e.tv: Executive Producer

at e.tv
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted September 28, 2021
Category Telecommunications
Job Type Full-time


Company e.tv Reference # etv142 Published 21/09/2021 Contract Type Permanent Salary Market Related Location Hyde Park, Gauteng, South Africa Introduction
e.tv is South Africa’s biggest independent, free-to-air television channel.
With over 16 million viewers, e.tv appeals to all races, ages and income groups and is the most viewed English language channel in the country.We are the destination of choice for local and international entertainment, a place where viewers can come together to set their imaginations free.
Job Functions Media Industries Broadcasting / Transmitting,Media Specification
The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that content, scripted and unscripted, is created for various channels under eMedia Investments delivers audience ratings, aligns to regulatory requirements and facilitates revenue generation.Reporting to the Manager: Local Productions, the key performance areas include, but are not limited to:

1.Editorial Planning
-Working closely with HOD to develop editorial alignment of programmes to channel objectives.
-Creating briefs that respond to business requirements for new shows .
-Managing individual programme and ensuring that editorial outputs are in line with business strategy.
-Participating in strategy sessions of Local Productions and contributing with advice on the best and latest practices of programming and television.
-Business unit planning and performance fore-sighting .
-Ensuring that you have creative oversight.
-Daily Running of original e.tv programmes.

2.Local content execution
-Participating and contributing to brainstorming and managing translation of ideas throughout the process of creating programmes.
-Appraisal and approvals of scripts and completed programmes .
-Delivering high quality of editorial output through overall creative execution of production.
-Regularly analysing viewership data and competitive trends to implement strategies to adapt to improve or grow audiences.
-Presenting at all crucial meetings where content is discussed and viewed .
-Liaising with the various networks and project teams to affect appropriate programme commentary to current affairs of the country .
-Ensuring timeous programme packages deliver according to on air requirements, technical specifications with supporting library and record keeping material .

-Establishing and maintaining healthy working relationships with Independent Producers.
-Assuming critical liaison between the channel and content supplier.
-Demonstrating company values and foster a culture of creativity amongst peers and independent producers .
-Ensure supporting teams are sufficiently informed to maximize on sales and marketing potential of shows.

-Maintaining a good understanding of broadcasting codes and regulatory frameworks .
-Ensuring content complies with regulatory frameworks and guidelines, delivers to rights collection agencies.
-Monitoring compliance by independent production companies with the terms outlined in commissioning agreements .
-Ensuring compliance with company policies relating to employment equity and procurement.

A relevant qualification
A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
Job Closing Date 28/09/2021