Phantom Media

Radio: Assistant Technical Manager

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Technical Manager to ensure that all equipment is working appropriately and is set up in the studio and for external broadcasts
  • Make sure that any faults are forwarded to the technical manager to be relayed back to the Head of Radio and Union of Students Activities Co-ordinator (Student-Led Services)
  • Help the Technical Manager with the monitoring of the Phantom Media website for usage & content related to the radios output
  • To work alongside Technical Manager or as required with the Music Manager to record live band sessions
  • To assist the Technical manager and US in training radio show hosts to edit their own shows to create podcasts
  • Work with the Technical Manager and Head of Radio to ensure that the Radio Station has the best reputation and runs in a professional manner
  • Attend all training as required for the job role, being able to perform the job of Technical Manager if or when required
  • Attend all training, US meetings, and E/AGMs
  • Ensure the Studio is kept tidy for everyone 

Time Commitment:

Varying throughout the year with an average of 5-10 a week

Responsible to:

VP (Activities), Head of Radio and Phantom Radio members

Ideal personal Qualities:

  • Great organisational skills 
  • Driven and motivated 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Able to balance multiple projects at once 
  • Passionate about news 
  • Able to work well as part of a team 


  • A unique opportunity to deliver the tech support needed for Phantom Radio 
  • Gain skills in tech support for radio 


  • Gain a wide range of practical skills that will make you more employable 
  • Practical experience of being part of a team 
  • Relevant training/on-going personal development 
  • Qualify towards the Futures Award  
  • Gain experience in community work 

Beneficial Previous Experience:

  • Experience in radio technology 
  • Experience of working in a team 
  • Organisation skills 

Training and Support:

You will have access to a wide range of training by the Union including training conference and multiple skills-based workshops

Skills Gained:

  • Written Communication
  • Verbal Communication
  • Delegation
  • Decision Making
  • People Management
  • Teamwork
  • I.T.
  • Organisation / Planning

Recruitment is now open

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