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Continuity Producer

Date: 14-Jun-2022

Location: London, GB, NW1 8TT

Company: ViacomCBS

Paramount,  a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands,  including Channel 5, MTV,  MTV LIVE HD,  Nickelodeon,  Nick Jr., Comedy Central,  Paramount Channel,  BET and more. Pararmount brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.

 

Unleash your potential in a place you belong

Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive. Ready? This could be the start of something special.

At Paramount, we have an iconic portfolio of brands, like Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Channel 5 - but it’s our employees that make it unique. You could be the next addition to our incredible team.

 

Is this the role for you?

Do you love television? Are you passionate about reviewing content? Do you love to write? Exciting opportunity to produce and direct continuity links for the Channel 5 portfolio!  Partner with top writing and production talent and produce and direct voice overs for programme links and end credits. This role gives an unbeatable overview of television production as this person liaises with multiple departments playing a key part in every stage of the broadcasting process. You will be a people person who can manage relationships with a diverse range of freelance creatives, confident at dealing with multiple departments across the business including planning and presentation, strategy teams, media planners, research and operations.

 

What will you be doing?

This person is operationally and editorially responsible for producing excellent continuity alongside a team of announcers and writers, ensuring the brand is reflected accurately in all continuity output. You’ll have top notch writing skills and a passion for television as you plan and edit scripts that guide viewers around the channel 5 portfolio.

 

  • Be responsible for the operational process of all recorded continuity items to ensure accurate transmission.
  • Editorial; edit/review scripts to ensure accuracy and quality, according to the brand and OFCOM regulations.
  • Brief freelance creatives in line with the planned strategy and creative brief, and by viewing priority content.
  • Direct and feedback to voice over artists and script writers, in-line with brand tone of voice, and by monitoring output.
  • Represent continuity in cross department meetings, to plan and review weekly output.
  • Write scripts, programme guides or copy to contribute to priority on-air campaigns.
  • Adopt the ‘One Paramount’ approach and encourage collaboration and team working
  • Be an ambassador for all VCNI channels, internally and externally
  • Adopt and promote the Paramount values and support a culture of inclusion

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • Demonstrable experience within continuity is preferable or equivalent experience in a broadcast Creative Department.
  • A flair for writing short conversational scripts to specific durations.
  • Attention to detail is vital from editing scripts to tracking schedule changes.
  • Great communication skills as you liaise closely with internal departments and external agents.
  • The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with audio recording/edit equipment/software.
  • Experience of working with scheduling software.
  • Excellent standard of English language skills.

 

 

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Everything else!

We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:

  • A monthly streaming fund
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t
  • Flexibility to own the way you work
  • Mental health activities and support
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and event

 

What are you waiting for? Put in your application!