Published 1 month ago
Broadcast Operations Manager
Full time
London, - United Kingdom
Required degree level: Bachelor
3-5 years experience is required

Broadcast Operations Manager

About us

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship is the world’s first fully-electric international single-seater racing series and one of the fastest growing sports on the planet. Consisting of some of the world’s finest drivers and greatest car manufacturers, the Championship brings close-combat, wheel-to-wheel racing to the streets of the most progressive cities.

Formula E is more than just a race. With a grid made up of all-electric cars, it’s a competitive platform to test and develop road-relevant technologies, helping to refine the design of electric vehicles while promoting the uptake of clean mobility to tackle air pollution on a global scale.

Working with us

At Formula E, we have created an environment that supports our colleagues to perform at their best. We are innovative, curious and we love the world we live in which is why we value sustainability. We believe that work should be fun and, whilst we are passionate about delivery, we are one team and supporting each other is key to our success.


Your role

Working in the Broadcast function of the Media Team, you will manage and integrate the broadcast operation at multiple Formula E race events and oversee production management for the department. You will be a key link between host broadcaster and Formula E event staff, both on event and in the office during planning stages.

What you will be doing

Supporting the Senior Broadcast Operations Manager in the delivery of all Formula E race events

Overseeing day-to-day broadcast production management, including Formula E's Broadcast suppliers

Leading on the delivery of the broadcast operation at several key Formula E races and events in the season

Working closely with the Formula E host broadcaster to integrate and support a large OB and international crew

Supporting the delivery of broadcast related projects for Formula E broadcasters and partners

Overseeing workflow and delivery schedules to ensure delivery of contractual obligations

Managing budgets and obtaining quotes from suppliers.

Operational Planning

Operational liaison between Formula E events team and Formula E's Host Broadcaster. Planning for onsite filming activities and integrating broadcast technical specifications into the event build

Production Management

Look after day-to-day production management between the Formula E broadcast team & all suppliers. Supervise all race planning and operations ranging from content production plans, to logistics and budget management

Broadcast Event Management

Adaptable when at events to support the broadcast team by managing the TV compound, supporting production crews, live floor managing and problem solving under pressure

Project Management

Confidently represent the FE broadcast team at large-scale planning meetings and have the organisational skills to oversee multiple projects and race events at different stages of delivery

Oversee the delivery of special filming projects helping with integration into event, scheduling and production support services

Manage Production Administration

Build delivery schedules for events ensuring that the broadcast suppliers align with all interdependent departments

Collate, check and distribute all race related information including satellite and fibre details, running orders, scripts and editorial guidelines

Raise purchase orders, build presentations, and compile debriefs and reports as required.

What we are looking for

This role is within a small, highly engaged and growing team. You will excellent interpersonal skills, a proactive and collaborative mindset, problem solving attitude, willingness to adapt in an ever-changing environment to multiple tasks, attention to detail and a desire to learn.

A minimum of 6 years' experience in the broadcast industry

Able to deliver a large-scale broadcast product

Excellent knowledge of a complex broadcast operation with proven experience of employing technical and operational skills to problem solve

Strong organisational skills in television production and project management including overseeing budgets and large multi-skilled crews from engineering to creative

Industry knowledge of broadcast technology, distribution and content platforms, including satellite and fibre transmission is a bonus

Excellent spoken and written English, additional languages beneficial

Be excited about global travel and working on Formula E events around the world.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, if you haven’t heard back from us within two weeks, on this occasion you haven’t been successful, but don’t be discouraged. If you want to join Formula E as we race for better futures, keep an eye out for more opportunities that closely match your skills and experience. 

PLEASE NOTE: It is unlawful to employ a person in a UK-based job who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs. Formula E is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a unique opportunity, a competitive salary and an environment that inspires innovation and supports professionals to perform at their best in their chosen fields.


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