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Autocue Operator - Cardova

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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:57

Remuneration: Negotiable Basic salary
Location: Cape Town, Sea Point
Education level: Degree
Job level: Junior
Type: Contract / Permanent
Company: Cardova

Job description
Expresso, South Africa's feel-good breakfast show on SABC3, is looking for an Autocue Operator to join our awesome team. The right person for the job will have a good understanding of English grammar and syntax. Must have very strong organizational skills, ability to pay attention to detail, ability to work well in a high pressure and stressful environment and be deadline driven.

Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare scripts on the autocue programme for presenters for every live show. This involved formatting final scripts for autocue system the night before and early in the morning, well before start of the live show. consists of preparing ad break by ad break, the night before
Ensuring correct and accurate scripts are prepared for presenters
Ensure scripts are available on autocue for presenters to check before live segments start
Following presenter read speed and adapting on the fly
Keeping abreast of changes during the live show, and adapting with speed and accuracy to ensure that correct scripts are presented as needed
Translating for English subtitles from time to time, when necessary.

TV / Media / Theatre / Journalism qualification preferred
Excellent command of the English language
Multilingual ability preferred (Afrikaans and/or Zulu/Xhosa/Setswana)
Proficient in Microsoft word and text editing applications
Own transport for 5:00am call time

Personal Skills/Attributes
Morning person
Team player
Ability to focus well
Act calmly under pressure
Resilient and able to take and implement feedback
Extremely punctual
Prepared to work unusual hours
Good work ethic
Ability to prioritize

Closing Date :15 September 2017
Contact person: Sinazo Sogaxa
Email address:
Contact number: 021 430 9700

Apply with a CV and cover letter motivating why you are a good fit for the Expresso team. Submit your application via email with subject line: AUTOCUE. Should the subject line be incorrect your CV will not be considered.