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There is nowhere quite like Channel 4. Not in the way we entertain and stimulate our audience, nor in how we encourage and inspire the people who help us deliver for them. Publicly owned yet commercially funded, we occupy a unique place in the UK's media landscape. This is where you can start to change it, be part of it or simply explore it.

Channel 4 Leeds, UK
14/05/2021
Job Title: Picture Commissioner Reports to: Pictures Operations Manager Department: Communications Location: Leeds DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Pictures team is responsible for the commissioning, editing, production and distribution of images for use across internal and external platforms to promote Channel 4, including All 4, EPGs, the external media, and wider corporate use. The Pictures team will come up with ideas and concepts for commissioning shoots on location and in studio and are responsible for distributing all images both to internal stakeholders – particularly All 4 and for digital syndication – and externally to the media and third-party platforms.   They work with commissioning editors, producers, All 4, talent, publicists and some of the country’s best editorial photographers to create images that represent C4’s brand – for use both as promotional images and to help viewers find Channel 4 content on All 4 and EPGs. JOB PURPOSE The Pictures team is...
Channel 4 London, UK
14/05/2021
Job Title: Senior Solutions Architect Reports to: Chief Architect Department: Technology Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Technology department is charged with establishing, monitoring and maintaining IT and Broadcast systems and services to serve out TV and VoD viewers, and enable business users to carry out their roles efficiently, productively and securely. The department must stay at the forefront of technology change in order to meet multiple business requirements, provide secure IT infrastructure and proactively support C4 strategic growth opportunities. JOB PURPOSE This role focuses on providing architectural support for our suite of video streaming and other New Media products. The post holder will be responsible for progressing the technical infrastructure, and platform architectural agendas under the guidance of the Chief Architect, and there will also be a strong emphasis on supporting the evolution of our user facing websites and related...
Channel 4 London, UK
14/05/2021
Job Title: Genre Assistant  Reports to: Head of News and Current Affairs  Department: News and Current Affairs  Location: London Status: 12 month FTC DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The department is responsible for commissioning a wide range of current affairs programmes, including Channel Four News, Dispatches, Unreported World, major current affairs documentaries, studio programmes and series.  The programmes must simultaneously reach broad audiences on C4 and All4 and reinforce our public service remit through revelatory journalism and innovation in form.  JOB PURPOSE To provide the highest level of administrative support to the News and Current Affairs team. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Assistant to the Head of News and Current Affairs and to multiple Commissioning Editors  Provide full administrative support including diary management, travel arrangements, arranging events, dealing with general correspondence, and expenses filing Ensure visitors to the News and...
Channel 4 London, UK
13/05/2021
Job Title:  Campaign Operations Assistant  Department:  Sales Status: 12 month fixed term contract DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The key function of the Sales Department is to generate the maximum amount of revenue from Channel 4’s programmes and products and on behalf of UKTV and Discovery’s advertising opportunities. Whilst at the same time, deliver great customer service and work with the wider business to deliver the Channel 4 remit. It employs approximately 225 people who work across a range of related functions, including Agency & Client Sales, Business Development, Digital, Partnership, Trading, Sales Development, and Campaign Operations. Most employees are based in London; but there are also growing sales teams in Manchester as well as an outsourced business in Dublin. JOB PURPOSE The Campaign Operations Team is responsible for the creation and delivery of maximum revenue across all means of viewing. The purpose of the Campaign Operations Assistant role within the...
Channel 4 London, UK
13/05/2021
Job Title: Personal Assistant  Reports to: Head of Digital Innovation & Partnerships Department: Sales Location: London  Status: 12 month maternity cover contract DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Head of Digital Innovation & Partnerships leads Digital, Brand Partnerships, Commercial Partnerships, Branded Entertainment & Creative (PL4Y) teams that work within the Agency and Client matrix as well as a group of specialists that work outside the matrix in each of the different disciplines. This high performing team continue to outperform their respective markets in each of their specialist areas and the key stakeholders in each team help set the narrative for C4 Sales, in terms of innovation, creativity, data & programmatic buying. Part of the team’s challenge for 2021 is to continue the trajectory of Digital revenue growth in previous years by implementing a new approach to data, programmatic trading as well as defining a new product offering.  In addition,...
Channel 4 London, UK
12/05/2021
Job Title: Agency Sales Assistant Reports to: Agency Sales Exec, Agency Sales Manager Department: Client & Agency Sales Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Channel 4 is funded purely by advertising revenue, meaning that the award-winning sales house, 4Sales, is instrumental to the successful running of the channel. https://www.4sales.com/ The Sales Department is charged with generating the maximum amount of revenue from Channel 4’s portfolio of products on a sustainable basis. Within the Sales Department, the Agency Sales team are responsible for ensuring that Channel 4’s inventory of products (and those of its third party trading partners) are constructed and then utilised to maximum capacity. They are responsible for advising negotiators about the level of flexibility in the deal book, what the sales policy encompasses, and then managing and delivering the deals subsequently negotiated to a successful conclusion. JOB PURPOSE Sales Assistants form a key...
Channel 4 3100 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
12/05/2021
Job title: Events Manager (Corporate & Diversity Events) Reports to:  Head of Corporate Brand & Events Department: Corporate Brand & Events (Marketing)  Location: Flexible to be based from any of the C4 office locations - Bristol / Glasgow / Leeds / London / Manchester  Status: 12 month FTC  BACKGROUND Channel 4 is a unique and distinctive part of the UK. Publicly owned but entirely commercial and self-sufficient, our purpose is to create change through entertainment. To do this, we represent unheard voices, challenge with purpose and reinvent entertainment. In November 2020, Channel 4 set out its path to a digital future through its strategy Future4, with a focus on driving online viewing of Channel 4 content and building new digital revenues and is being delivered right across the UK from our bases in Leeds, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and London. At the heart of Channel 4 is our proven commitment to increasing inclusion and diversity (I&D) within...
Channel 4 London, UK
11/05/2021
Job Title: PMO Analyst Reports to: PMO Manager Department: Technology Location: London  Status: 12 month FTC  DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Channel 4 Technology group is charged with establishing and operating IT and Broadcast systems and services to support C4’s ongoing growth and success. As a function we must stay at the forefront of technology change in order to meet our multiple business needs, addressing both strategic growth initiatives and operational drivers while providing cost effective and secure solutions. Information Systems (IS) is Channel 4 Television’s dedicated, in-house department, providing systems and IS services to all areas of the business, using a mix of internal and external resources. The IS Systems Delivery function is responsible for all project delivery and application support activities across Channel 4.  JOB PURPOSE The role of PMO Analyst is to support the PMO manager to build, deliver and manage specific PMO services within the...
Channel 4 Leeds, UK
10/05/2021
Job Title: 4Skills Coordinator (Leeds) Department: Nations and Regions (Corporate) Status: 6 month FTC  WHAT WE DO As part of C4’s ‘4All the UK’ strategy, in October 2019 we opened a new national HQ in Leeds and a Creative Hub in both Bristol and Glasgow. This will ensure that we serve the whole of the UK and is the biggest change to the organisation’s structure in its history. It will support a significant increase in the organisation’s Nations & Regions spend on creative content – from 35% to 50% of main channel UK commissions by 2023. A key part of this strategy is to attract and develop talent across the UK. 4Skills is our new training and development initiative that brings together all of our existing training schemes across C4. This on-going programme is focussed on finding and nurturing talent from the Nations and Regions with the aim of attracting people into broadcasting and production from diverse backgrounds. 4Skills will address skills gaps and also play...
Channel 4 London, UK
10/05/2021
Job Title:  Analytics Manager Reports to:  Head of Analytics & Experimentation Department:  All 4 Product Location:  London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION All 4 is Channel 4’s video-on-demand service, home to original and exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, live and catch up TV from Channel 4, as well as shows from key content partnerships. It reaches over 5 million monthly viewers and is used by over half of all 16-34s in the UK. The All 4 Product team’s mission is to ensure that All 4 is best way to consume shows from Channel 4. This role will sit in the Experimentation & Analytics team, who feed into a wide range of projects, all with the aim of translating data into meaningful stories to impact a wide range of business decisions. This covers anything from how the All 4 homepage looks, to which shows we should make.    JOB PURPOSE This role is responsible for managing and overseeing the analysis of the behavioural data we collect, turning it into insight...
Channel 4 London, UK
10/05/2021
Job Title:  Digital Analyst – Optimisation Reports to:  Optimisation Manager Department:  All 4 Product Location:  London   DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION All 4 is Channel 4’s video-on-demand service, home to original and exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, live and catch up TV from Channel 4, as well as shows from key content partnerships. It reaches over 5 million monthly users and is used by over half of all 16-34s in the UK. The All 4 Product team’s mission is to ensure that All 4 is the best way to consume shows from Channel 4. This role will sit in the Experimentation & Analytics team, who are tasked with enabling All 4’s culture of innovation and experimentation by helping to test hypotheses be it through behavioural data analysis, customer insight or randomised control trials   JOB PURPOSE To support the Experimentation team, feeding data, problem solving and insight to...
Channel 4 London, UK
10/05/2021
Job Title: Junior Content Planner Reports to: All 4 Channel Manager Department: Content Planning and Strategy Status: 12 month FTC DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION All 4 is Channel 4’s OTT channel, home to exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, as well as live and catch up TV from the broadcast channels. The brand has a presence across a range of owned-and-operated platforms (e.g. web, iOS, Xbox, Samsung) and 3rd party platforms (e.g. Sky, Virgin). The All 4 Channel Planning team sits within the wider Commissioning Department. JOB PURPOSE  The Junior Planner role will work in conjunction with the Senior Planner in the team, reporting to the Channel Manager. The primary function of the Junior Planner role is to ensure the effective selection of content on All 4 day to day using a variety of bespoke content management systems, in an accurate and timely manner.  KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Support the Senior Planner on a day to day basis with primary responsibility for:...
Channel 4 London, UK
07/05/2021
Job Title: Programme Coordinator Reports to: Head of News and Current Affairs and Sport  Department: News and Current Affairs Location: London Status: 12 month FTC, Maternity cover DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The department is responsible for commissioning a wide range of current affairs programmes including Channel Four News, Dispatches, Unreported World, documentary current affairs films, studio programmes and series. The programmes must simultaneously reach broad audiences and reinforce our public service remit. JOB PURPOSE Manage journey of programmes from Commissioning through to delivery and beyond Supporting Commissioning Editors with all paperwork and programme support and have a detailed knowledge of department output. Manage all relevant Editorial/Compliance processes, including sign off liaison with Commissioning Editor and associate departments. Responsible for smooth functioning of News and Current Affairs at all levels; attending meetings,...
Channel 4 3100 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
07/05/2021
We are partnering with Heidrick & Struggles Executive Search on this appointment.  Applicants who match the profile will be contacted for further information by either Channel 4 or Heidrick & Struggles. Job Title:  Technology Director  Location: London or Leeds (Leeds-based would require some travel to London for overnight stays) ABOUT CHANNEL 4 Channel 4 is a public-owned and commercially funded, not-for-profit UK public service broadcaster, with a statutory remit to deliver high-quality, innovative, alternative content that challenges the status quo and reaches diverse audiences. Channel 4 was set up with a unique model as a ‘publisher-broadcaster’, meaning that it commissions content from production companies throughout the UK, acting as an engine of growth for the UK creative industries. It is a self-sufficient business that reinvests all profits back into programmes, at zero cost to the taxpayer. The organisation’s twin goals as a content provider and business...
Channel 4 London, UK
07/05/2021
Job title: Agency Sales & Partnerships Apprentice  Reports to: Agency Sales Manager Location: London Start date: 27th September  Interviews: July 2021 THE C4 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME Our Apprenticeship programme is designed to provide work experience and a related qualification to people leaving formal education and who have decided to pursue an Apprenticeship rather than attend University. Our Apprenticeships are full-time, with four days per week spent working in a C4 department and one day per week completing the formal learning parts of the Apprenticeship.  Our Apprentices have external tutors who deliver workshops and seminars to them and offer support throughout the apprenticeship.  It is essential for Apprentices to be able to balance their work and learning time and commit to delivering what is required for the formal learning elements in order to successfully achieve the qualifications on completion. The formal training provided will consist of...
Channel 4 Leeds, UK
07/05/2021
Job Title: Archivist Reports to: Information & Archives Manager Department: Rights and Information and Archives Location: Leeds Status: 6 month FTC DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Information and Archives sits within the Channel 4 Rights department. 4Rights is the department within Commercial affairs that; manages the clearances of programmes, programme support materials, online commissions, trailers and interstitial materials; manages Channel 4 talent and copyright deals including music blankets; manages the acquisition of programme rights outside of terms if trade; manages the flow of programme rights into Channel 4 services and businesses; manages the information and reporting systems associated with this activity; and manages the collection of net receipts and other royalty participations for the channel. The I&A team provides a Channel wide archives and records management service, responsible for the management and preservation of Channel 4’s business records of...
Channel 4 London, UK
07/05/2021
Job Title: Financial Analyst – FP&A  Reports to: Head of Group FP&A Department: Finance     Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Channel 4’s Finance team has a vision to be trusted advisors, supporting and informing decision-making through insightful analysis, expert opinion and timely and accurate reporting. Efficiently and effectively ensuring the sustainability of Channel 4 through a strong system of financial control and compliance. The role will report to the Head of Group FP&A. JOB PURPOSE The purpose of the role is to provide financial analysis to the FP&A team. The main responsibility of the role will support the production of monthly reporting including monitoring risks & opportunities, quarterly reforecasts, annual budget, and three-year plan. The role will support the Head of Group FP&A in reporting against major strategic initiatives and delivering on the finance transformation programme. The role supports decision-making through the provision of...
Channel 4 London, UK
07/05/2021
Job Title: Head of Technology – Marketing & Viewer Experience Department: Technology OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB The Head of Technology – Marketing & Viewer Experiences will be responsible for engaging with their relevant stakeholder group to understand the divisional strategy and through the development and implementation of a shared, pragmatic and sustainable Technology strategy, ensure their team is aligned to deliver effectives solutions and services. They also play a key role in the leadership team of the Technology function with the aim of leveraging of solutions across the organisation, thereby substantially contributing to productivity growth, process improvement and digitisation whilst also contributing to the development of the future growth agenda. The Head of Technology  – Marketing & Viewer Experiences will achieve this by delivering and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the technology solutions and operational processes that serve their...
Channel 4 London, UK
07/05/2021
Job title: Learning & Development Apprentice Reports to:  Head of Learning & Development Location: London Start date: 27 September 2021 Interviews: July 2021 The C4 APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMME Our Apprenticeship programme is designed to provide work experience and a related qualification to people leaving formal education and who have decided to pursue an Apprenticeship rather than attend University. Our Apprenticeships are full-time, with four days per week spent working in a C4 department and one day per week completing the formal learning parts of the Apprenticeship.  Our Apprentices have external tutors who deliver workshops and seminars to them and offer support throughout the apprenticeship.  It is essential for Apprentices to be able to balance their work and learning time and commit to delivering what is required for the formal learning elements in order to successfully achieve the qualifications on completion. The formal training provided will consist...