Job Vacancies

C O M P A N Y  I N F O

We are a London based multi award-winning media company producing television, radio and new media content on social and populist issues, ethics, religion, and education. Our programmes are broadcast across all networks, both in the UK and internationally, with the aim of getting people thinking and talking. Above all we are passionate believers in the power and importance of media to educate, challenge and inspire.

The CTVC Radio and Podcast team is punching far above its weight in terms of the number of commissions it attracts from BBC networks. We also have our own award-winning podcast, Things Unseen.

 

T H E  R O L E

Senior Producer, Radio Documentaries and Podcasts, part-time (3-4 days a week)

 

J O B   D E S C R I P T I O N

CTVC‘s small but successful Radio and Podcast team are looking for an experienced documentary maker to work on existing commissions and help develop new ones. Our new colleague should be a self-starter, energetic and able to turn documentaries around reasonably quickly and to a very high standard.

 

D U T I E S

  • Shaping and producing radio documentaries and podcasts from conception to completion, including finding and setting up contributors.
  • Generating programme and podcast ideas for different outlets.
  • Guiding researchers, presenters and contributors during the production process.
  • Editing their own audio material.
  • Recording in the field, studio, or remotely, as required.
  • Generating social media publicity for their own and occasionally others’ output.
  • Contributing to programme admin including risk assessments, release forms, contracts etc.
  • Contributing ideas and insights to the wider CTVC team.

 

S K I L L S,  E X P E R I E N C E  &  A T T R I B U T E S  R E Q U I R E D

Essential:

  • A strong, proven track record in shaping and producing documentaries from conception to completion, including finding and setting up contributors.
  • The ability to generate strong, original programme ideas.
  • Sound editorial judgement.
  • A good working knowledge of the main faiths in the UK and the world, and a positive and open attitude to working with people of faith.
  • The ability to work with a variety of presenters, including new talent.
  • A good understanding of national and international radio and podcast audiences.
  • Strong digital editing skills (ideally Sadie, but we can train you in using it).
  • The ability to record good quality audio both in the field and indoors.
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work with little supervision when necessary.
  • The ability to work constructively as part of a small team.
  • The ability to prioritize tasks in the face of conflicting demands and deadlines.
  • A meticulous approach to compliance issues and programme admin.

Desirable:

  • An interest in podcasts and working on new formats for younger audiences.
  • Interest in working towards winning more commissions from non-BBC outlets.
  • Strong social media skills and an interest in developing a presence on new and emerging platforms.
  • Good contacts in one or more of Britain’s faith communities, ideally including one or more minority faiths.

 

We are offering a competitive salary and 33 days holiday incl. bank holidays (pro rata).

The role is offered part-time, 3-4 days a week. There will be some flexibility in how those are spread out over the week. 

CTVC’s Radio and Podcast team have been working from home since the Covid pandemic began. We are currently looking at developing a hybrid model of part-home, part-office working for the post-Covid period.

Please apply with a covering letter and your CV as soon as possible to info@ctvc.co.uk putting Senior Producer/Radio and Podcasts in the subject header. Between them, the two documents should make it clear how you meet the criteria above.

If you would like further details before applying, you can contact CTVC’s Head of Radio, Kristine.pommert@ctvc.co.uk.

 

Closing date: Monday 21st June 2021.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!