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Edit Technician

  • ITV Studios
  • Manchester, UK
  • 11/06/2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Edit Technician

ITV Studios Technology North 


Office location: Media City, Salford

Closing date: Sunday 20 June 2021

Why you should join us…

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.

We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.

Business overview per Business Area:

It takes many professional disciplines to produce a TV programme - from the creative minds that come up with and deliver the idea, to the technical, craft and production management teams who design the look, oversee a complex array of logistics and make it all happen.

Our Edit Technician will deliver a high level of client-focused support and services to productions. Using ITVS Technology  facilities, the role will utilise current broadcast equipment in conjunction with emerging IT technologies, while supporting the wider post production department.

This role entails…

  • To deliver a high level of client-focused support and services to productions.
  • To utilise current broadcast equipment in conjunction with emerging IT technologies and when required to support the wider post production department with a focus on operational efficiency and business targets.
  • Provide VQC & transmission services.
  • To assist senior members of the department in their roles and develop less senior members of the technical team.
  • To skilfully and creatively operate a wide range of equipment within the department such as NLEs, DAWs, GFX software, VTRs, broadcast routers, switches etc
  • To provide Media Management and perform or support editing processes

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

Minimum role criteria:

  1. Technically proficient with broadcast IT as well as broadcast equipment, networks and software.
  2. Experience of excellent planning and organisation skills with proven attention to detail and working to deadlines.
  3. Proven ability to communicate effectively with the capacity to work with tact and diplomacy.
  4. A proven ability to demonstrate a flexible approach and to cross disciplines as and when required, adapting to changing priorities and requirements and revising working practices to deliver innovative solutions.
  5. Ability to demonstrate resilience, flexibility and initiative with experience of successful problem solving.
  6. Vision and hearing capable of discerning video and audio quality to broadcast standards.

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.

(minimum criteria above)

The Key role criteria is as follows:


  • A thorough knowledge of broadcast standards and file formats, production processes, systems.
  • Highly proficient with broadcast IT and broadcast equipment, NLEs, DAWs, GFX software, transcoders, standards converters etc.

Planning and Organisational:

  • Demonstrates ownership over process, workload, deadline and issue resolution
  • Able to work within time and budget parameters
  • Takes responsibility for administration, ensuring appropriate paperwork is completed in a timely manner and colleagues / clients advised accordingly

Resilience, Flexibility,  Initiative and Problem Solving

  • Ability to work in a flexible manner both autonomously and as a positive and proactive member of a multi-skilled team 
  • A strong desire and willingness to advance craft skills and extend technical knowledge; a readiness to develop skills with new equipment, techniques and emerging technology throughout the department.
  • Willingness to undertake training in emerging technologies as appropriate and share experience and working knowledge with colleagues to maximise the team’s capability.

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything... our email is Find out more here

Closing Date: 20 June 2021

Find out more about our benefits

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here 

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.