Motion Graphic Designer

With headquarters in Greater London, Islam Channel provides alternative news, current affairs and entertainment programming from an Islamic perspective. Since its launch in 2004 Islam Channel has developed into a platform for ingenious and practical television complementing the definition of good programming.

Broadcast in English, Islam Channel aims for it’s programming to appeal to both Muslims and non-Muslims. Ultimately conveying Islam in its true form to curious non-Muslims and to further educate Muslims.

The Role:

We are looking for a talented, energetic and passionate Motion Graphic Designer to work across multiple platforms for TV broadcast, TV commercials, promos and branding. You’ll need to be great at interpreting briefs, skilled in the tools of our trade, always learning new tricks and up for any challenge coming your way.

Hours: Full Time: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

To Qualify: You should have at least 2 years of Motion Graphics Experience. Skills with Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro is a must. Experience in using Element 3D plugin is a plus.

Requirements:

Knowledge of production and post production process

Develop and execute concepts and motion design solutions

Translate project characteristics and creative direction into concepts and design solutions and Knowledge of trends influencing design in general and television specifically

Bachelor’s Degree in Design or a related field preferred but not required

Implement solutions with good artistry and can be easily redirected as needed

Effectively take direction, work collaboratively and participate with other designers, producers, editors and the Creative Director

Create and design logos for new programming, concepts and shows

Design and animate Show in and out graphics

Strong understanding of logo design, typography and layout

Update episodic in-show graphics and animations

Have excellent skills in After Effects and the rest of the Adobe CC suite.

Create 3D animations using Element 3D (After effects plugin)

Motion track 2D and 3D graphics into live-action scenes

Design and create graphics for on-air promotion, as well as internal presentation

Be organised and self-motivated with the ability to work individually as well as value being part of a team

Continually experiment to develop styles and learn new skills required to solve creative problems

Candidates must be dedicated, punctual and have strong work ethics.

Must be able to work on a Mac

Ability to multi-task and to manage a deadline in conjunction with other team members

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with current showreel link to: recruitment@islamchannel.tv

Please note:

Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Job status: Self-employed contractor
Reporting to:  Director of Productions
Location: Ilford, Essex
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel

With headquarters in Greater London, Islam Channel provides alternative news, current affairs and entertainment programming from an Islamic perspective. Since its launch in 2004 Islam Channel has developed into a platform for ingenious and practical television complementing the definition of good programming.

Broadcast in English, Islam Channel aims for it’s programming to appeal to both Muslims and non-Muslims. Ultimately conveying Islam in its true form to curious non-Muslims and to further educate Muslims.

The Role:

We are looking for a talented, energetic and passionate motion designer to work across multiple platforms for TV broadcast, print and online.

Requirements:

  • Assist in the creation of print materials such as flyers, brochures, posters, postcards, direct mail pieces and invitations
  • Assist in the design and illustration of graphic materials including logos, signage and website images
  • Assist with photo editing and manipulation of graphics for sponsor mockups and marketing presentations
  • Creation of website ad banners and email blast creative, and ability to support design initiatives of HoustonDynamo.com and team microsites
  • Assist with preparation of projects including finding useable photos, scanning and photography
  • Manage all graphic design requests from across the Houston Dynamo organization and their partners, and assist with sponsorship presentations and PowerPoint templates
  • Assist with other duties as necessary and as directed by line manager

Skills & Experience:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Excellent design sense, strong conceptual ability, cutting edge design skills and creativity
  • Understanding of photography and an eye for photos that will convey necessary messages for design goals
  • Ability to multi-task and meet aggressive deadlines
  • High level of interest, involvement and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication skills required, and grammatical, spelling, proofreading abilities are preferred
  • Willingness to work both individually and in a team environment, and ability to take design direction and criticism is a must
  • 2-4 years of graphic design experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and Mac OSX
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Animation/motion graphics experience preferred

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years previous relevant experience

Qualifications:

  • Degree level or above

Application process:

 

Submit an updated CV with a profile picture and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Due to the successful growth and expansion of Islam Channel and in line with our long term strategy, we are recruiting for a creative, strategic and motivated Production Assistant to play a pivotal role within the company. If you feel you have what it takes to hit the ground running, work in a highly creative environment where no two days are the same and cherish the thought of establishing a successful career with Islam Channel than you may be just the talent we are looking for

Company:  Islam Channel Ltd

Wages:   Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience

Reporting to: Head of Department

Location: Ilford, Essex

Hours:  Full time 40 hours per week as per the shift rota from Monday – Sunday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)

 The Role:

Islam Channel is looking for a Production Assistant for the Religious Programming Department. The role involves working on live religious programmes such as IslamiQA, Recite, NQC and the Tajweed show. The department requires a candidate to assist with live gallery, shoots and budgets

  • To work effectively to ensure all content is thoroughly researched and meets Islam Channel’s editorial standards.
  • To undertake independent research to a broad or specific brief, using all sources of reference, both internal and external, including proper note-taking.
  • Such research may involve either a journalistic or academic approach, and may involve finding and contacting individuals and organisations; finding locations for filming; identifying and selecting stock shots and film clips; making a preliminary selection of suitable material and music.
  • Evaluate research in terms of programme aims and intentions and write persuasive treatments and concise briefs on potential stories and contributors for both directors and expert presenters
  • To be involved in researching and setting up filming, including the identification of suitable programme contributors, locations and storylines, working closely at all times to the editorial brief of the Producer.  To recce people and places in advance of filming and, where appropriate, negotiate access.
  • To script material effectively.
  • Breaks script into scenes and formulate a shooting schedule that is cost effective economically
  • To communicate effectively and build strong relationships with contributors, presenters and experts.
  • To direct crews or direct shoots creatively and efficiently on location in the UK and/or abroad as and when required.
  • Prepare rehearsal and production schedule for events, shows, design of sets and technical rehearsals
  • To prepare effectively for edits and, where necessary, offline edit creatively and efficiently in the available time and within the allotted budget.
  • To proactively embrace new technologies, new ways of working and innovation.
  • To write commentary script, direct commentary recordings and supervise aspects of post-production, attending the dub and programme online as appropriate.
  • To create and manage filming schedules in close liaison with members of the Production Management team.
  • To communicate effectively with the production team and the Producer and Head of Department to ensure that all are kept fully informed of developments and requirements at every stage of production.
  • To carry out all duties in accordance with Health and Safety regulations ensuring necessary equipment, props and technical staff are on set when required.
  • Answering the telephone, filing paperwork, call sheets, data entry, arranging lunches/expenses/travel, general administrative and production duties.

Skills:

  • Familiarity with research techniques and sources for the verification of the accuracy of material
  • Proven ability to understand complex information and translate that into compelling television
  • Experience of working on high quality, intelligent factual and Islamic programmes
  • Track record of finding, working with contributors and presenters and building and maintaining strong relationships.
  • Track record of originating and developing compelling narratives and visuals within a programme.
  • Excellent script writing skills with experience of creating imaginative programme treatments.
  • Track record of delivering original journalism.
  • Strong editorial judgement.
  • Experience of cutting inserts or complete films.
  • Understanding and managing costs effectively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to manage working relationships with production team at office base and on location as required.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Planning, organising and time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines and changing priorities.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years previous relevant experience (however media graduates seeking an opportunity to enter the industry may be considered).

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Postgraduate Qualification in Media, Computer Editing Software packages or other relevant qualification

Please note:

  • Application Process: Submit an updated CV and cover letter torecruitment@islamchannel.tv
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Islam Channel Ltd is delighted to provide a fantastic voluntary opportunity as a receptionist at our Head Quarters in London. The successful volunteer will possess exceptional customer service skills, well presented and be looking for an opportunity to volunteer their time and skills to the company as well as be part of the success.

Availability:

  • Full time/part time – role share considered

Location:

  • Ilford, Essex

The Role:

  • Be the first point of contact at reception and meet and greet all visitors and guests to the office with a professional and confident manner
  • Issuing security passes and taking receipt of deliveries from couriers
  • Supporting the HR/Office Manager, CEO & Secretary with administration support
  • Preparing rooms for meetings and managing the diary for the boardrooms
  • Answering all incoming calls, transferring and/or taking messages when required
  • Distributing the post
  • General administrative tasks
  • Deal with sensitive information and uphold confidentiality and sensitivity at all times

The successful candidate:

  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic numerical skills ability to complete basic calculations
  • Good Microsoft Office skills including Excel and Word
  • Willingness to learn how to use unfamiliar equipment or computer programmes etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to spot errors and question information received
  • Basic computer skills – to be able to send emails and use word processing
  • Good customer service skills “People person” and ability to communicate with diverse groups of people
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting deadlines
  • Self-motivated with the ability to complete routine and non-routine tasks as needed
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and be supportive to colleagues

Proof of identification:

  • The successful candidate must possess the right to work in the UK and be able to provide valid and original documentary evidence.

Expenses:           

  • Travel costs and lunch (capped) will be reimbursed upon submission of expenses claim and receipt

Application process: Please submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv as soon as possible.

Are you looking to kick start your on-screen journalism career? Islam Channel is looking for a full-time enthusiastic journalist/presenter to join its existing team in London for an immediate start.

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel (UK) Limited
LOCATION: Ilford, Essex
WAGE: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
WORKING HOURS: Full time: 40 hours / week working Monday to Friday or as per your shift rota. Please note working hours typically include regular unsocial hours and weekend work is sometimes required
ROLE: Are you looking to kick start your on-screen journalism career?
Islam Channel is looking for a full-time enthusiastic journalist/presenter to join its existing team in London for an immediate start.
Launched in 2004, Islam Channel now broadcasts seven days a week in 2 languages, with over a million viewers across the globe. Broadcasting on Sky and Virgin Media, as well as Online, we produce a wide variety of pre-recorded content and live shows: news, magazine, sport, lifestyle, religious and more.
The candidate will help produce the flagship daily news & current affairs show, as well as conduct interviews, write & record VOs/VTs and write scripts for Autocue.
Requirements: To be suitable for the role you’ll ideally have a journalism qualification, although experience in a similar role will be considered.
Knowledge of the world of news and current affairs would be an advantage but a willingness to learn is also essential.
You’ll have an outgoing personality both on and off screen and feel comfortable on the phone or face-to-face as you source and book guests for the daily show.
A self starter with an ability to take the initiative will flourish here, although you will be supported in the early stages of this exciting role.
The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal skills and a track record in contact building, willingness to multi-task and learn new skills, be a good team player, have an ability to work from their own initiative, have an ambition to improve all aspects of our output, have strong networking skills and finally an interest in news and current affairs that extends beyond just the angles of the mainstream.

    • Language skills may be an advantage
    • Understanding of appropriate technical equipment and relevant editing software is also advantageous
    • You will need to show evidence of the following: an interest in people, news, current affairs and good general knowledge
    • Ability to work under pressure, both within teams and individually;
    • Outstanding analytical skills and ability to absorb, extract and present information in a clear and understandable way; ability to build rapport and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacy, while maintaining impartiality;
    • Excellent interviewing and listening skills; an eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to senior editors; tenacity, persistence, resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills

In return the company offers a great start in the world of producing/presenting, as we give you the opportunity to see a story through from concept to broadcast – experience not always available in a full-time role

Application Process: Submit your CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role and clearly stating in the subject reference: Journalist / Presenter.
Please note:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
About us: The Dawah Project is an Islamic education charity registered in the UK. We provide exceptional Islamic knowledge primarily through the media utilising TV (Islam Channel Sky 727 and Virgin 838), Radio (Radio Campaigns in Africa), Visual Interaction (International Dawah Centre) and Digital Media (Ilma Magazine).
The Role: You will participate in running the call center, generating donations for The Dawah Project and following up on previous donors, encouraging them to reactivate their membership. You will be responsible for taking donations over the phone, processing the payments and typing up and sending receipts by post or email. Compiling databases of donor information and ensuring these are kept up to date. You will answer all incoming calls, dealing with them promptly and accordingly. You may also be required to participate in and attend events, some of which may take place on weekends/evenings.
Salary: Voluntary position – Expenses only (travel and lunch)
About You:
  • You enjoy engaging with people and have a friendly, approachable attitude.
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and can create basic and more advanced spreadsheets.
  • You possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral (English).
  • You have a professional telephone manner.
  • You have excellent typing and editing skills.
  • You possess the ability to multi task and work well during busy periods.
  • You are proactive in your approach to work, and a self-starter who learns fast.
  • You are willing to devote some of your weekend time towards events or man the call center on evenings when there are live appeals or during busy periods (such as Hajj and Ramadan).
Application Process: Please submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@thedawahproject.com stating why you would be suitable for this role..
Please note: • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted.
The Role:

The Islam Channel is looking for a talented and experienced MSO broadcast operator to join the team on a rotating shift pattern.

Studio Location: llford, Essex

Salary: Dependent upon skills and experience

Requirements:

• A level of understanding of broadcast systems and technology commensurate with an operator level role.
• Assembling, preparing and setting up equipment prior to filming which may include tripods, camera, lighting, cables, microphones, and headphones.
• The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate using various vision mixers, tricaster studio, studio camera, teleprompter, Sony DSR 570, DSLR, SonyZ7 camera and lighting.
• Ability to work on outdoor location filming/shoot and ability to handle live outdoor broadcasts
• Studio floor management
• Broadcast cameras operation
• TV studio lighting
• Vision mixing (including multi M/E)
• Sound mixing
• Multi-camera directing
• Finding solutions to technical or other practical problems.
• Be able to work effectively under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines.
• Willingness and ability to work unsociable hours.
• Demonstrating a good awareness of health and safety issues.

The ideal applicant will be hard working, conscientious, and diligent with excellent communication skills and an ability to work efficiently making best use of the resources available.

Application process:

To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv clearly stating the position you are applying to

Please note:
• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Job title: Events Volunteer

Reporting to: Head Of Events

Hours: Flexible working hours

Salary: Voluntary  (unpaid) –travel and lunch expenses reimbursed

Company: Islam Channel LTD

Job purpose:

We are looking for creative, proactive and hardworking volunteers working for the fast paced Events Team at our Head Office (Ilford, Essex). You will be learning the knowledge and skills for running successful events at big scales.

Start date:  As soon as possible

Your role will involve:

  1. Support the Events Manager;
  2. Work alongside the events team;
  3. Extensive research;
  4. Phone calls;
  5. Site visits and attending events;
  6. Day to day admin tasks;
  7. Creating reports;
  8. Co-ordination with external suppliers.

Requirements:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft office and general use of office equipment is essential;
  • Good communication skills;
  • A proactive, positive attitude with the ability to work either independently or as part of a team is must;
  • The ability to work with tight deadlines and under pressure is important;
  • Weekend work may possibly be required.

Travel up to £10 and Food expenses up to £5 per day will be covered, provided receipts are given.

Application process:

To apply, please e-mail your CV and expression of interest to recruitment@theglobalunity.com

Please note:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Job status: Self-employed contractor
Reporting to: Director of Productions
Location: Ilford, London
Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (flexibility required to work occasional weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: IC Sky 727/Virgin 838

Islam Channel is the UK’s largest Muslim-focussed network, producing a wide range of programmes across a variety of disciplines: news & current affairs, business & finance, lifestyle/magazine, sport, religion and health. It uses multiple platforms to reach thousands of viewers in over 100 countries worldwide.
Islam Channel sees itself as a creative house, acting as the ‘voice of the voiceless’. This means that no matter how big or small, if it matters to you it matters to us.
Islam Channel is committed to building an international and culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups.

The Role

Can you write compelling scripts without the ‘waffle’? Can you find intriguing stories and contributors relevant to a target audience? Are you capable of sourcing stories the mainstream may have missed?
This is a role with Islam Channel News & Current Affairs Programming tasked with producing topical news content for a Muslim-majority audience around the world. You will be responsible for producing, originating, preparing and presenting news stories, reports, packages, interviews, discussions, background analysis and features. You must be able to use social media to maximise output, including using it to source relevant stories.
The ideal candidate will be results driven and thrive in a culturally diverse environment, eager to work on interesting and varied projects. Knowledge of Ofcom broadcasting regulations is a must.
Applicants should ideally have first-hand experience working in a media environment relevant to either current affairs and/or news with excellent written and spoken English language skills.

Skills:
• An interest in people, news, current affairs and good general knowledge
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Confidence in front of a camera and an ‘on air’ presence
• A basic understanding of appropriate technical equipment and relevant editing software
• The ability to work under pressure, both in teams and individually
• Outstanding analytical skills and ability to absorb, extract and present information in a clear and understandable way
• The ability to build rapport and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacywhile maintaining impartiality
• Excellent interviewing and listening skills
• An eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to senior editors
• Tenacity, persistence, resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills.
• Language skills may be an advantage for certain roles.

Experience:

• Minimum of 1-2 years previous relevant experience, although some training will be provided.

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Please submit an updated CV with a profile picture and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:
• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K.
• Only successful applicants will be contacted

The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates. The successful candidate is required to clearly demonstrate a commitment to the Islamic mission, principles and values of the company and due to our Islamic ethos, mission and values, the successful candidate is expected to ensure full alignment at all times

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel
Wage: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Location: Ilford, Essex
Reporting to: Head of sales
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
THE ROLE: Business Development Manager (Sales)

    • To develop existing customer accounts and actively prospect new accounts to ensure sales forecast and revenue targets are met as a 80% growth from current customers and 20% new business.
    • Liaise with the sales team, Head of, CEO and contribute to the development of sales strategies to ensure sales targets are met and ideally exceeded;
    • Arrange meetings with clients to discuss and analyse their requirement’s
    • Compile and analyse sales figures, prepare proposals for marketing campaigns and promotional activities and undertake market research as and when necessary
    • Undertake interviewing and reporting duties and uphold a public relations role ensuring a positive image reflection of the company
    • Provide proposal’s to boost revenue
    • Take full responsibility of the advertising campaign, liaise with the client, production and post-production team conceptualisation until final delivery of product/services
    • Analyse reports to establish current trends across account base & identify key actions to be completed
    • All client/customer enquiries to be responded to within 24 hours of receipt and to make sure all issues are addressed and resolved as quickly as possible.
    • Working within the price parameters set to negotiate terms to new and existing customers
    • Take full responsibility of the advertising campaign, liaise with the client, production and post-production team conceptualisation until final delivery of product/services
    • Submit sales and revenue forecasts monthly to the CEO and Head of Sales
Skills:
  • Financial acumen
  • Ability to work effectively as a team and to strict clientele specifications
  • Ability to manage conflicting deadlines and work under pressure
  • Structured selling techniques
  • Clear and confident communicator: verbal and written
  • Ability to network and build effective business relations with clients and prospective clientele
EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of 2 years previous sales experience
  • Previous experience within the sales and advertising department within the Broadcast Media is a distinct advantage but not necessary
Qualifications: Degree or Postgraduate Qualification in Sales, Marketing, Business Development or other relevant qualifications
Application Process: Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv clearly stating In the title reference:
Islam Channel Ltd – Business Development Manager (Sales).
The presenter is the “face” and “personality” and the host or co-host of our shows and programs (live and/or pre-recorded), entertaining and informing a global audience broadcasting to over 138 countries across the globe as we well as online. The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates. The successful candidate is required to clearly demonstrate a commitment to the Islamic mission, principles and values of the company and due to our Islamic ethos, mission and values, the successful candidate is expected to ensure full alignment at all times.

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel
Wage: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Location: Ilford, Essex
REPORTING TO: Producer & Head of Department
HOURS: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
THE ROLE: Presenter

    • Research topics and background information for items featured on shows & programmes
    • Planning and rehearsing shows
    • Writing, editing and rehearsing scripts.
    • Reading from script, autocue or improvising.
    • Undertake interviewing and reporting duties and uphold a public relations role ensuring a positive image reflection of the company
    • Keeping the programme running to schedule, responding positively and quickly to problems or changes and improvising where necessary
    • Keeping In contact with the Producer and production team in the studio gallery, via ear-piece ilnk
    • Working closely with the Production Assistant, Producer, Head of Department and Post – Production team to ensure the show/programme Is delivered to company and editorial standards and In accordance to Ofcom Regulations
    • To carry out all duties in accordance with Health and Safety regulations ensuring necessary equipment, props and technical staff are on set when required.
SKILLS:
  • Familiarity with research techniques and sources for the verification of the accuracy of material.
  • Proven ability to understand complex information and translate that into compelling television.
  • Experience of working on high quality, intelligent factual and Islamic programmes
  • Track record of originating and developing compelling narratives and visuals within a programme.
  • Excellent script writing skills with experience of creating imaginative programme treatments.
  • Track record of delivering and presenting shows and programmes .
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Clear voice projection.
  • Ability to manage working relationships with production team at office base and on location as required.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Planning, organising and time management skills.
  • Good memory to recall facts and be able to improvise in unplanned situations.
EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of 1 year’s previous relevant experience (however media graduates seeking an opportunity as a TV Presenter to enter the industry may be considered).
  • previous experience in TV presenting.
Qualifications: Degree or Postgraduate Qualification in Media and Communication, Creative Studies, Broadcasting Media, Journalism and Creative Writing or other relevant courses such as TV Presenting
Application Process: Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv clearly stating In the title reference:
Islam Channel Ltd – Presenter (Broadcasting).
The Production Assistant (Broadcasting) is required to support the producer and Head of Department and be responsible for the administration and organisation involved in producing a TV programme and all supporting projects. The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates. The successful candidate is required to clearly demonstrate a commitment to the Islamic mission, principles and values of the company and due to our Islamic ethos, mission and values, the successful candidate is expected to ensure full alignment at all times..

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel
Wage: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Location: Ilford, Essex
REPORTING TO: Head of Department
HOURS: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
THE ROLE: Production Assistant (Broadcasting)

  • To work effectively to ensure all content is thoroughly researched and meets Islam Channel’s editorial standards.
  • To undertake independent research to a broad or specific brief, using all sources of reference, both internal and external, including proper note-taking.
  • Such research may involve either a journalistic or academic approach, and may involve finding and contacting individuals and organisations; finding locations for filming; identifying and selecting stock shots and film clips; making a preliminary selection of suitable material and music.
  • Evaluate research in terms of programme aims and intentions and write persuasive treatments and concise briefs on potential stories and contributors for both directors and expert presenters
  • To be involved in researching and setting up filming, including the identification of suitable programme contributors, locations and storylines, working closely at all times to the editorial brief of the Producer. To recce people and places in advance of filming and, where appropriate, negotiate access.
  • To script material effectively.
    Breaks script into scenes and formulate a shooting schedule that is cost effective economically
  • To communicate effectively and build strong relationships with contributors, presenters and experts.
  • To direct crews or direct shoots creatively and efficiently on location in the UK and/or abroad as and when required.
  • Prepare rehearsal and production schedule for events, shows, design of sets and technical rehearsals
  • To prepare effectively for edits and, where necessary, offline edit creatively and efficiently in the available time and within the allotted budget.
  • To proactively embrace new technologies, new ways of working and innovation.
  • To write commentary script, direct commentary recordings and supervise aspects of post-production, attending the dub and programme online as appropriate.
  • To create and manage filming schedules in close liaison with members of the Production Management team.
  • To communicate effectively with the production team and the Producer and Head of Department to ensure that all are kept fully informed of developments and requirements at every stage of production.• To carry out all duties in accordance with Health and Safety regulations ensuring necessary equipment, props and technical staff are on set when required
SKILLS:
  • Familiarity with research techniques and sources for the verification of the accuracy of material.
  • Proven ability to understand complex information and translate that into compelling television.
  • Experience of working on high quality, intelligent factual and Islamic programmes.
  • Track record of finding, working with contributors and presenters and building and maintaining strong relationships.
  • Track record of originating and developing compelling narratives and visuals within a programme.
  • Excellent script writing skills with experience of creating imaginative programme treatments.
  • Track record of delivering original journalism.
  • Strong editorial judgement.
  • Experience of cutting inserts or complete films.
  • Understanding and managing costs effectivel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to manage working relationships with production team at office base and on location as required.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Planning, organising and time management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure of tight deadlines and changing priorities..
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 – 2 years previous relevant experience (however media graduates seeking an opportunity to enter the industry may be considered).
Qualifications: Degree or Postgraduate Qualification in Sales, Marketing, Business Development or other relevant qualifications
Application Process: Submit an updated CV and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv.
Job title: Project Manager
Reporting to: CEO
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Veritas Consultancy (UK) Ltd

The Role:
The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will hire new talent as needed to fulfill client needs.

Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures. Rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Perform a variety of tasks. Lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates. The successful candidate is required to clearly demonstrate a commitment to the Islamic mission, principles and values of the company and due to our Islamic ethos, mission and values, the successful candidate is expected to ensure full alignment at all times.

Project Manager duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
• Identify resources and assign responsibilities.
• Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s).
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
• Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
• Report and escalate to management as needed
• Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
• Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
• Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
• Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals
• Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
• Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs
• Keen attention to detail, and a willingness to strive for continual process improvement
• Highly developed organisational and planning skills – able to schedule and prioritise deadlines
• Some international travel may be required
• Admin work
• Perform other duties as assigned
Skills:
Requirements:

• Educated to degree standard;
• Proven working experience in project management
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• A team player who is comfortable working with other professionals.
• Solid organsational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Professional qualification in marketing, management or business development;
• Stakeholder engagement experience essential;
• Proven experience implementing development strategies
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
• Well-organised, excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload, deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines
• Energetic and adaptable, willing to learn, prepared to undertake non-core tasks as part of a small team
• Ability to contribute towards developing innovation across the organisation and ready to contribute ideas
• Excellent team player with a positive, solution-focused approach
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office
• Hardworking with a can-do attitude and demonstrable use of Initiative
• A willingness to see things through to the end.

Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in business field or equivalent
• Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
• Minimum of two 2 years of proven project management experience
• Experience with Office Microsoft Suite

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@veritasconsultancy.org.uk stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:
• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted

Job title: Digital Producer/Editor
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel Ltd

Do you love producing/editing video and bringing your creative ideas to life? Do you dream of a creative and fast-paced work environment where your videos are seen by a huge audience, week after week?

As a digital producer/ editor, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, you will help produce, grow content/ video channels on all our social media platforms — working with a small and dynamic team to concept, produce, light, film, and edit fun and interesting social video content.

The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates.

Digital Producer/Editor duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Edit a range videos for Islam Channel’s YouTube, Twitter, Facebook pages etc based on our existing popular formats
• Produce and deliver multiple short-form videos on a weekly basis, stepping outside of the edit bay to get involved in the production of video
• Edit a wide range of original content including talking heads, challenge videos and episodic content as well as creating videos from stock-footage
• Edit skilfully and quickly using Premiere Pro
• Provide creative guidance for many different teams with many different business needs across many types of media: video, animation, visual design, photography, and audio design.
• Participate in brainstorms and collaborate with different members of the team
• Experiment and reiterate on past successes, and be interested in analysing the results of your work
• Apply video learning to inspire virality, potential new formats, and valuable integrations for branded partnership
• Work within the branded process, when applicable, including internal feedback and client feedback and revisions
• Schedule necessary resources internally and externally to achieve project objectives.
• Own editorial process from start to finish.
• Provide feedback and critique deliverables to maintain high-quality bar.
• Set best practice workflows & processes and ensure they are followed.
• Make sure that the assigned projects are produced to a high creative standard, delivered on time and within the agreed budget
• Keen attention to detail, and a willingness to strive for continual process improvement
• Highly developed organisational and planning skills – able to schedule and prioritise people and activities to meet operational deadlines
• Provide support and cover to other members of the team during peak work periods or resource shortfalls
• Accountable for ensuring compliance with Islam Channel and HR policies and guidelines
• and seeking new opportunities
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skills:
Requirements:

• Significant experience working in social or digital video production
• Significant experience creating video content (portfolio/showreel is a must!)
• Ability to edit quickly and efficiently using Premiere Pro a must
• Proficiency in After Effects, Photoshop, etc. a plus
• Proven ability to operate Canon Cinema EOS range (C100, C300, etc) and Canon DSLR cameras, audio, and lighting equipment
• Experience of producing content and editing skills
• Ability to manage website content
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Well-organised, excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload, deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines
• Energetic and adaptable, willing to learn, prepared to undertake non-core tasks as part of a small team
• Excellent team player with a positive, solution-focused approach
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office
• Hardworking with a can-do attitude and demonstrable use of Initiative
• Demonstrate resilience when encountering problems or setbacks.
• Rises to challenges, looks for opportunities outside of comfort zone.
• A desire to make your mark on the internet
• Ability to own creative development through stages of feedback, revisions, and execution
• Ability to work in teams and independently
• Rigorous attention to detail
• Knowledge of keynote and Google Suite a plus

Experience:
• 2+ years of video/media production experience.
• 2+ years of video/media post-production experience.
• 2+ years of animation and visual design experience.
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
• Experience in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, especially Premiere and After Effects, as measured by demo reel and/or examples of work.
• Working knowledge of video production equipment and process.
• Working knowledge of post-production process, workflow, and software.
• Working knowledge of project management software.
• Able to ensure consistency, accuracy and compliance with required broadcast standards
• Able to work effectively with other team members and independently with minimal supervision
• Troubleshooting and problem solving skills

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successfu

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Veritas Consultancy (UK) Ltd

The Role:

We are seeking an experienced PR & Marketing Officer to join our vibrant team. A key part of this role will be implementing communications activity and ensuring that the business generates positive endorsements among all stakeholders.

You’ll be the primary media contact, responding to enquiries and proactively identifying and seeking out opportunities. This is a hands-on role, so as well as working on strategy you’ll be happy to get on with the day-to-day, supporting other parts of the team when it’s needed.

The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates.

PR & Marketing Officer duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Managing the media and PR strategy of the organisation
• Building the brand and raising awareness through a range of digital and print media
• Identifying both reactive and proactive media opportunities
• Acting as a point of contact for media requests, liaising with press contacts and journalists
• Creating content such as articles, press releases, crib sheets etc
• Communicating with colleagues and key spokespeople
• Liaising with, and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations, often via telephone and email
• Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
• Collating and analysing media coverage
• Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports
• Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes
• Devising and coordinating photo opportunities
• Organising events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours
• Maintaining and updating information on the organisation’s website
• Managing and updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook etc.
• Sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities
• Commissioning market research
• Fostering community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives
• Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation.
• Working alongside the digital and campaigns teams to produce an integrated PR strategy
• Managing the overall reputation and brand of the organisation
• Keen attention to detail, and a willingness to strive for continual process improvement
• Some international travel may be required
• Admin work
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skills:
Requirements:

• Educated to degree standard;
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• A successful track record in a media/PR environment
• A strong understanding of press and media in the UK
• An existing network of media contacts
• A team player who is comfortable working with other professionals.
• Solid organsational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
• Well-organised, excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload, deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office
• Hardworking with a can-do attitude and demonstrable use of Initiative
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Aptitude in presentation and public speaking
• Awareness of different media agendas
• Experience with technologies and best practices for campaigns across multiple platforms
• Strict adherence to company philosophy/mission statement

Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree – BSc/BA in PR, communications, journalism or relevant field
• Minimum of two 2 years of proven PR experience

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@veritasconsultancy.org.uk stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted

Job status: Self-employed contractor
Reporting to: Business Analyst
Location: Ilford, Essex
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Veritas Consultancy (UK) Ltd

The Role:

• Develop and execute a social media strategy for the channel, focused on increased social engagement and referrals to our owned websites
• Cultivate and grow our social media followers across priority social channels
• Devise & execute a strategy to grow overall audience & engagement on Islam Channel’s Instagram, Facebook and Twitter profiles.
• lead creative campaigns, to ensure we are developing the most engaging & cutting-edge content for our platforms.
• monitoring, managing & moderating the communities on the platforms & providing vision and insights to the production team.
• create & curate rich content by working to the overall channel content calendar, researching key trends, and strong visuals to inspire interaction from our followers.
• Research new developments within the online social field, come up with ideas based around those developments and communicate this research weekly with management and production team.
• Providing vision and direction to a growing team
• Collaborate with the team (Sales + Production) to build and deliver the content marketing strategy and editorial plan
• Plans and produces a social content calendar and keeps this regularly updated
• Identifies trending/thought provoking content relevant to the coffee community

Skills:
• Experience across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is a must, with an innate sense of what content framing works best across each platform
• The idea candidate will have a keen interest in the channel’s content pillars and subject matter.
• Exceptional news sense
• Experience and proficiency with analytics platforms suck us, Google Analytics and owned social platforms
• Ability to create visual content and edit images specifically for social media is a must; thus InDesign / photoshop / other visual suite experience desired.
• Be available for social support around key events that may fall outside of normal working hours
• A true social media enthusiast with a deep understanding of Instagram.
• A proven track record of growing and engaging communities in social media
• A creative eye for both copy, video and design Experience of successfully managing a social budget and using paid products to enhance organic growth
• Top tier academic record.
• Proven track record of creating engaging visual content & strong writing style
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple projects in an organized but flexible manner & prioritizing when necessary
• Manage and implement on all social media activities: Posting, sharing, re-sharing, identifying and approaching brands/partners of interest etc.
• Deliver comprehensive reports on reach, engagement trends to inform the strategy and optimize tactics.
• Experience with InDesign, Social Media tools

Experience:

• Minimum of 1 years previous relevant experience

Qualifications:
• marketing /marketing related, desirable for digital

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a profile picture and cover letter to recruitment@veritasconsultancy.org.uk stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Job title: Event Manager
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Veritas Consultancy (UK) Ltd
We are seeking an experienced Event Manager to join our vibrant team.

The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates.

The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates. The successful candidate is required to clearly demonstrate a commitment to the Islamic mission, principles and values of the company and due to our Islamic ethos, mission and values, the successful candidate is expected to ensure full alignment at all times.

Event Manager duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Co-ordinate and plan events from start to finish; end to end management of the events including briefings, location selection, planning, event day execution, evaluation and the creation of assets for amplification of events
• Liaise with event venues in sourcing, proposing and contracting suitable spaces to run the portfolio of events
• Liaise with 3rd party suppliers to ensure the negotiation of cost-effective prices and best possible rates
• Create and distribute the exhibitor brochure/manual to all the partners, sponsors and exhibitors and become their main point of contact for the event ensuring the required levels of communication (verbal and email) both pre-event and onsite
• Co-ordinate and manage the set-up and production of the events on site, ensuring the delivery of a high-quality event experience
• Planning and executing communications pre, during and post event to drive engagement, both for attendees and a wider audience, including: warm-up communications which build excitement and attendance, facilitating customer and talent word of mouth, showcasing the experience post event as well as find ways to deliver value to those who weren’t able to join
• Supervise and manage all suppliers, staff, contractors working on event
• Working with other internal business units to maximise coverage of the event and to amplify the event to a wider audience
• Ensure post event evaluations are delivered and shared, to determine efficacy, identify opportunities and build learnings into future events
• Build and maintain strong relationships both internally as well as with external partners to help identify opportunities to create future unique events for our customers
• Work closely with social media team
• Perform risk management to minimise risks
• Recruit volunteers
• Keen attention to detail, and a willingness to strive for continual process improvement
• Highly developed organisational and planning skills – able to schedule and prioritise deadlines
• Some international travel may be required
• Admin work
• Perform other duties as assigned


Skills & Requirements:

• Ability to manage multiple events, with competing deadlines, effectively
• Excellent relationship skills with a proven ability to engage, manage and influence multiple stakeholders to achieve alignment and work towards common goals
• Flexibility and adaptability including willingness to travel, work outside normal hours and undertake tasks not directly linked with the core job description
• Ability to lead and motivate a team
• Confident presentation skills
• Highly organised with strong attention to detail; ability to manage and prioritise multiple events at any one time
• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work on own initiative, get things done and be part of a broader team
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience with Office Microsoft Suite
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
• Well-organised, excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload, deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines
• Energetic and adaptable, willing to learn, prepared to undertake non-core tasks as part of a small team
• Ability to contribute towards developing innovation across the organisation and ready to contribute ideas
• Excellent team player with a positive, solution-focused approach
• Hardworking with a can-do attitude and demonstrable use of Initiative
• A willingness to see things through to the end.

Qualifications:

• Educated to degree level
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in successful events management

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@veritasconsultancy.org.uk stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted

Job title: News Journalist
Reporting to: Director of Productions
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Head Office – IG2 7BS
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel – Sky 727/Virgin 838

Can you write compelling scripts without the ‘waffle’? Can you find intriguing stories and contributors relevant to a target audience? Are you capable of sourcing stories the mainstream may have missed?

Islam Channel is the UK’s largest Muslim-focused network, producing a wide range of programmes across a variety of disciplines: news & current affairs, business & finance, lifestyle/magazine, sport, religion and health. It uses multiple platforms to reach thousands of viewers in over 100 countries worldwide.

This is a role with Islam Channel News & Current Affairs Programming team. This role will suit an individual fluent in English, tasked with producing topical news content for a Muslim-majority audience around the world. You will be responsible for producing, originating, preparing and presenting news stories, reports, packages, interviews, discussions, background analysis and features. You must be able to use social media to maximise output, including using it to source relevant stories.

The ideal candidate will be results driven and thrive in a culturally diverse environment, eager to work on interesting and varied projects.

News Journalist duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Use a range of video, audio and digital equipment and information technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver outputs in the appropriate medium, to the highest professional standards.
• You will not only be involved in writing articles / features for submission to the senior programme editor; you will also select material for broadcast, check style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arrange for any necessary revisions.
• You will determine subject matter and undertake research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc
• You may be required to produce and present the content on TV or on line. This might be live or recorded.
• Exercise editorial judgment in developing story ideas and producing accurate and impartial journalism.
• To undertake pre and post production and studio work, live and pre-recorded.
• Communicating production information and requirements clearly to other production staff, and working with them on devising shoot schedules.
• To liaise closely with other team members and with other departments, to ensure that output material is shared, duplication is avoided, and best practice is upheld
• Take a lead within a team setting or on delivering a specific piece of journalism or project as appropriate
• To tailor different news treatments for different audiences ensuring that the output reflects the audiences we serve
• To prioritise and plan activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines staffing and resources available
• To produce engaging packages through a range of production skills
• Delivering to tight deadlines while maintaining the highest editorial standards.
Skills:
• Significant experience writing and producing international TV news to the highest standards
• Ability to write in English to extremely tight and changing deadlines
• Significant recent experience as a journalist, with a good knowledge of production techniques
• Strong knowledge of current affairs, including political, international affairs and cultural issues, is essential.
• Demonstrable experience editing pictures and graphics on an unfolding story and putting them straight to air
• Confidence in front of a camera and an ‘on air’ presence
• Outstanding analytical skills and ability to absorb, extract and present information in a clear and understandable way
• The ability to build rapport and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacy while maintaining impartiality
• Excellent interviewing and listening skills
• An eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to staff
• Proven ability to book top level guests
• Ability to use technology as required, in order to gather material for broadcast.
• Understands how a team works effectively and adopts the most appropriate role
• Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people
• Effective planning and organising skills, ability to concentrate on several areas of work at one time, prioritising, delivering consistently to deadlines and reacting positively to changes and conflicting priorities
• Ability to write creatively in an engaging manner, adapt, produce and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media suitable for multimedia output
• The flexibility and adaptability to sustain performance, particularly under pressure to meet deadlines and changing priorities and circumstances
• An understanding of Health & Safety procedures and how it applies to broadcasting

Experience:

• Minimum of 2-3 years previous relevant experience, although some training will be provided.

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Please submit an updated CV with a profile picture and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note Only successful applicants will be contacted

Islam Channel is committed to building an international and culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups.

Hours: Flexible working days. This position is part-time working 5pm-9pm (Flexibility required to work bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: £6.15 – £8.21 + commission (based on knowledge, skills & experience)
Company: The Dawah Project

The Dawah Project is seeking an experienced Telemarketing & Sales Officer to join our vibrant growing dream team in Ilford (Greater London).

The purpose of this role is to sale/market the benefits of a product, within a specified business category, over the
telephone to existing and potential clients. To ensure targets and standards are achieved.

Telemarketing & Sales Officer duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Contact businesses and private individuals by telephone to promote products and services
• Explain the product or service to potential customers
• Deliver scripted sales pitch to the customer
• Delivering outstanding customer service by successfully responding to questions and queries, showing your passion and dedication along the way
• Adjust scripted sales pitch to meet needs of specific individuals
• Provide pricing details
• Achieve agreed levels of cold calling activity to increase volume/revenue streams.
• Identify sales opportunities and effectively present key features and benefits of products to secure new business.
• Constantly seek out new revenue generating opportunities to ensure that Company targets are met.
• Ensure all customer details are fully completed, including marketing information.
• Schedule appointments for sales staff to meet prospective customers
• Conduct customer and marketing surveys
• Answer telephone calls from potential customers who are responding to advertisements
• Contact customers to follow up on initial interaction
• Admin work
• Perform other duties as assigned

Skills & Requirements:

• Sales & Marketing – Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration and sales techniques.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Customer and Personal Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
• Excellent negotiation skills
• Ability to work on own initiative, get things done and be part of a broader team
• Keen attention to detail, and a willingness to strive for continual process improvement
• Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure
• Experience with Office Microsoft Suite
• Well-organised, excellent time management skills, ability to prioritise workload, deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines
• Relevant work experience in sales, marketing, promotions or telemarketing
• Excellent team player with a positive, solution-focused approach
• Hardworking with a can-do attitude and demonstrable use of Initiative

Qualifications:

• Educated to degree level
• Customer service and telemarketing experience is essential

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted

Reporting to: Director of Productions
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Location: Head Office – IG2 7BS
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel – Sky 727/Virgin 838

Islam Channel is the UK’s largest Muslim-focused network, producing a wide range of programmes across a variety of disciplines: news & current affairs, business & finance, lifestyle/magazine, sport, religion and health. It uses multiple platforms to reach thousands of viewers in over 100 countries worldwide.

We are on a look out for an experienced Commercial Producer to create high quality and compelling commercial content. The Commercial producer will write, produce, shoot, and edit commercials, sales videos etc. The candidate must have strong creative design skills including still and motion graphics.

Commercial Producer duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Drive Vision by developing commercials and creative campaigns from concept to completion.
• Plan, facilitate, execute and produce video/media/digital productions from inception to completion
• Shoot and edit high quality local television commercials that will entice viewers to experience clients’ products and services.
• Responsible for directing, staging and lighting for shoots as well as camera work to produce high quality commercials and integrated segments.
• Work extensively with Adobe Creative Suite, especially with Premiere Pro and After Effects.
• Motion graphics design work using Adobe After Effects.
• Still graphic design work in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
• Continuous Improvement. Work in Partnership with internal clients and staff. To analyze communication/marketing opportunity and design creative content for the effective medium.
• Organize shoot production logistics (location, actors, crew, etc.), direct live-action shoots, both crew and talent, research and assess ideas for new video concepts
• Provide creativity and expertise to the design and development of video, photo, multimedia and web programs
• Review and provide feedback on existing, proposed and past projects for visual quality and creativity
• Manage all aspects of production across a number of projects at once and have a willingness to be ‘hands on’ with creative.
• Deliver projects on time and on budget, working with other members of the team, specialist partners and freelance staff.
• Oversee production of content
• Communicating production information and requirements clearly to other production staff
• To liaise closely with other team members and with other departments, to ensure that output material is shared, duplication is avoided, and best practice is upheld
• To prioritise and plan activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines staffing and resources available
• Delivering to tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards.

Skills:

• Experience in digital video/photography execution and composition
• Experience in building websites, banner ads and email campaigns a plus
• Excellent production management skills
• Experience producing broadcast television commercials
• Experience working with large and small creative agencies
• Knowledge and understanding of a range of approaches to production, post production and distribution.
• Able to work with and manage the inputs of other employees and external resources.
• Able to develop and manage budgets to deliver agreed levels of margin and profitability.
• Must be adept in use of Word, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of Keynote and Adobe Creative Suite a bonus.
• Must be able to communicate effectively via the written word in proposals and emails.
• An excellent face-to-face and telephone communicator and a confident, engaging presenter.
• Comfortable in a broad range of social environments from the Board Room through to the shop floor and the general public.
• Understanding of digital video asset technical specifications and best practices
• Excellent interviewing and listening skills
• An eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to staff
• Ability to use technology as required, in order to gather material for broadcast.
• Effective planning and organising skills, ability to concentrate on several areas of work at one time, prioritising, delivering consistently to deadlines and reacting positively to changes and conflicting priorities
• Ability to write creatively in an engaging manner, adapt, produce and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences and forms of media suitable for multimedia output
• An understanding of Health & Safety procedures and how it applies to broadcasting
• Demonstrable experience of spotting trends

Minimum Requirements:

• Minimum of 3+ years’ experience producing top quality broadcast & on-line creative content. An expert at creating video/multi-media projects of superior production value for corporate clients and brands
• Ability to travel and attend video/production shoots on nights, weekends and overnights when required
• Degree level or above

Application process:

Please submit an updated CV with a profile picture and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note Only successful applicants will be contacted

Islam Channel is committed to building an international and culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups.

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel Ltd

The Role:
The successful candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment and have the ability to communicate with senior management, colleagues as well as high profile guests and associates. The successful candidate is required to clearly demonstrate a commitment to the Islamic mission, principles and values of the company and due to our Islamic ethos, mission and values, the successful candidate is expected to ensure full alignment at all times.
• Responsible for the management and performance of the media partner contracts
• Liaising with charity partners to ensure production services are delivered to schedule and deadline.
• Establishing and maintaining strong relationship with all clients, partnerships and networks
• Delivering fresh content to web and social media platforms
• Liaison with partner charities
• create and organise fundraising initiatives and events
• create and organise fundraising initiatives and events
• design fundraising materials such as leaflets and flyers
• carry out administrative tasks such as applying for grants and other sources of funding, managing budgets, gathering data, preparing reports, database management and clerical work to meet the charity’s needs
• Ability to understand or speak Urdu language is essential
• To carry out all duties in accordance with Health and Safety regulations

Skills:

• excellent oral and written communication skills
• well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful partnerships
• flexibility and time management
• commitment to, passion for and belief in the organization’s aims
• good understanding of the charity and voluntary work sector, and its relationship with other sectors
• appreciation of marketing and PR methods along with commercial understanding
• strong administrative skills, possibly including numeracy
• initiative, creativity and ability to be forward-thinking
• research, analysis and planning skills
• the ability to multi-task and prioritise work
• understanding of the important role of volunteers
• the ability to learn quickly and adapt.

Experience:

• Minimum of 2 years previous relevant experience
• Experience of working in the charity sector

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a covering letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:
• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Job status:Self-employed contractor
Reporting to: Studio Manager
Location: Ilford, Essex
Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel

Audio Engineer
Islam Channel is the UK’s largest Muslim-focussed network, producing a wide range of programmes across a variety of disciplines: news & current affairs, business & finance, lifestyle/magazine, sport, religion and health. It uses multiple platforms to reach thousands of viewers in over 100 countries worldwide.
Islam Channel sees itself as a creative house that acts as the ‘voice of the voiceless’. This means that no matter how big or small, if it matters to you it matters to us.
Islam Channel is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.

The Role:

The Islam Channel is looking for a talented and experienced Audio Engineer to join the team on a rotating shift pattern. The ideal applicant will be hard working, conscientious, and diligent with excellent communication skills and an ability to work efficiently making best use of the resources available. Basic knowledge of vision mixer and camera operator.

Skills:

• Industry experience as a Sound operating within a live production and broadcast environment.
• Knowledge of complex audio equipment including soundboards, compressors, microphones, recording equipment, digital mixing consoles and editing software
• Ensuring the delivery of the highest quality sound and communications service
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Innovative and professional sound applications and facilities.
• Analytical skills enabling the ability to assess daily shows needs
• Possessing good organization, communication and problem solving skills
• Experience of working in a professional broadcast environment
• Experience using ISDN/IP codecs, TBU
• Good communication and listening skills
• Able to distinguish and deliver the sound that a producer is trying to achieve
• Deliver the utmost sound capability and quality

Experience:

• Minimum of 2 years previous relevant experience

Qualifications:

• A degree, HND (higher national diploma) or vocational qualification in a subject such as sound technology, sound engineering, physics, electrical engineering or media production, will be particularly valuable.

Application process:

Submit an updated CV with a profile picture and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannel.tv stating why you would be suitable for this role.

Please note:

• Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
• Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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