Satellite Desk Operator


We are now hiring for a Satellite Desk Operator in Istanbul.



•Book and coordinate satellite transmissions worldwide, as requested by the Assignment Producers

•To make best bookings i.e. well-coordinated, coming on time, less costly & via the best quality route

•Liaise with assignment producers, field producers and reporters/correspondent to pull together all aspects of reports receiving and transmission such as satellite reservation

•Conduct field operations coordination: on site location work, client liaison, and transmission co-ordination-including running the administration/bookings and accounting side of the project

•Provide regular broadcast service utilization logs for all activities

•To help the shift supervisor & manager in negotiating the best prices / rate cards for production services

•Ensure an accurate logging procedure for all assigned jobs

•Arrange crewing, editing and studio facilities worldwide, utilizing news bureau infrastructure and In house facilities as well as service providers.



•Minimum 5 years of experience.

•Knowledge of Arabic is a plus.

•Fluent in written and spoken English

•Experience in Satellite Network and Communication

•Experience in TV Production and Broadcasting Operations.

•Organized and confident to work independently and efficiently under pressure