Audio Assistant

Open News

Reporting to the Managing Director : Open News.   Your Key Performance Areas include:

Audio Support

  • Providing general backup and support to the production team and Audio Mixer.
  • Understanding mics and mic placement according to shoot requirements.
  • Ensuring cables and equipment are neat and do not pose a health and safety issue in studio or outside shoot.
  • Attaching clip microphones on presenters and guests clothing and providing them with earpieces for communication using discretion.
  • Assisting engineers with line-ups and sync tests.
  • Moving positional microphones according to the production team directions.
  • Collating reports on day-to-day activities and fault finding reports to the Technical Director.

Equipment Maintenance

  • Checking all stock, microphones, earpieces and batteries to make sure that the audio department runs as smoothly as possible.
  • Checking that all equipment is prepared for broadcast and fully operational and report all faulty equipment to the Audio manager.
  • Assisting with setting up and troubleshoot audio equipment throughout the production.
  • Labelling all microphone transmitters and receivers, cables, radio communication transmitters and receivers accurately.
  • Performing tests on all external interviews to make sure the line meets broadcast standard/quality.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A relevant Film, Television or Sound qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Competency, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning skills
  • Organising skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Persuasiveness
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Coping under pressure
  • Conflict handling skills
  • Computer literacy: MSO Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint

If you meet the minimum requirements, we look forward to hearing from you. Kindly submit the following to jobs@emediainvestments.co.za

  • Your CV
  • A certified copy of your ID
  • A certified copy of your Qualifications
  • Completed Application Form

If you have not received a response within 14 days after the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

CLOSING DATE
20 JUN 2018

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@emediainvestments.co.za

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