Multimedia Producer

Channel 4 News are looking for a dynamic and distinctive Multimedia Producer to join our award-winning news team. Working across our social media platforms the Multimedia 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 originating high impact news stories across a variety of platforms.

You should have an understanding of data mining, building communities online and search engine optimisation.

You will have experience of writing for and posting online content.

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

To apply send a CV, cover letter and examples of your work to Phoebe.Myles@ITN.co.uk, stating which role you are applying for.

Closing Date: 27th June 2014

ITN is an equal opportunities employer.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

No agencies.

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
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.

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.

Facilities Coordinator

Sony Pictures Entertainmentare looking for an Administration Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Facilities department of EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Core Responsibilities will include:

Lease Administration
– Manage the information in and accuracy of SPE’s lease administration system, Virtual PremiseSubmit a “batch” of real estate documentation (e.g. leases, renewals, terminations, landlord correspondence) to Virtual Premise on a monthly basis
– Once lease abstraction and upload is complete by Virtual Premise, review the information and validate the details, including building name, address, area, term, options and costs
– Partner with the Virtual Premise point-of-contact on all clarifications in order to trouble shoot and solve any issues with the abstraction
– Report the status of each Virtual Premise “reminder” as automatically generated via email
– Maintain details of all leases (including offices and warehouses) as a “live” document, including region, building name, address, area, term, options, rent cost, occupancy and business unit and audit on a monthly basis against the All Leases report from Virtual Premise

Lease Translation
– Manage the translation process for real estate documents including leases, renewals, terminations, landlord correspondence, etc. both via Google Translate and via third party provider
– Obtain price quote of translation from third party, analyze the cost-per-page based on previous translations, secure approval from management, authorize the work and log the costs
– Partner with Facilities Coordinator to review invoices and ensure correct payment
– Strategic Property Review
– Maintain the Strategic Property Review as a “live” document with current information
– Coordinate the annual publication of the Strategic Property Review to senior management in partnership with the Assistant to the SVP of Global Facilities
– Maintain occupancy information for each office
– Maintain location map for each property
– Maintain building photo for each property
– Project Support
– Support Management with project planning and execution
– Create project schedules when required
– Obtain real estate market research in order to assist management with transactions as necessary
– Partner with Corporate Communications on creation of office opening/relocation/closing announcements on SPE’s intranet, mySPE

General Administration / Other
Schedule meetings, develop agendas and publish minutes
Execute any ad-hoc requests
Prepare ad-hoc presentations
Maintain office address list
Maintain executive contact list
Upload and maintain various documents on SharePoint application if necessary
Partner with the Assistant to the SVP of Global Facilities

If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you today! Please visit our careers website for further details on the role and to submit an application.