Searches

magnifying lens on the laptop keyboard in blue lightAs a media executive search firm, 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.

We regularly have new searches across a range of occupations. If you are looking for your next career step, please click here to send us your CV. We take a look at every CV we receive and this will help us find your next opportunity sooner.

We pride ourselves by only listing our active searches. Our current public searches are listed below, however some of our searches are confidential. To submit your CV and cover letter as an application for an advertised role, please click here.

Head of Production (A5086)

A chance to take responsibility for the production and delivery of a wide range of scripted programmes for a well known and respected broadcaster.

In this key, high-profile role, your substantial production experience and management skills will be fully drawn upon,

The ROLE
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced Head of Production to take charge of a an extensive, varied slate of scripted productions with substantial budgets.

You’ll be leading a team and working with peers across the company to ensure that projects are completed efficiently and in a timely manner. Responsibilities include budgeting, scheduling, dealing with talent and overseeing post production amongst many others. The role is offered on a permanent basis.

If your current production role isn’t the challenge it once was (for whatever reason) – and you have the management & diplomatic skills needed to make a success of this role, then do get in touch (in complete confidence, of course). Individuals with a freelance background are particularly welcomed.

The Rewards
An attractive salary package is available to successful candidate.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

Channel Director (A5081)

An exceptional opportunity to head up a well-known and successful channel.

Our client is a respected and successful UK broadcaster with a portfolio of well-known channels, each with its own target audience. This channel is one of the most successful.

With responsibility for all aspects of channel operations including editorial, programming, commissioning, and communications, your mission will be to grow the channel both within and beyond the traditional target audience. Ultimately, you’ll be responsible for achieving the financial targets for the channel.

To succeed in this challenging but potentially rewarding role, you’ll need a strong background in the broadcast sector, with hands on responsibility for multiple aspects of channel operations and excellent working knowledge of other areas. Typical backgrounds could include channel management, commissioning, acquisition and marketing.

The Rewards
An attractive salary package is available to successful candidate.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

Programme Editor, News (A5067)

A chance to give your broadcast journalism career a boost. This senior role with a major UK broadcaster carries great responsibility and opportunity.

Based: London

The Company

Our client is a major UK broadcaster. The role is with a magazine-style, current affairs programme which can bring your stories to the forefront of the nation’s TV screens and Twitter feeds.

The Role

You will head up a team of journalists and producers as they create content designed to interest and excite the audience and build on the programme’s growing ratings.

You’ll be responsible for shaping the daily programme and outputting the show, including responding to breaking news events.

The Candidate

You will be an accomplished journalist and inspiring leader yourself, with experience output editing a live TV programme ideally.

The Rewards
The role will be offered initially as a 12-month fixed term contract with potential for extension or permanent role afterwards. A generous package will be offered to the successful candidate.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

Head of Affiliate Sales (A5060)

This is a notable career opportunity with a significant international broadcaster.

A key member of the business development team, you will focus on carriage partnerships with major UK platforms.

Based: London

The Company

Our company is a highly successful international broadcaster with a well-known portfolio of channels and access to high quality, sought after content. Our client’s channels are accessible via all the major UK platforms.

The Role

The key function of this role is to ensure that revenues from all UK platforms are optimised – and that all other commercial opportunities are fully exploited by extending / expanding platform partnerships wherever possible.

Since the carriage deals can be high value and complex, negotiations can be lengthy and pressurised – and they involve extensive analysis and strategy formulation.

The role also entails managing a small team.

The Candidate

With an analytical and entrepreneurial mindset, you must have extensive experience of (and direct involvement in) UK carriage negotiations.

The Rewards
An attractive package dependent on experience is available for the successful candidate.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

Head of Global Content Partnerships (A5047)

A chance to broaden your horizons with a renowned producer of exciting, non-scripted content.

With global responsibilities, this EU-based role requires excellent business and negotiating skills with experience and proven, inspirational leadership qualities.

Based: Europe

The Company

With a household brand name, our client has a very successful media division which produces and acquires high quality sporting and lifestyle content for distribution worldwide.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Media, this role is responsible for the strategy and execution of all content distribution globally. The ultimate objective is to position our client’s content favourably and the entire media division as a major player within the global entertainment landscape.

The role will have a specific focus on content licensing and co-productions globally while also supporting and aiding all local media partnership initiatives worldwide.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Deliver against all distribution goals and impact related KPIs
• Financial forecasting and rate card development for global and local opportunities to develop an internal standard mandate
• ROI framework assessment of all partnerships, support local country distribution and foster knowledge sharing of best practices.
• Market analysis, formulation and executive of partner pitching, contract negotiations and deal closing.
• End-to-end management of all team related internal workflows that impact deal making (licensing clearances, organisation of contract templates, performance tracking, alignment with internal teams)
• Support the development of content and provide in-depth industry and partner insights to shape the best possible productions for external distribution.

The role is based in an attractive European location (relocation is essential), and a relatively high level of international travel is likely to be required once normal conditions are restored.

The Candidate

The successful candidate must have relevant and extensive relationships with existing media partners and an in-depth knowledge of the industry with an ability to forecast trends for first-to-market positioning.
You will also need comprehensive experience in partner pitching, negotiations, financial projecting and deal execution.

Finally you’ll need to demonstrate you can successfully manage and motivate a team.

The Rewards
An attractive package including a six figure base salary is available for the successful candidate, along with a generous benefits package.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

Executive Producer (A5026)

Our client is now looking for a talented, senior Executive Producer to support the development of new TV series and oversee productions.

The Company

Our client is a renowned scripted production company producing award-winning modern and innovative programming by working with the very best writing talent.
Their programmes can be seen on many of the major UK broadcasters and platforms, including the BBC, Sky, ITV and Netflix, and their productions have become highly successful ratings winners.

The Role

Key responsibilities of this important role include:

• Develop strong relationships with agents, writers and directors in order to secure the best international talent
• Identify internationally marketable ideas
• Develop scripts and work closely with the Development team writers
• Pitch new formats to controllers, commissioners and talent
• Research and acquire existing formats from third parties in the UK and overseas

The Candidate

The successful candidate will already be an accomplished producer of TV dramas, and will demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the international content market. You will have a track record in developing, pitching and securing commissions and the ability to oversee complex projects from conception to completion.
You will have exceptionally strong contacts network within the UK and international agents, and the ability to influence and attract high-profile directors, writers and screen talent.

You will also:
• Communicate clearly and effectively, and work well with the leadership team
• Have strong commercial skills and a good understanding of production financing
• Demonstrate strong leadership skills
• Be able to travel within the UK on a regular basis

The Rewards
An attractive package including a six figure base salary is available for the successful candidate.
If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.