Schedule Assistant – Freelance

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News Broadcasting
January 12, 2024
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We are News Broadcasting: Driving digital innovation, our people create award-winning national and local radio and podcasts which are must-listens for millions across the UK, Ireland and beyond. Life sounds good with Virgin Radio - home to Chris Evans at Breakfast and Graham Norton at the weekend. talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station, delivers the very best live sport and analysis and is truly powered by its millions of fans. Launched in June 2020 Times Radio brings together the peerless journalistic expertise of The Times and The Sunday Times with world-class broadcast talent including John Pienaar, Aasmah Mir and Michael Portillo. And talkRADIO is redefining speech broadcasting on digital audio platforms, connected TV and beyond.

Multi-award winning News Broadcasting Creative requires an organised Scheduling Assistant to help keep our national radio stations sounding razor sharp and shiny.

 The role:

You’ll schedule a wide range of pre-recorded audio components, ensuring our programme and presenter messages are broadcast on time and on-brand.

What we're looking for from you:

You’ll maintain a range of schedule clocks for a roster of diverse national radio stations – plus curate an archive of audio collateral keeping our creative on-air messaging both current and compelling.

You’ll have stacks of previous radio industry experience, with thorough knowledge of Zetta and G-Selector, in addition to digital editing skills and sparkling attention to detail.

This position is a fantastic opportunity to work alongside one of the best radio creative teams in the business.

Equal opportunities:

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We are a diverse team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

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