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.

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.

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).

Company: Islam Channel Ltd

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)

Reporting to: Managing Director

Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience

The Role:

 

The ideal candidate will be results driven and thrive in a busy, fast paced environment whilst working on interesting and varied 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.

  • 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

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.
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 PR Consultant will take on a strategic role, developing our brand identity and digital presence and possess the creative ability to raise our profile, increase market share and professional relations within the industry and media. As well as short term projects, the PR Consultant will lead and drive the long term strategic aims of brand building and working with local communities, giving more access to funders and investors to ensure a competitive advantage as part of the PR campaign.

EMPLOYER: Veritas Consultancy
Location: Ilford, Essex
Reporting to: CEO
HOURS: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday (Flexibility required to work weekends, bank holidays and additional hours)
Wage: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
THE ROLE: PR Consultant

  • Devising, implementing and leading a strategic PR action plan
  • Leading on events on a regular basis
  • Creating press releases, features, proposals and reports
  • Leading fully integrated PR campaigns with social media
  • Providing strategic advise to the CEO and senior management team
  • Drafting tactful press releases
  • Working closely with the CEO to create a clear PR strategy and taking ownership of all of the execution
  • Regular compilation of reports and results
  • Create and maintain key contacts lists for relevant influencers and media targets
SKILLS:
    • Solid consumer PR experience at management and consultancy level
    • Excellent media relations and contacts across national and international and media press
    • Entrepreneurial and tactful
    • Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent negotiation skills
    • Excellent organisational skills
    • Solid relationship building skills
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years previous relevant PR Management/Consultancy experience
QUALIFICATIONS: Degree or Postgraduate Qualification in Marketing, PR, Business Development or other relevant academic qualification
APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply, please send your CV and cover note to recruitment@veritasconsultancy.org.uk explaining why you think you would be suitable for the post.

  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
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.
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 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 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.

Islam Channel is seeking a Video Editor with experience to work across multiple platforms for TV broadcast

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel
LOCATION: Ilford, Essex
Wage: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
THE ROLE: Video Editor

    • You will be working within a dynamic team, but predominantly working autonomously, taking control of projects from start to finish.
    • You will often be working across several different projects at once.
    • There are lots of opportunities for on the job training and development of your skills in the postproduction environment.
    • You will need to deliver high quality results under high-pressure deadlines, and pay close attention to detail combined with a strong working knowledge of Editing and story telling.
EXPERIENCE:
  • A thorough knowledge of Adobe and Final Cut Pro
  • Knowledge of motion graphics is desirable but not essential
  • A thorough understanding of industry standard plug-ins
  • A good grasp of post-production processes and services for broadcast
  • A good working knowledge of Mac OSX, PC and digital workflows
  • A strong ability to work to specification and tight deadlines
  • 3+ years experience working as a Video editor preferably in a broadcasting environment
  • Candidates must be dedicated, punctual and have a strong work ethic
Application Process: Submit an updated CV with your show-reel link to: recruitment@islamchannel.tv

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

Flagship lifestyle programmeIslam Channel is looking for an experienced producer to manage Islam Channel flagship lifestyle offering. This live show has an Islamic lifestyle feel to it, however it is not restricted to the Muslim community activities. The show involves sourcing x3 distinct guests relevant to the channel’s ethos, preparing x5 VTs per show. This will include live demonstrations within the live show

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel (UK) Limited
LOCATION: Ilford, Essex
START DATE: July 2017
LOCATION: Ilford, Essex
WAGE: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
WORKING HOURS: Full time: Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday 9am-6pm.
ROLE: Islam Channel is looking for an experienced producer to manage Islam Channel flagship lifestyle offering. This live show has an Islamic lifestyle feel to it, however it is not restricted to the Muslim community activities. The show involves sourcing x3 distinct guests relevant to the channel’s ethos, preparing x5 VTs per show. This will include live demonstrations within the live show
Responsibilities: The responsibilities include:

  • search stories on Reuters and AFP relevant to lifestyle and to work with editors to have them all edited, preparing B-Roll, Voice Over
  • source relevant guests for the live show daily (7-8pm)
  • produce outdoor VTs relevant to the guests and stories, involving going out on location and producing the VTs
  • management of presenters, guests, TV crew and all logistics associated with the show. Also, ability assume floor management responsibilities
Requirements: The requirements include:

  • Must have 3+ years’ experience in producing lifestyle programming, however not necessarily in Islamic Media
  • Must have gallery producing experience and act as the director within the gallery
  • Must have excellent communication, delegation abilities, ability to cold call guests and convince them to come on the show
  • Must have script writing-abilities for the presenters scripts and the ability to write VO scripts to match stories from AFP/Reuters for the daily show
  • Desirable to have experience in editing and using outdoor broadcast cameras
  • Desirable to have working knowledge of Islamic Media
  • ideally looking for a candidate to take the programme forward and innovating the style of the programme. Building relationships with guests and Islam Channel clients and charity partners.
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: Producer – lifestyle programme.
Please note:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Flagship lifestyle programmeIslam Channel is looking for an Assistant producer to support the producer in Islam channel flagship lifestyle offering. This live show has an Islamic lifestyle feel to it, however it is not restricted to the Muslim community activities. The show involves sourcing x3 distinct guests relevant to the channel’s ethos, preparing x5 VTs per show. This will include live demonstrations within the live show

EMPLOYER: Islam Channel (UK) Limited
START DATE: July 2017
LOCATION: Ilford, Essex
WAGE: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
WORKING HOURS: Full time: Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday 9am-6pm.
ROLE: Islam Channel is looking for an Assistant producer to support the producer in Islam
channel flagship lifestyle offering. This live show has an Islamic lifestyle feel to it, however it is not restricted to the Muslim community activities. The show involves sourcing x3 distinct guests relevant to the channel’s ethos, preparing x5 VTs per show. This will include live demonstrations within the live show
Responsibilities: The responsibilities include:

  • Assist in searching stories on Reuters and AFP relevant to lifestyle and to work with editors to have them all edited, preparing B-Roll, Voice Over
  • Assist in sourcing relevant guests for the live show (7-8pm))
  • Assist in producing outdoor VTs relevant to the guests and stories, involving going out on location and producing the VTs
  • Support the producer in gallery producing
  • Assist in management of presenters, guests, TV crew and all logistics associated with the show. Also maintain the ability to assume floor management responsibilities
Requirements: The requirements include:

  • Must have 1+ years’ experience in producing lifestyle programming, however not necessarily in Islamic Media
  • Must have excellent communication, delegation abilities, ability to cold call guests and convince them to come on the show
  • Must have script writing-abilities for the presenters scripts and the ability to write VO scripts to match stories from AFP/Reuters for the daily show
  • Desirable to have experience in editing and using outdoor broadcast cameras
  • Desirable to have working knowledge of Islamic Media
  • ideally looking for a candidate to take the programme forward and innovating the style of the programme. Building relationships with guests and Islam Channel clients and charity partners.
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: Assistant Producer – lifestyle programme
Please note:

  • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K
  • Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Islam ChannelAre 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.
Islam Channel seeks a social media and video editing intern, passionate about storytelling and building short narratives to depict stories of influential Muslims from the fields of business and technology, to the arts, and sport.

This person will support our content and social media team, and work on a flagship video communications project.

The intern will be creative, social media savvy and comfortable using video editing tools, and will enjoy being part of a dynamic team of hardworking professionals passionate about story telling.

START DATE: As soon as possible
COMPANY: Islam Channel
DURATION: 3 Months
ADDRESS: 432 Ley Street Essex IG2 7BS
JOB TYPE: Unpaid Internship
SKILLS: Creative campaigns, Social media and digital marketing, Film and content production
QUALIFICATIONS – ESSENTIAL: -Experience creating and editing videos.
-A thorough understanding of budget, production and timeframes.
-Excellent video editing skills.
QUALIFICATIONS – DESIRED: Degree (or equivalent) in media production, film production or equivalent practical experience.

Application Process:
CV and interviews – Please send your CV to recruitment@islamchannel.tv

Please note that this is an unpaid voluntary position, requiring at least
1-2 full days of filming in locations in central London.

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.
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@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: 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) Limited

Veritas Consultancy is a professional services firm providing specialist advice to our clients. This role would be primarily focused on supporting Islam Channel, a key client of ours, although would also include development work for other clients of Veritas.”
Web developer responsibilities include building our websites from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

Key responsibilities

• Coding new components, features and functionality into the company’s website and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, Jquery.
• Coding HTML marketing emails
• Working with the Website Manager to create and manage the content of the website, including training new members of staff, creating user-guides, assisting web editors and publishing new pages.
• Helping to implement and maintain the search engine optimisation (SEO) strategy
• Working with the Graphic Designer to continuously improve the design of the websites
• Writing code in one or more programming or scripting languages, such as PHP or JavaScript
• Supporting planning decisions on the best technologies and languages for a project
• Fixing bugs in existing projects and testing sites and applications in different browsers and environments
• Testing new features thoroughly to ensure they perform the correct task in all cases. Also learning about and testing new technologies, frameworks and languages
• Running performance benchmarking tests
• Documenting code so other team member can understand and contribute to it
• Designing information architecture within an application or website.
• Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
• Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
• Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
• Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
• Create and maintain software documentation
• Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
• Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

Requirements

• HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery
• Has knowledge of SEO best practices for web layout and page optimisation.
• Ability to build web pages using a content management system (CMS)
• Ability to create email templates using HTML and CSS
• Proven working experience in web programming
• Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
• Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript
• A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
• Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
• Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
• Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
• Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
• Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.

Qualifications:

• Degree level or above

Application process:

Submit your 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: Production Assistant
Reporting to: Head of Department
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)
Salary: Competitive and based on knowledge, skills & experience
Company: Islam Channel Urdu
Application Process: Submit an updated CV and cover letter to recruitment@islamchannelurdu.tv

 

Due to the successful growth and expansion of Islam Channel Urdu 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 Urdu than you may be just the talent we are looking for!

 

The Role:

Islam Channel Urdu is looking for a Production Assistant. The role involves working on live entertainment, religious, current affairs programmes etc. The department requires a candidate to assist with Live Gallery, shoots, answering the telephone, filing in paperwork, calling guests/presenters, data entry, arranging lunch/expenses/travel and partaking in general administrative and production duties. The right candidate will have relevant experience and is looking to progress their skills and experience in this field.

Requirements:

• Fluent in English and Urdu (reading, writing and speaking)
• To be involved in researching and setting up filming, studio and control room.
• Working closely at all times with the Producer.
• Experience of working in broadcast media and Islamic programmes would be an advantage.
• To assist crew members and help out with shoots efficiently on location in studio or across the UK and/or broad as and when
   required.
• To communicate effectively with the production team and the Producer and Series Producer to ensure that all are kept fully
   informed of developments and requirements at every stage of production.
• Willing to work weekends and late shifts
• Flexible and well organized and able to think on their feet
• Be aware of health and safety issues

Please note:

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

 

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