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Technical Manager (Broadcasting)

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    £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: - Private health care - Medical cash benefits - Cycle to work scheme - Travel insurance

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    Shahera Rahemtulla

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    020 8570 1514

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    25 days ago

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We're looking for a talented Technical Manager to work for our client.

They want to recruit someone with demonstrable background in broadcast engineering experience.

If that's you then you could be exactly what they're looking for.

Please note:  In this position you'll be needed to work some weekends and occasionally work some shifts in unsociable hours. Full details of how this will work will be revealed at interview.


The Role:
This is the perfect role for a natural Team Leader who has a passion for sports broadcasting and television entertainment. You will be accountable for planning, organising and delivering studio and gallery productions at the Ealing broadcast centre. In addition to your technical skills, you will be a great advisor who can quickly build relationships with our clients.


The Candidate:
The ideal person for this Technical Manager role will have relevant background of broadcast engineering experience.

You'll also need a background in :
- A background in of successful technical delivery, ideally in the role of Studio Manager, Technical Manager, unit manager, or a similar position
- Team up with our engineering teams to ensure that projects are delivered successfully, and any technical issues are resolved in a timely way
- Deliver to the highest standards, with due consideration for the budget available, promoting innovation and cost-effective technical solutions where they exist
- Working with the Technical Operations Manager to achieve commercial goals and revenue targets. Tasks will include the preparation of studio quotes, cost management, invoice preparation, and the accurate reconciliation of any projects under your control
- Ensure that the customer experience at the ebc is unrivalled during the planning process and on the day of the production
- Teaming up with Operations Managers in all aspects of planning (technical, facilities, operational and commercial). Advise on the best deployment of resources and be a key point of contact for departments across the organisation

In addition, you'll need the following:
- Significant interest in broadcast systems, equipment and technology (cameras, sound, vision, ar/vr, lighting, graphics, evs), remote and studio-based production workflows, post-production and file-based media
- Excellent organisational skills, able to complete tasks quickly and efficiently
- Excellent technical planning skills, comfortable with the detail of technical specifications
- A solid communicator who can influence others. Able to deliver key information in a timely and accurate way to a range of stakeholders, and at all levels
- A proven customer-focused approach that generates repeat business; able to remain calm under pressure and to react tactfully to unusual requests from production clients
- Some knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation, policies and standards: health and safety at work act 1974 (hasawa), risk assessments, cossh, working at height, electricity at work, noise, young people, manual handling of work equipment
- Ideally some commercial background: able to write commercial quotes, negotiating fair value from suppliers, track costs, prepare an invoice, and deliver a project to an established production budget
- Background of working with xytech, or a similar scheduling system
- An interest in sports broadcasting or television entertainment

Does that sound like you? If so, we'd love to see your CV.

This position could be right for you if you want to work as any of the following: Broadcasting Management, Sports Broadcasting, Studio Technical Manager or as a Sound Vision Management.


The Package:
Basic salary:  £55,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits include:
- Private health care
- Medical cash benefits
- Cycle to work scheme
- Travel insurance


The Company:
They are a leading broadcaster worldwide, and as a business they've been around since 1999.

They're a great company to work for. People join them for many reasons, such as they:
- Get the opportunity to find full time work
- Are offering good rates of pay
- Have a keen interest in broadcasting and technical editing and management


Interested? If you think you're right for this Technical Manager role, then click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.