- IMG Studios
- Job title
- Postcode of work
- Experience required
- Working days
- 5 day week
- Additional days
- Date posted
- 09 Mar 2020
MCR Operator – IMG Studios
Department – IMG Studios
Main Purpose of Job- To facilitate and co-ordinate broadcast & communication signals in and out of IMG Studios
Reports To – MCR and Live Operations Manager
Direct Reports – None
Indirect Reports – None
Salary – Depending on experience
Hours of Work – 7 day fortnight shift pattern (12 hour shifts)
Contract Type / Length – Permanent
Location – Stockley Park, Uxbridge
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Co-ordinate and establish incoming and outgoing video and audio feeds from Fibre/ Satellite/Internet Protocol;
Co-ordinate and establish incoming and outgoing audio and communication circuits;
Quality control of content and appropriate reporting of issues;
Recording of live programming;
Co-ordinate playout of live feeds and pre-recorded programmes;
You may also be required to carry out any other duties that are within the scope and purpose of the job.
Unusual Challenges or Circumstances e.g. shift(s)/ unsocial hours/ travel etc.
Position is shift based, which includes weekends and public holidays, some flexibility occasionally expected;
Working under pressure in a Live MCR environment, coordinating incoming and outgoing signals and dealing directly with IMG clients.
Key Results Areas
To maintain integrity of signals throughout the broadcast chain;
To maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
Knowledge and Experience
Thorough understanding of broadcast specifications;
Previous operational experience in an MCR environment;
Good understanding of TV technical and production techniques;
Experience of pushing feeds to streaming platforms and IP;
Logical and efficient approach to solving problems;
Understanding of encoding theory, computer systems and networking;
Understanding of video server technology.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to keep calm and react positively in a pressurised environment;
Help to provide creative solutions to technical challenges;
Strong organizational skills;
Attention to detail;
Good understanding of Microsoft Office Applications;
Excellent communication skills.
Qualifications and Training
Education to a reasonable level in a technical subject / and or relevant experience.
Excellent time management – reliable and punctual;
Works effectively as part of a team and independently;
Ability to work under own initiative;
Positive, professional, keen and flexible approach to work;
Ability to act professionally at all times and easily adapt and fit in with a range of personalities at all levels.
An interest in sport.