Temporary part time Broadcast assistant ( 6 months)

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Sunny Govan Community Radio
December 15, 2020
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Sunny G Radio is currently recruiting for a part Time temporary Broadcast Assistant with a passion for community, radio, and an ambition to be an integral part of our team, helping to bring a high-quality service to our community.

You must have a firm knowledge of radio broadcasting, radio production and editing techniques.

You will need to have the skills and confidence to undertake some radio presentation duties as and when required.

knowledge and familiarity with technical equipment used in radio production and the capacity for straightforward operation is essential.

The radio broadcast assistant will provide support in the development and day-to-day running’s of a local community radio station.

In this role, you'll give practical assistance to volunteers, staff and Management, to ensure that the organisation runs as smoothly as possible.

You'll undertake key administrative and clerical activities as well as assisting in planning, researching and producing live and pre-recorded radio programmes.

Common tasks will include:
• Supporting staff on day-to-day project activities
• Supporting volunteers and individuals with high support needs
• Support fundraising activities.
• undertaking general research for programmes
• administrative duties
• arranging and overseeing guest visits and freelance staff
• maintaining up-to-date contact lists
• producing transcripts, programme logs and running orders
• recording programmes
• archiving past programmes
• booking resources, facilities, studio time and equipment
• editing audio
• 'driving the desk' for some pre-recorded or live programmes
• contribute to the creative input of a show, for example writing cues, jingles and updating scripts
• updating the station website and social media channels
• researching news stories and pitching new ideas
• creating and producing items of a programmes
• choosing music
• presenting shows or small sections of a programme, such as news items and reviews of music, films or books.

Working hours:
18 hours per week

Shifts may vary, but typically include some evening and occasional weekend work.
Tight deadlines may require you to work overtime.

A degree or HND is not essential for this post, although competition will extremely tough, therefore, a relevant qualification in radio or media production may be desirable.

However, we would expect you to have practical experience in these roles and are able to show you have a real enthusiasm for Community Radio broadcasting.

Essential Skills required:
• knowledge of radio / audio editing technology
• good organisational skills
• technical skills relevant to the role
• Ability to work on your own or as part of a team
• the ability to plan, prioritise and work under pressure.
• a flexible attitude
• Creative flair
• strong written and oral communication skills
• an interest in radio
• Computer and social media literacy are essential.

Desirable skills:
•. Driving licence

Salary is:
£20,000 pro rata = £833 per month
Position is temporary and begins in January 2020

How to apply:

Please apply by sending a C.V (2 page maximum) and cover letter (1 page maximum) to sunnygovanadmin@gmail.com with the Subject title ‘ Broadcast Assistant'

We would encourage you to use the cover letter as an opportunity to introduce yourself and show us how your skills and experience match the essential and desirable skills set out above and why you believe you are the right person for the position.

Any questions about this role or the application process should be sent to the same email address. All applications should be received before the end of Thursday 31st of December 2020. Interviews will likely take place between the 14th and 16th of January 2021.