Ref: TY44406

Technical Assistant (Producer) in a Japanese news Bureau(Ref:TY44406)

Sector Others
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £2,000 - 2,200 / Month
Working in a small team to help report on news, business and feature stories around Europe for a national broadcaster in Japan. Great Opportunity to be involved in all stages of TV news production working in Japanese environment.
Working in a small team to help report on news, business and feature stories around Europe for a national broadcaster in Japan. Great Opportunity to be involved in all stages of TV news production working in Japanese environment.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated journalist to gain hands-on experience in a number of roles and working on broadcast stories across Europe. Experience and knowledge of these is helpful, but willingness and ability to learn will go a long way, coupled with an ability to think creatively about how to make a good visual news story.

An active interest in European current affairs is essential, organizational skills and an ability to thoroughly research a subject are important. As work will involve travel in Europe, ability in one or more European languages would be advantageous. Japanese language skills/experience to understand workflow is necessary and an interest in Japan and ability to think about what would interest a Japanese audience is fairly important.

TYPE: Permanent, full-time
SALARY: £2000 – £ 2200 per month (depending on experience) + full travel support (up to zone 6)
WORKING HOURS: 5 days a week (depending on the situation)
START: ASAP
LOCATION: London (Hybrid work style)

RESPONSIBILITY:
• Technical assistant for TV news and news programme production
• Assist in the maintenance of camera and editing equipment
• Arranging and assisting with equipment on location
• Importing video material and simple editing work
• Other (creating messages, purchasing equipment, copying and organising DVDs and HDD data, etc.)
• Possibility of accompanying the programme on location
• Possibility of travelling to various countries, mainly in Europe

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

• Business level of MS Word and Excel, other IT-related skills
• Basic knowledge of camera and editing software (Premier, Photoshop, etc.) is welcome; training will be provided
• Native level English language and business level Japanese language is essential
• Strong interest in current affairs, media, and production work under Japanese culture environment
• Physically fit and motivated and able to frequent travel to UK and Europe

** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.

If your application is successful, you will be contacted within two business days.
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Updated: 14 days ago
Ref: TY44406