Comic Relief

Senior Producer

The Senior Producer will drive all supporting broadcast content for RND2020, as well as communicate, embed and maintain Comic Relief’s needs and editorial voice within the BBC production team for RND2020. They will act as an ideas generator and creative who will lead from the front with strong editorial sensibility and instincts, implementing a broadcast strategy that delivers Comic Relief’s overriding ambition of producing multi-platform content that is both funny and credible and delivers a ROI in terms of funds raised.

Key accountabilities & objectives

  • To strategically lead relationships with external partners

  • To work with external production teams generating content for RND2020

  • To build networks with external creatives that can add value to RND2020 (including leveraging pro bono opportunities)

  • To maintain creative editorial input with the BBC regarding RND2020

  • To lead and deliver on Comic Relief’s longer term 365 content strategy

Essential experience & skills

  • Proven TV development experience across primetime comedy entertainment, fact. ent and/or popular factual genres

  • Experience pitching to a variety of companies and organisations as well as a strong grasp of editorial

  • Experience working in or closely with an organisation with a strong consumer-facing brand and a good reputation

  • Some broader experience of related media fields incl. radio, advertising, comms, branding, commercial & corp. partnerships, social media & digital marketing

Key competencies

  • Exceptional communication, networking and influencing skills

  • Strategic thinking and swift effective decision-making

  • The ability to process large volumes of new information quickly

  • Recognition and appropriate implementation of safeguarding practices

  • Building & sustaining effective working relationships internally & externally

  • Thinking analytically and creatively when facilitating or leading meetings

  • Good political skills and the ability to manage up and down

  • Most importantly, a sense of fun and positivity

Role posted - 2019-04-04T09:54:00Z 10:54am, 4th Apr 2019 BST