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Decadance Studio Technician

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JOB TITLE: Studio Technician
COMPANY: Decadance Radio Ltd
DIVISION: Radio
LOCATION: Brighton
COMMITMENT: Part Time Freelance
REMUNERATION: F
PROBATION PERIOD: 6 Months

COMPANY INFORMATION

Decadance UK is a music marketing company with studios and offices in Brighton and Bristol. The company is split across events, festivals, radio, networking, music label, music education and music content which engages our sponsors.

JOB OVERVIEW

Decadance has a great opportunity for someone who loves all things technical and has a passion for music and studios to come and work within our studios in either Brighton or Bristol. You’ll be looking after our studio facilities, ensuring they are maintained on a regular basis, actioning support request tickets and developing the tech within the studios.

CORE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

PRIMARY ROLE

Whilst you’ll work alone and manage your day-to-day workflow, you’ll report into the Creative Director and Operations Manager when it comes to progress and support. The main focus will be to ensure all repair tickets are prioritsed, actioned and replied to. There will also be a need to look at future studio innovations to ensure our facilities stay up to date and industry standard.

SUPPORT TICKETS

Using the IT & Tech Support ticketing system you will be responsible for checking, prioritising and actioning the tickets specific to your area and to stay in communication with the person who raised it, closing it down once it’s been completed and the author is happy.

MAINTAINING EQUIPMENT

Periodically checking the studios to make sure that everything is working and fixing anything in the order which is operationally critical to staying on air.

FUTURE TECH DEVELOPMENT

Planning out new additions to the studio or general broadcasting tech to enable us to stay one step ahead of the game and to allow us to offer more to the team.

OUTSIDE BROADCASTS

Working with the programming team in relation to outside broadcasts, you will be part of the planning, advising and completion of the events, including a support team at either end to help you with the overall execution.

ON-CALL EMERGENCIES

As part of a EOC plan within a small group of the programming team and only in extreme emergencies would you be required to go into the station to help with system critical situations where we are off-air.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

PAST EXPERIENCE

A minimum of 12 months experience working around audio tech or in an actual studio environment is essential to be able to work sufficiently well at the level you will be expected to work at and to enable you to hit the ground running with this position, and you’ll need to demonstrate how you have done this.

KEY SKILLS & ABILITIES

A solid knowledge of audio tech including sound equipment and studio related hardware and software is essential to maintain the studios which will house broadcasting equipment for the radio station and audio/video recording equipment. Understanding how the studio has been setup is also key to being able to maintain it so being part of that process is desirable. A solid knowledge and confident use of PC related IT is also essential even though there will also be an IT consultant supporting the team remotely.

DESIRABLE SKILLS & ABILITIES

Knowledge with video streaming software to enable video recording within the studios as well as learning the streaming software is important. Having a keen ear for our audio output and to ensure

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

It’s vital that whilst you may be great working alone and can work unsupervised towards goals or deadlines, you can also report back and communicate to the wider team regarding tickets. It’s also important that you are always a brand ambassador for the company and are seen to be professional publicly. Team members are proactive, enthusiastic, and driven, striving to deliver our core values: Creative, Reliable, Driven & Fair.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this role please email careers@decadanceuk.com with a covering introduction and any relevant experience you think may be suitable for the role. Include your CV or audio demo depending on the role and ensure you submit your application before the closing date and include the job reference in the email subject otherwise you application may not be considered. We reply to all applications regardless of whether you are successful or not.

JOB TITLE: Studio Technician
CLOSING DATE: 31st May 2022
JOB REF: DUK-R-ST-2022/04


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You can also listen on all of the other major smart speaker brands via TuneIn, just say, play Decadance Radio on TuneIn.


The Decadance app is available on both major platforms, the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.


Both platforms offer funtionality including live audio and video feeds*, full schedule information, studio contact methods and the interactive pages such as Live Life Local, and Future Selection.


Our Apps can be found here:


* Video livestreaming is on a 'per show' basis

You can listen live on any of the pages on any of the sites accessible from our main website, DecadanceUK.com.


The stream can be played from any of the pages and will continue to stream uninterrupted as you browse the pages within the site you are browsing.


For uninterrupted listening across every part of the site, the popout player is available from the 'Now Playing' expandable bar at the bottom of any page from this icon:

DECADANCE RADIO POPOUT PLAYER


For information on the live show, next up and full schedule, just click HERE or on the SCHEDULE link from the RADIO menu.


Our output is also available on numerous live radio streaming platforms such as TuneIn etc.

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