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Industry News is a division of ITN Productions that produces broadcast-quality news-style programming in partnership with leading bodies and national associations representing different professions and industry sectors. The programmes are made up of in-depth interviews with industry leaders and influencers, independent news items covering key topics and issues, delivered alongside sponsored editorial profiles from leading organisations. They provide constructive, accurate and positive storytelling in a compelling news-style format. A bespoke narrowcast campaign, using events, direct email distribution, press and social media ensures the entire industry sector, influencers and wider stakeholders engage with the content.
The Head of Industry News will lead the growth and development of this business unit within ITN Productions. The role will have overall responsibility for developing and implementing business strategy to drive continued success and profitability. It will involve managing all aspects of the business, including Sales, Marketing and Production activities, as well as creating and managing partnerships with leading Associations and professional bodies.
These are the main requirements of the role and is not an exhaustive list of duties. It is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.