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Thursday, 7 February 2013

ARISE Networks Recruits Senior Producer (Features)

ARISE NEWS was founded by Nigerian publisher Nduka Obaigbena, who dreamed of a global news channel connecting all the colours and shades of news around the globe. With a team of world-class journalists, behind-the-scenes and in front of the camera, ARISE NEWS will cover the compelling issues of our time in a way no one else can.

ARISE Networks is a brand new global broadcaster recruiting for news centres in London, New York, Lagos and Johannesburg and across international news bureaux in Washington DC, Dakar, Nairobi, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro, Beijing, New Delhi and Los Angeles.

Job Title: Senior Producer (Features)

Key Duties
To generate, coordinate and oversee production by both in-house teams and external providers.
Ensuring commissioned content satisfies Channel editorial, technical and compliance standards and that delivery deadlines are met on budget.
Act as liaison/Channel point-person for programme-makers throughout the production schedule, taking the lead in briefing, directing, motivating and managing teams, and steering projects reliably, dependably and deftly to completion.
Required to operate from the Channel’s London base, in studio and, as required, in the field.
Originate ideas, help identify programming requirements of the Channel, develop relationships with freelance contributors and production companies, and grow a database of international content providers.
To instinctively know the Arise brand and adhere to the ‘house style’ visually and editorially, maintaining accuracy and balance, and enterprising and rigorous journalism.
Lend creative input and give guidance and support to programme-makers – throughout the research, filming and post-production stages.
Help build the Channel’s reputation for programme-making excellence and always strive to make the most engaging, relevant and polished content possible.

Educated to University degree standard.
Journalism qualification preferred.
At least five years’ television experience in a Current Affairs and/or documentary programming role with a major broadcaster at Producer/Director or Series Producer level.
Substantial edit production experience.
Creative flair.
Passion and enthusiasm for highly visual storytelling.
BBC, Channel 4, CNN credits.
Studio production experiences an advantage.
Writing ability.
Awareness and understanding of international affairs.
Experience of working overseas an advantage.
Knowledge of the Africa region.
A second language.
An aptitude for multi-skilling in all areas of television production, particularly shooting and editing.
A proven ability to work under pressure.
Commitment to Customer satisfaction.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2013

Method of Application
Qualified and Interested Candidates should Send CV to:

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