The Collectv was established in 2014, to provide systems integration, media management and support for broadcast, outside broadcast and post production systems. In 2015 and 2017 we were awarded Emmys for Outstanding Technical Team Remote at the Olympics as part of NBC’s team. Our current experience spans the likes of Sky Sports’ Darts events, Dancing on Ice for ITV, Too Hot To Handle for Talkback, Drive to Survive for Box to Box Films, Spring/Autumn/Winterwatch for the BBC and The Bidding Room for Ricochet. As one of only a few fully independent technical TV service providers, our people are our most important asset. Our friendly, reliable and personal approach with our clients and their workflows sets us apart from the competition and what continues to fuel our growth in such a competitive industry.
This is an engineering position with operational elements, where you are required to work by yourself and as part of a team delivering networks of video recording servers, logging systems and edit suites to major production companies and broadcast clients around the world. Responsibilities include engineering and operational duties on-site and maintenance and setup duties at base. The position involves:
Building and managing video server workflows, often built around EVS equipment
(Avid, Adobe), and file processing delivery facilities
Required Knowledge, Experience and Skills
Due to the nature of the position there will be the necessity for travel, both abroad and locally, so in addition to the above, the ability to be totally flexible is a key requisite of this role.
The following leadership competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies.
Able to simplify complex problems, process projects into component parts, explore and evaluate them systematically. Able to identify causal relationships and construct frameworks, for problem solving and/or development
Is ready and able to take the initiative, originate action and be responsible for the consequences of the decisions made
Planning and organising
Is able to think ahead in order to establish an effective and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources requirements
Adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Is able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements