Sunday, 3 July 2016

ITV Job Vacancy: Sound Assistant at Coronation Street

Sound Assistant, Coronation Street 

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous ITV face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. Coronation Street is the world's longest-running TV Serial Drama currently in production, and our sound team is a big part of that!

We are looking for Sound Assistant to join our fast paced environment here at ITV Studios, to work alongside the Sound Crew to ensure the smooth acquisition of quality sound both in studio and on location.

Our Sound Assistant will be reactive, adaptable and organised, with a hands on approach, they will be strong team players and always prepared to go the extra mile. Previous background in broadcast media and experience of working in studio production would be advantageous but not essential. A keen interest in Sound is key.

This role will involve relationship building with relevant departments to ensure the smooth running of all shoots. You will need to work within the budgetary and timescale limitations imposed by the production. In addition to this you will be responsible for assisting with rigging and de-rigging of sound equipment both in studio and on location.

You will report technical problems and ensure the appropriate use, storage and transportation of equipment. You will also assist in frontline maintenance and microphone allocation and placement, including radio microphones in collaboration with the Costume department.

Here on Coronation Street, we are a tight knit, established team and we are now looking for ideal candidates who work well in a collaborative and open working environment. So if you’ve got the skills and experience we’re looking for and you and thrive in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same, we’d love to hear from you.

This role is based in Manchester but travel will be required due to the location element of the role.

“ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture”

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Closing date: 14th July 2016
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