KOJO is looking for an experienced Broadcast Engineer to join our growing KOJO Sport team, based in Brisbane.
About the role.
This is a client-facing role, responsible for managing the technical work we deliver for clients in Brisbane and South East Queensland, and supporting KOJO’s work nationally as part of our technical and production teams.
You will be part of a local technical team, managing the technical delivery of KOJO’s event and sport presentation, providing input on technical design and implementation of production kits, maintenance and troubleshooting.
You will be a key point of contact for our clients, helping to understand their event needs and working with our production team to ensure we have the right crew and equipment for each event. In this role you will maintain our vision, audio, communications, content and control systems, along with a host of other broadcast infrastructure. Preparing the various Production systems for events, and performing the lead technical role on Event Days, are also key components of this position.
You will manage the maintenance of a full range of modern broadcast production systems, including, but not limited to:
- SMPTE and RF Camera Chains
- SDI vision switchers and routers
- Mediornet and Dante signal transport systems
- Comms systems
- Audio systems, including digital consoles, wireless mics, IEM systems, on-field foldback, and PA
- Network-based system integration and control
- Hub production facilities
- Virtual production systems
The role will require you to confidently communicate and present KOJO’s technical capabilities and strategic thinking to a wide range of stakeholders, from our internal teams to all client levels, from executives through to operational delivery teams.
You are energetic and love pushing the boundaries to ensure our team delivers high-quality and innovative work.
You will work on developing strong relationships with our clients, ensuring we are seen as a valued technical and production partner and contributing to the overall strength of our client partnerships. You will be a strong communicator who can connect with the broader KOJO team, contribute to and share their understanding of our technical capability and be a consistent positive influence on the business.
This position is well suited for someone with proven broadcast technical management experience and requires:
- Experience with and highly skilled in Outside Broadcast, networking IP video technology, broadcast systems
- High level of planning and documenting, excellent fault-finding skills, a good knowledge of ICT principles & networking
- Knowledge of NRL, Rugby, Football, Cricket, AFL, Basketball, Netball, Golf and the broadcast coverage of sport
- Knowledge of protocols around international sporting events
- Experience in rostering & logistics of people and equipment movement
- Ability to communicate with multiple stakeholders (OB, Venue, Match Officials, Clients, Suppliers) involved with sport and broadcast production
- Risk management skills and a high level of planning & documentation skills
- An interest in keeping up with the latest advancements in broadcast, IP and in-stadia technology.
- Experience in managing and developing a team of Technical Directors, Managers and Technicians
An understanding of contribution & distribution compression technology is highly desirable.
As is the nature of sports production, your role deliverables will change depending on the client and event, and the ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines without compromising quality is a must.
This is an operational role, so you will be comfortable and enjoy being on the tools to deliver outcomes and assist in the delivery of projects. You must have the ability to apply problem-solving skills to production challenges and have careful attention to detail.
Out-of-hours work, weekend, and interstate travel will be required to meet the requirements of the role.
At KOJO, our dream is to be one of the world's great creative studios, captivating audiences with creativity that influences, entertains and inspires. We live for the moment when the story completely consumes you, and thrive at the intersection of strategy, creativity, and technology.
KOJO comprises three brands being KOJO Creative, KOJO Studios and KOJO Sport. We operate as one integrated and united business; we place great value on the growth of our people, the quality and diversity of our work, our client’s success, and the positive impact we have on the community.
KOJO Sport is a market leader in developing fan first sports marketing and sports experiences. We specialise in creating closer connections between sports, brands and fans. With over 20 years of experience in live sport, we draw on a deep understanding of what matters to fans, delivering compelling, memorable and commercially focused sports experiences. We're proud to work with our valued clients and partners to create world-class integrated sporting experiences.
Our technical team is located across Australia. It covers a broad range of services for our clients, including technical consulting, technical planning, build and construct of permanent production suites, temporary production facilities at sporting venues, mobile broadcast facilities, comms systems, virtual production, live streaming, corporate event audio visual services, content production, AR/VR and integration with digital platforms.
You will have input into the design and engineering of the most technically advanced sports production facilities, television studios, virtual production sets and centralised production hubs. And you’ll get to work with some of the best, brightest and friendliest people in the business and some of the world’s greatest brands and sporting organisations, as we help them bring global and local sporting events to life.
We’re growing fast across Australia and New Zealand, and we were named at #10 on the 2022 Best Places to Work in Australia. Our values guide everything we do; we are genuine, caring, curious and fearless. Whilst we are in the business of creativity, we always do business with heart. Come and be part of realising our dream to be one of the world’s greatest creative studios.
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