Assistant Compliance Editor

Location: AE-Dubai-Media City
Department: Media Operations (1180)


About Us

Global Eagle is a leading provider of satellite-based broadband connectivity, television and entertainment services, content and data analytics to aviation, maritime, enterprise and government markets. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated portfolio of rich media content and high-speed connectivity solutions for airlines, private jets, cruise lines, commercial ships, super-yachts, ferries, enterprise, government and military installations worldwide with proprietary performance-enhancing technologies and exclusive access to premium media. With 1,300 employees on six continents and leading global satellite and ground networks, the company delivers exceptional service and concierge support to its customers.

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Role Summary

We require an Assistant Compliance Editor to join our vibrant and fast paced Compliance Team, who will provide intensive content screening services for our clients. Viewing all material, both movies and TV programs, from a compliance perspective the successful candidate will be required to vigilantly screen and create accurate edit notes that are suitable for our client needs. A technical ability is also required as part of this role will require versioning of the content. This role involves working with other teams globally and adhering to tight deadlines within a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate should have a passion for content and confidence in communicating both internally and with our external teams. To have ha strong work ethic and to work well as part of a team and to work with tight deadlines. Previous experience within a media and content environment along with excellent English speaking, grammar and communications skills is a vital requirement for this role. Second language skills desired.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Continuous screening of movies and TV programming options.
  • To be able to create edit notes as per provided TV Edit guidelines; discussing these with colleagues and ensuring compliance of contractual requirements are adhered to.   
  • To accurately create edit notes as required per Cultural Sensitive Guideline ; discussing these with colleagues to ensure compliance of contractual requirements are adhered to. 
  • To be articulate when creating edit notes.   
  • Edit Decision List completion.  
  • Basic compliance editing as per the screening notes using Adobe Premiere.  
  • QC of versioned Masters and to ensure all creative, aesthetic, and legal requirements have been met.
  • Provide Editor recommendations and feedback when needed
  • Prepare digital content for Technical departments. 
  • Programming/Scheduler liaison and support.  
  • Producing and maintaining accurate detailed records of   communications and materials and information as required.  
  • Managing & monitoring deadlines.  
  • Down/up loading digital content to /from a variety of sources.  
  • Updating metadata where appropriate.
  • Supporting internal staff members with general digital assets inquires at their request.  
  • Completing ad hoc projects as instructed by members of the Compliance Edit Supervisor.  

Education & Experience

  • Attention to detail and accurate content screening. 
  • Excellent communication skills both written, and speaking in English. Second language skills desired.
  • Knowledge of NLE editing using Premiere    
  • Experience creating edit notes following guidelines within the airline industry or for Broadcast would be advantageous.    
  • Knowledge of digital video standard including broadcast codecs, frame rates, aspect ratio preservation and conversion, standards conversion is desirable.  
  • Basic familiarity of Microsoft Office tools such as Word and Excel are beneficial, as are general PC-based skills and experience 
  • The ability to consistently deliver work of high quality against tight deadlines is considered an important attribute for people performing this role  
  • Knowledge of additional languages would be useful.


  • Performance Measurement, Career Development and Future Opportunities                
  • Career development is taken seriously at Global Eagle; all staff will have twice yearly performance reviews and performance will be measured against agreed objectives and standards.
  • It is expected that there will be regular career progression opportunities for those willing and able to take on greater responsibility.

Our Core Values

  • Communicate and Connect
  • Deliver Excellence and Own it
  • Be Honorable
  • Operate as ONE
  • Learn and Embrace Change

Why You Should Work Here

A career with Global Eagle is a unique opportunity to grow your knowledge and skills within a culture that thrives on collaboration and innovation. In addition to being a part of an amazing group, we also have competitive benefits including medical, paid time off, life insurance, flexible scheduling, and more!


Global Eagle is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Due to COVID, our interviews are now done in a safe environment using online platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams.


Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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