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Virgin Media Television – Broadcast Operations Graduate Scheme

Want to build a fast-paced engineering career with one of the country’s most freethinking, fun-loving brands? Then this two-year scheme could be just what you’re looking for.

What’s it all about?

You’ll be joining our busy, multi-disciplinary Engineering team, which makes sure that Virgin Media Television programmes are broadcast on time and to the highest quality.

Over two action-packed years, you’ll learn how to operate broadcast equipment and systems in three key areas: Transmission, Studio Operations and Ingest (where we coordinate, record and distribute all incoming feeds relating to news gathering and programme content). You’ll also become expert at carrying out updates and repairs.

How are you going to get there?

You must have or be expecting to achieve a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in a subject related to broadcast production technology, broadcast engineering, media technology or similar. You must also be eligible to work in Ireland for the duration of the programme. But what we’re really interested in is the experience and skills you can bring to the role. We’re looking for graduates who have:

  • Excellent knowledge of audio and visual principles, television production processes and file-based technologies used for delivery, viewing and storage
  • Operational knowledge of production switching systems, audio consoles, studio camera operations or production
  • An understanding of Health and Safety in a technical operational environment
  • An inquisitive mind and first-class problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, be flexible and embrace change

Why Virgin Media Television?

We’ve got a very different way of looking at the world - and it shows in what we're like as a place to work. We think work should be fun - because fun is what our customers demand from our services. So, you'll be joining a bunch of people who are free-spirited, capable of coming up with their own ideas, and given free rein to put their talents to their best use. But besides being all about fun, we're also deadly serious when it comes to putting our customers first! Whether it’s TV, mobile, home phone or super-fast broadband services, we’re 110% focused on making our customers lives easier, richer and a little bit more fun.

It’s not a nine-to-five, clock in and tune out sort of place. And there’s no corporate mask to put on at the door – you can just be yourself. We’re hard working, but in it together. Creating something special. Because let’s face it. If you don’t love what you do, it’s time to do something else. Join us.

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