Media Operations Manager

The Role

The Media Operations Manager position within the 24/7 Operations team is responsible for leading a team of Media Operators, providing line management and supervision, ensuring the operational integrity and availability of M2A’s applications, systems, and services.

Ensuring operational cover, the appropriate monitoring of client output and M2A technology stack with appropriate actions taken to ensure resolution of faults within client SLA. Effective communication to M2A management and to M2A clients.

Deputise for the Head of Operations as required.

The role is day shift (0900-1800) based.

What You’ll Do

  • Line management, Day-to-day supervision of MO’s, ensuring 24/7 shift cover (leave/sickness), Ensuring platform/service monitoring and daily task completion.
  • Point of escalation for MO team, during the day shift and OOH
  • Deputise for the Head of Operations as required.
  • Staff Development, providing regular 1-1s, providing training & development, Annual appraisals
  • Monitoring and maintaining the security, consistency, and availability of all supported systems & services.
  • Identifying faults and issues and recommending appropriate paths to resolution and fixing as appropriate within agreed SLAs.
  • Ensuring continuity and quality by owning the resolution of system issues. Tracking progress and escalating as appropriate until resolution reached within agreed SLAs.
  • Implementing and maintaining appropriate contingency procedures, resource planning and deployment skills in response to planned and unexpected events.
  • Managing, deploying and configuring the services which deliver content to the audience.
  • Contributing to process development and best practice. Looking at new ways to improve resilience, performance levels and supportability.
  • Understanding, in depth, the business processes supported by the systems.
  • Creation, maintenance and ownership of operational documentation and communication associated with these processes.
  • Provide technical advice and a troubleshooting function.
  • Contributing positively to the objectives of the Operations team and M2A.

Technical Specifications

  • A minimum of three years supervisor or team leader experience
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in an application support or systems support role.
  • Experience with media management or within a broadcast media environment.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services or other “cloud” provider.
  • Experience monitoring service, performance and capacity thresholds.
  • Experience of application deployment, configuration and maintenance under multiple server operating system environments.
  • Experience of video and audio encoding technologies.
  • Experience in resolving problems across a multi-platform environment.
  • Experience in a support or customer-facing role.
  • Willing to work flexible hours as befits the type of service provided.
  • Experience of managing third parties.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to cope in a technically complex and fast-changing environment, and to respond calmly and rationally to changing aspirations in a deadline-driven situation
  • Strong planning and organising skills including the ability to manage several work streams simultaneously
  • Ability to think strategically and evaluate options in the short, medium and long term
  • Good communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically both in writing and verbally
  • Clear decision-making ability with the facility to judge complex situations and assess when to escalate issues
  • Ability to balance conflicting and changing demands through prioritisation and a pragmatic approach
  • Good team player, self-motivated and able to work on own initiative.


  • 25 days holiday
  • Medical insurance 
  • Dental insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Life cover
  • Company pension
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Company bike scheme

Interview Process

  1. Send job applications to
  2. Interview with Head of Operations and Head of Customer Success

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.