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MCR Operator
We are looking for an MCR Operator to join our new MCR Team in Leeds.  

You will be responsible for getting live sports content into our transmission platform for our OTT product, as well as ensuring the quality of our outgoing broadcasts.

WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

We are looking for a suitable candidate to join our new MCR Team in Leeds.  The team will be responsible for getting live sports content into our transmission platform for our OTT product, as well as ensuring the quality of our outgoing broadcasts.


The MCR operations are an exciting and often busy, 24/7 team, that sits at the heart of the business.  Following the sporting calendars, the teams work to successfully obtain live signals, distribute these to other teams, encoding, recording, commentary and on-pass to other clients.


Transmissions experience is advantageous, but the ability to work in busy and live, broadcast environments are equally important to the role.


Please note: The position will require to work nights, public holidays and weekends on a shift basis.

 

HERE’S YOUR ROLE BROKEN DOWN (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Manage switching into the playout channels for live broadcasts
  • Quality control of incoming signals and outgoing broadcasts
  • Complete line-up checks and procedures with production teams
  • Lining up commentators and ensuring commentary levels and mixes are of a high quality
  • Communicating and escalating with other broadcast service teams
  • Assisting with other MCR operations for signal acquisition and communicating with suppliers.


DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Experience working in a live broadcast environment
  • Good understanding of broadcast formats and video signals
  • Ability to work in a busy, high pressure environment
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively.

IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD THESE DESIRABLES TOO

  • Experience working in an MCR environment
  • Experience working in live  transmission workflow
  • Previous experience in sports broadcasting
  • Ability to work with broadcast tools such as audio meters, scopes, waveform monitors
  • Familiarity with Satellite transmissions and RF delivery.

HERE’S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US

At Perform Group we like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, funand 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.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.


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  www.performgroup.com  and media.dazn.com


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 LoanCycle 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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