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Senior Live Director

Employer
DAZN Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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WHAT'S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

Have you ever worked for a company who are genuinely at the forefront of what they do? Have you ever worked in a industry that you are passionate about, and is a hobby in your personal life? Here's your chance!

DAZN (pronounced Da-Zone) are a major sports broadcaster, holding broadcasting contracts for some of the most popular sports all across the globe. Because of this, we have to use the latest technology, operate in the most modern ways and develop our people all the time!

We've just won some amazing new contracts! The Serie A in Italy, extending the Bundesliga and we're changing the face of the Women's Champions League by partnering with YouTube and making the games free to air to watch across the world. This has led to some unbelievable expansion plans that we want you to be a part of.

If you're a sports enthusiast, you'll get the chance to transmit some major sporting events - Champions League finals, major Premier League Games, some of the biggest fights in boxing and some of the most exciting Formula 1 races. You'll get to work with the latest tech, learning and developing your skills at your own pace.

We're proud of the team we have, with some of the best Controllers in the game, led by some amazing Team Leaders. Joining as a Senior Transmission Controller, you'll have a major input into shaping the more Junior Transmission Controllers careers, helping them to grow and develop while helping us to continue changing the face of sports broadcasting.

Don't live near us in Leeds? No problem, give us a shout and we'll see what we can do!

AS OUR NEW SENIOR LIVE DIRECTOR, YOU'LL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

  • Monitor and quality control all signals in and out of Transmission
  • Load, prepare and transmit daily playout schedules
  • Ensure all scheduled media is available for playout each day and communication with the relevant channels if anything is missing/incorrect (eg graphics or production)
  • Provide first line support of all Transmission services and equipment
  • Being the point of contact for escalating issues when necessary


YOU'LL BE SET UP FOR SUCCESS IF YOU HAVE:

  • Solid, significant experience executing scheduled live events to ensure exact content is broadcast at the correct time
  • Experience working in transmission with knowledge of file-based media preparation
  • Understanding of broadcast automation systems
  • A good understanding of broadcast rules, regulations and compliance in a commercial and residential environment


EVEN BETTER IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience in live sports broadcasting
  • Technical and operational experience with broadcast equipment including routers, waveform monitors, graphics engines, etc
  • Working with new media, encoding and streaming technologies
  • Familiarity with file delivery workflows
  • A good understanding of IP protocols and familiar with the technologies and processes of moving around in IP
  • Supervisory experience
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