Station Sound Coordinator

A full-time programming job at BFBS in Chalfont St Peter, UK
Posted 23 January 2020, 9.48am est

The British Forces broadcaster is looking for a talented and multi-skilled Station Sound Coordinator, with radio presentation skills, to join our brilliant team. If you’re excited about the prospect of being part of a station that makes a positive difference to the morale of our audience, then this is a unique opportunity! Our station is a 70% music, 30% speech format. The audience is a community of interest (the UK armed services and their families) with a core demographic of 18 to 35. We have stations, locally and nationally in the UK as well as overseas. The successful candidate will be a natural collaborator, able to identify and work with internal and external stakeholders and be capable of adapting their style when necessary. To apply you’ll need competent sound production skills and be capable of explaining what ‘good’ audio sounds like. You’ll be trained in music scheduling for multiple channels and time zones using Autotrack 4 software. These skills will be used in instances of holiday cover. Day to day duties include the maintenance of the online programme content page, coordination of our free promotions service, liaising with stakeholders, maintenance of Station Sound audio services, loading and scheduling promotional copy and liaising with external audio production suppliers. The ability to produce and present great live and VT radio programmes is essential. You’ll be able to demonstrate that you’re resourceful, innovative, flexible and reliable with bags of creativity and enthusiasm, and will have an excellent command of written and spoken English.
This job is based at BFBS HQ near Gerrards Cross in Buckinghamshire. Here’s your chance to become part of our future and develop your skills in a creative, non-commercial, ideas-led environment. There’ll be plenty of support to develop your talent to its fullest potential and to share your skills and experience with us. We have a generous leave scheme, a 6% employer contribution to a fully portable pension plan after 3 months, and a range of salary and other benefits we’d be happy to chat to you further about. For the right candidate – this is a rare opportunity to contribute to the production of exceptional radio for an extraordinary audience.

It would be helpful if you could tell us where you discovered this advert. Closing date for receipt of applications: Thursday 06 February 2020 at 2359. Interviews are likely to be the held on Thursday 13 February 2020 at BFBS Radio, Chalfont St.Peter. Buckinghamshire. SL9 8TN. Please ensure that you read our company's privacy policy by applying for this role, you are consenting to the company storing your personal data, as per the privacy policy. If you have any questions relating to this, please email your questions to About BFBS 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 serving military connected and in touch for over 75 years, building morale and offering those serving 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 the Armed Forces, their families, veterans and anyone interested in the military. In recent years, building on our in-depth knowledge of the military and our digital, media and technological innovation expertise, we have also developed value-for-money commercial services for the military and other government clients. These include digital and creative services, a training and development academy, and pioneering technical media and communication solutions 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. Thank you for your interest. We can’t guarantee a response to all applicants, therefore, if we haven’t contacted you by Friday 07 February 2020, you haven’t been successful this time.

This job closed on 13 February, 2020 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.
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