Transmissions Operator

A full-time programming job at BFBS in Chalfont St Peter, UK
Posted 9 January 2020, 10.47am est

Transmissions Operator

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

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

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 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.

This job closed on 26 January, 2020 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.
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