magnifying lens on the laptop keyboard in blue lightAs media executive recruiters, we are always interested to hear from executives in the media and entertainment sectors whose skills & experience are commensurate with the calibre of searches we conduct.

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Executive Producer, Digital Media

Executive Producer, Digital Media
An exciting opportunity to take a key digital leadership role in a well resourced, start up operation for an established global news broadcaster.
An exceptional talent is required for this newly-created position which is open NOW. The remuneration package will be designed to attract the very best.

The Client
Our client is a leading international broadcaster with global operations across several continents specialising in impartial news and current affairs content.

The company is now creating a significant news operation in London, and the search is on for talented staff to build teams and launch the service at the end of the year.

Their ultimate aim is to build a well-staffed, digital and television hub producing news, online, and other content to feed into their global English language platforms.
Editorially, they pursue a broad international vision; focusing on nations, regions, and stories often ignored by the traditional broadcasters.

The Role
The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:
• Lead the daily digital and social media output for our client in a multi-platform environment
• Lead, inspire and coach the digital team to produce high-quality digital content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Take responsibility for budget allocation, audience identification, creative strategy and the optimisation of resources
• Monitor new trends and developments in the digital world and develop a strategy for integrating them into their various platforms
• Lead the development of digital media plans and promotions in line with international strategy
• Partner with Executive Producers and talent to develop digital content extensions to the linear programming
• Define the editorial product strategy

The Candidate
The successful candidate will have:
• 8+ years of experience in journalism, including a significant amount in the multimedia environment
• Management experience including ability to motivate, lead, set objectives, manage performance and conflict resolution
• Demonstrably strong knowledge and proficiency in the latest digital technology and systems across websites and social media platforms
• Possess an understanding of and appreciation for a multi-national, multi-cultural work environment
• Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Communication
• Good analytical mind
• Good sense of organisation
• Ability to work quickly and thoughtfully, and show initiative
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

The package will be tailored to attract candidates of the highest calibre. If you have the skills & experience called for above and would like to discuss this role in complete confidence, please contact Anne Fenton, MD of Lumina Search at: or send your CV in below.

Head of Membership and Fundraising Campaigns (A4432)

Head of Membership and Fundraising Campaigns

The Royal Opera House aims to enrich people’s lives through opera and ballet and is home to two of the world’s great artistic companies – The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet.

In this key role, you will be responsible for creating and implementing strategies for our Friends’ and Patrons’ membership schemes, to support growth of our fundraising income.

The Royal Opera House seeks to be always accessible and engaging, to develop audiences across the UK and to break new ground in the presentation of lyric theatre.
In September 2018, they will launch a reopening of their heritage building in Covent Garden, following the Open Up project, when they will open their doors to an even wider group of people to experience what the Royal Opera House has to offer. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of membership at ROH in support of their aim for many more people to enjoy and engage with exceptional opera and ballet.

The Royal Opera House offers a number of membership levels for Friends and Patrons, and also runs different fundraising campaigns, which together generate in excess of £10 million per annum. In this important role within the Development and Enterprises Department, you will review all current operations and where appropriate, recommend new strategy concepts with the ultimate objectives of raising their profile and optimising total income.

The process will entail working closely with their Audience and Visitor Experience teams and making extensive use of data and analytics to ensure a strong acquisition and upselling pipeline. You will also oversee large scale fundraising campaigns.

The exceptional candidate we are searching for must have considerable depth of experience generating and delivering fundraising strategies within charities - proven success is a necessity.

Furthermore, you will need a strategic mind-set focused on maximising membership revenue.

The ability to work across multiple teams to ensure the successful delivery of your initiatives is also paramount.

The company has a budget to invest in the early stages of content development so you will need to devise mutually beneficial deals and partnerships with key content producers.

The successful candidate will benefit from the prestige of the role, combined with a competitive remuneration package.

This search is handled by Lumina Search on behalf of the Royal Opera House, and Lumina will be handling all enquiries and applications including any sent direct.

To arrange a discussion about the role in complete confidence, please email Anne Fenton, Managing Director of Lumina Search. If we don’t already have your CV, include it or a link to your LinkedIn profile, or similar.

Executive Director, Creative - Music (A4383)

Executive Director, Creative

This is a key role with a global music rights organisation.

The successful candidate will create and sustain relationships with the music community across Europe, and help ensure our client maintains and builds on its position as a market leader.

The Client
Our client is global leader in music rights management, exploiting a vast catalogue of musical works on behalf of songwriters, composers and publishers.

The organisation sees itself as an advocate for the value of music, and ensures its talent receives a fair share of the commercial proceeds of its exploitation.

The Role
The wide range of talent the organisation represents are at its heart, and the role of maintaining and building on these talent relationships is of the highest importance.

As the ‘European Ambassador’ for the organisation, you’ll be expected to maintain a high profile in the industry, and closely follow current and emerging music trends.

You’ll provide leadership to the London team as they maintain contacts with established writers and publishers, and their agents, managers and attorneys across Europe.

Ultimately, your efforts will facilitate a flow of new music to be represented by the organisation enabling it to build market share across all genres and platforms.

The Candidate
The exceptional candidate our client is searching for must have considerable depth of experience within the music business – and they will already achieved a recognisable degree of success, earning the respect and admiration of colleagues, competitors and talent in the process.

Experience working closely with music rights will be invaluable – as will international connections and experience.

The successful candidate will enjoy the prestige of the role, combined with a competitive remuneration package.

To arrange a discussion about the role in complete confidence, please send in your CV to Lumina below

Senior Consultant (A4358)

Senior Consultant (A4358)

We are seeking a Senior Consultant for a leading media consultancy based in the West of England.

You will be responsible for a diverse selection of consultancy projects that cover strategy, content acquisition and marketing to major global clients.

The Client
Our client offer a range of services spanning strategy development, rights negotiation and marketing advice as well as TV Channel sales.

The Role
The role will encompass a wide and diverse selection of consultancy projects that cover strategy, content acquisition and marketing to major global clients.

Specific responsibilities:
• Report on data analysis and prepare and present presentations on business models to clients.
• Lead on projects as per the clients needs and requirements.
• Build long-lasting relationships with clients and generate new business.
• Manage and train more junior members of the team.
• Establish contacts at many major TV and telecommunications companies around the world.

The Candidate
With previous consultancy experience, ideally in media, you will be commercially aware and have a proven track record of delivering global consultancy projects on time and in budget.

You will have strong computer skills including a practical working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, whilst being highly numerate and having a good attention to detail.

Lastly, you will be able to act quickly and creative to a wide variety of problems and challenges, whilst maintaining a personable outlook and the ability to make presentations at events and have a good black book of contacts.

An active interest in the TV industry and established contacts within the industry is crucial for this role.
Please note this role is based in the West of England and cannot be undertaken from London. Some relocation costs are available.

An excellent salary is available to the successful candidate.