PROMO PRODUCER

Job Title:
Promo Producer
 

Team:   
Creative Services
 

Reports to:
Senior Creative

Who We Are:

Comedy Central UK, a joint venture between Viacom and BSkyB, is the UK’s biggest comedy network, available on platforms including Sky and Virgin Media in over 12.4 million homes.

Aimed at 16-34 year olds we show the very best new and classic comedy content from the UK and US including South Park, Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Live at the Apollo, Lip Sync Battle, The Middle, Impractical Jokers and Friends. Our original UK commissions include Drunk History, Russell Howard & Mum: USA Road Trip, The Chris Ramsey Show and Your Face or Mine with Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan. We also show more stand-up than any other channel in the UK.

The Department:

The Creative Services team is responsible for all Comedy Central promotions on air, online and in print, as well as the creation of sales / marketing and internal presentation reels. We consistently produce outstanding creative work, winning numerous high-profile awards in the UK and globally.

Your Role:

You will be responsible for writing, directing and editing on-air promos as well as internal presentation reels and other marketing content.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Developing and creating fresh and unexpected ideas for promo campaigns.
  • Working to marketing briefs and ensuring campaigns are always effective for our target audience (16-34 year olds).
  • Writing, directing and editing promo campaigns that are consistent with OFCOM guidelines.
  • Briefing and working with the design team to produce graphic elements of campaigns and channel branding.
  • Liaising with other departments such as Marketing, Digital, Compliance, Programming, Media Planning and Scheduling to maximise the effectiveness of campaigns.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of information in all communications.

Your Background and Experience:

  • You have a genuine passion for comedy and a great sense of humour.
  • You can demonstrate clear strategic and creative thinking in response to any brief.
  • Experience of on air promotions work in the UK, with a very strong showreel / portfolio of creative work that shows off your funny.
  • Excellent copy / script writing skills.
  • Excellent editing skills using Adobe Premiere or similar and knack for comic timing in edits.
  • Knowledge of and interest in Comedy Central, our shows and our brand positioning.
  • Great command of English language.