Creative Director, Music

Job Reference: BBC/TP/1511082/41403
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time
Salary: competitve
Closing Date: 26/08/2019
Job Category: Content Production
BBC Region / Division: BBC Studios
BBC Business Unit: Studios - Ents, Music
Location: London, W12

Package Description

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

Job Introduction

BBC Studios is a global creative powerhouse for the development, production and distribution of bold, British, content. We produce over 2,500 hours of content per year, operate in 22 markets globally and generate revenue of £1.4bn, returning around £200m profit to BBC public Service each year. In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.

Main Responsibilities

BBC Studios, the UKs most awarded production company, are looking for a new Creative Director for Music to lead the creative and commercial strategy for the Music genre. Developing new output which understands the unique dynamics of music content and appeal to multiple audiences, as well as the redevelopment of current titles. The ideal candidate will have a background in terrestrial and/or digital content production as well as established relationships with  Record companies, Artists, Management, SVOD Platforms and Commissioners; using those relationships to develop content that is innovative and responds to audience needs in this genre. BBC Studios is looking to invest in Music content and the right candidate will have responsibility for managing and nurturing talent (on and off screen), overseeing significant budgets and recognising opportunities for collaboration across the industry. Start date is flexible but ideally asap, if you are interested, please have a look at both the Appendix and Job Description document attached for more information.

Are you the right candidate?

The chosen candidate will be responsible for ensuring the creative team are aware of and tasked with meeting editorial standards and quality output as well as ensuring production management and cost efficiencies for Music are met.

About the BBC

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We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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