Media Archivist(s) (ITV Sport) x3 FTC

Website Timeline Television Ltd

Timeline Television Ltd

About the Role

Timeline Television is looking for a proactive, highly focused and organised individual to work within our ITV Sport Media team, providing media management support services to ITV Sport production, currently based in Holborn, Central London, and Ealing Broadway.

This entry level role is for 40 hours per week, and you will be required to work evenings, weekends, and Bank Holidays, with days off in lieu being provided.  After 1-2 months of office-based training, the role will involve both office-based and remote home working.  Occasionally, you may be required to work at other locations incl. broadcast media hubs, and ITV Sport Outside Broadcasts.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an exciting business who are looking for a hard-working individual to work within a high performing team.

Main Duties

Ingest of sport media from camera cards, broadcast drives, physical tapes, and file transfers from external sources, and adding metadata
Recording of incoming feeds, adding metadata, and sending to relevant destinations
Creating archive compilations of media from sport events
Logging of ingest media and archive material
Fulfilling requests for media; internally to ITV Sport production, ITV News and Creative, and externally to sales clients, sport partners and other broadcasters
Undertaking file transfers to internal teams and third-party clients e.g., edit facilities
Organising and monitoring broadcast tape requests for ingest
Playing out media to Outside Broadcast production of live events
Minor archive research for ITV Sport production, using both material in the ITV Sport Archive and in other ITV databases via Sigma, Mediapulse, and CrysTL

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

You must be able to work effectively on your own and within a larger team

Demonstrate flexibility and resilience, and must be able to stay calm under pressure
Must be able to work to deadlines
Excellent communication skills
Flexible approach to the job and ability to adapt to last-minute changes in operational requirements
General knowledge and an interest of sports
An understanding of broadcast file-types and codecs is an advantage
Previous experience in the media industry is desirable, but not essential
Knowledge and experience with EVS systems and workflows, in particular IPDirector is advantageous

Health & Safety Responsibilities

When onsite (whether office or other location) you must ensure all tasks and activities are in accordance with ITV Sport or venue H&S guidance


You will be eligible for a variety of employee benefits including but not limited to:

Private health care
Medical cash benefits
Cycle to Work scheme
Travel insurance

We are looking for 3 individuals 2x 12 month Contract and 1x 6 months contract

This role may close early depending on level of interest so please apply as soon as possible!

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