The Development Producer will be the creative heartbeat of Four8, a small, focused and super charged development resource designed to take Four8 onto the next level of its development
The Development Producer reports to the Creative Producer, working across all formats.
The Development Producer will be responsible for progressing projects from original ideas through to commission, with the possibility of working on productions. This will involve juggling a variety of projects at different stages of development.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Editorial Judgement – demonstrates strong editorial judgement based on a thorough understanding of what is appropriate for Four8’s objectives, fair dealing, target audience. Makes the right editorial decisions, taking account of conflicting views where necessary.
Imagination & Creative Thinking – able to generate and transform creative ideas. Can look at existing situations and problems in novel ways and come up with creative solutions.
Analytical Thinking – ability to evaluate ideas, critically assess quality and accuracy of information and give constructive feedback.
Planning & Organising – able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources.
Communication – able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information. Good pitching skills are desirable.
Decision Making – able to use own initiative, to solve problems using own judgements and take responsibility for the consequences of decisions made.
Concern for Results – is highly self-motivated and enthusiastic in carrying out research and producing high quality work. Is constantly seeking to improve previous levels of performance.
Managing relationships & Team Working – able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works co-operatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.
Resilience – manages personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, set backs or when dealing with provocative situations. Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
Flexibility – adapts and works effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups. Able to understand and appreciate different and opposing perspectives on an issue, to adapt an approach as the requirements of a situation change, and to change or easily accept changes in one’s own organisation or job requirements.
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