Friday, 29 September 2017

Coronation Street job vacancy: Boom Operator

Boom Operator, Coronation Street - 9 Months Fixed Term.

Coronation Street has become the world's longest-running TV Serial Drama currently in production and our sound team is an integral part of making that happen!

We are looking for a highly experienced Pole Operator to join us on a 9 month fixed term contract at our ITV Studios in Manchester. You will instrumental in the acquisition of first class sound for Coronation Street, ensuring that it is captured to the required standard for network broadcast.

You will be responsible for the technical rigging and de-rigging of studios and locations involving working at height and manual handling. You will be responsible for quick reporting of equipment defect or damage and the loading up and safe return of all sound kit.
This role will require you to work within the budget and timescale limitations imposed by the production. There may be times when you are required to multi skill across grades in the sound department in order to achieve full utilisation.

You must have proven experience of pole operation in both studio and location drama. You will have a flexible working approach with a willingness to go the extra mile, as there are times that you may be required to work unsociable hours. You will have a keen interest in sound including keeping up to date on new technology and sound capture techniques. Training on Fisher Boom will be provided as part of this contract.

This role is based in Manchester but a full clean driving licence is required as this role may involve some travel due to the location element of the role.

ITV is a great place to work. So, if you thrive in a fast paced environment and you possess the skills and experience that will help us achieve our goals, we’d love to hear from you.

ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role.

Closing date for applications: 11th October 2017

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