Job title: MCR Operator
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, UK
Job published: 24/03/2021
Job ID: 37557

Job Description

A leading broadcaster has an excellent opportunity for multiple experienced MCR Operators to join their team based in London on a permanent or an initial 12-month fixed-term contract basis. You will be a pivotal team member involved in the day-to-day MCR and will be responsible for satellite downlinking, managing IP routing and preparing feeds for transmission, ensuring the smooth delivery of all transmitted content via satellite.  

You will be responsible for lining up video and configuration of incoming audio, liaising with 3rd party suppliers and troubleshooting and escalating issues. You will also be routing and switching feeds, satellite dish positioning and decoding, monitor incoming feeds and manage IP contribution circuits.

Managing quick turnaround times of live events, it is essential that you can work well under pressure in a live environment as well as knowledge on MCR technology and ingest workflows. In addition, an understanding of video standards, audio and video timings, contribution standards with emphasis on live sport production would be advantageous.   

It is vital that you have exceptional attention to detail and are self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and work calmly under pressure within a busy live broadcast environment.

These positions will be working as part of a shift rota within a 24/7 broadcast environment, which will include nights, weekends and public holiday.   

This is an excellent opportunity to join an industry leading organisation and work within fantastic surroundings offering a very competitive salary package. 

If you feel you have the right skills and experience to be considered for this opportunity, then please apply now. Please note, our client is unable to provide visa / work permit sponsorship, so please only apply if you have a full EU passport or the required visa documentation already in place to live and work in the UK without restriction.