وظائف شاغرة

Senior Producer

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Senior Producer is responsible for overseeing the gathering, writing, and producing of each newscast or program. He will also lead and produce innovative bulletins and programs.


JOB DESCRIPTION

 Build news bulletins and programs rundowns in a strategic and creative manner

 Display solid news judgment

 Capitalize on breaking news situations 

 Lead the daily editorial meeting and decision making on a specific newscast or program

 Able to juggle multiple projects at once

 Oversee content production and manage production workflow

 Manage the newsroom/content team and deputize for the executive producer when necessary

 Prioritize stories and set agenda of the bulletin or program

 Suggest and approve guests appearing in newscasts/programs 

 Develop graphics and brands  

 Ensure that the production plan is implemented and enhances the overall vision of the company

 Supervises overall production activities, check edited time lines and suggest improvements or changes 

 Oversee production team and serves as a resource to junior members of the staff

 Coordinate all technical facilities

 Work with the Social Media team leaders to plan and produce content for the day-to-day content calendar

 Coordinate with creative department to produce promotional material

 Write teases and promos in an effective manner to boost audience ratings and retention

 Attend meetings within news/programs department or with other departments

 Train and coach new staff members

 May be asked to perform additional duties and take on other responsibilities as dictated by events


WORK EXPERIENCE

 Minimum 5 years of professional experience as news producer

 Experience of developing creative program ideas and of dealing with live and breaking news stories

 Experience in social media and digital platforms is an advantage


EDUCATION

Minimum bachelor’s degree in journalism or in a related field


SKILLS

 Leadership skills and strategic thinking

 Excellent editorial judgment skills

 Creative vision and plan for content

 Demonstrated communication and organization

 Computer and media asset management systems

 Ability to develop Multi-Media production skills

 Attention to detail and hard working


KNOWLEDGE

 Excellent English

 Fluency in Arabic will be an advantage

 Ability to calmly handle live, breaking news situations and changing events

 Expansive knowledge of local and regional current affairs, history, and newsmakers


JOB DEMANDS

Able to accommodate flexible work schedule to support 24/7 TV environment including overnight and weekend assignment