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Series Producer – News UK – London

Company: News UK

Address: London

  • Full Time

News UK

News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.

The Team:
News UK are planning to launch a new TV station, which will run through primetime evening hours and comprise of three key programmes. It will be a traditional TV offering as well as delivering an online product.

Your Role:

News UK is looking for an experienced Series Producer to help lead a new daily factual entertainment studio show with multiple moving parts.

Day to day:

  • You will be a creative leader that is responsible for script writing, and preferably will use your background in comedy writing to create engaging content.

  • You will be responsible for swiftly structuring the content and narrative arc of a show, supervising shoots and directing crew and possessing confidence producing high profile talent.

  • You will lead show edits; overseeing off-line and online final products which will be multi-platform and commercially successful content while balancing operational, financial and legal constraints.

  • You will use your knowledge about fair deal laws, OFCOM regulations, and clearance procedures.

What we’re looking for from you:

You will have demonstrable experience at leading a show team. Comedy or variety show experience would be an advantage. You will have the confidence and experience to effectively manage complex relationships internally and externally and draw on a range of strategies and styles to persuade, challenge and influence a wide range of both creative and resource staff.

To be successful in this role, you will have an energetic and flexible approach to your work. You will be solution focused, adaptable, confident in yourself to manage difficult challenging situations in a fast moving environment, and entrepreneurial with the ability to think quickly and make decisions on the go.

Due to the demanding hours in production, flexibility with working hours is essential.

If you want to be a part of a great team and are up for the challenge, please apply now.

What’s in it for you?

We love our business and what we do. We want you to love work as much as we do so we promise to offer on-the-job training and development enabling you to be the best you can be.

NewsUK Benefits:
We take pride in looking after our amazing talent at News UK. Alongside pay, we offer:

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%;
  • A comprehensive private medical scheme covering pre-existing conditions;
  • Maternity leave of up to 18 weeks full basic salary and paternity leave of up 2 weeks full basic salary;
  • Discounted rates for Fitness First gym membership for employees and immediate family;
  • A range of different flexible working options, which can be requested by employees;
  • Interest free commuter loan of up to £10,000 tax free
  • ‘Bikes For Work’ scheme to save income tax and national insurance;
  • Up to four Volunteering Days per year for employees to use on charities of choice;
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including on-site physio/massage, counselling, legal and others,
  • Regular inhouse events and masterclasses

  • Wide range of internal and external training available, plus full eLearning access via LinkedIn Learning.

Equal opportunities:

We are a diverse team and strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential. We want to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised, utilised and celebrated.

News UK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all its employees and applicants. We oppose all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We make better decisions, we’re stronger and happier, and it’s the right thing to do.

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