Overview

As the success of Coronation Street continues we are currently looking for an experienced Camera Crew Leader to work in a variety of multi-camera studio, psc and location environments for the nation’s favourite drama.

Whilst collaborating with the Director and Camera Operators, you will be able offer to suggestions for creative shots or alternative perspectives whilst having empathy with our cast and crew. You will have experience of working in a drama environment, and be a confident operator in both studio and on location, working with our Grips team. You will be committed to your own development and the development of your peers, offering guidance and support to the junior members of our camera team.

Our Camera Crew Leader will be able to operate a range of camera equipment, primarily in High Definition formats and have experience leading and developing a team. You will have demonstrable experience of operating studio pedestals, dollies and tripods with a proven interest in camera techniques and technology. You will also be proficient in hand-held camera operation, and possess an understanding of sound and lighting techniques, camera tracks and cranes whilst keeping up with new techniques, equipment and technology. When rigging and setting up equipment prior to shooting, you will be able to utilise basic fault finding techniques for first line maintenance and repair.

With a systematic approach to problem solving, you will have the ability to determine what makes a good shot and how camera work enhances creative storytelling whilst being able to communicate that vision to others. You will be a team player, willing and able to support others and work together to achieve shared team goals within our Coronation Street family when required. Due to the very nature of this role, confidentiality and discretion are a must, filming hours are demanding so a flexible approach is essential.

If you thrive in a fast paced environment where no two days are the same and you possess the technical and creative ability that will help us achieve our goals, then we’d love to hear from you.

Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we strongly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds

Closing date for applications: 3rd January 2018Coronation Street is proud to be an Albert Accredited Sustainable Production. With environmental sustainability at the core of everything we do both on and off screen an awareness or qualification in carbon literacy would be advantageous. Should you be successful in your application there may be a chance to receive this training.