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Compliance Specialist

Company e.tv
Reference # etv088
Published 29/01/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
e.tv is South Africa’s biggest independent, free-to-air television channel.
With over 16 million viewers, e.tv appeals to all races, ages and income groups and is the most viewed English language channel in the country.
We are the destination of choice for local and international entertainment, a place where viewers can come together to set their imaginations free.

Job Functions Compliance & Regulatory Affairs,Media
Industries Broadcasting / Transmitting,Media
Specification
The incumbent will be required to view all material for broadcast in real time, and allocate a classification which ensures that e.tv complies with the BCCSA Code of Conduct and that the classifications are in line with the Film and Publications Board restrictions and guidelines.

Reporting to the Head of Department: Media Operations, the key performance areas include, but are not limited to

1.Material Handling
-Viewing all material for broadcast in real time, and allocate a classification which ensures that e.tv complies with the BCCSA Code of Conduct and that the classifications are in line with the Film and Publications Board restrictions and guidelines.
-Ensuring measures are put in place to ensure programmes not suitable for children are screened after the watershed period.
-Monitoring the e.tv censorship rating with external classification organisations such as FPB and IMDB, BBFC and others.
-Ensuring relevant departments are informed of the classification given and all classification updates or changes.
-Providing adequate view advisories about programmes which may offend or disturb certain viewers.
-Working closely with the Compliance Officer (Legal) in Johannesburg on complaints, disturbing visuals and warning recommendations.
-Ensuring outstanding material is classified as per weekly/monthly/inventory lists given by HOD.
-Viewing and recommending scheduling times for music videos and promotions.
-Ensuring classifications given are loaded in the Broadcast system.
-Ensuring internal classifications are in line with the Film and Publications Board restrictions and guidelines.
-Comply with and remain updated on the FPB guidelines as per the most recent version of Government Gazette documentation.
-Liaising with external producers on measure to keep ratings at an acceptable rating for the programme.

2. Training and development
-Mentoring and guiding any employees assigned to you.
-Solve problems, develop unit procedures, and develop records/files of all related activities.

3.Reporting
-Reporting any technical problems with viewing of material or any other material received on server to the HOD
-Flagging to the HOD any possible scheduling discrepancies in relation to the time scheduled, age restriction and/ its elements
-Liaising with the Acquisitions department advising on suitable slots for potential programming
-Reporting on server problems
-Writing reports on films and to have an adequate filing system
-Responding to mails relating to Classifications problems

Requirements
A relevant qualification in Television
A relevent qualification specialising in the Classification of Media content would be advantageous
A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role within a broadcast environment

Job Closing Date 05/02/2020
   
   
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