Kit Room Technician / Camera Assistant

Manchester, UK

Job Type

8-month FTC

Salary

Dependent on experience

Closing Date

Overview

Lens Flare TV are an independent kit hire and crewing company based in Manchester, providing equipment, crew and drone services to leading broadcasters and indies across the country. We are looking for a kit room technician / camera assistant to join our growing team.

The role will be based at our offices in MediaCity UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with our warehouse manager to prep equipment accurately

  • Loading and unloading of heavy equipment

  • Cleaning equipment thoroughly in accordance with our Covid-19 protocols

  • Reporting any technical or maintenance issues to the warehouse manager

  • Delivery and collection of equipment to clients, maintaining a professional customer service as the face of our company

  • General day to day maintenance of our warehouse

  • Keeping the prep and storage areas clean and tidy

  • Assisting on-location, working with our in-house and freelance crews

Key Skills

  • Have experience working in a broadcast equipment rental environment or working in a technical role on a professional TV or drama production

  • Have a passion for the industry and enthusiasm to learn new skills within the role

  • Have good attention to detail when dealing with large equipment lists

  • Work well in a team environment

  • The ideal candidate will hold a PfCO drone licence or be interested in becoming a qualified drone pilot

Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current camera formats, lenses, lighting and sound equipment commonly used in broadcast television

  • Full, clean UK driving license held for a minimum of 3 years

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and we encourage applicants from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.

To apply for this role, please email careers@lensflaretv.com with the subject heading Job Application: Kit Room Technician / Camera Assistant.