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new job post Story Researcher, Holby City

Employer: BBC
Location: Borehamwood

BBC Drama Production are looking to recruit a Story Researcher to join the BAFTA award-winning Holby City team.

Key responsibilities include:
- Staying up to date with current affairs and medical issues particularly as they pertain to NHS;
- Originating story ideas based on this research or feed relevant information into storylines;
- Carrying out research at the behest of the Story Producer and the Story Department;
- Reading and mastering all storyline material and identifying and reporting on possible areas of research;
- Checking existing storylines for accuracy and editing storyline material in line with research;
- Writing clear and concise research documents.

Key attributes for candidates include:
- Drama Script Editing, Story Editing, Storylining or Script Research experience;
- Strong knowledge of and a passion for, Holby City;
- An interest in factual research, combined with a strong sense of story;
- A broadly based knowledge of and a familiarity with conventional and specialised sources of information and research techniques.

Deadline: 29 September 2014

Apply / More Details: BBC >>


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Other TV & Media Jobs


new job post Trainee Sound Mixer

Employer: ITN, London
An opportunity has arisen at ITN for the post of a Trainee Sound Mixer
Key responsibilities include:
- To learn to balance sound across all of ITN's output;
- To learn to be able to cope with the constant alteration of running orders and different sound sources of differing quality, both in video and lives;
- To understand all sound metering, limiting and compressing of sound;
- To learn to use 4-wires and deal with the setting up of remote sources.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Being a postgraduate or have a degree in Sound or Broadcast Engineering;
- Being able to demonstrate an understanding of audio systems signal flow;
- Being able to demonstrate an ability to balance sound;
- Being able to demonstrate a knowledge of R128 Loudness normalisation;
- Being able to demonstrate an understanding of the use of IFBs and 4-wires.
Deadline: 23 September 2014
Apply / More Details: ITN >>

new job post Assistant Producer, Commercials

Employer: CNBC International, London
CNBC International are looking for an Assistant Producer - or Junior Producer - with experience in commercials, promos, and sponsorship idents, who can help develop cutting edge creative, as well as work on small and large scale projects and handle client relationships.
Key responsibilities include:
- Participating in creative brainstorms, helping devise creative concepts, writing treatments;
- Helping develop dynamic treatments and writing simple scripts;
- Working on animation and live action creative work;
- Liaising directly with clients, where appropriate, to produce commercial content, including commercial spots, sponsorship idents and promos, ensuring that the client's objectives are fulfilled.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Experience to AP/Junior Producer level working on commercial spots, sponsorship idents, and promos;
- Experience with budgets and of taking responsibility for projects;
- The ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and effectively prioritise workload;
- Client liaison experience would be an advantage.
Apply / More Details: NBCUinversal >>

new job post Accounts Assistant

Employer: Tiger Aspect, London
Fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join Tiger Aspect Productions.
You will be responsible for accurately capturing the base level accounting transactions that enable the delivery of the financial and management information within the Tiger Group, in particular banking and petty cash, royalties, purchase and sales ledger.
The ideal candidate will be educated to a minimum of A-evel or equivalent, have experience working in a finance department and have strong Excel skills.
An interest in the television industry and previous royalties experience is highly desirable.
Deadline: 26 September 2014
Apply / More Details: Tiger Aspect >>

Senior Legal & Business Affairs Executive

Employer: FremantleMedia, London
Senior Legal & Business Affairs Executive required to provide legal services and support to FremantleMedia International globally in the activities of Format Licensing, International Distribution and Home Entertainment and support Kids' & Family and Acquisitions.
Key responsibilities include:
- Structuring and negotiating multi-territory, complex and innovative deals and ventures with the commercial team for the above activities;
- Drafting and negotiating contracts within the above activities;
- Managing and overseeing the activities of the Contracts Executives;
- Establishing and maintaining relationships with the sales teams and licensees;
- Managing resolution of litigation and commercial disputes connected with the above activities.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A qualified solicitor - 4 + years PQE or commensurate experience;
- Expertise in copyright law and contract law;
- Expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts;
- Excellent attention to detail;
- Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Deadline: 19 September 2014
Apply / More Details: FremantleMedia >>

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 >>

Head of Digital, Film4

Employer: Channel 4, London
Head of Digital required to ensure the smooth running of the digital arm of Film4, concentrating on developing opportunities for film in the online and digital space for both new and established talent.
Key responsibilities include:
- Executive producing a number of holistic film and digital features each year and working in partnership with other members of the commissioning team on films which have strong digital opportunities;
- Helping identify and making the development team aware of any key emerging talent coming through the digital area, in addition to any projects particularly suited to low budget production and alternative digital distribution;
- Supporting and equipping the development team to spot digital talent and potential multiplatform projects in their day-to-day work;
- Nurturing and commissioning sister digital projects to help launch or innovatively market these films (and other suitable projects coming out of Film4 slate) together with the film's production teams;
- Identifying and commissioning the creation of key multiplatform storytelling projects with the support of the development team.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Excellent editorial oversight and creative management;
- Experience of developing, producing and delivering top quality multiplatform projects;
- Strong creative and storytelling skillset in both linear and interactive forms;
- An understanding of the independent British film industry and landscape;
- Experience of film development and production is desirable.
Deadline: 21 September 2014
Apply / More Details: Channel 4 >>

Team Leader - Lighting Electricians / Senior Lighting Electricians

Employer: Sky, London
Sky Production Services [SPS] are recruiting for a Team Leader to lead a team of Lighting Electricians, providing managerial and operational supervision of daily operations to meet client requirements.
Key responsibilities include:
- Applying best industry practice and strong leadership, to provide clear direction and a consistent approach to people and client management;
- Line management and performance management issues for direct reports as well as managing an effective performance appraisal process for your team;
- Defining and implementing training and development requirements for all direct reports and ensuring these are managed within a skills matrix;
- You will also play a key role in departmental recruitment and succession planning.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- A proven track record of working at a Gaffer/supervisory level within a broadcaster or other large scale television/film production environment is essential for this position;
- Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of lighting in a production environment as well as up-to-date knowledge of broadcast lighting equipment and technology;
- Substantial knowledge of Health and Safety requirements in production environments and in the general workplace is essential;
- Experience and knowledge of business and operational process improvement and design is essential as well as a comprehensive understanding of budgetary constraints and implications within production teams.
Deadline: 22 September 2014
Apply / More Details: Sky >>

International Scripted Formats Producer, BBC Worldwide [BBCW]

Employer: BBC, London
The BBC are recruiting a part-time International Scripted Format Producer, based in London, who will work with producers and broadcasters globally to "localise" BBCW owned and licenced scripted formats.
Key responsibilities include:
- Being the first point of contact on all production issues for nominated format titles and to refer up on matters of potential controversy and for editorial advice;
- Managing the production and compilation of bibles and ensure the prompt delivery of other production supporting materials on identified titles;
- Working with the appropriate departments within BBCW to ensure all terms and conditions for format deals meet BBCW editorial, commercial, scheduling and fair trading guidelines and polices;
- In close collaboration with the Formats team and the IP owner, adapt and further develop BBCW formats and content to encourage new and existing international audiences to engage with the content.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Strong track record in scripted production and an attention to detail on all aspects of production, ideally with experience working across both serial and long running series dramas that have been broadcast in primetime;
- Proven leadership skills with teams and collaboration with internal and external partners;
- Sound editorial judgement and an in-depth understanding of BBC and external policy and guidelines and an understanding of media law;
- Commercial business experience preferably combined with a track record of effective international client handling and exposure to the international production marketplace;
- Strong journalistic/storytelling skills.
Deadline: 23 September 2014
Apply / More Details: BBC >>

Music Assistant, Shine 360

Employer: Shine Group, London
Shine Group are looking for a resourceful and highly motivated Music Assistant to assist the Director of Music, on a three-month fixed-term contract.
Key responsibilities include:
- Providing support to Shine Group productions, including researching label and publisher information and arranging music clearances;
- Sourcing and delivering music and information to programme edits;
- Compiling tracking and reporting relating to Shine Group's Music Publishing Catalogue;
- Organising, cataloguing and exploitation of Shine Group's music assets.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Prior experience either in TV production or within a record label, music publisher, music library or collecting society;
- Meticulous attention to detail with administrative tasks (e.g. checking copyrights for production clearance, compiling registration information, finalising music reporting);
- Knowledge, awareness and passion for music across a range of genres and an understanding and keen interest in its role in audiovisual production;
- Experience and understanding of music copyright and music licensing.
Apply / More Details: Shine Group >>

Media Research Manager

Employer: Twitter, London
Media Research Manager required to assume responsibility for helping prove the value of Twitter to media partners, TV networks, and the marketing community at large.
Key responsibilities include:
- Developing and delivering Learning Plans for a growing number of Twitter's most valuable partners;
- Managing a team to deliver the research in these plans to partners, which can comprise sales, audience, brand-effectiveness, behavioural analytics and sentiment research;
- Developing and delivering research/data driven rationales which help convert and grow and support highest-potential partners;
- Innovating new ways of using research to inspire clients, prospects, and the market at large.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- 3-8 years' experience working at a top media company or directly with media clients in consultative settings;
- 3-8 years' experience in the field of marketing analytics, designing and executing data-driven research to inspire new ways of thinking about marketing;
- Expertise in traditional and digital marketing effectiveness research.
Apply / More Details: Twitter >>

Executive Producer, Online

Employer: ITV Daytime, London
ITV are looking for an experienced Digital Executive Producer to provide vision and direction for their daytime programming.
You will be responsible for delivering first-class digital experiences that deliver reach and revenue and enhance the reputation of ITV Daytime.
You will be working on a variety of productions across Daytime such as Good Morning Britain, This Morning and Loose Women and will be responsible for managing and developing a team of four online producers.
Key attributes for candidates include:
- Familiarity with all current digital media trends and technologies and know when (and when not) to use them for maximum effect;
- Excellent communication with first-class journalism skills and outstanding attention to detail;
- A commercial focus with good knowledge of budgets and excellent project management skills is essential;
- Experience of managing social channels, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
Deadline: 26 September 2014
Apply / More Details: ITV >>

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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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