• Producer - Industry News (12 Month FTC)

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 6 days ago(07/12/2018 16:42)
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  • Overview

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do at ITN. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of both our audience and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.


    Our mission is to explore key issues and themes in those sectors and bring them to life with interesting reports and stories from around the world. This role will be responsible for producing industry-specific news-style programmes for B2B audiences across a multitude of different sectors in the UK, and really getting under the skin of the themes and issues affecting those sectors. This role will also be responsible for project management and managing relationships with all stakeholders, including a very high number of clients as well as production teams.



    • Be the main point of contact, working with numerous high-end clients at any one time
    • Guide clients through the different stages of the production process to produce news-style reports for inclusion in the programme
    • Lead client briefing meetings
    • Develop and write treatments, producing call sheets with meticulous detail
    • Liaise with and manage expectations of clients through all stages of the production of their films 
    • Ensure client approval is achieved throughout the process - on treatment, scripts, films, graphics and programmes
    • Ensure all clients are satisfied with the services provided, and the films produced



    • Develop the themes and editorial of programmes in conjunction with programme directors and industry-leading organisations
    • Structure and write studio links for the presenters
    • Oversee editorial planning of programme content, including editorial profiles and interviews with minsters and industry thought leaders
    • Book and brief camera crews, presenters, reporters and post production teams for shoots
    • Schedule, book and oversee the editing of clients’ news-style films and programmes
    • Ensure all films comply with any relevant regulations and that consent forms are completed by the crews on every shoot
    • Commission news studio graphics
    • Co-ordinate studio recordings
    • Gallery produce pre-recorded programmes
    • Co-ordinate camera crews and final programme editing of Industry News programmes on location at corporate conferences
    • Manage the budgets for individual films and for whole programmes/corporate productions and ensure that all costs are within budget

    This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the role.  It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.



    • A solid production background and experience as a producer in broadcast news or a corporate production environment
    • Knowledge and experience of broadcast news and current affairs, and reporting regulations surrounding due impartiality, accuracy and fairness
    • Highly organised with proven ability to manage large projects with multiple stakeholders
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a diplomatic approach to building and maintaining relationships
    • Strong and demonstrable skills in script and treatment writing
    • Commercial awareness and business acumen
    • Hands on client management and client facing experience
    • Experience managing budgets and delivering complex projects on budget and to tight deadlines
    • Calm under pressure with the ability to adapt and be flexible in task and role, working quickly and accurately with limited supervision
    • The ability to prioritise effectively
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Meticulous organisation and administration skills
    • Enthusiastic and a team player
    • Prepared to travel across the UK for meetings, sometimes working anti-social hours

    Equal Opportunities Policy

    ITN is an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities.


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