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Media Operator - Ingest
We are seeking a Media Operator to be the central point for all incoming feeds for Sky Sports News.  

Acting as a liaison with production, you will manage all media coming into the studio and having a direct contribution as to what goes out on air.

ABOUT US

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. 


It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

 

Sky Production Services provides production services for all of our Content Creation teams - Sport, News and Entertainment.  We also provide our services to Independent Production Houses. 


With over 700 talented people, we make sure our customers’ have a great experience; from the pictures they see to the sound they hear.


ABOUT THE ROLE

Key Responsibilities:

The Media Operator is the central point for all incoming feeds for Sky Sports News. Acting as a liaison with production, Ingest will manage all media coming into the studio and having a direct contribution as to what goes out on air.


The role requires a close working relationships with other Content handling departments, high levels of customer service and client focus. 


PERSON PROFILE

 

Summary:

Building strong relationships with colleagues and external clients is key to success in the role. The ideal candidate will be adaptable and embrace change as we keep up with, and help drive, technological advances.


Ultimately though we’re looking for somebody who is passionate about making great television, who wants to constantly drive change and who wants to have an 'input on output' from day one.


Ability to demonstrate clear and concise communication skills with colleagues and clients alike, to provide a high standard of relevant and timely information pertaining to the work carried out.

You will need to be highly organised to deal with and prioritise your daily workload.


You'll need to be able to assess, maintain and develop own performance and aid the team performance objectively, against agreed productivity and quality target.

 

Your Skills:

  • Experience within Ingest, Format Transfer, Studio Playout, Transmission Deadlines, File Transfers, Removable Media handling (Ingest and Outgest), Media Asset Management systems are desirable
  • Able to demonstrate clear and concise communication skills with colleagues and customers alike and understand the core business of Sky and the role that the Content Services department fulfills within the corporation as a whole
  • Able to actively adapt to change, keeping abreast of technological advances to continue the path of learning
  • Aid the continuing progression of the department as a whole, and develop an appreciation of how support structures work, reporting day to day frontline technical faults accurately through these
  • Able to exhibit and champion great behaviours, proactivity, a desire to learn on a day to day basis, leading by example at all times and a history of maintaining this level of attitude throughout the PDP year.

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today.

 

Happy to talk flexible working.

 

The Perks: As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.


NEXT STEP
To Apply:  Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own careers site.

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

 

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

 

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