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Editorial Director, Industry Association (A5250)

An important role in a very highly regarded and respected media networking organisation.

Success in the role will benefit the media sector as a whole, and will elevate your profile across the industry.

Based: Hybrid (London & Remote)
The Company

Our client supports all sides of the media sector with strategic intelligence and networking opportunities for the benefit of the entire sector. The organisation has been highly successful in its endeavours – and this is reflected by an extraordinarily high level of participation and engagement amongst media companies.
As well as having a large UK membership, it has recently been attracting international members and there are plans to grow in this areas.

The Role

As a key member of the senior management team, in this exciting new role you would oversee all the content production and delivery from writing insights reports to producing and chairing in-person and virtual events. Topics could include anything from leaders’ priorities to sustainability and diversity issues for the industry.

The role will bring you into daily contact with senior leaders from an unparalleled range of media companies - from major international broadcasters and global technology giants to a huge range of service suppliers, starts ups and production companies – working with key decision makers.

Specific responsibilities include:

• Devise and lead insight projects
• Facilitate workshops with subject matter experts
• Write reports, blogs, and presentations
• Facilitate discussions at events
• Present at third-party industry events

In addition, you will be expected to consider the business / revenue-generating aspects of the organisation, and make a meaningful contribution to its continuing success in this area – in particular in the areas of business strategy and additional revenue generating ideas and opportunities.
The Candidate

To succeed in this role, you will need highly developed analytical, writing, and presentational skills and strong media industry knowledge.

You must be energetic, authoritative and entrepreneurial - and have an innate ability to rapidly establish yourself as a key personality in the leadership team.

You will already have a track record of being able to gather, assimilate and synthesise complex information rapidly. You’ll also be known as someone who can communicate your findings clearly and concisely.

You will need to really understand the culture and direction of the media industry, be excited by innovation and change. While you don’t need to be a technologist, you will need to be deeply interested in how technology shapes the industry.

For clarification, specific requirements include:
• Strong research skills
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to assimilate a large volume of data into key themes and trends
• Substantial evidence of your writing skills
• Experience of presenting to a range of audience types
• Strong knowledge of the media industry and the processes of creating & distributing content
• Great interpersonal skills that will enable you to build trusting relationships with a huge diversity of people and companies.

The Details
An attractive salary is available to the successful candidate, and there are potential career prospects within the organisation.

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.