Series/Supervising Producer Light Entertainment

Sydney, Australia
9 Jan, 2017 - 30 Sep, 2017

Well known kids and family entertainment brand and its production partner are seeking a dynamic and experienced Series Producer for a daily afternoon kid’s series. This is a fixed term contract running from January to September 2017.

Overview

We are seeking an experienced and fun-filled creative professional to lead a small team in the generation and delivery of our prime-time hosted afternoon series.

The dynamic series is a mix of celebrity interviews, sketch comedy, field stories, dance lessons, game-play and loads of fun!

In 2017 the show is evolving and will feature a greater ensemble of on-air talent to cover fashion, music, healthy eating and gaming, supported off-air across our digital platforms.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in the following disciplines:
•Minimum demonstrated 5 years’ experience as a senior creative professional
•Demonstrated experience running a regular series or studio show
•Demonstrated producing, directing, script-writing, editorial and development skills
•Deep understanding of the post production process and studio workflow
•Experience as a line manager
•Well versed in all facets of content generation including the creation of multi-platform content
•Experience in working with hosts/talent
•Demonstrated experience in kids TV not essential but definitely an advantage
•Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player in a dynamic environment
•Ability to work within strict budgetary and deadline constraints.

The following skills will also be required:
•Team leader – ability to drive the project and lead a small team administratively and creatively in partnership with the Executive Producer
•The ability to communicate in an exemplary manner with children and adults is essential
•Script-writing and strong written skills essential – an ability to write for talent, including known celebrities, identities, children and adults
•Strong comedy writing and an ability to write for characters with a sense of fun and comedic timing
•Deep knowledge of broadcast equipment, studio facilities and studio/post production process and workflow
•Deep understanding of the production process from inception through to delivery
•Understanding of digital content creation and trends for tween / teens (social and online)
•Experience in the creation and integration of ad sales content
•Self-managed and self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously
•Strong organisation skills and ability to prioritise and manage competing deadlines and agendas
•Great communicator with a fun and positive disposition
•Proven track record in managing multiple stakeholders and building internal networks
•MS Office Skills: solid knowledge of Outlook, Excel and Word.

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