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VOD Operations Coordinator

£700 weekly
  • EMS broadcast
  • 18/10/2021
Contractor Channel Management Content Creation Content Distribution

Job Description

VOD Operations Coordinator 

Working within VOD Operations, this role at our high profile, international broadcaster will have responsibility for coordinating content fulfilment to external VOD platforms and direct to consumer platforms, whilst maintaining consistent communication between internal business partners and external clients.
This will involve tracking and submitting content for transcoding and delivery to clients, using a variety of different systems.
The ideal candidate should be technically savvy with a good understanding of file formats and file based workflows and a clear grasp of metadata and XML.
This role acts as a point of contact for external VOD partners so a high level of communication is required to ensure optimum service is provided to affiliates.

Key Responsibilities:
• Ordering and tracking material for VOD clients.
• Liaising with internal areas such as VOD Scheduling, Digital Media, Media Technology and other departments concerning programme materials.
• Submitting assets for transcoding in VOD workflow tool.
• Workflow exception handling.
• Communicating to clients when material has been sent.
• Being a first point of call for any enquiries VOD Scheduling, Digital Media or VOD clients might have regarding material availability.
• Coordinate with VOD scheduling staff to secure VOD schedules in timely manner.
• Ensure all materials needed for encoding process are present.
• Manage metadata required for each platform and ensure availability to VOD workflow.
• Troubleshooting any late running deliveries of material.
• Effectively track and report on all aspects of the VOD fulfilment process and communicate status of VOD projects to management.
• Daily dealings with file formats and metadata.
• High level of communication and customer service regarding content deadlines.
• Look for possible patterns and or areas of improvement.
• Support line manager on projects.

Requirements:
• Candidate must have a working knowledge of television broadcasting operations and Video On Demand platform workflows.
• Knowledge of file based delivery systems (eg Signiant, Aspera)
• Excellent understanding of file formats and file based workflows
• Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and work under the pressure of tight deadlines with changing priorities.
• Self-motivated and able to work independently and collaboratively
• Flexible, positive attitude with a commitment to ongoing, on-the-job education.
• Excellent IT skills. Proficient with MS Office.
• Strong communication skills.
• Attention to detail essential