Radio Job: Technical Operations Coordinator (Oct 31)
TECHNICAL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR – NSW
About Macquarie Media
Macquarie Media Limited is Australia's newest and most influential radio network. Our network commands the highest commercial listenership with the 'mature affluent' demographic – an audience that is highly engaged and has big buying power. Our national footprint covers 5 capital cities and our content is heard in over 150 markets, nationally. Macquarie is also Australia's only media outlet to hold the official broadcast rights for AFL, NRL and Cricket as well as key horse racing and motorsport events.
About the role
Based in Sydney at Pyrmont, we are seeking a Technical Operations Coordinator to join 2GB and the Talking Lifestyle network. In this role, you will be reporting to the Head of Technology and supporting Sydney's #1 radio station.
Working closely with the Head of Technology, your responsibilities will include:
Working with show producers and talent to manage and coordinate effective and timely use of the broadcast facility
Create and manage an active calendar of events, edit schedules and contribute to the smooth day to day running of the studios facilities
Provide administrative support and excellent communications through all stages of the day to ensure each broadcast happens with the minimum of fuss including ongoing training of staff and rostering of panel operators
Manage all resources, both internal and external, including liaising with external media organizations when required.
Creating and publishing of training manuals to keep existing staff current and documentation, training and recruiting of new panel operators.
Reporting regularly to the Head of Technology on the state of play, on a multiple times per day basis, regarding the status of the facility.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and traits:
Highly organized mindset, with great attention to detail, excellent communication skills and the ability to think quickly under pressure
At least 3 years' experience in a similar role in a Radio or Television broadcast environment
Self-starter and high level of initiative
Ability to communicate directly with on air staff and producers and talk the talk with engineering staff when sorting out studio issues
Strong organizational, administrative and broadcast I.T skills are a must have
Demonstrated skills in training, organizational skills and documentation
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple event at one time.
Expert level knowledge of all technologies in a digital radio station
The ability to thrive in a challenging environment
Highly motivated attitude, with pride and high quality workmanship, working well within a team or individually with the desire to super serve at all times
Experience developing and implementing strategies to streamline day to day operations
This is a full time role and from time to time requires flexibility in working hours due to studio schedules.
If you are the driven individual that we are looking for and have the required skills, apply now.
How to apply
If you would like to be part of this highly committed, energetic and talented team please email your covering letter and resume to Scott Rollo, Head of Technology at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 17/11/2017
Please note that MML reserves the right to fill this position prior to the closing date.