Full Time Job

Preview and Compliance Editor


London, United Kingdom 10-06-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

The position is required to edit and create versions that adhere to multiple European and UK regulators as well as Discovery technical specifications. The role requires knowledge of broadcast regulations (eg Ofcom and BLM), an awareness of cultural sensitivities within the region as well as proficiency in editing for broadcast. The Compliance Editor will be required to support content assessments, queries and technical issues within the Compliance Editing team.

• Edit according to Discovery technical specifications using Adobe editing software
• Interpret multiple compliance regulations into programme edits
• Maintain the storyline, editorial standards and any Discovery standards and practices, of all edited versions
• Ensure all operational procedures are followed and thoroughly carry out metadata entry tasks
• Manage and report any technical problems or errors into the Engineering team
• Troubleshoot issues and queries and escalate when appropriate
• Maintain QC standards of newly created materials
• Ad hoc duties e.g. managing compliance forms and edit sheets

• Experience of editing to broadcast level
• Experience and understanding of OFCOM and other broadcast regulators
• Ability to multi-task, work calmly under pressure and prioritise in order to comply with tight business and TX critical deadlines
• Experience with MAM systems
• Solution focused with confident decision-making skills
• Experience of working collaboratively within a team and the ability to work effectively with colleagues across the global business
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Some knowledge of file-based workflows and or broadcast technology
• Experience of working in international TV and a genuine passion for and interest in the Discovery brands

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5pb83-3-235-179-111-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.