Senior Producer

Application deadline: June 15, 2018

Key responsibilities:

· Senior editorial role across a range of our regular sport production including Football, NFL, Rugby, Sailing and Hockey

· Inspire, lead and overseea production team, but also be hands on and able to switch between broadcaster / client and team seamlessly

· The ability to effectively manage your time and utilise resources to achieve the best possible product and deliver on budget and to brief

· Working alongside the senior management team to deliver major broadcast productions

· Working with Producers/Assistant Producers to assist in their development and identify new production talent

· Enhancing the editorial/creative vision of the company and supporting new business acquisition

· Upholding the reputation of the company by buying into the ethos of Whisper Films

Required Skills and Experience

· Strong editorial and journalistic judgement

· Experience of delivering complex live sports production and leading production teams

· Extensive sports knowledge

· Ability to work within and get the best out of production teams, including developing on-screen talent

· Demonstrating expertise of commissioning and developing a range of creative content

· Ability to write running orders, scripts and content for pitch documents.

· Experience of live gallery production

· A strong collaborator who can communicate well with production colleagues and the Senior Management team

· An understanding of budgeting and resources required to deliver different types of project

· An understanding of the importance of a multi-platform workflow and delivering to digital audiences

· Proven ability to run multiple production projects from an organisational and editorial point of view

· Display a commitment to on and off screen diversity


- Please provide a CV and covering note

- Closing date: Friday 15thJune.

- Salary: dependent upon experience

- Length of Contract: Initial 12-month contract

- Base: Kew Gardens, London (may be required to work at times at our regional office in Egham, Surrey)

- International travel and weekend work may be required.