BFBS – Media Technician and Lecturer


This is no ordinary role!

We train veterans to get into jobs within the media industry,  if you want to be part of this fulfilling role then apply now!

The Media Technician and Lecturer is a key role in the BFBS Academy and is responsible for the day to day running of all Academy resources and facilities, including Training studio production, editing, camera, audio, and lighting equipment.

Working at the BFBS Academy, working closely with BFBS’s Technology department, and reporting into the Head of BFBS Academy, you will ensure that equipment is maintained and made available in a timely manner.

The Media Technician and Lecturer will provide first line support for equipment and software problems experienced by the teaching staff and students alike.

The Media Technician and Lecturer will routinely be available to the students and act as a technical instructor on equipment and software. Close engagement and relationship with students will enable the staff member to have a mentoring and advisory role.

They will have a thorough understanding of non-linear file-based production workflows and any experience of working with a green screen studio and associated technologies will be an advantage.

The Media Technician and Lecturer will have a good understanding and knowledge of the equipment and software deployed both within the academy and the broader BFBS business and therefore able to offer support accordingly.

The Media Technician and Lecturer will be expected to stay well-informed of changing media production technologies and advise and recommend changes accordingly.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification below for full details of the role.

If you think you can do about 70% of the role, then do still apply. If you would like to work in a supportive, dynamic environment with a friendly team then we want to hear from you!

BFBS is a great place to work, and we are looking for someone who has a passion for this type of role and industry.

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

Life at BFBS 

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.

We offer lots of additional benefits, including free secure parking, Canteen (not open at present though), beautiful office surroundings, medical Insurance, access to Udemy online learning and development courses, pension, generous annual leave entitlement, sickness absence pay, 4 x salary life insurance and free refreshments.

Please complete the Equal Opportunities Form provided on our website and return it as part of your application.

Please ensure that you read our company’s 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 

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.

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.

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