Commissioning Editor – Entertainment and Events

Maternity cover – 12-month fixed term contract
16 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017
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Maternity cover – 12-month fixed term contract

Welcome to Channel 4 Entertainment and Events. A new supercharged department that’s home to some of the most exciting and distinctive programming on British TV. We’re talking channel-defining events including Stand Up To Cancer and The Paralympics, high-profile live entertainment like TFI Friday and topical satire like The Alternative Election Night, plus a diverse range of award-winning shows from The Last Leg to Alan Carr: Chatty Man. Now it’s in your hands. So oversee existing programmes and commission fresh and innovative new studio and location based shows. Identify fresh territories and themes for exploration. Build strong relationships with indies to ensure a constant supply of great ideas. Seek out and nurture new on and off screen talent. You’ll bring a solid track record at series producer or executive producer level, along with a deep understanding of current trends in TV entertainment and non-scripted comedy.

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Closing date: 22 June 2017.

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