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Job: MCR Operator

Job Specification

Job Title: MCR Operator
Ref: BG5102
Location: Europe: North West, UK
Salary: Negotiable: Please quote salary expectation on application
Sector: Operations & Production
Type: Permanent

Job Details

Christy  Media Solutions is currently working with a leading broadcast services company that has an excellent permanent opportunity available for an MCR Operator to join its team, based in the North West of England.

As an MCR Operator, you will be responsible for QC’ing and checking the integrity of all incoming and outgoing video and audio signals and monitoring the performance of operational systems.  An important part of this role will involve communicating and escalating faults swiftly, booking lines and feeds for occasional use services, undertaking routine testing and maintenance of transmission equipment and operating Master Control switchers.

You will also be responsible for providing technical advice and assistance across studios, lines and live operations and coordinating services with customers, satellite operators and 3rd party providers.

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates will ideally be able to demonstrate previous experience of working in a Teleport or Master Control Room environment. Those educated to HND or Degree level in Broadcast Technology or Electronic Engineering will also be considered.

Any knowledge in RF, uplink, multiplex, encoding and conditional access systems, video routers, talkback units, video monitoring and booking systems would also be highly advantageous.

Please note, this is a shift-based role, working on a rota of 12-hour shifts that include early starts, nights and weekends.

In return, our client is offering a highly competitive basic salary and the opportunity to progress your career within a leading broadcast organisation, working as part of a friendly, tight-knit team. This could also be a fantastic opportunity for somebody looking to kick-start their career in broadcast.

If you feel you have the right skill-set and determination to succeed in this exciting position and you are already eligible to work in the UK, please apply with a copy of your CV now.


Christy Media Solutions are broadcast recruitment specialists, recruiting for jobs in the broadcast, media and satellite industries.