Producer (Broadcast)- (Fixed Term Contract-Maternity Cover)

Comic Relief

Employment Type Full time
Location Hybrid · London, UK Our offices are in London, and we are a hybrid working organisation
Salary £40,035 - £45,196 (GBP)
Team Entertainment and Talent
Seniority Mid-level
  • Closing: 11:59pm, 29th Nov 2023 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Life Insurance
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Paid volunteer days
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme
Free fruit

Candidate happiness

8.53 (7524)

Job Description

Purpose of Job 

The Producer (Broadcast) will assist the Head of Entertainment & Talent in driving all broadcast comedy/entertainment content for Comic Relief on a year-round basis, helping to communicate, embed and maintain our needs and editorial voice in our new multi-campaign strategy, including Red Nose Day, Sport Relief and our annual Winter Campaign. 

They will act as an ideas generator and creative with strong editorial sensibility and instincts, helping implement Comic Relief’s broadcast strategy of producing multiplatform content that is both funny and credible and delivers a return on investment in terms of funds raised. 

Internally, they’ll work cross-organisationally with the Director of Production, other Directors, Heads & Managers/Leads, while externally they’ll liaise with BBC commissioners, BBC Studios production teams & external production companies.                                            

Key Responsibilities:

Relationship mapping

  • To maintain and grow good working relationships with external creative partners, such as production companies, streamers and talent

  • To build networks with Comic Relief’s Factual Content, Funding, Fundraising and Partnerships teams that add value to our content offering and income generation strategy


  • To generate, develop and execute ideas for programmes and individual initiatives within a given campaign period

  • To maintain Comic Relief’s creative editorial input with the BBC and other external production partners

 Project management

  • To maintain oversight and reporting of multiple simultaneous workstreams in a broadcast context

  • Utilising Comic Relief’s internal Project Management framework to deliver on the above

Person Specification

Essential criteria

  • TV development experience in comedy, entertainment, factual entertainment and/or popular factual genres

  • A proven track record of pitching to senior managers internally and externally

  • A strong understanding of appropriate editorial tone for Comic Relief’s content ambitions

  • An appreciation of pop culture trends and celebrity currency

  • Exceptional communication, networking and influencing skills, both written and verbal

  • Awareness of safeguarding practices and how they relate to Comic Relief’s content output

  • An appreciation of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging and its importance in Comic Relief’s broadcast development and delivery processes

 Desirable criteria

  • Technical proficiency in editing software such as Premiere Pro as well as hands-on Edit Producer experience

  • Experience in self-shooting with DSLR, FS7, α7S or similar

  • Experience creating compelling pitch decks using Adobe platforms or similar

  • Strategic thinking and swift effective decision-making

  • Experience of charity sector

Occasional National/International Travel will be required for this role.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Comic Relief we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Why work at Comic Relief

There are lots of good reasons to join us at Comic Relief. You can read more about our employee benefits, such as our commitment to flexible and hybrid working. We ask staff to come to the office twice a week, normally on agreed team days, so that we can do all those things that are difficult to do online. Our office is based in Vauxhall, London, but we are also open to remote worker arrangements for those who are based further away. There are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and experience at Comic Relief, including opportunities to become a Mental Health First Aider or to participate in our Employee Network Groups that focus on making Comic Relief a more inclusive place to work.

 Disability Confident employer

 As part of the Disability Confident scheme, we take positive action by providing first-round interviews to candidates who have a registered disability, provided they meet the minimum criteria for the role, as demonstrated on their CV.

We ask that candidates that wish to be considered for this scheme email to discuss further. Please do not email CV's/cover letters

Removing bias from the hiring process

Applications closed Wed 29th Nov 2023


Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Applications closed Wed 29th Nov 2023