Executive Producer Factual

Sydney, Australia
8 Jan, 2018 - 31 Dec, 2018

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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