Digital Content Producer
A full-time creative job at Virgin Radio in London
Posted 18 July 2019, 12.02pm edt
We are Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company, which is wholly owned by News UK and Ireland Limited. Our radio stations include talkSPORT, the world's biggest sports radio station and global audio partner of the Premier League, alongside popular national digital stations talkSPORT 2, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio
This is an exciting time to be joining Wireless, with more and more exclusive sport coveragacross the talkSPORT network, Chris Evans' return to Virgin and stars like Eamonn Holmes and Matthew Wright presenting on talkRADIO
Your role: - Digital Content Producer – Virgin Radio
In this new and exciting Social Media focussed role, you will create and publish content for The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, working as part of the show’s production team in the mornings to reflect on-air output as it happens and to drive listening.
You will also work closely with the Digital Manager and Assistant Producers on the station’s wider digital strategy and output, planning and delivering content with the highest chance of increasing the engagement and reach of Virgin Radio, in line with the station’s key priorities.
Leading on creating and publishing Social Media content during live broadcasts of The Chris Evans Breakfast Show, as part of the show’s production team
Working with the Breakfast Show’s talent and guests to create bespoke content in a fast-paced environment, whilst providing regular updates to the Executive Producer
Particular focus on sharable video content from the Breakfast Show, delivering this to the most appropriate platforms with the right copy, tagging and calls to action
Working with the Digital Manager and Assistant Producers on forward-planning Social Media content, both for the Breakfast Show and other station output
Community management, responding to listener queries received via social media and liaising with those who need to be brought to air
Creating and publishing editorial website content (including music news, editorial features and supporting pieces for programming) Creating supporting website pages for show promotions where required, ensuring terms and conditions and competition entry mechanics are correct, clear and accessible Publishing daily content to Virgin Radio Anthems and Virgin Radio Chilled Social Media accounts, as well as monitoring communities, responding to queries and cross-promoting to main Virgin Radio accounts where appropriate Liaising with News UK Technology teams to report bugs and issues Creating and publishing supporting Social Media content during event-based programming (such as outside broadcasts) Assisting Digital Manager with additional duties where required/providing holiday cover What we’re looking for from you:
You will be an experienced producer of digital content who is a creative thinker with the ability to work confidently in a live broadcast environment. You'll have an appetite for all things digital, be a strong communicator and able to work under pressure to produce high quality, engaging content.
Desired skills: Experience publishing content on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube for a media brand (or in a similar field), excellent written communication skills, an eye for design and working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere and similar software packages, as well as experience using website content management systems.
What do we offer?
Competitive remuneration packages. Pension Subsidised gym membership. Private healthcare. Extensive & continual internal & external training and development opportunities. Subsidised cafeteria. Discounted book store. Regular in-house speaker events. Equal opportunities:
The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace
We are a diverse and team so want to maximise every individual's potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.
This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.
This job closes: 24 August, 2019
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