Breakfast Show Producer, Greatest Hits Network, Scotland


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Permanent - Full Time
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Monday – Friday, 05.00am – 1.30pm, 37.5 hrs per week
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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

It’s clear to see that The Greatest Hits Network in Scotland is full of ambition and is very much at the start of an exciting journey. In the last year, we’ve signed up top Broadcasters like Ewen & Cat at Breakfast, Micky Gavin in the Afternoons and Fred MacAulay at the weekend. With an ever-expanding remit and a strive to be an even bigger force in the radio market in Scotland, our current Breakfast Producer has moved into the newly created operations role on the network. Showing our ambition for growth and the progression you can see at a company like Bauer Media.

It now means we’re looking for the right person to look after the award-winning Ewen & Cat at Breakfast. This role could see you at the centre of it all ‘making radio’ with one of the most exciting breakfast shows in the country. You will be making a difference to the output day in and day out, working alongside our multi-award-winning team. You will be mentored and managed by the production team behind the former ‘UK Best Breakfast Show of the Year’ (and many other awards) as well as former producer of the Radio 1 Breakfast Show. We’re serious about our breakfast shows and we have major ambition to grow and win even more awards, but more importantly have fun on the way… WILL have a good laugh working with this team.

In this role, every day is different, and variety is key. You will make sure everything runs smoothly in a fast-paced live studio environment, working with key talent to produce our high-quality shows. You will also work on projects alongside our Hits Radio Scotland and Greatest Hits Radio colleagues, helping produce and mix shows which are broadcast across Scotland and the wider Greatest Hits Radio UK Network. 

The Greatest Hits Network in Scotland broadcasts across the country on Clyde 2, Forth 2, MFR 2, Northsound 2, Tay 2, Westsound AM & Westsound FM.

Main Responsibilities

  • You will make sure our output is of the highest quality. You will ensure that the Breakfast Show runs smoothly, and everything is in place for our presenters to be the best they can be.
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of how Breakfast shows are produced and the ability to manage the technical aspects to make this happen.
  • Plan and produce shows, from content planning to transmission, maintaining high editorial and production values.
  • Confident direction and development of talent in a live and pre-recorded broadcasting environment.
  • Confident studio operation from our new state of the art studios (during live shows and pre-records).
  • Excellent editorial decision making during live shows and in the edit which always adheres to the Ofcom code.
  • You will lead the promotion of the show outside Breakfast Show hours. Which key moment of the day would create a great talk up for our line-up to talk about? Eg, Writing Show Talk Up’s and mixing the breakfast show promo.
  • Great archiving skills so we can locate key audio moments in an instant for award entries.
  • Manage our Breakfast Show social media strategy and find new and exciting ways to engage and grow audiences working with Operations Director and our marketing, digital content, design and video production teams.
  • The opportunity to work across the Hits Radio Scotland and Greatest Hits UK Network

Person Specification

  • Demonstrate a strong awareness of the Greatest Hits Network and Hits Radio Scotland Network.
  • You will have experience of keeping a calm head - when things get hectic - and be able to react quickly to changing events at short notice.
  • You'll be able to manage some of the highest profile radio talent in the country and have the knowledge to coach them to achieve their full potential.
  • Feel confident in fully managing projects from idea to execution.
  • Proficient use of digital playout/management systems.
  • Great editing and automation skills for production of programmes.
  • Digital audio editing (incl. Adobe Audition).
  • Feel confident in collaborating with our Operations Directors and marketing, digital content, design, and video production teams and help lead the Breakfast Show strategy to find new and exciting ways to engage and grow our online audience. You should be competent using Content Management Systems and social media including Facebook, Instagram and Facebook.
  • Excellent organisational and admin skills and feel confident to work on your own and with a team.
  • You'll have experience from working in a similar type of role and know you will have the full support from the team to help you grow into this role.

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 8 countries - the UK, Republic of Ireland, 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