Senior Executive Producer – Cape Town needed at Media24 Ltd

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Job title : Senior Executive Producer – Cape Town

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of a robust content strategy focused on mass market storytelling across multiple platforms. 
  • Manage the commissioning process for original mass market content, from pitching to concept development to negotiating deals and overseeing development. 
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with writers, directors, producers, and talent within the black community to identify and develop compelling projects. 
  • Oversee all aspects of production, including budgeting, scheduling, casting, and creative direction, to ensure high-quality content delivery. 
  • Provide creative direction and feedback to content creators, ensuring that commissioned projects align with our brand values and resonate with the platform’s  audiences.  
  • Collaborate with internal teams, including development, production, marketing, and distribution, to align content initiatives with overall business objectives. 
  • Serve as a creative mentor and coach to junior producers and production teams, providing guidance and support throughout the content creation process.  
  • Stay informed about industry trends, audience preferences, and cultural shifts to inform content decisions and drive innovation.  
  • Represent the company at industry events, conferences, and festivals to network, promote our brand, and identify partnership opportunities. 
  • Uphold our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion by fostering an inclusive work environment and promoting diverse voices and perspectives in all aspects of our content. 

Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Detail orientated. 
  • Be able to conceptualize formats. 
  • Be able to create and manage goals and deadlines. 
  • Excellent leadership and people skills, leading with confidence, determination, and drive to motivate teams
  • Comply with the moral code of the profession. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in film, television production, communications, or related field; advanced degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in television production, with a focus on developing and producing content for black audiences.
  • Proven track record of successfully commissioning and developing, producing, and delivering high-quality television projects that resonates with diverse audiences on time and within budget. 
  • Strong network of industry contacts within the African community, including writers, directors, producers, and talent.  
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate creative vision into actionable plans and measurable results. 
  • Passionate advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion in media representation, with a demonstrated commitment to amplifying underrepresented voices. 
  • Proficiency in industry-standard production tools and software, including scheduling and budgeting software.

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