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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 Head of Development

Employer: Comedy Central
Location: London

Comedy Central is recruiting for a Head of Development to work in their International Comedy Development team, based in Camden, London.

Key responsibilities include:
- Developing and maintaining relationships with key suppliers;
- Writing and amending briefs and critiquing content and concepts in line with Comedy Central's brand;
- Developing and maintaining relationships with Agents and Producers and attending pitch meetings;
- Assisting in evaluating pitches, pilots and sizzle reels and making recommendations to VP;
- Monitoring the TV landscape for gaps in the market in order to generate new series ideas.

Key attributes for candidates include:
- Experience of producing comedy showsm with a black book of contacts with agents, talent managers and production companies;
- Good knowledge of sitcoms, stand-up, up and coming talent, consuming comedy through various platforms - you live and breath comedy!;
- Significant experience sourcing and developing on air comedy programmes;
- Being a pop culture junkie with a particular focus on TV / Hollywood / entertainment;
- Knowledge of story and comedy structure with the ability to generate creative ideas for projects.

Deadline: 31 October 2014

Apply / More Details: Viacom >>

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Other TV & Media Jobs

new job post Digital Producer, Entertainment Channels

Employer: Sky, London
Digital Producer required to work alongside a team of other producers and content editors to create, produce and publish online and social experiences - behind the scenes, Q&A with stars of individual programmes, live tweeting, etc. - for specific Sky programmes across its Entertainment Channels portfolio.
Key responsibilities include:
- Creating and publishing multiplatform (online and social) content to support priority acquired or commissioned shows before and during TX periods;
- Responding to the overall marketing strategy or to specific campaign briefs under the supervision of a senior producer or the executive producer;
- Translating these requirements into text-based, video or graphic assets and activity that deliver against the agreed departmental KPIs of driving viewing and value;
- Adhering to established compliance rules and regulations, optimising content for search engines and securing all rights and clearances.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- The ability to produce compelling and high quality short-form video content;
- Knowledge of all manner of TV formats, from acquired to commissioned content including dramas, comedy, factual and entertainment;
- Experience working on multiplatform, online and social projects that drive key metrics against targets and KPIs;
- Strong editorial skills and a confident communicator with senior staff, talent and executives.
Deadline: Ongoing
Apply / More Details: Sky >>

new job post Personal Assistant (Intern)

Employer: Turner Broadcasting, London
Personal Assistant required for an internship at Turner Broadcasting, supporting the VP of Channel Marketing & Brand Management and the VP of Acquisitions & Co-Productions.
Key responsibilities include:
- Scheduling meetings and diary management;
- Fielding telephone calls, making travel and transport arrangements internationally and local;
- Processing mail, general typing, filing and faxing;
- Making tea/coffee and helping set out food for meetings;
- Raising expense forms and POs.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- High level competency on MS Outlook, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Experience dealing with senior staff and the public is essential;
- Highly organised and detail orientated with the ability to work under pressure.
Apply / More Details: Time Warner >>

new job post Channel Scheduling Assistant, GOLD

Employer: UKTV, London
UKTV are recruiting for a Channel Scheduling Assistant.
Key responsibilities include:
- Distributing and checking accuracy of the programme information in the form of schedules, version triggers and listings at the appropriate deadlines;
- Setting up programmes (PLA, Acquisitions and commissions) accurately;
- Checking the listings report - at TX-6 weeks, TX-3 weeks and the weekly report - ensuring listings are detailed accurately;
- Monitoring and checking accuracy of the programme inventory and schedule to ensure they meet the channel's compliance requirements;
- Ensuring compliance forms are accurate, particularly the watershed limitation, and ensuring On Air has applied the correct limitation especially for post-watershed content that has moved to pre.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Previous work experience in an administrative role within the creative industry;
- A passion for the channel brand and good knowledge of its content;
- Demonstrable ability to manage a large volume of complex and detailed information in a highly process-orientated environment;
- Strong IT skills including Excel and database packages - specific experience in On Air is desirable;
- Ability to manage time effectively, working to tight deadlines.
Deadline: 9 November 2014
Apply / More Details: UKTV >>

Commissioning Editor, 4oD Shorts

Employer: Channel 4, London
Commissioning Editor required to commission popular original shorts from independent producers for publication on 4oD. With contemporary entertainment and fun at their heart, these shorts may cover a range of subjects of interest to a 16 to 24-year-old, mobile audience.
Key responsibilities include:
- Initiating and managing positive, creative relationships with a wide range of independent producers to ensure a steady supply of fresh ideas;
- Originating, developing and commissioning innovative new short form programmes for 4oD and other online platforms as directed;
- Collaborating with colleagues in the commercial team to develop and commission ad-funded programmes that meet a brand's creative brief whilst remaining popular with viewers;
- Helping to evolve original short form commissioning as a new centre for innovation within commissioning;
- Identifying and nurturing new on- and off-screen talent, from a variety of perspectives and backgrounds.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A track record of originating, producing or commissioning primarily entertaining content of appeal to 16 to 24-year-old audiences;
- The ability to understand the needs of brands and the subtle dynamics of branded content, being especially sensitive to enabling effective communications between all parties when a brand is involved in funding the content;
- A thorough knowledge of what makes a 16 to 24-year-old audience tick;
- A wide understanding and interest in market trends relating to video and other digital content production and consumption across a wide range of platforms;
- Experience producing or commissioning content which demonstrates a Channel 4 sensibility;
- Experience of financial, legal and compliance issues around video production and advantage.
Deadline: 30 October 2014
apply / More Details: Channel 4 >>

VT Editor

Employer: Forces TV, Chalfont St Peter, Bucks.
The Forces broadcaster, BFBS, has launched a new UK channel, Forces TV, carrying a mix of news and features and they require a VT Editor on a one-year, fixed-term contract, to work on an Adobe Premiere Pro edit system, helping produce a whole range of news and feature content.
Key responsibilities include:
- Editing British Forces News stories and features to specified deadlines and to required high standard and ensuring accuracy of all work;
- Being part of the editing team for British Forces News and other programmes as required;
- Ingesting all raw material on to the server from disk, tape, hard drives and Livewire server;
- Advising reporters on how to achieve the best from their script and footage;
- Assisting reporters and cameramen in the use of Premiere Pro editing software and Livewire transmission software.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- At least three years' experience of online editing in a broadcast environment;
- Experience of online editing to tight deadlines;
- Ideally, experience of Quantel server and editing systems;
- Also, experience of receiving material through Livewire M Link IP software would be desirable.
Deadline: 31 October 2014
Apply / More Details: SSVC >>

Associate Producer / Director

Employer: QVC, London
QVC are looking for an Associate Producer / Director to join its team in Chiswick, West London.
Key responsibilities include:
- Producing two promotional tools - Hot Picks and Highlights;
- Scriptwriting and directing voiceover talent;
- Producing and directing VT product demonstrations for use on air and on the web;
- Organising and directing crew and talent and following through with the post-production process;
- Reviewing and repackaging existing demonstrations in order to make them suitable for QVC.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Knowledge or experience of sales marketing techniques;
- A keen passion for working in a media production environment;
- The ability to create imaginative storyboards and scripts is essential;
- You should be highly organised and able to multitask.
Apply / More Details: QVC >>

Freelance Copy Editor

Employer: Guardian US, Broadway, Manhattan
Guardian News & Media are looking to hire talented and experienced Copy Editors to join its US editorial team, on a freelance basis. (You must have the right to live and work in the US and you will need to present your original documentation.)
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Solid copy editing or editing experience, preferably for the web, and a demonstrable interest in the kind of content the Guardian publishes;
- Familiarity of working in different content management systems and with different house styles;
- An understanding of search and social would be highly desirable and people skills, flexibility and enthusiasm are preferred.
Salary: USD 300/day
Deadline: 1 November 2014

Apply / More Details: Guardian >>

Team Assistant, Walt Disney Studios

Employer: Disney, Hammersmith, London
Disney are looking for an Assistant to work alongside the Theatrical Sales Team, providing administrative support.
Key responsibilities include:
- Coordinating administrative tasks, including updating departmental systems, spread sheets, databases and platforms to facilitate the external work practices of the department;
- Organising all pre-release screenings relevant to the department.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A genuine interest, knowledge and passion for films;
- Excellent interpersonal skills;
- Proactive and creative approach to problem solving, actively seeking to make improvements to departmental processes;
- The ability to work effectively in a highly pressured, target driven sales environment;
- Proven experience of Microsoft Office - including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
Apply / More Details: Disney >>

Personal Assistant, In-House Comedy Production

Employer: BBC, London
Personal Assistant required to provide professional and well-organised administrative, secretarial and PA support to the Controller, BBC Comedy Production.
Key responsibilities include:
- Building and maintaining a close relationship with the Controller, alerting them to emerging issues and working collaboratively to resolve them;
- Creating agendas, writing and distributing detailed minutes, flagging actions required to the relevant manager, prompting other PAs for the relevant paperwork before meetings and creating documents using the various packages in MS Office e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
- Providing a comprehensive, efficient and effective diary management service, including organising and scheduling meetings, calls, conferences and events, ensuring the required rooms, equipment and hospitality are organised;
- Managing all calls, correspondence and e-mails, using your initiative and where possible drafting responses or redirecting issues/queries, whilst ensuring at all times that internal and external callers and correspondents are presented with a positive image of the BBC.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Experience as a senior PA providing a high level of support within a fast-paced working environment, ideally within television production;
- Experience of proactively managing correspondence at a senior level, being able to prioritise information for review and responding confidently and effectively when required;
- Proven organisational skills with superb attention to detail and accuracy, using initiative to plan and prioritise workloads and responding flexibly to rapidly changing and conflicting priorities;
- Confidence in the use of technology with adaptability to work with new equipment, software, systems and processes e.g. tablet devices, Lync and Video Conferencing.
Deadline: 2 November 2014
Apply / More Details: BBC >>

EPG Listings Coordinator

Employer: Sky, London
Sky are looking for a EPG Listings Coordinator on a permanent basis to join its EPG [Electronic Programme Guide] team
Key responsibilities include:
- Managing a portfolio of TV and radio channels;
- Checking the editorial accuracy of TV and radio EPG schedules within given timescales, resolving any issues found prior to transmission;
- Checking the technical accuracy of schedule data within given timelines, resolving any technical issues found prior to TX;
- Ensuring the TV and radio schedules appearing on Sky's TV Guide conform to Sky and OfCom guidelines and specifications;
- Ensuring series links are in place so customers can record the latest must-watch TV series at the touch of a button.

The ideal candidate will be eagle-eyed with sharp proof-reading skills, excellent communication and organisational skills, be computer literate and a quick learner.
Previous media or listings experience is advantageous, but full in-house training will be provided to the right candidate.
Deadline: 4 November 2014
Apply / More Details: Sky >>

Part-Time Lighting Supervisor, ITV Breakfast

Employer: ITV, London
ITV Breakfast is looking for an experienced lighting professional to join their team - this is a permanent part-time position, based on a two-day week.
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing support to Good Morning Britain and related programmes, primarily operating the lighting console;
- Providing supervision in the absence of the Head of Lighting;
- Giving support in creating lighting "looks" on special, one-off and recurring items, as well as stepping up to take responsibility for the visual output for the programme.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Experience of working as a lighting professional, preferably within a live studio environment;
- A creative aptitude for programming new "looks" and performance lighting at short notice and under time constraints;
- Ability to interpret instructions from Directors and Producers for new items and programme threads.
Deadline: 5 November 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

Design / Layout / Riggers

Employer: Tiger Aspect, London
Tiger Aspect are currently looking for experienced people who can work on a fixed-term contract basis as Design / Layout / Riggers for the new series of Mr Bean - The Animated Series.
The new series is being produced entirely in-house at Tiger's London studio, using CelAction 2D.
Prior knowledge of CelAction is essential as well as a strong knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.
Please note, these are not entry level positions - only apply if you meet the criteria.
Deadline: 7 November 2014
Apply / More Details: Tiger Aspect >>

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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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*  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

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