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[Met-jobs] Media Briefing Meteorologist for MeteoGroup

From Paul Knightley <Paul.Knightley@meteogroup.com>
To "'met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk'" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:10:41 +0000

Please see https://www.meteogroup.com/vacancy/meteorologist-13 and apply through the link on the bottom of that page.

 

 

As a Media Briefing Meteorologist you will work in a team of experienced forecasters, providing specific meteorological services to the media sector.

These services will be delivered, primarily, by giving briefings, both written and verbal/in person, to the client. The role will primarily be based remotely on the client’s premises, in central London, fully backed up by our UK weather room team in our London office in Victoria.

There will also be opportunities to work, at times, in our London weather room on other forecasting shifts, but the primary function of this role is as described above.

Since the weather is a 24/7-hour business you will be working in shifts, including weekends, evenings and nights. We are looking for someone who enjoys working together with a team of energetic and creative colleagues, all over the world.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver briefings to presenters, both verbal and written, in order to convey the weather ‘story’ both for UK weather and global weather, supported by our UK and worldwide forecast teams;
  • Have editorial control of the weather data which drives on-air graphics, ensuring they fit with the weather story, in partnership with the UK shift lead forecaster,
  • Be the point of contact for presenters and other stakeholders for answering questions regarding aspects of the forecast and weather story;
  • Work within the briefing meteorologist team on continuous improvement of all aspects of the briefing and forecast service.

Our Requirements :

  • You have a Meteorology or related degree, at least 5 years’ experience is desirable;
  • Experience with media weather forecasting, including general news knowledge and the media treatment of weather stories;
  • Preferably, experience in giving weather briefings to an audience;
  • Excellent knowledge of UK weather, proficient knowledge of European and Global weather, including the typical impacts of major weather events;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in English;
  • Good organisational and accuracy skills and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
  • Eligibility to work in the UK and be able to supply proof of this.

If you have any questions, please contact Carmen Ogle (Senior International Corporate Recruiter) via recruitment@meteogroup.com

 

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