Vacancy For Radio Producer / Technical Assistant


Tipp Mid-West Radio, St. Michael’s Street, Tipperary Town

is seeking applications for the position of: Radio Producer / Technical Assistant

This is a PART-TIME position (19.5 hours/week)

Job Description

  • This position involves the following key duties:
    • The technical set-up of Outside Broadcasts (OBs)
    • Presenting links for live OBs, as required
    • Editing audio files for broadcast
    • Application, production, writing, recording & editing of documentary-style programmes for commissioned programming (BAI Sound & Vision Funded projects)
    • Presenting live music programmes, as required
    • Continuity broadcasting, if required
    • Training new volunteer presenters in the use of studio equipment & presentation skills, as required

Professional & Personal Attributes Required

  • Experience in radio broadcasting, including the use of live studio equipment & software
  • Experience in the use of audio editing software (e.g. Cool Edit)
  • Experience in the technical aspects of Outside Broadcasting
  • Excellent communication skills, including:
    • Fluent written & spoken English
    •  Excellent interpersonal & interviewing skills
  • Very good I.T. skills, including word processing, internet research, social media etc.
  • Candidates should be content to work under their own initiative to execute the key duties of the position, in an independent manner
  • Candidates should be flexible, and able to work to a dead-line

Important Eligibility Criteria

This position is supported by the Community Services Programme (CSP), funded by POBAL

Therefore, candidates must be either:

  1. Self-Employed


  • From ONE of the following categories:
  • In receipt of Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB), Jobseeker’s Assistance (JA), Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment, one parent family payment (OPF) or the Jobseeker Transitional Payment
  • In receipt of disability allowance (DA), invalidity pension, blind person’s pension or other disability benefit


Persons employed from Tús, Gateway, Community Employment (CE) and Job Initiatives (JI) schemes are deemed eligible but cannot simultaneously hold a CSP and Tús/Gateway/CE/JI/RSS position. Former RSS workers who were previously CE participants are also eligible

How To Apply

Closing date for application:

Monday, 16th November 2020 @ 2 p.m.

(Applications received after this time/date, will not be considered)

Applicants should send a Cover Letter & current C.V. to:


[email protected]


The Manager,

Tipp Mid-West Radio

St. Michael’s Street

Tipperary Town