Senior MCR Operator (UK1410)
|SO WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?|
We are looking for a suitable senior candidate to join our new MCR Team in Leeds. The team will be responsible for getting live sports content into our transmission platform for our OTT product, as well as ensuring the quality of our outgoing broadcasts.
As a senior operator, you will be expected to lead the day-to-day operations and provide a higher level experience and expertise to the operations, as well as be a senior point of contact when on shift.
The MCR operations are an exciting and often busy, 24/7 team, that sits at the heart of the business. Following the sporting calendars, the teams work to successfully obtain live signals, distribute these to other teams, encoding, recording, commentary and on-pass to other clients.
Transmissions work is advantageous, but the ability to work in busy and live, broadcast environments are equally important to the role.
The position will require to work nights, public holidays and weekends on a shift basis.
|WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?||% of role|
|Manage switching into the playout channels for live broadcasts||15|
|Quality control of incoming signals and outgoing broadcasts||15|
|Complete line-up checks and procedures with production teams||15|
|Lining up commentators and ensuring commentary levels and mixes are of a high quality||15|
|Communicating and escalating with other broadcast service teams||15|
|Assisting with greater MCR operations for signal acquisition and working with suppliers||5|
|Troubleshooting and investigating problems to conclusion with other key teams||5|
|Accurate reporting on deliverables||5|
|Lead training of new starters||5|
|Cover Team Leader duties when required||5|
|DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?||Skill Level (out of 4)|
|5 + years’ experience working in a live broadcast environment||4|
|Good understanding of broadcast formats and video signals||3|
|Ability to work in a busy, high pressure environment||3|
|Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively||3|
|Proven ability to lead a shift and take responsibility||2|
|Good talk back etiquette||2|
|DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?|
|Experience working in an MCR environment|
|Experience working in live transmission workflow|
|Previous experience in sports broadcasting|
|Ability to work with broadcast tools such as audio meters, scopes, waveform monitors|
|Familiarity with Satellite transmissions and RF delivery|
|THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….|
|Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity.|
|Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.|
|Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.|
|Building and maintaining external and internal customer satisfaction with Perform products, services and expertise.|
|IF YOU HAVEN’T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON…|
Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and really good at it too!!
Here are some of the things you can expect working at Perform; collaboration, innovation, ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.
You’ll receive up to 25 days annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Season Ticket Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme*, and Childcare Voucher Scheme*. Free parking is available for Feltham offices. We also have a subsidised canteen at Feltham with Starbucks coffee from £1.
And there’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!
*Please Note – some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.
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