6 month FTC



Master Control Operator (6 month FTC)
We are seeking a Master Control Operator to manage multiple channel play-out in accordance with Encompass and Client standard operating procedures.

About the Role

The Master Control Operator will manage multiple channel play-out in accordance with Encompass and Client standard operating procedures.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Be prepared and able to work in a 24/7 environment on a rotational shift pattern
  • Responsible for a multi-client, multi-channel environment
  • Monitor TX/RX feeds and maintain the on-air presence of the channels at all times
  • Ensure the supplied TX schedule is checked and executed in the required manner
  • Perform service recovery when required to minimise outages
  • React to automation warnings in the required manner
  • Raise any technical issues to the Senior TX staff or Operations Manager as per standard operational procedures
  • Identify and request missing materials and perform last minute changes
  • Complete daily Transmission outage logs and reports
  • Ensure that any issues awaiting resolution are handed over to the next shift
  • Assist in other operational roles within the department as and when required
  • Liaise with Clients and Internal departments in a professional manner
  • Train new staff as and when required
  • Ensure all media schedules are prepared for playout and conform to Ofcom and specific client guidelines
  • Carry out other duties that management may from time to time reasonably require.

About You
Experience & Knowledge required:
  • Must have previous multi-channel, fully automated transmission experience
  • Experience with Pro-Bel Morpheus & Grass Valley K2 automation systems an advantage
  • A good operational knowledge of transmission technologies
  • Previous experience of liaising with clients
  • Knowledge of Ofcom channel guidelines.

Personal Skills required:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable in a team environment
  • Hold themselves accountable for results
  • Ability to identify alternatives and apply initiative
  • Decision making and editorial policy judgement
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative approach to work and problems
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure
  • Proactive approach to the daily challenges of a multichannel environment
  • Commitment to continuous improvement.


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