Media Operator

We are seeking a Media Operator to join our team.

Working as part of a team of over 60 you will provide high-quality, professional content services to all our clients whether for Sky or third parties.

About Us

We’re Sky, Europe’s biggest entertainment brand. Think top-quality shows. Breaking news. Innovative tech. Must-have products. Careers here mean the freedom and support you need to make an impact – pushing boundaries, creating solutions, hitting targets. And as part of our close-knit team, you’ll enjoy plenty of benefits. Plus, experiences you’ll only find at Sky.


The Perks

Enjoy a generous pension and 25 days paid annual leave.


About the Role

You will:

  • Provide a high level of customer service and excellent client focus at all times – with a specific focus on the new Sky Sports Racing channel for at least the first 6 months of the role. You will be the first line of communication for the new project on behalf of CS Ingest, delivering against specific agreements and project timelines.
  • Manage media studio servers and relevant asset management systems with precise attention to detail. Use of deletion and retention policies expected alongside sound maintenance of key databases. Liaise closely with key stakeholders to ensure that media is appropriately ingested, archived or deleted within time constraints of a live production environment.
  • Close coordinate alongside production teams and management of client expectation.
  • Tapeless Media ingest for incoming line feeds, along with the ingest and outgest of removable media and file delivery transfers.
  • Handle the efficient file delivery of all Content Services Ingest, Playout, Studio and Outside Broadcast functionality across a 24 hour period every day; delivering to the requirements of both Sky and specific third party channels.
  • Operate EVS LSM and IPD within all Osterley based studio productions and many outside broadcasts for live turnaround and play-out of material. Ability to work in an automated gallery environment.
  • Work alongside, and in other departments within Content Services, utilising industry best practices to deliver a first class service to all clients, whether internal or external
  • Be able to work on a rotating shift pattern that covers 24hrs / 7 days per week.

About You

You’ll have:

  • Knowledge of ingest, format and file transfers, removable media, media asset management systems, appreciation of post -production, file based workflows and content tracking, preferred.
  • Proven EVS LSM operational experience within galleries is essential with horse racing familiarity preferred.
  • A sound professional knowledge of relevant workflows and working practices. Experience of working in a broadcast environment is highly beneficial.
  • A pro-active approach to the role and be able to show evidence of determination and desire to succeed. You should be helpful, approachable and positive with a keen eye for detail and good general technical knowledge.
  • Experience within ingest, format and file transfers, EVS LSM Operation within studio and outside broadcasts, transmission deadlines, removable media handling transfers, media asset management systems, appreciation of post -production and file based workflows and content tracking, preferred.
  • To be able adapt to change, keeping abreast of technological advances to continue the path of learning and aid the continuing progression of the department.


So, what are you waiting for? 

Apply now for a chance to forge your own career path and be brilliant as part of a bright, talented team.

Next Step
To Apply:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own careers site and apply.

Just so you know

If your application is successful, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your criminal record check.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working.

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.


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