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A lovingly hand-picked selection of the latest TV Jobs and Media Jobs with opportunities in Television, Broadcast, Film, New Media, Digital Publishing, Gaming and Mobile, Radio and Print (Newspapers & Magazines):

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new job post Promo Producer, Comedy Central

Employer: Viacom
Location: London

Promo Producer required to create promos for Comedy Central, using Adobe Premier, from initial concept, script writing, cutting, directing audio and voice over sessions to final delivery of versioned promos.

Key responsibilities include:
- Liaising with Operations and Programming teams to ensure efficient work flow and TX deadline deliverables are met;
- Ensuring the accuracy of information delivered in promos to air;
- Conceiving and developing new ideas to promote the brand;
- Assisting freelancers with their projects and guiding them through the versioning process;
- Sourcing music and liaising with licencing for clearance.

Key attributes for candidates include:
- Solid knowledge of Adobe Premier (self-operating) with an understanding of 3D/2D animation and graphic design;
- Good directing skills;
- Good scriptwriting skills and a knowledge of post-production, audio, VO and graphics;
- A good understanding of the post-production environment;
- The ability to make funny, entertaining promos for a discerning and demanding audience;
- You will be currently working in a similar role within a TV environment and will have an hilarious sense of humour and a true passion for comedy.

Deadline: 13 September 2014

Apply / More Details: Viacom >>


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Other TV & Media Jobs


new job post Researcher - Good Morning Britain

Employer: ITV, London
ITV are recruiting for a Researcher to join the Good Morning Britain [GMB] team.
Key responsibilities include:
- Contributing to providing day specific, quality content for GMB;
- Trying out new ideas and production techniques - you will be responsible for coming up with ideas, researching stories and writing briefs as well as conducting research interviews with guests;
- Assuming responsibility for producing live broadcasts on location and preparing pictures and inserts for interviews - your ideas will help the team create and complete a balanced show.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- The ability to work within a small team environment and have excellent influencing skills;
- A background as a Researcher in a broadcast or news environment;
- Creative and passionate about television and have a good knowledge of current affairs and the issues that matter to the GMB viewers;
- The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Deadline: 2 September 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

new job post Commissioning Apprentice, Features

Employer: Channel 4, London
Apprentice required to take on a role which could work within a number of different areas within the Features Commissioning department.
Key responsibilities include:
- Helping assist the department with booking meeting rooms and collecting guests as needed;
- Dealing with general enquiries via phone and email;
- Providing administrative support to the team and assisting with ad-hoc requests;
- Forming close working relationships across the Commissioning Department and other relevant departments across the company.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A keen interest in commissioning within broadcasting is desirable;
- The ability to work both as part of a close-knit team and independently;
- Strong organisational and practical skills;
- Excellent written and verbal communications;
- An interest in working for Channel 4 and an understanding of its aims.
Salary: £16k
Deadline: 14 September 2014

Apply / More Details: Channel 4 >>

new job post Highlights & Listings Writer

Employer: Red Bee Media, London
Writer required to write publishable, engaging highlights for the weekly Channel 5 Press Information (PI) document in line with house style guidelines and client requirements.
Key responsibilities include:
- Writing features for the Channel 5 PI based on DVDs, tapes and print material;
- Using Quark Xpress desktop publishing software to assist in compiling the weekly Channel 5 PI;
- Evaluating channel and programme information and checking relevant details with the supplier or authoritative alternative sources;
- Entering channel schedules and programme information on to a database;
- Creating series links between related programmes to trigger personal video recorders to record forthcoming episodes the same series.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- First-class subbing skills - including the ability to paraphrase programme information effectively - excellent spelling, punctuation and grammar, and attention to detail;
- The ability to meet deadlines;
- Good general knowledge;
- A good team player and an effective communicator.
Salary: £21k
Deadline: 14 September 2014

Apply / More Details: Red Bee Media >>

new job post Underwater Camera Bursary, Ocean

Employer: BBC, Bristol
The BBC Natural History Unit annually runs a camera bursary scheme that aims to develop an emerging camera operator, by providing experience for them to operate alongside existing experts in their field and increasing their ability to operate at the very highest level of natural history filming.
Each year the bursary leans towards a particular specialism e.g. macro/long lens. This time, to coincide with the launch of the production of the landmark series Ocean, the bursary is geared towards underwater camerawork.
Key responsibilities include:
- Assisting camera persons and production staff engaged on natural history projects at base, on location or in studios;
- Assisting with the research and development of production ideas into shooting scripts and schedules;
- Assisting with the preparation, transport and set up of a range of cameras, as currently used in wildlife content acquisition;
- Undertaking on location the preparation, maintenance, installation and operation of a range of cameras and any ancillary equipment as necessary;
- Logging and managing recorded data and tapes on location and at base.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Only highly competent divers should apply - please state number of logged dives, the range of diving experience (from tropical to polar to caving etc) and technical diving abilities/qualifications - and ideally the candidate will have rebreather training and experience;
- Candidates should be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of marine biology - the role will include a degree of research with real scientific rigour and setting up Natural History shoots;
- When in the field and shooting, an appreciation for wildlife behavior is key: from the macro to the megafauna;
- Demonstration of highly proficient camerawork, ideally illustrated by broadcast or corporate credits - you should be someone with a gifted eye who has the potential to compose exquisite underwater images.
Deadline: 21 September 2014
Apply / More Details: BBC >>

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PRODUCTION / DEVELOPMENT FREELANCERS WANTED

We're looking for experienced production and/or development freelancers with a proven track record and experience in producing and, er, developing content for 'traditional' and 'new' media broadcast platforms.

You should have a keen eye for spotting quality, innovative ideas and formats and an in-depth market knowledge of one or a number of content genres being broadcast in the UK or internationally.

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Content and Media GENRES

Genres include:
*  Comedy and Entertainment;
*  Daytime;
*  Documentary;
*  Drama;
*  Education / Youth / Childrens;
*  Factual Entertainment;
*  Features;
*  Film - feature-length and short form;
*  News & Current Affairs;
*  Specialist Factual;
*  Music;
*  Gaming

Strong, personable writing and communication skills required for critiquing and fine-tuning proposals.

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