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Lumina Search and Selection
(Company Profile)


Executive Producer; Digital News - Global News Operation

An exciting opportunity to take a key digital leadership role in a well resourced, start up operation for an established global news broadcaster.

An exceptional talent is required for this newly-created LONDON-based position which is open now.


The Client

Our client is a leading international broadcaster with global operations across several continents specialising in impartial news and current affairs content.

The company is now creating a significant news operation in London, and the search is on  for talented staff to build teams and launch the service at the end of the year. 

Their ultimate  aim is  to build a well-staffed, digital and television hub producing news, online, and other content to feed into their global English language platforms. 

Editorially, they pursue a broad international vision; focusing on nations, regions, and stories often ignored by the traditional broadcasters. 

The Role

The successful candidate will have the following key responsibilities:
  • Lead the daily digital and social media output for our client  in a multi-platform environment
  • Lead, inspire and coach the digital team to produce high-quality digital content in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Take responsibility for budget allocation, audience identification, creative strategy and the optimisation of resources
  • Monitor new trends and developments in the digital world and develop a strategy for integrating them into their various platforms
  • Lead the development of digital media plans and promotions in line with international strategy
  • Partner with  Executive Producers and talent to develop digital content extensions to the linear programming
  • Define the editorial product strategy.
Person Profile

The successful candidate will have: 
  • 8+ years of experience in journalism, including a significant amount in the multimedia environment
  • Management experience including ability to motivate, lead, set objectives, manage performance and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrably strong knowledge and proficiency in the latest digital technology and systems across websites and social media platforms
  • Possess an understanding of and appreciation for a multi-national, multi-cultural work environment
  • Bachelorís Degree in Journalism, Communication 
  • Good analytical mind
  • Good sense of organisation 
  • Ability to work quickly and thoughtfully, and show initiative 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Finally, as this is a permanent role based in London, UK, you must be able and willing to relocate. If you currently have the right to work in the EU that will be a distinct advantage.

Remuneration

The package will be tailored to attract candidates of the highest calibre.

Next Step

If you have the skills & experience called for above and would like to discuss this role in complete confidence, please email  gary@luminasearch.com.

United Kingdom - London

permanent

broadcast - TV / cable / sat. / IPTV