An independent production company which specialises in premium quality film and television projects, is seeking a Director of Content on a 12 month maternity contract.
The Director of Content will lead a team, producing everything from linear programs for YouTube, content for social media, and a wide range of graphic design and other assets.
The company is privately owned and is experiencing rapid expansion, primarily due to the success of its globally renowned and BAFTA nominated pre-school program.
The successful Director of Content will play a significant leadership role in driving the company’s content activity, helping to achieve its global content strategy vision, alongside growing and nurturing audiences in an ever-evolving tech-forward and brand-safe digital ecosystem.
Working closely with the Marketing, Finance, Licensing and Design teams, you will be responsible for all content outside of TV production, ensuring that the values of the companies hit pre-school project are met and delivered, in addition to managing budgets, setting and achieving revenue targets, and ensuring that these are aligned with broader commercial objectives, all whilst driving digital excellence across all content developed.
Do you have a commercial and creative eye? Are you strategically minded, with a burning desire to make waves in the world in pre-school digital content? If so, this could be the role for you.
The Director of Content must have 5+ years in a senior position, with an extensive understanding of television into the digital arena, in particular YouTube. You will have a solid editorial background with experience in the children’s media landscape, along with in depth knowledge of how content can be consumed across a number of platforms. Good financial acumen, strong strategic management skills and excellent leadership abilities are also key, as you will line manage a Channel Manager, two Content Managers (Children’s and Grown-up content), and the Head of Design.
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