We are now hiring for a Satellite Desk Operator in Istanbul.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Book and coordinate satellite transmissions worldwide, as requested by the Assignment Producers
  • To make best bookings i.e. well-coordinated, coming on time, less costly & via the best quality route
  • Liaise with assignment producers, field producers and reporters/correspondent to pull together all aspects of reports receiving and transmission such as satellite reservation
  • Conduct field operations coordination: on site location work, client liaison, and transmission co-ordination-including running the administration/bookings and accounting side of the project
  • Provide regular broadcast service utilization logs for all activities
  • To help the shift supervisor & manager in negotiating the best prices / rate cards for production services
  • Ensure an accurate logging procedure for all assigned jobs
  • Arrange crewing, editing and studio facilities worldwide, utilizing news bureau infrastructure and In house facilities as well as service providers.

SKILLS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience.
  • Experience in Satellite Network and Communication
  • Experience in TV Production and Broadcasting Operations.
  • Organized and confident to work independently and efficiently under pressure
  • A good command of spoken and written English.
  • Native or Advanced in Arabic.