ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER AND CONTENT PRODUCER

Job Reference: bauermedia/TP/8215/268
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time
Contract Details: Full time role 37.5 hours
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: Monday – Friday, 9.00 – 5.30pm, 37.5 hrs per week
Closing Date: 23/04/2021
Job Category: Programming/Content
Region / Division: Greater London
Business Unit: Audio
Location: London

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

Job Introduction

The Entertainment Hub is a dynamic team of highly skilled multi-media Journalists, Talent Bookers and Video Producers who capture and share entertainment content across all Bauer’s brands and platforms.

With unprecedented access to talent, they optimize and deliver content that cuts through the noise, growing our brands awareness and reach on socials and providing valuable branded content opportunities for our commercial teams.

Reporting into the Entertainment Content Director and working alongside the Entertainment Hub team you will research, produce, edit and present exciting and exclusive entertainment content – distributing it to Bauer’s radio, magazine, TV and digital brands.  You’ll be pivotal to our entertainment news service and to developing creative video content to engage and grow our digital audience on socials. 

Main Responsibilities

Entertaining and engaging our audiences with exciting content is absolutely central to what the Entertainment Hub does.   As our Reporter and Content producer you’ll work with the Snr Ents Reporter and our video producers writing, producing, presenting and distributing daily audio and digital entertainment content to our brands and those serviced by us as part of content partnerships.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Reporting on a variety of entertainment stories, events and awards ceremonies.
  • Interviewing celebrities from the worlds of TV, film, music and social media.
  • Setting the news agenda as well as following it.
  • Optimizing our content to engage and entertain our audiences - growing our digital reach.
  • Following best practice, ensuring your content and entertainment news is of the highest quality, abiding by Ofcom and media law.
  • Working closely with the Ents Hub team and our digital teams across the business coming up with creative video formats and strategies to optimise our digital content.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with film/TV/music PRs.

Person Specification

You are an experienced multi-media broadcast journalist with a first- class radio and digital skill set.

You are organised, think on the spot, prioritise and spot a story in any situation – whilst keeping calm under pressure.

You have a good technical mind and are at ease in a radio studio and video edit suite.  

You have a thorough knowledge of ISDNs, cameras, a range of audio recording devices and audio and video editing programmes.

You are enthusiastic, flexible, sociable and easy-going – whilst always producing first class content.

You have an excellent on-air voice and are equally confident in front of or behind the camera.

You have established experience in reading and writing bulletins, reporting live from the field and working to tight deadlines.

Your writing is sharp and on point. Accuracy is essential.

Demonstrated experience in red-carpet reporting and celebrity interviewing – you’re well known for brave unique and compelling lines of questioning.

You are known and trusted within the entertainment and news circuits and have Music, TV, PR and Film contacts.

Qualifications and knowledge:

  • An in-depth knowledge of a variety of audio and video recording and editing systems.
  • The ability to self-produce video packages is essential as is the ability to edit video with skill and speed.
  • An exceptional knowledge of social media platforms and how best to use them to find and engage new and existing audiences.

About The Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

Bauer Media Audio is Europe’s leading digital commercial broadcaster and audio operator. Experts in the power of sound, the company reaches over twenty-five million listeners daily through its market-leading broadcast radio, online services, and podcasts. Spanning 7 countries - the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Poland and Slovakia - BM Audio owns leading brands including KISS, Mix Megapol, Absolute Radio, Radio Norge, Radio Expres, Radio Nova, Radio 100 and RMF.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

Creativity - We create unique, high quality content that delights our audiences.

Ambition - We think big and bold, pushing boundaries and embracing change.

Passion - We approach every day with curiosity, commitment and a lively positive mindset.

Teamwork - We learn from each other and take the time to understand both challenges and opportunities, working together to find the right solution.

Trust - We are open, respectful and honest.

InclusivityWe encourage different points of view and perspectives and value all contributions.

Responsibility - We make measured and thoughtful decisions that support the business vision.

 

For more information about Bauer Media UK please check out our Website https://www.bauermedia.co.uk/