About the company
Established in 1994, L10N has grown rapidly into a global media organisation with offices in London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Singapore and Sydney. From these placed locations we can move content seamlessly across the world to any platform. We offer a range of managed services or software as a service (SaaS) including sophisticated compliance and localisation versioning. Our clients include some of the world’s best known broadcasters such as BBC World News, Discovery Networks, Arts + Entertainment, and we are also a provider to some of the world’s largest streaming services and platforms
Purpose of the role
As part of a team of Broadcast Coordinators you will play a vital role in ensuring the overall success of the Japanese Service of BBC World News.The role focuses on the day to day running of the Japanese studio in London, while reporting to the London based Operations Manager. In addition to key duties such as monitoring of Japanese audio output and operation of broadcast systems, the Broadcast Coordinator is responsible for local staff coordination, administration and operational reports.
Day-to-day running of our live translation studio
Monitoring Japanese audio output
Broadcast system operations
Reporting issues and assisting with investigations
Assisting with schedules and rotas
Scope and Impact
The role directly impacts our client’s output. The post holder must have high levels of personal integrity and is required to take a considerable level of personal responsibility for their work. Organised and systematic in approach, with punctilious attention to detail, they must be capable of exercising good judgement and be able to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Works in the Broadcast Coordination team
Reports to the Operations Manager
Liaises with other departments such as Translators
Communicates routinely and professionally with L10N’s clients
Experience, knowledge & skills required
Ability to work well under pressure and use own initiative
Excellent organisational, analytical and problem solving skills
Superb attention to detail
Punctual and able to manage own time
Confident and pro-active
Competence with Word and Excel
Education Level: Graduate
English Ability: Fluent
Japanese Ability: Business level would be beneficial but not essential
Experience: Previous broadcast or coordination experience a distinct advantage
Hours of work
Hours of work
Part time – Thursday and Friday
• 13:00 – 22:00 BST in summer
• 12:00 – 21:00 GMT in winter
• (2 hour break)
Part of the shift will be worked from home:
18:00 -22:00 BST in summer
17:00 – 21:00 GMT in winter
You will be based at Devonshire Road, Chiswick, West London, W4 2HD
Communication – strong written and verbal skills to work effectively and diplomatically with contacts at all levels
Problem solving – able to simplify complex problems and to explore/evaluate them systematically.
Planning and organising – able to think ahead proactively, to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritise and plan activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors to manage time effectively.
Working under pressure – able to maintain attention to detail, multi-task and deliver to a tight transmission deadline. Works productively in high a pressure environment and keeps emotions under control. Learns from setbacks.
Managing relationships – to build and maintain effective working relationships. Work with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.