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Production Specialist

Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Closes: 11 Jan 2021
Jersey Competitive
Permanent & Full-time itv/200001LX


Production Specialist


6 month FTC

ITV Jersey

Closing date: Sunday the 22nd of November


Why you should join us…


We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.


We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.


We are looking for a talented Production Specialist to join our news team for a 6 month contract as maternity leave cover. You will be based in our Jersey newsroom and will be part of the Technical team producing programmes for the ITV Channel News Region.


Some Key Responsibilities:


A Production Specialist is a multi-skilled role providing technical, craft, operational and administrative skills across all areas of the news service. The successful candidate would need, or be willing to learn, skills including PAing, live studio operations and some editing.


You may already possess a variety of skills, and you will also have the opportunity to develop these skills and to move between different duties on a daily basis as the needs of a busy and vibrant news operation require.

The rostered hours will include weekend working, late shifts as well as early morning shifts.


To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • You will be a highly motivated individual as well as friendly and approachable. 

  • You will be committed to working as part of a successful team.

  • You will be able to share the responsibility for supporting programme production by having the willingness and aptitude to learn many new skills with appropriate training. 

  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a long term interest in broadcast media and a working knowledge of the practices and systems involved.

  • Experience with Avid editing software and i-News newsroom system would be an advantage.


Closing Date: Sunday the 22nd of November


If you want more information regarding  this role please feel free to email


Find out more about our benefits


We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working - whatever your preference, we will support you to ensure we provide you the right environment/  work/ life balance


We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.  Find out more here 


Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview - find out more here. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support... our email is


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