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Junior MCR Operator


WHAT'S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT? The Junior MCR Operator role is primarily responsible for managing the operations of the commentary control room. The role is key in ensuring that commentary and audio is delivered to the highest standards, for key products including DAZN, WTA and FIBA. This entry-level role is an ideal for someone with a passion for broadcast and technology, looking for an opportunity to start or develop a career in broadcasting. The role will also involve assisting the MCR with transmissions duties and offering further development within the broadcast teams. HERE'S YOUR ROLE BROKEN DOWN (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF) Ensuring Perform commentary levels and mixes are to the highest standard Coordinating the commentators and completing tests and line-ups Completing switching and configurations according to the booking information QC of transmissions for video and audio faults. Quality control of live audio commentary Accurate reporting of incidents and issues Management of IP Audio Coordination of last minute production changes out of hours Additional Responsibilities to assist when required Downlink of satellite broadcasts QC of transmissions for video and audio faults. Communication of faults to 3rd party providers. DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS? Completed studies of audio or video technology Strong Interest in broadcast and/or audio Experience working in a live pressured environment IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD THESE DESIRABLES TOO Clear communications provided to the business and clients Confidence given to the business and clients Issues and faults are reviewed and improvements seen to reduce these Staff training continually reviewed and documented New services/products/tools taken on and delivered without fault Faults with providers and tools determined and resolved to a conclusion promptly. HERE'S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US At Perform Group we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company. We are passionate about what we do and good at it too! We have over 2,800 employees with an extensive network of freelance specialists. We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Prime Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV. We're growing rapidly and launching into new global markets every year. DAZN is our sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world's best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments. DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. In 2018, we're soon to be launching in the US and Italy. Find out more at and THE BENEFITS YOU WILL ENJOY WHEN YOU JOIN WILL INCLUDE... 25 days' annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*, Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel Loan, Cycle to Work Scheme* and more. And there's more...... you'll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding 'Refer a Friend' scheme. If you fancy a move abroad, Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world. *Please Note - some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

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