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Series Producer -Auckland

Series Producer -Auckland

Location: Other Locations
Industry: Production - Producing
Reference: 3288226

Job description

Our client Discovery is looking for a highly talented Series Producer with expertise in Entertainment content including studio, variety, light entertainment, panel, comedy, gameshow and sport. You'll be responsible for managing teams to deliver local productions on time, on budget and in line with the agreed vision - across the digital, pay and free-to-air portfolio of channels in Australia & New Zealand markets, increasing audience engagement to achieve ratings and revenue growth, and with potential for global distribution.

Qualities and Experience 
  • Expertise and proven track record as a Series Producer across Entertainment content development and production including studio, variety, light entertainment, panel, comedy, gameshow, sport and brand funded. A good comedic sensibility is needed.
  • Proven track record developing high quality programming concepts.
  • Strong editorial track record, expert filter, high attention to detail and experienced creative problem solver.
  • Exceptional eye for identifying and developing strong talent.
  • Able to inspire and motivate teams to deliver to an agreed vision and on budget.
  • Strong understanding of the entire production process.
  • Excellent relationship skills – successful in building and maintaining strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, managing multiple productions and collaborating across functions.
  • Strong pitching, influencing, negotiation and communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving and arbitration skills - able to resolve issues between parties to ensure productions proceed and deliver satisfactorily.
  • Excellent project management skills, able to oversee the successful delivery of a complex, ever changing production schedule.
  • Experience working with ad sales and branded integration solutions.
  • Experience in the building and management of budgets and resources.
  • Strong researching skills and up to date knowledge of local and global audiences and content trends.
  • Exceptional team player but also highly self-motivated and able to work on projects independently.
  • Able to work in a high pressure environment, highly resilient to change, able to deal calmly and confidently with the demands of multiple stakeholders
  • Proven track record in delivering outstanding content and outcomes.
  • A reputation as a leading producer within the creative community.