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Broadcast Manager

Full-Time

12 months

Following Channel 44’s three-year licence extension we are seeking an experienced Broadcast Manager to join our small but dynamic team.

About Channel 44

Channel 44 is Adelaide’s community TV station, showcasing local content across free-to-air TV, on-demand streaming and social media, plus client services including content production and event live-streaming. C44 aims to engage diverse local communities, to share their stories and events, while providing volunteers, students and emerging creators with skills and hands-on experience in screen production.

C44 is run by a small team of dedicated staff and highly valued volunteers, working in wide range of roles to provide professional production and broadcasting at community rates.

Job Description

The Broadcast Manager will:

  • Prepare and schedule programs across broadcast and digital channels
  • Ensure quality-control of program content in line with Community Broadcasting Standards and Codes of Practice and community TV’s role in the wider media landscape
  • Work closely with the Operations Manager to coordinate programming and ensure effective and best-practice workflows
  • Direct client production projects, including content production and event livestreams
  • Manage volunteer broadcast assistants and production crew
  • Maintain positive working relationships with stakeholders and service providers
  • Delivery of programs for broadcast to Mt Lofty transmission site (must have own vehicle)
  • Manage archives of program and production content
  • Manage and maintain an inventory of ICT and production equipment
  • Advise the C44 team on new technologies and best-practice broadcast and digital methodologies
  • Represent C44 at a variety of industry, business and public events
  • Support the General Manager in the application for, and acquittal of, grants and other funding opportunities

Selection Criteria

Key Capabilities/Qualifications/Experience
  1. Strong knowledge of content production for broadcast and multi-platform digital channels
  2. Qualifications or substantial experience in media, film, television or similar
  3. Experience in the production of film, TV or digital screen production
  4. Sound understanding of, and experience with, audio-visual equipment, including camera and lighting operation
  5. Experience in directing live broadcast and live-streaming content
  6. A commitment to the values of community TV and its role in the broader media landscape
  7. Experience with providing IT assistance in a Mac environment and an ability to resolve basic hardware, software and network issues
  8. Excellent organisational, planning and communication skills
Desirable Capabilities
  1. Understanding of Community Broadcasting Standards and Codes of Practice
  2. Experience in producing live-streamed content
  3. Experience in preparing content for broadcast
  4. Knowledge of Final Cut X and transcoding footage
  5. Experience in the production of broadcast promos and commercials
  6. Strong knowledge of video-on-demand (VOD) platform delivery

Please provide the following

  • Your CV
  • A covering letter or statement to a maximum of two pages, addressing the selection criteria
  • Contact details for at least two professional referees

Please forward your application to Lauren Hillman, General Manager at lauren.hillman@c44.com.au with the subject line Broadcast Manager Position

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Lauren Hillman on 08 8269 6577