Regional Head of Creative - South


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Contract Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Working Hours:
37.5 Monday - Friday
GUILDFORD (Berkshire & North Hampshire)/ FAREHAM
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Region / Division:
South of England
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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.

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 


Job Introduction

Reporting to Head of Creative Production – Wigan Sales

Our Team

Our team of creative superheroes are a highly skilled bunch of creative writers and producers who simply love what they do!

The focus of the role

Leading the regional creative team across the South your focus will be to coach and develop our highly skilled creative writers alongside leading by example through your ability to write and present stand out audio commercials. Through your leadership and skill set you will be able to grow creative revenues across the South whilst working within the regulatory guidelines.  We are looking for a person who is driven and strives to achieve and exceed all targets that are set.

Main Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate natural leadership skills to coach, develop and manage the creative team
  • Prove an understanding of both Radiocentre clearance procedures and ASA advertising regulations with a great eye for detail.
  • Take and interpret client briefs and work collaboratively to create and write stunning audio commercials and presentations which deliver results for clients.
  • Work with the teams across the South to identify key creative accounts we should target to grow our share of revenue.
  • Deliver and exceed revenue targets.

Person Specification

The Regional Head of Creative will have excellent written skills and be able to write and direct scripts to an outstanding standard.

Be Innovative, with a thirst for learning and developing new skills the successful candidate will have a keen interest and knowledge of the latest advertising and marketing campaigns in the local and national marketplace.

Organisation, multitasking, and prioritising skills are imperative and can strictly adhere to timelines and anticipate any potential hurdles and competently manage priorities.

The individual should thrive in a team environment, both within their region as well as the wider business, but also be competent at working autonomously.

The person must have

  • A good eye for detail and will follow direction and guidelines.
  • Must be able to produce creative and original ideas
  • Hands on People management, demonstrable skills in managing the workload of a team, including workload management, brief distribution, 121s and PDRs
  • Excellent self-motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with confident presentation skills and experience of doing so in front of clients.
  • Commercial awareness
  • Great teamwork philosophy
  • Administrative & organisational skills
  • Proficient with IT and Microsoft Office
  • Proof-reading

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