Contract (24 month FTC)
About the role
We are looking for someone with extensive experience in producing drama who will help develop, communicate and implement the creative vision for our show.
As Executive Producer you will be responsible to the Head of Drama, England for the editorial, production and financial management of Holby City and Casualty. The successful candidate will therefore have extensive production experience in primetime television and be confident in managing and inspiring a team to create their best work.
You will consistently deliver fresh, original, high quality and high profile episodes of Casualty and Holby City to BBC1 and will understand and communicate the needs and views of the Head of Drama, the department and viewers to the production team
If you are strong editorially, driven, self-motivated, approachable and passionate about making mainstream, ground-breaking television drama, we’d love to hear from you.
Experience of producing a long-running show along with a strong track record of drama production is essential. You must have bags of original and creative ideas for storylines and characters as well as the skills and abilities to communicate these to the team. Experience of managing a production team; an eye for detail and used to working with internal and external clients is a must. You’ll be privy to confidential and commercially sensitive information so it’s important you understand how to handle this. In addition you’ll have an awareness of our audiences and the knowledge of professionals within the industry including writers, directors, production teams and actors. This is not your normal 9-5 job, so you will need to be flexible with your time and duties and demonstrate resilience.
About the benefits
We care about our people, and take our responsibilities towards them very seriously. As well as fair terms and conditions, we also offer really impressive benefits – including twenty-five days’ annual leave (pro rata), a defined contribution pension scheme, life assurance and accident benefit.
With over 350 hours of in-house output a year, BBC Drama Production makes some of the most original, diverse and highly acclaimed television. These range from continuing dramas such as EastEnders, Holby City, Casualty and Doctors, to series and serials such as Silent Witness, Luther and Silk to name just a few.
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