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Technical Operator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are looking for a Technical Operator to be based in the Glasgow newsroom at Pacific Quay. They will provide daily operational support for all News and Current Affairs programmes across the full range of TV, Radio and Online output, seven days a week. These roles will involve shift work encompassing weekends, some early starts and late finishes.

Role Responsibility

The role of Technical Operator within News encompasses an extensive range of responsibilities and duties – ranging from the day to day ingest of audio and video material, to live broadcast of News programmes from studio galleries and control rooms.  The Technical Operators will be expected to progress within the job, gaining experience and training, and will take on increasing responsibility within the department. Training and development opportunities will be provided to ensure that operators demonstrate competency across the majority of duties.

Are you the right candidate?

We're looking for someone who demonstrates craft and operational aptitude and possesses technical skills and experience gained in a broadcast or similar, environment.

The successful candidate will be an effective communicator and an excellent team worker. You will have knowledge and experience of working with Avid Interplay and Avid editing platforms along with knowledge of the ingest and output workflows across BBC Scotland News and Current Affairs. 

We're ideally looking for someone who has experience of working in a live studio gallery and either editing or camerawork. You should have previous experience of managing, importing and exporting a variety of video and audio file formats. 

Package Description

Band: B
Contract type: Continuing 
Location: Glasgow, PQ 

For additional information on this post, please contact Kevin Jackson,  For recruitment queries, please contact Caieta Valenti,  

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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