Live Simulcast/VOD Team Members [Ref: OLSP0921]
We have an exciting opportunity for talented people to join our Leeds-based Live Simulcast & VOD team at Prime Focus Technologies (PFT). 

Successful candidates will receive full training.

PFT has partnered with Channel 4 to manage its media processing, content operations and online services. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver cutting-edge online streaming and on-demand services for Channel 4. 

What will I be doing? 

  • Learning about the end-to-end media workflows for all Channel 4 channels 

  • Monitoring online simulcast streaming, the turnaround of live programmes for on demand, and automated creation for Channel 4 services 

  • Watching output, performing spot checks and responding to alerts 

  • Coordinating with other teams within PFT, Channel 4 and other service providers to log and track any issues 

  • Training your colleagues and freelancers on new functions and systems 

  • Working with a range of systems, including CLEAR™, Harmonic, Elemental, AWS to deliver an efficient, accurate and professional service 

  • Working as part of a team covering 24hrs a day, 7 days a week at our Leeds Media Operations Centre.


What do I need? 

(We don't expect everyone to have all of the knowledge and skills listed below as training will be provided every step of the way). 

  • A keen interest in the aims and output of Channel 4 

  • An understanding of the broadcast industry, particularly workflows and systems to deliver media and online/non-linear services 

  • Experience of working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment 

  • Experience monitoring systems in an operational setting, especially online/non-linear/on demand media OR having studied a relevant course 

  • Experience in a similar role in media / television / online / streaming and/or non-linear media preparation and packaging and delivery, and dealing with confidential, high value content would be great 

  • Experience of dealing with client enquiries in an operational setting 

  • Experience of working with software tools, especially asset management systems and automated media packaging and delivery platforms 

  • To be an experienced Microsoft Office user and internet & technology savvy 

  • Enthusiasm and a good sense of humour 

  • A positive, proactive and flexible approach.


About Prime Focus Technologies :

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT) is the creator of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, CLEAR™ and provides media operations services for the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. 

We offer broadcasters, studios, brands and service providers transformational supply chain solutions to manage the business of content better. 

PFT works with clients including Channel 4, Turner, PBS, Hearst, CBS Television Studios, 20th Century Fox Television Studios, Lionsgate, Showtime, A+E Networks, HBO, FX Networks, Miramax, Sony Music, Google, YouTube, Amazon, Viacom and more. PFT is the technology subsidiary of Prime Focus, the global leader in M&E industry services. 


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent 

Salary: £22,000.00-£25,000.00 per year 

Work remotely:  No.

How do I apply? 

Please email your CV and a cover letter telling us what makes you the ideal candidate online, via grapevinejobs.