Junior Broadcast and Post Production AV Technician

Type: Permanent


Gravity Media exists to create world-class content that inspires and excites. Our 500 people serve clients in all markets, from sport and media to news and entertainment, working all over the world from bases in the UK, Australia, USA, France, Germany and Qatar. We are driven by client service excellence. We’re always looking and listening, keeping up with the latest broadcast innovations – or pioneering them. Above all, we channel our energy into maintaining our reputation for flawless execution, deep technical expertise, and efficient delivery.

We’re delighted to be expanding our team and we’re looking for an eager and proactive Junior Broadcast and Post Production AV Technician this is a hands-on practical role in a diverse technical environment.

Role Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to be responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting infrastructure and workflows, ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security in our post-production and live broadcast workflows. We will offer specialised training for the right candidate with the right attitude to further develop their skills and career at Gravity Media.

This is a full-time permanent role based in Sydney, providing exposure to a diverse range of exciting local and international projects. Reporting to the Head of Workflow, you will be working with the latest broadcast and post production technologies and experience a wide range of challenges in all tiers of Sport broadcasting, light entertainment and feature film.

Main responsibilities include: 

  • Rigging and de-rigging sensitive equipment. This involves performing manual labour tasks as required;
  • Providing first line and remote system support to address technical faults in a timely manner;
  • Completing routine maintenance and regular system checks;
  • Deploying server-based acquisition workflows, primarily using AVID and EVS equipment;
  • Deploying streaming video solutions to support remote productions, client monitoring and remote edits;
  • Preparation of equipment and the stages of a system build to meet demands;
  • First line support for the IT and Networking systems of our post-production and production environments;
  • Ongoing maintenance and identification of faults with equipment;
  • Work in collaboration with the IT and Engineering departments to ensure cohesiveness and consistency in systems, operational practices and standards across the Company;
  • Develop and maintain professional communication with clients and producers;
  • Assist and provide support to other teams and projects as required. This includes but is not limited to setting up and assisting in outside broadcast and fixed production centre environments;
  • Develop a close working relationship with all stakeholders, responding to all enquiries within a reasonable timeframe, ensuring strong lines of communication and fostering a reputation for professionalism and service for yourself and the Company; and

To be successful in this role you will be a highly motivated and proactive team player who has:

  • Basic IT and Networking skills;
  • A willingness to learn;
  • Proven problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • An interest in the latest software and hardware technologies available;
  • Experience in media environments is desirable;
  • Ability to form strong and positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and access to a registered car.

A good entry point into this role would be:

  • Tier 1 IT Helpdesk Technicians
  • AV Technicians with IT knowledge
  • Edit assistants with a strong technical side
  • IT or engineering graduates with interest in technical production

In return, we will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful applicant, and opportunities for career progression with a global leader in broadcast solutions!