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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 Senior Showbiz Reporter, The Sun

Employer: News UK
Location: London

Senior Showbiz Reporter required to uncover and write strong exclusive showbiz stories for all platforms where The Sun is published.

Key responsibilities include:
- Holding interviews and covering events;
- Contributing stories to the Bizarre column and overall showbiz listings;
- Recognising and acting upon any potential legal issues and acting in accordance with the PCC Code of Conduct;
- Consulting with the Head of Showbiz in order to resolve issues with stories and keeping line mangers informed on changes that arise as stories develop;
- Generating great showbiz exclusive stories in The Sun to get the showbiz agenda on all publishing platforms.

Key attributes for candidates include:
- Keen attention to detail and meticulous fact-checking;
- A wide knowledge of showbiz and current affairs and trends through reading various titles as well as utilising other media platforms on a daily basis;
- A passion for the media and showbiz industry and willing to translate this to all areas of the The Sun brand;
- A minimum of national newspaper experience;
- Flexible with a bulging contacts book.

Apply / More Details: News UK >>


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Other TV & Media Jobs


new job post Social Media Producer, Loose Women

Employer: ITV, London
ITV Daytime is looking for a Social Media Producer with a passion for live telly to join the Loose Women team.
Key responsibilities include:
- Advising producers on hot topics, traffic numbers and potential story lines;
- Playing a key role in the make up of the show, influencing last minute decisions based on social media interest.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A journalistic background and knowledge of what makes a story, both hard and humorous;
- Considerable experience and a high level understanding of all platforms (Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, etc) with good knowledge of industry trends and emerging technologies, ideally gained whilst in a similar position;
- A clear ability to generate, write and share engaging content that will engage readers and generate comments.
Deadline: 3 August 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

new job post Social Media Manager

Employer: Disney, Hammersmith, London
Social Media Manager (EMEA) required to manage key social media strategies across major franchises that touch all lines of Disney's business, including Studios, Channels, Consumer Products, Disney Interactive and more.
Key responsibilities include:
- Translating business and marketing objectives into regional social media strategies, with a franchise-led focus;
- Supporting and liaising with territories in the roll-out of social media strategies, projects, guidelines and tools;
- Working with agencies and third parties as required, to deliver social initiatives;
- Staying up to date with social media development - proactively researching new tools, best practices and monitoring other brand activity (both direct competitors and other socially-innovative brands);
- Educating and supporting key stakeholders and franchise teams in their understanding of social media.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Extensive experience working in social media (or substantial experience in social media and previous closely-related experience e.g. digital marketing or PR);
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;
- Being confident and assertive whilst being diplomatic and tactful;
- Resourceful and proactive in approach - looking for solutions and information in creative ways.
Apply / More Details: Disney >>

new job post Development Assistant

Employer: Lime Pictures, Liverpool
Lime Pictures are looking for a Development Assistant to provide administrative support to the Head of Drama and to organise the Development team office.
Key responsibilities include:
- Reading submitted scripts and reporting to the Head of Drama about them;
- Providing scene breakdowns for drama slate scripts;
- Scouting for new writing talent across all platforms, including regional theatre;
- Diary management and central coordination for all information required by and for the Head of Drama;
- Screening all incoming call, emails and post taking appropriate action as required;
- Responding to unsolicited scripts.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Ideally experience within TV production/development;
- Demonstrable ability to analyse, critique and suggest improvements to scripts, treatments and ideas;
- Good people skills - tact, diplomacy, discretion and a sense of humour;
- Excellent organisational and time management skills;
- First class written and verbal skills and the ability to draft documents to a professional standard.
Salary: c.£20k
Deadline: 8 August 2014

Apply / More Details: Lime Pictures >>

Production Coordinators & Production Secretaries

Employer: Tiger Aspect, Scotland
Tiger Aspect are recruiting for an exciting new structured reality BBC3 Series to be based in Scotland from July to December 2014 and are after experienced Production Coordinators and Production Secretaries to join the team.
None of these roles are entry level jobs and if you are not applying for these positions, please do not send your CV.
You will also need to be able to base yourself in Scotland.
Apply / More Details: Tiger Aspect >>

Development Executive

Employer: Red Planet Pictures, Soho, London
Red Planet Pictures is recruiting for a Development Executive to develop ambitious new drama and comedy series as part of their team.
Key responsibilities include:
- Creating and nurturing key writer relationships with a view to creating innovative new projects for Red Planet's slate;
- Generating new ideas to brief; writing pitches and finding supporting material as required;
- Sourcing and reading books or other source material with a view to optioning and writing reports as needed;
- Script editing specific projects as required;
- Providing support on projects as needed, e.g. through research, shaping treatments, identifying writers, chasing availabilities.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Proven track record in working with writing talent, through developing projects or script editing on productions;
- Awareness of writing talent across different mediums including film, TV and theatre;
- Awareness of literary and journalistic landscape;
- Experience of liasing with agents and publishers;
- Strong awareness of the broadcasting industry and output across all broadcasters of comedy and drama.
Apply / More Details: via Guardian Jobs >>

VP Digital Media - Western Europe<

Employer: Discovery, London
Vice President Digital Media, Western Europe required to assume responsibility and oversight for the strategy, execution, editorial, product, design, operations, sales development, research and social media of the digital portfolio across Discovery's Western Europe region.
Key responsibilities include:
- Developing a vision and long-term digital strategy that aligns with core business objectives;
- Driving a compelling consumer experience that surpasses competitors, and also provides optimal advertising opportunities across all screens;
- Develop and executing Direct to Consumer & TV Everywhere product that is integrated with existing website experience across all screens and platforms;
- As the digital media expert, influencing senior management to ensure digital is considered in key initiatives;
- Effectively collaborating and communicating digital business with key stakeholders across programming, sales, marketing and senior management across the region.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Extensive digital media management experience;
- Proven track record of managing multiple projects, with multiple stakeholders;
- Must have background in the interpretation of web analytics and SEO;
- A proven track record in delivery of content (or comparable products and services) in the Digital Media space across multiple markets.
Apply / More Details: Discovery >>

Genre Assistant, Features

Employer: Channel 4, London
Genre Assistant required to provide the highest level of administrative support to the Head of Features and Commissioning Editors.
Key responsibilities include:
- Being PA to the Head of Features and Commissioning Editors, providing full administrative support including diary management, travel arrangements, arranging events, dealing with general correspondence and expenses filing;
- Ensuring visitors to the department are handled appropriately;
- Being first point of contact for production companies and on/off screen talent.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Solid PA experience in a demanding, fast paced environment;
- Strong diary management experience with the ability to juggle busy schedules with fast and changing diaries;
- Professional telephone manner and advanced MS Office skills - PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Flash player;
- Experience of handling confidential/sensitive material;
- Demonstrable interest in television and the media.
Deadline: 1 August 2014
Apply / More Details: Channel 4 >>

Story Developer, EastEnders - Digital Content

Employer: BBC, Borehamwood
Story Developer required to come up with new, innovative and creative ideas to support EastEnders across all platforms.
Key responsibilities include:
- Assuming editorial responsibility for the development and delivery of high quality online and IPTV content related to EastEnders;
- Attending EastEnders' writer commissioning meetings to actively generate and develop creative and original ideas to complement upcoming storylines;
- Proactively identifying and developing new material and new talent;
- Building relationships with the cast to ensure participation in content.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Ability to prove an in-depth understanding of EastEnders: its characters, storylines and what makes it Britain's favourite soap;
- Experience or a keen interest in script writing and story-telling;
- Experience and knowledge of all current multimedia platforms (Facebook; Twitter; Snapchat; Instagram etc.) and a keen interest in all future multimedia platforms;
- Keen interest in producing additional content for existing brands;
- Good editorial judgment and creative development skills with a high level of familiarity with EastEnders.
Deadline: 3 August 2014
Apply / More Details: BBC >>

Text Producers, Sky News

Employer: Sky, London
Sky News is seeking Text Producers.
Key responsibilities include:
- Writing Breaking News and information straps, updating the scrolling ticker and sending tweets to the channel's Breaking News Twitter feed.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A journalism qualification from an accredited organisation;
- Experience of working under pressure, preferably in a broadcast or studio environment;
- In-depth knowledge of national and international news;
- Excellent writing skills;
- First-class command of the English language;
- Meticulous attention to detail.
Deadline: 3 August 2014
Apply / More Details: Sky >>

Assistant Production Accountant, Emmerdale

Employer: ITV, Leeds
Emmerdale is looking for an Assistant Production Accountant to join its busy, hard-working team.
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing accounting support in producing accurate cost reports and other adhoc financial reports;
- Using Microsoft Office to a good level, collating and managing the production information;
- Liaising between business partners to ensure an accurate and efficient flow of transactional information;
- Being the first point of contact for all financial queries from the production team.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Candidates will be either considering or commencing a financial qualification such as AAT;
- Highly organised with the ability to prioritise and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines;
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office;
- Excellent attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work within a multi-disciplinary production team.
Deadline: 4 August 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

Technical Animator

Employer: Ubisoft, Newcastle
Ubisoft require a Technical Animator will be responsible for developing and maintaining animation systems, rigging, pipelines and processes used by the animation team.
Key responsibilities include:
- Learning all required features and functions of the animation system editor and tools;
- Participating in and supervising integration of the animation assets into the game engine;
- Ensuring compliance of animation features with technical, aesthetic and gameplay constraints;
- Researching and sharing knowledge of existing engines and animation packages within the industry.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Strong practical understanding of animation logic: node graphs, animation trees and similar engine editors and technologies;
- Experience on character action focused games preferred, with at least one shipped title;
- Strong character animation skills and understanding of animation principles;
- Experience working with high-fidelity motion capture would be advantageous.
Competitive salary & relocation package
Deadline: 8 August 2014

Apply / More Details: Ubisoft >>

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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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