eTV Audio Assistant Jobs

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18 Sep, 2013

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Media Jobs in South Africa


Reporting to the Africa Editor, your key performance areas will include:

  • Assist the Audio Mixer
  • Microphone set ups in studio and on location
  • Equipment checking
  • Charge and manage batteries and department consumables
  • Collect information for administration such as the cue sheets
  • Do all paper work associated with audio department e.g. labels, cue sheets
  • Assist the Floor Manager and stand in when required
  • Work with crew
  • Trouble shooting when necessary
  • Ensure presenters and guest are ready to go on air
  • Ensure that no cables are showing
  • Brief and usher presenters and guests



  • Knowledge of audio principles
  • Understanding of language of television, production and role players
  • Understanding of the broadcast and digital environment
  • Ability to take instruction
  • Ability to troubleshoot
  • Well mannered and have good communication skills
  • Team player
  • Be computer literate
  • Good hearing
  • Able to work under pressure and make deadlines
  • Must be able to work without supervision and take responsibility
  • Work in a multi camera and outside broadcast environment


  • The successful candidate will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.
  • This is a contract position only.

If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your application form  together with a detailed CV and letter of motivation to [email protected]

Closing Date: 19 September 2013.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted.  If you have not received a response 14 days after the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful.

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