Executive Producer - Independent Drama Commissioning

17 Jun 2021
17 Jul 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Editorially manage some of the best dramas being produced today and work with some of the drama community's greatest creative talents.

What you'll do:
  • Oversee all elements of the creative process on the broadcaster side - including a drama's scripting, casting, crewing, shooting, editing, compliance, marketing, publicity - plus working with the production management team and international partners on both returning and original series on the production slate.
  • Work strategically across the development and production slate with the Director of Independent Commissioning for Drama and the Commissioning Editors, and in coordination with the production management team.
  • Work with the wider Sky Content, Insight, Marketing and Publicity teams to connect drama development to the broader strategic needs of the broadcaster.
What you'll bring:
  • Be an excellent communicator.
  • Have a deep and wide knowledge of the British drama landscape and have excellent relationships with its creative talent, as well as an awareness of international drama producers and broadcasters.
  • Have script edited and, ideally, produced and executive produced television drama.
  • Have a strong grasp of Sky drama's output and its tone.
The Rewards:There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences
Where you'll work:Osterley:Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

Inclusion:Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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