We are looking for a full-time creative producer to head up our factual development team based in our Perth office in Western Australia.
About the role
In this position you will be reporting directly to the CEO and Executive Producers in charge of the company’s production slate. You will be creatively responsible for developing a range of factual programs that are suitable for pitching to buyers, primarily in the television market. You will lead the creative development of innovative programming with a small team of researchers and writers that are employed by the company on both a permanent and freelance basis. You will assist the CEO and Executive Producers with pitch programming to buyers in the marketplace. Remuneration will be negotiated, commensurate with your experience.
To be eligible for this position you will have at least 5 years experience working as a senior producer and can demonstrate:
- current and extensive knowledge of the Australian and international marketplace for documentaries and factual series;
- developed networks and relationships at a senior level within the media industry;
- a solid track record in originating and developing ideas – working up concepts into pitch documents, outlines and treatments – that have gone on to be commissioned by major broadcasters for broadcast in primetime slots; and
- strong leadership and managerial skills that will enable you to effectively supervise the company’s development team.
Shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide some examples of previous work and to attend an interview.
Please forward applications with a CV including referees and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB Monday 9th May, 2016.