Dublin City FM Production Assistant

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103.2 Dublin City FM
March 22, 2022
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Production Assistant

Dublin City FM is seeking applications, from suitably qualified and/or experienced persons, for the position of Production Assistant for our leading daily show, “LiveDrive” (Monday to Friday), on Dublin City FM. We are a not-for-profit community radio station that broadcasts a mix of informative, special interest and non-commercial shows to an audience of almost a quarter of a million listeners.

This is an entry level position to Radio Broadcasting. Our “LiveDrive” programme is broadcast during drive-time hours, in conjunction with Dublin City Council’s Traffic Control Management Centre, where our team have access to over 400 live traffic cameras.

This is a part-time position with the winning candidate joining our panel of production assistants for the Live Drive programme. Shift times: 6.45am to 10.15am and/or from 3.45pm to 7.15pm.

The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to perform within a team structure, observational and multitasking abilities, be productive under pressure and have an understanding of the role of Production Assistant.


Role of Production Assistant

  • Collecting and collating traffic information from 400+ cameras and inputting it accurately to form the basis of the show’s traffic reports
  • When required, fill in for other team members to safeguard service delivery
  • Liaise with the programme producer and station management
  • Work with Dublin City Council Traffic Management Staff to ensure quality of service
  • Communicate with the Road Safety Authority and all other Government Agencies
  • Complete administrative functions including reports and assessments
  • Attend team meetings, training and upskilling meetings


Desired Skills/attributes

  • A logical thinker who can process information while working within tight timeframes
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Someone who communicates well
  • Experience with Excel/spreadsheets an advantage

Closing date for applications is 5pm on the 8th April by e-mail to job@dublincityfm.ie.

Dublin City FM is an Equal Opportunities Employer.