable and work unsociable hours including early mornings, evenings, weekends and statutory holidays with minimal notice.

This job closed on 15 September, 2019 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.
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