SABC: Technical Operator Internships 2024

SABC: Technical Operator Internships 2024

South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) invites South African unemployed graduates to apply for Technical Operator Internship Programme 2024.

Internship Application Closing Date: 02 May 2024

Internship Location: Durban, KZN, South Africa

Join the SABC Technology RRTO Team as a Sound Engineering Graduate Intern

About SABC: The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) stands as the primary source of entertainment, news, and information for millions of South Africans. Our vision is to become the leading, credible voice and face of the nation and continent.

Internship Opportunity: We are thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity for a Sound Engineering Graduate to join our Technology RRTO team. Our internships at SABC are designed to provide students with hands-on experience, working alongside our internal clients and teams to address key business challenges and identify areas of growth for the company.

Purpose of the Programme: The purpose of this 12-month graduate program is to provide operational support to Broadcast Clients (internal and external) in setting up, preparing, recording, and playing out broadcast material across all platforms with expected standards and available facilities/equipment. The successful intern will be placed in different provinces as indicated above.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute operational production requirements.
  • Assist in operating facility equipment.
  • Ensure mic placements as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Assist in recording drama productions with FX, music, and different audio streams.
  • Record distributions in line with archiving best practice.
  • Setup mix-minus.
  • Operate digital layout systems.
  • Perform basic Audio/Visual manipulation of final mix, if necessary.
  • Ensure on-time delivery of production material within scope and specifications.
  • Report and escalate risk findings.

Inherent/Minimum Requirements:

  • Sound Engineering Certificate (1 year & above) or Film/Video Technology or Relevant Qualification.
  • Advantage: Sound Engineering Diploma (3 years) (NQF Level 6).
  • Driver’s License will be advantageous.

Knowledge Requirements:

  • Physical attributes: Excellent hearing and eyesight (no color blindness). Physically able.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team and lead if required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, i.e., Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.