Producer

Channel 4 News are looking for a dynamic and distinctive General Producer to join our award-winning news team. Working across all aspects of news output the General Producer will play an integral role in developing Channel 4 News innovative news stories.

You will be an experienced journalist who works to the highest editorial standard.

You will have a proven track record in breaking exclusive high impact stories.

You will have an excellent writing ability with visual flair.

You will have a clear understanding of social media and how to use digital news.

For further information please visit our website: http://corporate.itn.co.uk/work.php

Closing Date: 27th June 2014

ITN is an equal opportunities employer.

Only successful candidates will be contacted. No agencies.

Producer

Job Introduction
We are recruiting for an innovative Producer to join the team delivering the BBC Academy BAME Expert Programmeon a6 month fixed term contract. The role will bebased in London, Birmingham or Salford. This is a unique opportunity to join a training programme at the cutting edge of our industry. For more details about BAME Expert Presenter days please visit:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2014/bame-expert-presenter.html

You’ll find working in BBC Academy challenging, demanding and highly rewarding. In such a dynamic environment, we take pride in being central to the BBC’s mission to be the most creative organisation in the world; delivering content that achieves the highest possible journalistic, creative, production and technology standards.
The BBC Academy aims to put training and development at the heart of the broadcasting industry by equipping both BBC staff and freelancers with the skills they need. The four colleges within the Academy – the Colleges of Journalism, Production, Technology and Leadership – with the Centre for Technology, allow the BBC to deliver dynamic and innovative training and development, focusing on core skills, values and specialisms in each area.

Role Responsibility
To plan and deliver the BAME Expert Programme. You’ll manage and deliver a series of day-long events across the country and manage the event team.
To research and liaise with potential and actual participants in the programme, ensuring that both the Expert Presenters and the key industry figures participating in each event are drawn from as wide a range of backgrounds and specialisms as possible.
To work with key stakeholders in the business (both inside and outside the BBC) to determine areas of expertise where there is a shortage of BAME presenters and to assist with designing a selection process to address this.
To make judgements based on experience to balance creative and editorial aspirations with financial and resource constraints and advise the team accordingly.
To liaise with the Academy scheduling and co-ordination teams around planning, scheduling and setting up the event days, recording attendance, procurement of resources, contracting of artists/freelancers and reporting.
To compile and maintain information and statistics relating to the programme, particularly in relation to numbers of applicants trained, subsequent media appearances and information about their ongoing careers.

The Ideal Candidate
We need your excellent stakeholder management skills, as you will be working with senior BBC staff and key stakeholders.
We need you to have a proven track record in casting and recruiting participants for programmes or events, and the organisational skills to keep track of large volumes of data and information.
You should also have experience in managing a team because you will be managing a researcher in planning this series of large scale events.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are also needed along with experience of successfully planning complex projects.
We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

Broadcast Assistant

Job Introduction
BBC Radio Cornwall is England’s top-performing BBC local radio station.We achieve outstanding results by focusing on strong, high-quality journalism and our relationship with our listeners. Our success is rooted in a long-standing, distinctive, speech-based programme schedule celebrating Cornwall’s community, culture and environment. We have a talented, hard-working and versatile team who produce great ideas and content for radio, TV, online and social media in Cornwall and the wider South West.

Role Responsibility
The Broadcast Assistant works 6am – 2pm supporting our presenters and journalists, and strengthening our relationship and reputation with our audience.The main duty is speaking to listeners and guests, either on our Breakfast Programme and Lunchtime Phone-In, or on our reception desk.The role also involves turning round audio, lining up live guests, keeping across social media platforms and looking after enquiries on our Breakfast Show, or for our Weekend team.The successful candidate may also be asked to undertake various other tasks, including presenting live travel bulletins and technical operation of a live broadcast studio. You’ll operate a variety of broadcast equipment including the on-air studios, our production suite, and the radio car, and you may work in our main Truro base or out on location, on weekdays and at weekends.

The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for someone with a great deal of experience in dealing with the public, both over the phone and face-to-face. You should have a passion for radio, a positive attitude and an ambition to help our team create and deliver powerful programmes for our community.You will have a good microphone voice and an interest in news and current affairs. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of and familiarity with broadcast equipment, digital technology and social media.You must have outstanding interpersonal skills and be able to give us plenty of examples showing how you have performed, adapted and contributed in a team environment.
Please note the main business requirement for this post is to support the Breakfast Programme; the 6am start is not negotiable, although from time-to-time there may be a requirement to cover other duties at other times.
The closing date for applications is 25th June.

Production Co-ordinator

We are looking for a freelance Production Co-ordinator to plan and co-ordinate video & stills shoots.
This is an opportunity for a Production Co-ordinator to become a Producer. If you love the excitement of a shoot, if you thrive on taking charge, keeping things in order and making sure everyone is happy, then this is for you!

You will oversee and co-ordinate everything associated with shoots. You will be involved in the conceptualisation process of every shoot and be responsible for turning those concepts into a reality: you will be choosing the best locations, selecting the most appropriate models, finding the perfect wardrobe + props and doing anything else needed to make the shoot a success. Your resourcefulness to make things happen, an uplifting spirit in all circumstances and the ability to take control are essential to the final output of the shoot.

The job does also come with some administrative tasks, preparing the studio for shoots etc.

We need you to have great negotiating skills, be organised and logical, be able to find creative solutions to whatever problems comes your way, be eager to make stuff happen and happy to work alone or in a small team.
We’d prefer if you do have film/shoot shoot experience (in a producing/planning role)

Interviews will be held on 19th and 20th June. Shortlisted applicants will be given a small project to complete by the 25th June. You will be given a brief of 2 different proposed shoot ideas, 1 in studio and 1 on location. You will need to put a plan of action together, something that shows us how you would tackle the task of organising the shoots.

The successful candidate will be asked to work with us on a trial basis for 2 months (15 days per month), thereafter we can commit to a contract of 15 days per month minimum (20 days maximum) until March 2015. You will need to work some weekends.

Pay is £100/day

To Apply:
Send us your C.V. and a brief cover letter answering the following questions:
1: What are you doing at the moment?
2: Why are you applying for this job?
3: How would you do this job better than someone else?
Please include your full name and phone number in your cover letter.

Senior Technician

More information
The Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall, at the heart of the city centre’s Cultural Quarter play host to some of the biggest names in theatre, music and comedy, and you could be a part of it!

We are recruiting for a Senior Technician (LX) to assist the Deputy Technical Manager in providing a range of technical services to all stage performances, concerts and related activities for the Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall. With solid experience in a similar role, ideally within a receiving theatre, you will be a vital member of the team, supplying excellent technical support as part of the Back of House operation.

Key Responsibilities:
Assisting the Deputy Technical Manger, in relation to the stage, lighting and audio areas, for the safe and efficient get-in, fit -up and get-out of all productions.Assisting the Deputy Technical Manager in ensuring that the storage areas within the Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall are kept in good order and repair.To act as a multi-skilled technician during performances, such as board operator, sound operation, stage and fly cues etc.To undertake the duties of a Duty Technician to ensure the safe and smooth running of performances in both venues along with the Duty Stage Manager.To Assist the Deputy Technical Manger with the general and electrical maintenance of the buildings as required.To adhere to all Health & Safety procedures to minimise the risk of injury and accidents, and undertake regular walkabouts of both buildings identifying any necessary maintenance, or health and safety issues.

Application forms and vacancy information
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We would really appreciate you taking the time to complete our Equal Opportunities Survey – there is a link at the end of the application form. The survey is anonymous and does not form part of your application process. It allows us to monitor effectively and ensure we are reaching an appropriately diverse audience.

Deputy Stage Manager

Category: TechnicalJob reference: MPDSMLocation: Palace Theatre, ManchesterClosing date: 13 June 2014Contract term: Full Time – 39 hours per week Variable working pattern

More information
The Palace Theatre, Manchester, is one of the leading commercially operated theatres in the North West, successfully hosting a huge variety of performances including internationally acclaimed musicals, Operas and Ballets, and regular one night gigs from premiere comedians and music acts.

Main Purpose:
To deputise for the stage manager in the running of the stage department, and ensure that the requirements of visiting companies and the venue are met. To operate and maintain the fly floor and flying system under the management of the Stage Manager.

Key Responsibilities:
To assist the Stage Manager in ensuring the smooth running of fit ups, get outs and shows, in line with visiting company requirements and appropriate health & safety legislation.To implement and comply with the company Health & Safety Policy, maintaining the safest possible environment for your colleagues, visiting companies and customers.To deputise for the Stage Manager in his/her absence, and work with the Stage Manager and LX department to ensure appropriate management cover within the venue at all times.To service and maintain the fly floor and flying system and keep the associated areas, including the grid, clean and tidy, under the jurisdiction of the Stage Manager.To plan and implement a preventative maintenance programme for the flying system, together with the Stage Manager, ensuring that safety within the flying system is adhered to and any problems are dealt with immediatelyTo ensure that safe working loads are adhered to at all times, and that only trained and experienced personnel are allowed to operate flying equipment.To service the requirements of the visiting company, working with the Stage Manager to ensure that enough personnel are employed to enable the smooth operation of the stage and fly floor, providing the highest possible standard of service.To assist and help within any areas of the technical department as per show requirements (including where necessary operation of the follow spots, sound and lighting desk).To highlight, plan and assist with any general maintenance within the technical department.To assist the Stage Manager in the training and performance monitoring of the Stage and Fly teams, in line with company policy and health & safety requirements.To complete any other delegated task that may assist the company in achieving its business objectives.

Application forms and vacancy information
Please save the documents listed below to your computer. You can do this by clicking the links and following the instructions given by your operating system; usually, this will involve selecting the option to save the file to your desktop.
We would really appreciate you taking the time to complete our Equal Opportunities Survey – there is a link at the end of the application form. The survey is anonymous and does not form part of your application process. It allows us to monitor effectively and ensure we are reaching an appropriately diverse audience.

Senior Broadcast Journalist (Reporter)

Job Introduction
BBC Look North is one of the most watched regional news programmes on BBC One serving a diverse audience across East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire including Hull which has recently secured the title of UK City of Culture 2017. Our viewers expect the highest standards in all our programmes from breakfast through to lunchtime onto our flagship 1830 and into the late bulletin at 2225. We pride ourselves on high production values and generating stories that really matter to our audience. All our journalists work in a multi-platform way making the best use of new technology to share content across TV, radio and online.

Role Responsibility
As a Reporter for Look North, you will originate and develop programme stories and then bring those stories to life on air. You will be given time to work on your own investigations and will be expected to deliver agenda setting journalism that can lead our programmes and be picked up by network outlets. Your patch will cover the whole region taking in urban areas likes Hull, Lincoln, Scunthorpe and Grimsby and the many rural communities of East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. For the right story there will be the opportunity to work on Inside Out with our current affairs team.

The Ideal Candidate
You will be an experienced journalist with a track record of delivering exclusive stories that lead programmes and are picked up by other media outlets. You will need to be familiar with conducting investigations into complex stories and have an excellent working knowledge of editorial guidelines and the law. We are looking for an experiencedbroadcast journalist, with first class editorial judgment and great story telling ability.

You should have a thorough understanding of production methods involved in television and the ability to use technical skills as and when required.The ability to film and edit your own material is desirable but not essential as this training will be given. It is essential that you demonstrate a passion for our region and the desire to get stuck into this busy news patch. You should have a thorough knowledge of social, economic and political affairs at a local, regional and national level.

EPG Listings Coordinator

We are looking for a EPG Listings Coordinator on a permanent basis to join the EPG team. The EPG Services department is part of the Sky Production Services division of Sky.

Sky Production Services (SPS) is responsible for the effective and efficient provision of a diverse range of pre and post-production functions, meeting the needs of Sky and third party channels.

In addition to providing a high quality of service supporting the operational demands and requirements for studio and other pre and post-production services and resources, the Sky Production Services function is also actively involved in forward planning the evolution of the provided services in anticipation of future requirements, and opportunities for greater effectiveness or efficiency.

EPG Services is responsible for ensuring that the schedule information displayed on the EPG (Sky’s TV guide) is accurate for Sky’s 10 million+ customers. EPG Listings Co-Ordinators check the TV and radio listings prior to the information appearing to Sky TV customers, ensuring the information is accurate and error free, resolving any issues before transmission by working closely with both broadcasters and schedule suppliers.

The department provides the following:

· A team of skilled individuals who show initiative ensuring Sky’s EPG is accurate and of the highest quality
· Suggestions, guidance and advice to Sky departments and external suppliers on best use of the EPG
· Strategic and operational input into business projects and technological advancements
· Anticipation of future requirements and opportunities for greater effectiveness and efficiencies
· The ideal candidate will be eagle eyed with sharp proof-reading skills, excellent communication and organisational skills, be computer literate and a quick learner.

Key responsibilities

· Managing a portfolio of TV and radio channels
· Checking the editorial accuracy of TV and radio EPG schedules within given timescales, resolving any issues found prior to transmission
· Checking the technical accuracy of schedule data within given timelines, resolving any technical issues found prior to TX
· Ensure the TV and radio schedules appearing on Sky’s TV Guide conform to Sky and OfCom guidelines and specifications
· Ensure series links are in place so customers can record the latest must-watch TV series at the touch of a button
· Support last minute changes on Sky channels to ensure the EPG displays accurate schedule information for Sky customers at all times
· Plan for major events, such as the Olympics and the World Cup, to ensure that contingency schedules and processes are in place beforehand should events deviate from original start or end times
· React quickly and efficiently to last minute schedule changes due to emergency situations e.g. obituary, breaking news to ensure the Sky TV guide remains up to date
· Monitoring the supply of schedules and quality of data provided by channels and suppliers taking a proactive approach to resolve any recurring issues directly
· Identify where improvements can be made to the quality of data received and work with the supplier to implement enhancements
· Communicating with channels and suppliers promptly and clearly to resolve any issues found and improve the quality of data supplied
· If you have relevant skills and an interest in developing a career in the media we’d love to hear from you. Previous media or listings experience is advantageous, but full in-house training will be provided to the right candidate.

Applications should include both a CV and covering letter. Please note applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

It’s our people that make Sky the UK’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

Due to the fast paced nature of Sky’s Businesses our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. At present the closing date for this vacancy is17th June 2014.

Broadcast Journalist (Newsroom)

Job Introduction
BBC Radio Humberside is a multi-award winning station, having recently been voted Station of the Year at both the Radio Academy and Frank Gillard awards. We serve a busy news patch which covers northern Lincolnshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull – attracting well over 200,000 listeners each week. Whenever our communities are affected by a story our reporters are with them at the heart of it – reporting from the scene.
Role Responsibility
We are looking for a Broadcast Journalist to join our news team, working across the news and programmes output it generates each day. You will work within a team on a shift system, supporting content for our Breakfast and Drivetime programmes, alongside the hourly bulletin service. You will be expected to be proficient in a variety of roles, such as news reading, preparing pre-recorded packages, live interviews and two-way reporting on location. You may also be required to go out in the radio car. You will be making editorial decisions on breaking stories as well as generating your own original stories.
The Ideal Candidate
As an experienced broadcast journalist, you’ll have a track record of generating original stories; bags of ideas; creative treatments, first class writing skills and be comfortable working in a live broadcasting environment. You’ll need strong editorial judgement, news awareness, and experience of reporting. On-Air experience would be advantageous. You must have the ability to work within a team, as well as on your own. Ideally you’ll know the BBC Radio Humberside area, having a good grasp of the region’s news and sport agenda is a must.

The closing date for applications is Monday 09th June.

Digital Editor

Job Introduction
The BBC has been committed to journalistic excellence for more than 75 years. BBC News aims to provide access to the information and ideas everyone needs to make sense of an increasingly complex world. Through its emphasis on specialist knowledge, international newsgathering and its breadth of programmes, we seek to deliver a complete news package, covering arts, science, sports, politics, business and world affairs. With its team of 2,000 highly trained journalists and over 40 news bureaux, we strive to bring impartial and trusted news reporting to audiences all over the globe. BBC World Japan Limited has been broadcasting BBC World News since 1994, providing the BBC’s quality news product with Japanese subtitles to audiences in Japan. We are recruiting an Editor, the provide editorial leadership for and to run a new, Japanese-language site to be the news and social media core of the BBC’s digital presence in Japan.
Role Responsibility
Based in Tokyo, you will select relevant features and background material from the BBC News websitehttp://www.bbc.com/news/, check and edit the text once it has been translated into Japanese, and publish it on a new, Japanese language BBC site. You will develop and co-ordinate the BBC’s social media presence in Japan, especially on twitter, Youtube and facebook. And you will work with partners in Japan to build the BBC’s digital presence and audiences.
The Ideal Candidate
Substantial journalistic experience in Japan is essential, together with fluent Japanese and excellent English language skills. You will have a detailed knowledge of social media, industry trends and emerging technologies and a good awareness of community management and compliance issues relating to social media and user-generated content. With a broad knowledge of international affairs – in particular, the Asia-Pacific region – you will have an understanding of how social media and user-generated content is used in this region.
We care about our people and take our responsibilities towards them very seriously. As well as fair terms and conditions, we also offer good benefits and impressive opportunities to learn and develop inside the BBC. This role is offered on Japanese terms and conditions.