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Comedy Promo Editor – Permanent Role

Comedy Promo Producer – Permanent Role

10 September 2014

Does this sound like you? You are known for your sense of humour, you are the driver of funny and you love everything comedy! Not only are you a creative genius & innovator but you are hilarious too and you can translate this across multiple platforms in a truly 360 environment.
The Company;
The UK’s biggest comedy network, Comprising four channels and two websites aimed at 16-34 year olds and with 18 million viewers per month.
The Department:
The Creative Services department is responsible for the channel’s promotions, presentation and design, as well as the creation of marketing / sales tapes and cross channel promotions, ensuring the company’s position as the UK’s premier comedy channel.
The Role
* Creating promos for the Channel, using Adobe Premier, from initial concept, script writing, cutting, directing audio and voice over sessions to final delivery of versioned promos
* Liaising with Operations and Programming teams to ensure efficient work flow and TX deadline deliverables are met
* Ensuring the accuracy of information delivered in promos to air
* Conceive and develop new ideas to promote the brand
* Assist freelancers with their projects / guiding through the versioning process
* Source music and liaise with licensing for clearance
* Present an excellent knowledge of television branding
* Produce and develop fresh and unexpected ideas for promoting the channel
* Must have good communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with all creatives from other disciplines to deliver campaigns ie: Graphic Design, Online and Social
* Has proficient knowledge of directing and producing shoot campaigns
Your background;
* A hilarious sense of humour & true passion for comedy
* Solid knowledge of Adobe Premier (self-operating) with an understanding of 3D/2D animation and graphic design
* Directing skills
* Good scriptwriting skills and a knowledge of post-production, audio, VO and graphics
* Good understanding of the post-production environment
* Ability to make funny, entertaining promos for a discerning and demanding audience
* Currently working in a similar role within a TV environment
* Good team player
* Strong communication skills
* Must be prolific at coming up with ideas
* Conceives, writes and confidently presents 360 marketing campaigns
* Demonstrates how a single-minded idea works in any medium
* Inspires other creatives
* Provides clear and concise direction to talent, designers, sound engineers
* In-depth understanding and appreciation of film, music, design, typography and popular culture
* Proven ability to attract viewers to our shows and improve ratings
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