Description

  • Manage commissioning of programmes to meet and grow Channel’s audience profile, brand position, programme mix, schedule grid and target audience share
  • Organise call-to-pitches, and work with external and internal production teams to commission content that is in line with the channel's vision and objectives
  • Lead our content providers on the processes from start to finish; ability to also educate our content providers on legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Commission, manage and quality control all programmes. Oversee and manage any complexities that may arise in the processes, ensuring programmes are delivered on time and on budget and of good quality to hit viewership targets. Ensure the necessary compliance to legal & financial considerations
  • Monitor ratings of the entire timebelt for programmes assigned to you, in relation to the entire channel's performance. Strategize content that will appeal to additional demographics that the Segment is targeting
  • Engage with and manage positive, creative relationships with independent production houses and in-house production teams. Review budgets, scripts, cast, offlines, marketing campaigns; must be able to give detailed copious notes on every script and offline episode with the aim of improving the quality of the programmes
  • Ensure that the funded programmes that you are assigned to fulfill the objectives and commitments set out. Assist in mapping out or setting aside the funds for each programme

Requirements

  • Degree in any related discipline
  • An understanding of programming/production and strategic planning in broadcast – entertainment
  • Good understanding and well-versed in audience behaviour/research - regular analysis of audience flow/viewer habit within/across competitive channels
  • Strong communicator who is able to articulate with the ability to present ideas and direction to content providers
  • Creative with the ability to strategise and work with the team to shape the creative direction for Vasantham and our OTT platform toggle with the aim to grow viewership and increase talkability
  • A content junkie and able to generate ideas and identify fresh areas and themes for exploration in all genres of content relevant to our products and platforms
  • Have a deep passion for entertainment content and able to initiate and drive cross-platform projects and enjoy project management work
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