Listing Apprentice (Leeds)

Apply From: 17th of February 2020
Application Deadline: 3rd of April 2020
Salary: £19000.00 per year
Start Date: 7th of September 2020

Location    Leeds
Salary    £19,000 
Hours    37 per week
Closing Date    03 April 2020 at Midnight

Start date: 7th September 2020
This apprenticeship will last for 14 months
The assessment day for this role will take place on the w/c 13th July

LISTINGS APPRENTICE
Reports to: Listings and Programme Information Manager

 
DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
The Listings and Online Information team forms part of Content Management, which is responsible for supporting content delivery across the portfolio: Linear, OnDemand and Listings Services. We support live events, platform/content launches and the management of access services. The department is business critical and needs to meet changing business demands.

The Listings and Online Information team is responsible for publishing TV listings, EPGs (on-screen guides) and All 4 metadata for all Channel 4 channels.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Management, editing and publication of certain editorial metadata for listings, EPGs and All 4 content
• Providing assistance to Programme Information Editors, and sometimes deputising for them, when necessary
• Publication of listings and EPGs, including schedules, billings and updates
• Managing the workload efficiently and meeting regular publication deadlines
• Working independently and building relationships with the team, the department and relevant colleagues and contacts
• Developing a good level of understanding of C4 systems and applications

QUALIFICATION
Level 3 Junior Content Producer
 
ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
• Accuracy, good standards of writing and grammar, keen attention to detail
• An aptitude for different types of software and an ability to embrace technology
• An ability to work well under pressure, to short-term deadlines, and to balance competing priorities
• Self-motivated with good time-management skills and the initiative to self-manage
• Strong communication skills, with colleagues and external contacts
• An appreciation of the role of listings and its influence on viewers
• Passion for Channel 4 and our content

DESIRABLE ATTRIBUTES FOR A GREAT CANDIDATE
• Editorial awareness
• Able to build relationships across multiple locations, with tact and diplomacy

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