Head of Drama

An exciting new opportunity is available for an experienced Head of Drama with the team at activeTV.

This is a key senior creative role within one of Asia’s leading content and entertainment companies.

Emmy award-winning, multi-platform TV and content creators, activeTV was established in 1988, with offices in Singapore and Australia.

Visit www.activetv.tv to learn more.

With expanding production demands, the company seeks an exceptional Head of Drama to develop, pitch, produce and package original content for international markets.

Conceive and develop strong original ideas for activeTV Drama, exploring opportunities that deliver a diverse range of proposals of quality and distinction
Proactively identify and develop new material and new talent, through keeping abreast of international television drama, regular theatre going, attending Film Festivals where possible, and awareness of the book market
Develop and maintain knowledge of script / talent sources and the availability and potential of emerging talent
Read and assesses scripts / treatments and also newly submitted ideas / scripts, attending read-throughs, script meetings and storylining days when needed
Develop ideas that are strong and unique enough to compete against the likes of some of the most successful international series of recent years
Identify IP (including books and formats) for the company to option and develop
Create presentations and lead pitches to key players in the international markets.
Skills and Qualifications Required
A successful track record in developing commercially successful and/or critically acclaimed television
Demonstrable writing skills and excellent knowledge of script and story structure
Significant and seasoned work experience in media and entertainment; television experience required (studio, cable, OTT or production development in television entertainment)
Superior ability to lead meetings, present and communicate effectively
Strong relationships within the creative community (agents, writers, producers, directors) and senior broadcast executives
A self-starter with an entrepreneurial approach; assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated
Understanding of consumer trends, broadcaster requirements and new technologies
A team player who works well with others
Knowledge of the Asian production and broadcast market would be an advantage

Full time role based in Singapore.

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Executive Producer

The Executive Producer, Sport has primary responsibility for the editorial implementation & oversight of multi-genre Sport content. The EP leads a team of talent, reporters, cross-platform producers and editors in the delivery & presentation of sports events to entertain SBS’s audiences.
You will maintain and build on SBS’s reputation as a premium sports content provider by developing and delivering innovative & engaging multi-platform content.

The role requires monitoring & analysing key audience metrics to grow and create opportunities to increase reach, revenue and reputation.

About you
You are a highly organised and collaborative leader with a genuine passion for a variety of Sports but most importantly football & cycling. You will have a strong background as a producer of major international sports events and as a leader of a cross-platform production team.

You have extensive experience producing broadcast & digital media Sports content – live, delayed and on-demand. A high level experience in the production of football coverage is essential.

You have an ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organisation and an extensive network with the wider Sports and content providing community will be highly regarded.

You will be an avid consumer of sport content on a variety of broadcast, digital and social platforms.

The successful applicant will predominantly work regular hours but, as Sport happens around the clock, you must be willing to work hours around events as required.

On offer is a fantastic work environment. At SBS we put people first. We want you to love your place of work, so not only are you part of an organisation focused on making a positive social difference, but there’s also a well-being program, free onsite parking (subject to availability), free gym membership and an active social club.
SBS values diversity, and encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

This is a full time position.

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Head of Documentary

We have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced and talented industry professional to join our team in the role of Head of Documentary.

In this newly created role, you will leverage your extensive industry experience to drive the strategic direction for Documentary funding programs, manage day-to-day operations of the unit while also working with the Head of Production on scripted projects across any genre, format or platform and implementing priorities across the broader Production Department.

To be successful, you will require extensive screen industry experience in senior executive roles in development and production across Documentary and also across scripted drama and other screen content, with high levels of creative, deal making and commercial skills. You will have excellent stakeholder relationship management skills, possess a keen understanding of the Australian and international screen industry, trends, evolving financing and distribution models and partners.

As this is a key senior leadership position, you must have exceptional people management skills as well as leadership experience, with proven ability to inspire, engage and motivate a team.

Some domestic and international travel will be required as part of the role.
Screen Australia is committed to increasing workplace inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from a diverse range of backgrounds.

3 year contract with Screen Australia.

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Executive Producer

Major production company seeking experienced Executive Producer with experience working on Quiz Shows to start late April/Early May until October. Sydney based

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Executive Producer

Network Ten Brisbane has an opportunity for an Executive Producer to join their Children’s Production Unit.

The Executive Producer will oversee the day-to-day operations and focussing on the long term opportunities available to grow the children’s programs, whether through partnerships or new initiatives.
The Executive Producer will also oversee the editorial teams and ensure all regulatory compliance with Children’s Television Standards is met.

To be considered for this role you will need:
A solid understanding of the production process
Experience in managing people and teams
An aptitude for creative writing
An understanding of on-line social media content
Experience in the promotion of programmes
Graphic Production
Excellent logistic skills
The ability to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines.
If you feel that your skills and experience could be suited to this opportunity and enjoy the challenge of working in a busy team environment, please apply via the link.

Applications close 12th February 2018

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Executive Producer

ABC TV is looking for an Executive Producer to maintain and enhance the ABC’s reputation for distinctive and innovative entertainment productions.

You will be responsible for:
Leading the creative development of relevant thought provoking high quality programs Entertainment Television and Online audiences
Providing sound editorial judgement in accordance with ABC Editorial Policies
Lead and manage production teams
Oversee and manage logistics, resources, budgets and contractual aspects of production
Foster and maintain key working relationships with internal and external key stakeholders

About You
This is a wonderful opportunity to grow your career at the ABC in a leadership role where you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your strong editorial decision-making and organisational skills.

You will also have:
A minimum 3 years’ experience as an Executive Producer, or equivalent level, crafting long form Entertainment programs – singles and series
Proven record with identifying and developing new Entertainment program concepts
Demonstrated ability to manage partner relationships
Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal
Extensive experience in management of budgets and resources

Full Time / Sydney

Applications Close: 26 December 2017

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Series Producer / Co Executive Producer

Endemol Shine Australia are seeking expressions of interest for the role of Series Producer / Co Executive Producer for the next Australian Survivor series. Approx 6 month contract from January. Solid SP reality credits essential. Based in Sydney initially the on location.

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Executive Producer

The ABC’s new true crime content brand is a cross-divisional initiative developing a slate of podcasts, TV series and online features to start rolling out in 2018.  The project leads have come together from ABC Audio Studios, TV Factual and News Digital. 

About the Role
The True Crime initiative has enabled us to expand our Audio Studio team and add exciting new content to our already successful podcast back-catalogue, as well as new TV one-off documentaries and series, plus ancillary digital output. The ABC requires an Executive Producer to lead this new true crime project team in the development, production and delivery of high quality content across multiple platforms. In this dynamic role, you will steer the commissioning process to identify unique project ideas presented with a fresh approach for our audiences

You will be responsible for:
Building and maintaining relationships with a broad range of business partners across multiple divisions
Providing editorial leadership in different storytelling modes
Overseeing the productivity of various teams working on multiple projects with conflicting demands
Assisting the development of strategy to build opportunities with external parties and sourcing of existing podcasts and future commissions in both TV and podcast
Provide feedback and support to content creators
Help develop innovative marketing and distribution strategies for project output

About You
This is a wonderful opportunity to grow your career at the ABC in an encouraging and creative environment. We are looking for an enthusiastic leader with experience in innovative programming of content, including short and long form narrative. You will demonstrate strong editorial decision-making and organisational skills coupled with a deep understanding of digital, audio and TV/video platforms.

You will also have:
A relevant qualification and/or editorial management experience
Demonstrated ability to manage partner relationships
Expert analytical skills with the ability to convey results clearly
Advanced communication skills, both written and verbal
Proven ability to balance multiple projects and adhere to project deadlines and budgets

Applications Close 12 November 2017

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