Calrec Audio supply audio broadcast mixing equipment relied on by the world’s most successful broadcasters. From Premiership football, to the Superbowl, from “X Factor” to “Dancing with the Stars”, if it’s live there is a good chance it is mixed on a Calrec.

Our customers are absolutely focused on creating immersive and entertaining audio, and constantly push the boundaries of broadcasting. Calrec’s job is to push the boundaries of technology to help them succeed.

Formed as a microphone manufacturer in 1964, Calrec’s reputation for build quality, reliability and audio performance has made it an industry benchmark across the world. The latest Apollo platform introduced Bluefin2, the next generation of award-winning Bluefin technology. It provides over 1000 channel processing paths on just one DSP card. For surround sound mixing it is the industry’s most advanced and economical solution.

Now, broadcasters demand even more versatility and integration from their audio equipment, and in this technologically progressive era TV companies want to ensure that their systems can produce programmes efficiently and to required specifications. For their audio systems to achieve this, greater consideration has to be given to their networks as a whole, and how efficiently they can be controlled. Calrec has designed its range of consoles to meet these demands.

We are looking for driven, enthusiastic and inventive people who are passionate about audio technology. We have a reputation for innovation which we want to continue to build on. If you feel you can help us to do this, please get in touch. Unless otherwise specified, all applications for Current Vacancies or general job enquiries should be made in writing to: HR Manager, Calrec Audio Ltd, Nutclough Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8EZ or careers@calrec.com

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Technical Sales Coordinator

JOB TITLE
Technical Sales Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Technical Sales Coordinator to strengthen our existing sales team, to provide additional technical and administrative support to the sales team and external customers.

KEY DUTIES

The Technical Sales Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Sales Managers both in Europe and in the US by assuming primary responsibility of providing responses to RFPs and tenders, providing a central point of contact for technical research required by Sales Managers and providing administrative support to the Sales Coordinator.

  1. The management and quality control of rental stock and demo consoles
  2. Responsible for managing the quote system and price list
  3. Support to Managers through the generation of quotation and console/network diagrams
  4. Support to Managers through the generation of technical and commercial tender responses that deliver an effective, attention-grabbing response to highlight the company’s products
  5. Point of contact for technical information required by Sales Managers/distributors as requested.

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

The person will be educated to HND or Degree level in electronics or music technology.
Excellent communication skills.
Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work autonomously.
Excellent telephone manner and fantastic communication skills.
Qualifications in IT networking advantageous.
Knowledge of pro-audio equipment and music technology advantageous

EXPERIENCE
An enthusiasm for, and a keen interest in audio / music production and/or broadcast technology.
Experience managing technical projects.
Knowledge of Office 365, with advanced level Excel.
Experience of support colleagues in the field.
Knowledge of IP networking.

ATTRIBUTES
The ideal person will be bright and articulate, able to communicate clearly.
Ability to produce detailed and engaging written communication to appeal to all levels of a company.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.
Neat, methodical, organised working habits.

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

Regional Sales Manager

JOB TITLE
Regional Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION
Calrec Audio Ltd is seeking a self-motivated Regional Sales Manager to develop the company’s sales. Responsible for business development of existing and new customers within TV & Radio broadcasting sector.

KEY DUTIES
The planning and implementation of a working pattern and contact schedule for your territory.
The identification of all additional business opportunities through existing customer accounts.
The identification and generation of new business accounts and revenue.
Research the target market, identify potential customers and qualify their needs.
Negotiate with potential customers to close sales.
The consistent and regular management of any Resellers and Distributors to ensure a high level of effort and attention in the market.
Present the company’s products & technical solutions through face to face meetings, product demonstration and presentation.
Maintain an in-depth, demonstrable knowledge of the company’s products.
To ensure the maintenance of an accurate, comprehensive and up to date customer management database of all prospective/existing customers in your territory.

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
Good GCSEs, especially Maths / English
HNC or equivalent in Electronics / Audio
Relevant project engineering working knowledge

EXPERIENCE
Previous sales experience selling professional audio equipment. Previous experience of selling to Senior Managers/Directors of major accounts.
Previous experience of dealing with and managing system integrators and distributors.
Pro-Audio and Broadcast experience.
Knowledge of audio mixing consoles preferred.

ATTRIBUTES
Well-honed presentation and product demonstration skills.
Negotiation skills.
Sales closing skills.
Numerate.
Time management skills and the ability to achieve deadlines.
Excellent spoken and written skills.
Accurate reporting skills.
Organised working habits and record keeping.
Excellent customer skills.
Ability to identify, prioritise and solve problems.
Excellent customer interface and the ability to build long term relationships with customers.
Able to interface well with others and ensure the flow of appropriate and accurate information to customers and colleagues.
Ability to be flexible and adjust to changing priorities.
Pro-active team member & support other teams/team members.

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

Customer Support Administrator

JOB TITLE
Customer Support Administrator

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Customer Support Administrator to process national and international shipments of small orders, spares, repairs and loans whilst complying with import / export procedures and legislation to provide administration support to the Customer Support Team

KEY DUTIES
Processing repairs / loan / replacement hardware orders and shipments
Processing small sales orders
Upkeep of import / export documentation
Customs clearance declarations
Liaising with Customers to facilitate return of outstanding hardware
Stock control

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
GCSE or equivalent in Maths & English
Competent user of Microsoft Office
Good spelling, numeracy, general clerical skills

EXPERIENCE
Experience of workplace administration is desirable

ATTRIBUTES
Ability to interface well with others and ensure flow of appropriate information
Organised working habits
Pro-active team member
Ability to communicate clearly with strong written / verbal skills
Flexible, able to deal with changing priorities
Attention to detail

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

JOB TITLE
Senior Embedded Software Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with good C++ skills, embedded development experience and good networking knowledge.

KEY DUTIES
You will have technical responsibility for developing and delivering software for professional audio products.
You will take a lead role in development projects and often work within a cross-functional team. You will be involved in all parts of the software lifecycle; from specification and design through to maintenance.
Software specification
You will work with Product managers and other engineers to create specifications for new software products.
Planning and reporting
You will be required to provide estimates for development tasks and contribute towards planning of developments. You will also be required to report progress against schedules.
Software design and development
You will work closely with other developers in a cross-functional team. You will design and develop software to meet product requirements and ensure a high standard of quality and reliability. You will also work with product testers to identify and resolve defects.
Software support
In this role, you will need to provide support to other R&D teams, production departments and customer support teams. This may require you to work off-site from time to time. Due to the nature of our business some out of hours work and weekend work may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
Essential
Degree or equivalent experience in a software or related subject.
A good understanding of hardware platforms and how s/w & f/w components work together
Software development for embedded platforms.
C++
OOD / OOP
A good understanding of TCP/IP networking
Understanding of Linux device drivers
Debugging to hardware level
Desirable
Interest in audio systems
Practical experience of UML
JIRA
Subversion / Git
Android kernel development

EXPERIENCE
Minimum 5 years commercial experience in designing and developing objected oriented applications.
Minimum of 3 years software development using C++
Experience in developing object oriented software

ATTRIBUTES
You are industrious, possess an exemplary attitude, take ownership and drive progress.
You have a passion to excel.
You like to take a leading role.
You are able to work to committed deadlines.
You execute tasks in the most expedient way
You are well organised and able to successfully prioritise and manage tasks.
You enjoy the challenge of solving problems
You are a good communicator
You pay attention to detail

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

Software Engineer (Javascript / React)

JOB TITLE
Software Engineer (Javascript / React)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Software Engineer with an exceptional knowledge of Javascript / ECMA 6 and an excellent understanding of React JS

KEY DUTIES
The job holder will be an industrious software engineer developing professional audio products within our GUI team.  You will work in cross-functional teams assigned to a project and report to a Project Manager.  You will be involved in all parts of the software lifecycle; from specification and design through to maintenance.  You are expected to be responsible, honest, creative and committed.

You will demonstrate a high level of Javascript knowledge and programming competence in relation to graphical user interface development.  In addition, you will be focussed and possess a passion for development.

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS
Degree or equivalent experience in a software or related subject.
JavaScript / ReactJS
Understanding of HTMLS / CSS
Web sockets / socket IO

EXPERIENCE
Front-end development using ReactJS and JavaScript

ATTRIBUTES
You are industrious, possess an exemplary attitude, take ownership and drive progress.
You have a passion to excel.
You like to take a leading role.
You are able to work to committed deadlines.
You execute tasks in the most expedient way
You are well organised and able to successfully prioritise and manage tasks.
You enjoy the challenge of solving problems
You are a good communicator
You pay attention to detail

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

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