BFBS

BFBS – Broadcast Technician (Falkland Islands)

Location: Falkland Islands

Contract: Fixed Term until 31st March 2023

Adventure awaits…

We are looking for somebody who will enjoys sub-aqua, mountain biking, hiking, whale watching, roller-hockey, cinema, wildlife photography, music club, 10 pin bowling, 4X4 Off-Roading, swimming, fishing, penguin watching, and a host of other activities, and all of it in an incredibly healthy ‘clean-air’ environment, in a location in which many people will never have the opportunity to visit.

When you are not making the most of the unique experiences that this location has to offer, we’d like you to carry out some Broadcast Technician tasks for us. In return we will pay you a competitive tax-free salary, and provide no-cost accommodation, food, medical, utilities and flights. So, what are you waiting for… you could be enjoying a yearlong adventure in the Falkland Islands.

The Broadcast Technician role will cover quite a wide range of equipment and services. We don’t expect anybody to be an expert in everything, but if you understand electricity, are good with IT, have an enquiring mind and the right attitude, we can teach you the rest, and you will leave the Falklands with hands on knowledge and experience of pretty much everything we do, including satellite comms, digital terrestrial TV, FM radio transmission, studio system and IT support, and general building and infrastructure support.

Once you have succeeded at this role, you’ll be able to pretty much tick all the boxes for any future Broadcast Technology roles as well as having some amazing memories and experiences from a year down under Falklands style.

Life at BFBS

BFBS is a charity and media organisation with a mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK armed forces, their families and veterans.

We strive to be a diverse and inclusive employer, welcoming open-minded, talented and creative people from all kinds of backgrounds, and with different preferences and experiences. What we all have in common is a commitment to trust, quality, innovation and going the extra mile to achieve our mission. It’s a great place to work, with a unique mix of a charity, broadcast and digital creative environment.

As an organisation, we have lived and worked with the military community for over 75 years, and we are incredibly proud of our roots.

Our radio, TV and digital channels boost the morale of the armed forces serving overseas – and their families – keeping them connected with home, while our agile distribution solutions are tailored to each local environment and infrastructure, providing media services wherever the armed forces are overseas.

Across a growing number of platforms, our captivating military storytelling is popular with both the armed forces community and curious civilians. And our creative, training and events services offer award-winning expertise and skills to defence and government.

We are an equal opportunities employer who actively encourages people from all cultural backgrounds and with disabilities to apply.

To apply, please send your C.V and a covering letter telling us why you fit the role and please state your salary expectations too, to opportunities@bfbs.com

Would you please also complete the Equality and Diversity Information Form provided on our website and return it as part of your application.

Please ensure that you read our company’s privacy policy https://about.bfbs.com/privacy-policy by applying for this role, you are consenting to the company storing your personal data, as per the privacy policy. If you have any questions relating to this, please email your questions to opportunities@bfbs.com

This advert has no close date, we reserve the right to close it at any time and interview candidates as and when they apply, therefore, we encourage applicants to apply as soon as they see the advert. Thank you.

We thank you for your interest and application. We can’t guarantee to be able to respond to all applicants, therefore, if we do not contact you within 28 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful. Please look out for other opportunities on our website http://jobs.bfbs.com

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