Broadcast Specialist

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Competitive market rate salary
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We're looking for a Broadcast Specialist to join our team in London as part of our Content function.

The Broadcast Specialist is responsible for supporting all aspects of live video production. They will be supporting Live activity within the in-house studio and off-site. They will have a strong grasp of all the technical equipment and know-how to operate within a broadcast environment- from cameras to transmission and everything in between. They will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and an ongoing desire to improve and innovate within their field.

This role is an integral part of our broadcast team, when not on a live production this role will help on various facets of the projects - prepping the studio, working with other team members to achieve and produce the best results, supporting on content creation for the shows (pre-recording / editing) On live shows, they will take a lead role in running the virtual events. This role is a hybrid role suited to someone from a technical / creative background, with some experience in filming, video editing and webinar productions a bonus.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Be proficient in operating all aspects of the studio and streaming equipment including cameras, lighting, sound, transmission and vision mixing
  • Meeting the needs of on-screen talent to ensure success from a live show standpoint
  • Execute projects within targeted deadlines
  • Advanced shooting and non-linear editing skills
  • Identifying gaps, inefficiencies, or inconsistencies in the Live workstream
  • Responsible for the overall look and feel of all video assets created and continually suggest developments in this area to ensure we are constantly innovating and improving

Your Experience

  • Ideally 3+ years’ experience working in a similar role or livestream environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot video, audio, and live stream issues
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of multiple video conferencing platforms (Zoom, Skype, Gotowebinar etc) in a streaming environment
  • Excellent IT and networking knowledge in broadcast and live streaming workflows
  • Prior exposure to producing / directing within Live Multi-Camera set (bonus)
  • Calm and flexible approach to handling the pressure and stress of ever-changing demands


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 
  • Great learning and development opportunities 
  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 
  • Volunteering opportunities 
  • Season ticket loans 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, and offer flexible benefit packages.

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About Ascential 

Ascential delivers specialist information, analytics and ecommerce optimisation platforms to the world's leading consumer brands and their ecosystems. 

Our world-class businesses improve performance and solve problems for our customers by delivering immediately actionable information combined with visionary longer-term thinking across Digital Commerce, Product Design and Marketing. We also serve customers across Retail & Financial Services. 

With more than 2,000 employees across five continents, we combine local expertise with a global footprint for clients in over 120 countries. 

Ascential is headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange.


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