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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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Top Media Job of the Day


new job post Executive Producer, Current Affairs

Employer: BBC Northern Ireland
Location: Belfast

BBC Northern Ireland's Current Affairs Department is looking for a full-time Executive Producer to take responsibility, primarily, for its non-Panorama output across all channels.

Key responsibilities include:
- Helping direct and manage the network television current affairs production team, taking particular responsibility for building a lasting network business and liaising between London and Belfast;
- Taking the lead role and, wherever possible, to executive produce all of Northern Ireland's network current affairs films and series - other than those programmes made for Panorama;
- Building strong links with the Current Affairs Commissioner, the Channel Controllers and the Development Executive in London;
- Taking primary responsibility for winning commissions from the current affairs slate across all channels, by driving the development process and understanding genre objectives and channel strategies and audiences.

Key attributes for candidates include:
- Proven ability to command the trust of network commissioners and channel controllers on a wide variety of network current affairs films and series - in terms of both winning commissions and the successful executive production of the resulting programmes;
- Excellent track record as a programme maker, at a senior network current affairs level, displaying strong journalistic and creative film-making skills across a broad range of output;
- Excellent leadership qualities including good interpersonal and team building skills and demonstrable success in managing production teams;
- Demonstrable track record of developing new on-screen talent;
- Good working knowledge of production and post-production processes, techniques and technology with a sound understanding of the broadcasting industry and output across the whole of the BBC and competition.

Deadline: 27 April 2014

Apply / More Details: BBC >>


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Other TV & Media Jobs


new job post Short Contract Crew, Mr Bean - The Animated Series

Employer: Tiger Aspect, London
Tiger Aspect Productions are looking for applicants for the new series of Mr Bean – The Animated Series (52 x 11').
They are currently looking for experienced people who can work on a short contract basis for the following positions:
- Animators
- Design / Layout/Riggers
- Storyboard Artists
Prior knowledge of CelAction is essential and designers also require a strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.
Deadline: 30 April 2014
Apply / More Details: Tiger Aspect >>

new job post Programming Coordinator

Employer: Disney, Hammersmith, London
Disney are looking for a Programming Coordinator to coordinate, administrate and produce detailed programme schedules and plans for an assigned channel.
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing day-to-day responsibility for the planning, system input and communication of monthly schedules and programme plans for linear, non-linear and VOD services;
- Creating clear and compelling programme strategies to drive channel and non-linear performance in the UK, delivering agreed performance metrics, sustained ratings growth month on month and maximum ratings in high season;
- Ensuring schedule plans meet agreed strategic goals and objectives;
- Ensuring accurate and timely delivery of programme plans in broadcast system to Disney Media+, presentation and media planning teams in advance of monthly deadlines and issuing and tracking programme amendments where necessary.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Experience of programme planning / scheduling, preferably for a commercial channel within the UK market, would be an advantage;
- Experience of evaluating ratings and research reports also an advantage;
- Knowledge of UK multichannel kids programming, competitive set and trends;
- Good attention to detail, accuracy and highly organised with a 'can do' attitude;
- Highly innovative, with proven, demonstrable experience in generating creative ideas.
Apply / More Details: Disney >>

new job post Compliance Officer

Employer: British Board of Film Classification [BBFC], Soho, London
BBFC are recruiting for a Compliance Officer - on an 18-month internship - to carry out a range of media compliance work.
Key responsibilities include:
- Making age rating recommendations for films and videos;
- Producing consumer-friendly content advice for individual films and videos;
- Carrying out Video On Demand platform compliance checks to ensure the proper use of BBFC ratings;
- Carrying out slate checking for VOD customers;
- Conducting research via the Internet and other electronic means to establish the suitability for classification of submitted works and equivalent material under the Boards duties and UK law, for the purposes of (but not limited to) prevention of the distribution of material prohibited by law, and for the initiation of criminal proceedings.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Degree-educated with previous customer service experience;
- A high standard of English, strong communication skills, both written and oral;
- Good understanding of film and digital media;
- Strong analytical skills and able to work to a high level of accuracy;
- Well informed, with a knowledge of popular culture.
Salary: £24k
Deadline: 2 May 2014, 4pm

Apply / More Details: BBFC >>

Production Coordinator

Employer: Warner Bros. Entertainment, London
Warner Bros International Television Production [WBITVP] is looking for a Production Coordinator to provide efficient and effective administrative support to the production team in all aspects of the production of Warner formats around the world, including operating companies and third-party producers.
Key responsibilities include:
- Being aware of key titles and formats with potential to travel around the group;
- Day-to-day executive support;
- Administration of international music cue sheets and sending out of production materials to clients;
- Liaising with production companies for updated production materials;
- Coordinating / arranging local and international travel and hotel accommodation for executives and production consultants.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Proven experience of working within a similar role or professional involvement in a production background within the entertainment or media industry;
- Demonstrable proficiency in a detail-orientated role;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced Excel skills;
- Effective team working is essential including strong team orientation with the ability to work closely and well with other team members.
Deadline: 17 April 2014
Apply / More Details: Time Warner >>

Assistant to Creative Director & Executive Producer, Drama

Employer: ITV Studios, London
ITV Studios are looking for an experienced PA with a passion for drama to join its team.
You will be kept busy dealing with anything from expenses and travel arrangements, to diary management and administrative support. You will also ensure the smooth running of the office.
You will have daily contact with production offices, agencies, producers, writers and directors, so a personable manner and excellent communication/written skills are key.
Candidates will need to be highly organised and flexible and will ideally have a good working knowledge of the TV drama landscape.
Deadline: 17 April 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

Junior Fashion Assistant

Employer: Guardian News & Media [GNM], London
GNM are currently recruiting for a Junior Fashion Assistant to support the Guardian and Observer fashion team working across print and digital.
Key responsibilities include:
- Maintaining the fashion cupboards, ensuring they are kept tidy at all times with samples being well looked after, labelled and protected from damage;
- Maintaining the register of press samples in and out of the building, ensuring returns are tracked and well managed, keep all corresponding paperwork up to date;
- Assisting three in-house fashion stylists on shoots which will typically, but not exclusively, involve steaming clothes, packing samples, helping out in the studio, providing refreshments and returning clothes to suppliers in good condition immediately after shoots;
- Calling in samples under the direction of the stylists.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A knowledge of and interest in fashion;
- Interest in digital and print media;
- Experience of dealing with people at different levels in person and over the telephone;
- Experience of working on a fashion shoot and organising merchandise.
Deadline: 17 April 2014
Apply / More Details: Guardian News & Media >>

Series Producer, Hollyoaks

Employer: Line Pictures, Liverpool
Lime Pictures are looking for a creative, innovative, energetic Series Producer to join its leadership team to cover a period of maternity cover.
Key responsibilities include:
- Managing, in conjunction with the other members of the leadership team, all editorial staff and artists;
- Overseeing the running of other departments within the business (e.g. design, make-up, costume etc.) as required;
- Setting and maintaining a clear editorial direction for the show, giving notes on scripts and storylines, co-chairing script and story meetings and signing off on episodes for broadcast (as required);
- Contributing to and maintaining a clear creative vision for Hollyoaks, covering all aspects of programme-related content, its online presence, commercial partnerships, press and public relations strategies.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Preferably some experience of working within a television/publicity environment - although not essential;
- Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills;
- A desire for excellence and a rigorous "quality filter";
- Comprehensive editorial experience and knowledge of production processes.
Deadline: 17 April 2014, noon
Apply / More Details: Lime Pictures >>

Director

Employer: QVC, Chiswick, London
QVC are looking for a Director to join their production team in Chiswick, West London, on a 12-month fixed-term contract.
Key responsibilities include:
- Preparation and direction of live shows, working on shifts with a Senior Director and a Directors Assistant;
- Working closely with Producers, presenters and guests to make sure that each hour of the schedule is fully prepared and planned;
- Directing and vision mixing the live output and ensuring that the programme is sitting in live with the QVC look, feel and style.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Strong vision mixing ability and an expert in the gallery, happy to give guidance to others;
- Proficient in using graphics and the playout server for stills and moving images;
- Confident on all standard computer packages and also happy to learn new ones;
- A natural born communicator - someone who can give direction confidently;
- Ideally you will be someone from the TV shopping world but QVC are totally open-minded and will consider a skilled director from any background.
Apply / More Details: QVC >>

Personal Assistant - Showbiz Desk

Employer: News UK, London
News UK are currently seeking a dedicated PA to provide highly professional administrative and organisational support to the Showbiz Desk.
Key responsibilities include:
- Organising the Showbiz rota, logging holidays and in lieu days and ensuring the company staff holiday system is up to date and accurate;
- Coordinating the department's expense claims;
- Arranging transport, accommodation and other items for shoots and interviews;
- Creating a daily news diary and liaising with PRs re events.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Excellent communication, organisational and planning skills;
- The ability to work calmly under pressure;
- Good knowledge of Microsoft packages and SAP;
- An interest in journalism is highly desirable.
Apply / More Details: News UK >>

Live Entertainment Client Manager

Employer: Global, London
Global's Live Entertainment Team work with promoters and clients for rock and pop, attractions, West End theatre, sporting events and comedy - basically anything in the entertainment arena that is relevant to its diverse audiences. The role of a Live Entertainment Client Manager is about retention and acquisition and thinking laterally about the potential for the Live Entertainment sector.
>Key responsibilities include:
- Working across all brands, leading the development of co-branded, sponsorship and promotional ideas that have the magic to engage listeners and the sparkle to promote the client;
- Taking the brilliant ideas and putting together creative pitches using the latest technology to wow clients and work out how much to charge them;
- Overseeing the campaigns and working with the Account Managers to ensure deliverables are met.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Brilliant organisation skills so you hit every deadline every time and keep all the plates spinning;
- Obsessive about the detail and tech savvy - knowledge of Apple and salesforce.com would be an advantage;
- Having confidence to share your ideas and views and able to work your way through compliance processes to ensure legality and the meeting of Ofcom guidelines.
Deadline: 30 April 2014
Apply / More Details: Global >>

Graduate Researcher Scheme - NOW OPEN!

Employer: Princess Productions / Shine TV, London
Princess Productions and Shine TV are collaborating again to find creative, enthusiastic and talented people who want to break into the exciting world of television...
The selected graduates have the chance to work on both new and established programmes, within a variety of genres, which provides an excellent platform to learn the basic skills required in the world of TV.
No existing experience in TV production is required to apply for the scheme, although all candidates should possess a keen eye for a story, good writing skills, bags of enthusiasm and an equal interest in entertainment, current affairs and popular culture.
Deadline: 16 June 2014
Apply / More Details: Princess Productions >>

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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.

For more information, please send an email with current CV, contact details and the genre[s] in which you have genuine expertise and passion or register for free using our form below:

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