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.

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.

Client Services Director - Media & Entertainment Research Consultancy (A5108)

An exciting opportunity to propel growth for a leading Media & Entertainment Research consultancy in their London division.

Strong career progression to a leadership role is envisioned for the successful candidate.

The COMPANY
Our client is part of a pan-European Group which offers bespoke qualitative research services and content insights on behalf of leading broadcasters, VOD platforms and content owners globally.

The ROLE
The successful candidate will manage client relationships and lead all business development efforts from the London office. They will discuss and analyse their requirements to develop bespoke propositions to offer insights and evaluation on new and existing content.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will move into a senior leadership role within the business within one year.

Duties include:

• Managing key accounts, signing deals and managing contract renewals with global clients
• Preparing presentations and proposals for prospective clients
• Working closely with content monitoring and evaluation specialists to deliver bespoke consultancy projects
• Producing and delivering analysis and reports
• Partnering with international teams to share best practices and key business insights
• Providing feedback on local trends including competitor insights, customer needs, sales, services and marketing information
• Pro-actively reporting activities and monitor core metrics, KIPs and trends.
• Represent the business at major content markets and conferences (when appropriate)

The CANDIDATE
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and talented senior executive with an entrepreneurial spirit to drive growth. The successful candidate will have an established network of contacts in distributors, broadcasters and platforms, with experience utilising this in a business development capacity.

They require:

• Extensive experience within the TV content industry – either in content sales or insights/research sectors
• Strong business development skills with sales experience in the TV industry
• Passionate about all content – drama, comedy, factual and formats
• Understanding of content insights, trends and analysis
• Proven managerial skills, ability to lead a small team across different functions and drive team members to deliver on projects
• Strong network within broadcasters, platforms and distributors across the world

The DETAILS
An attractive salary is available to the successful candidate. Strong career progression to a leadership position is possible if the successful candidate performs well.

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.