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Jobs at Channel 4

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.

08/08/2022
Channel 4 United Kingdom
Job Title: Commissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment  Reports to: Head of Factual Entertainment  Department : Commissioning Location : London / Bristol / Leeds / Glasgow DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Channel 4 Factual Entertainment tells us something about the world – but crucially, in an entertaining way. Our primetime shows have scale and aim to grab viewers with their ambition, whilst engaging them with warmth and humour. The Factual Entertainment Department is responsible for a wide range of content, including:  Returning formats like The Great British Bake Off, Married At First Sight, Hunted, and Gogglebox Campaigning series like The School That Tried To End Racism, and Joe Lycett V The Oil Giant Authored series such as 60 Days … with Ed Stafford, and Kathy Burke’s films Straight popular documentaries like Caroline Flack: Her Life & Death.  JOB PURPOSE To find and launch the next generation of Fact Ent formats and programs.  The role involves...
08/08/2022
Channel 4 United Kingdom
Job Title: Technical Architect, Marketing and Viewer Experiences, Technology Reports to: Head of Marketing & Viewer Experiences, Technology Department: Technology Location: London or Leeds Expected travel: Ad-hoc An exciting opportunity to join the UK’s biggest free streaming service  All 4 is Channel 4’s video-on-demand proposition, home to original and exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, as well as live and catch-up TV from C4’s broadcast channels. Available as an app on over 20 different platforms including mobiles, tablets, PCs, smart TVs, and games consoles, as well as being syndicated to the likes of Sky and Virgin. All 4 reaches 3.5 million weekly viewers and has more than two thirds of all 16-34s in the UK as registered users. The All 4 team is responsible for creating the best possible user experience on owned-and-operated platforms, one that is both seamless and engaging, and that encourages visitors to become viewers, to view more, and...
08/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title:  Project Manager, te  Reports to: Senior Project Manager Department: Technology Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Technology department is charged with establishing, monitoring and maintaining information technology systems and services to 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 The primary focus of this role is on the management of projects that are aligned to the commercial division and are therefore vital to the delivery of its strategic objectives. The job holder will lead and coordinate a combined team of delivery, support, functional and technical professionals (both on and offshore) and be the main point of engagement. Projects will involve development, across multiple...
05/08/2022
Channel 4 Leeds, UK
Job Title: Digital Traffic Assistant Reports To: Traffic Manager Department: 4Studio  Location: Leeds DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION 4Studio is the engine room for C4’s digital acceleration strategy, with the primary mission to create, adapt and distribute content across the key social media channels. The primary activities of 4Studio is to curate (existing) and create (new) short-form content and distribute it through actively managed social media channels.  4Studio is based in C4’s new National HQ in Leeds and is a key component of C4’s regional strategy, creating creative job opportunities outside London and expanding the diversity of the company’s creative contribution. JOB PURPOSE In order to generate the world class social media content that is needed to make Channel 4 Corporation the market leader in digital presence and innovation, we need a world class creative and content team. The successful applicant will be a core part of that team. You’ll own the...
05/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Research Manager (12mth FTC) Reports to: Senior Research Manager Department: Audience Research & Insight Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Channel 4’s Consumer Insight department exists to help the corporation understand the attitudes, behaviours and habits of our viewers. This helps guide both the creative function of the channel and also support commercial sustainability and revenue generation. The objectives of the department are to: Develop a deeper relationship with our viewers than any other broadcaster Understand them in terms of what they think, what they like and what they do Gain a commercial advantage by using these relationships, supported by data and insight, to deliver superior content and innovation, both to viewers and advertisers The Audience Research & Insight team is focused on leading Channel 4’s audience research to provide forward thinking, actionable insight that that supports Commissioning, Scheduling,...
05/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Programme Coordinator (9 month FTC) Reports to: Head of News and Current Affairs, Specialist Factual, and Sport  Department : News and Current Affairs Location : London 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,...
04/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: AV Assistant Department: Sales  Location : London  Please note: the hiring process will require attendance to an Assessment Centre held in London. There are several open vacancies available for the AV Assistant role.  DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION  AV (Audio Visual) Sales are charged with generating maximum commercial revenue on sustainable basis. The principal focus is airtime & All4 however there is also emphasis on cross-sell partnership opportunities, liaising with specialist team as & when appropriate. AV Sales are responsible for ensuring that inventory is fully optimised. The AV Team advises the Trading Team as to level of flexibility within deal book, what sales policy might encompass and then manages & delivers deals subsequently negotiated to a successful conclusion. JOB PURPOSE The job holder will process campaign approvals both linear & digital, ensuring that they are delivered in line with agreed terms, inventory allowing....
04/08/2022
Channel 4 Manchester, UK
Job Title:  AV Executive Department:  Sales Location : Manchester DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION AV Sales are charged with generating maximum commercial revenue on sustainable basis.  The principle focus is airtime & All4 however there is also emphasis on cross-sell partnership opportunities, liaising with specialist team as & when appropriate.  AV Sales are responsible for ensuring that inventory is fully optimised.  The AV Team advises the Trading Team as to level of flexibility within deal book, what sales policy might encompass and then manages & delivers deals subsequently negotiated to a successful conclusion. JOB PURPOSE The job holder will process campaign approvals both linear & digital, ensuring that they are delivered in line with agreed terms, inventory allowing. The job holder will work directly with Campaign Operations and the other portfolio teams to ensure that inventory is...
04/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title:  Business Analyst Reports to: Project Manager (Content) Department: Technology Location:  London HFR Contract: 18 Months FTC DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Technology department is charged with establishing, monitoring and maintaining information technology systems and services to 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 requires an experienced BA who has worked within project delivery teams, completing varied Business Analyst activities in support of project delivery to replace the Channel’s legacy bespoke Content Management Systems (CMS) with commercial off the shelf (COTS) products as well as supporting business as usual projects.   You will be involved in the business analysis...
04/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: E-commerce Lead, Commercial Innovation Reporting : Commercial Innovation Leader (Non-Advertising) Department: Ad Sales Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Commercial Innovation function is being established as a brand new team within 4Sales with the specific objective to develop new revenue streams and build upon existing innovations, through the delivery of an innovation strategy and product lifecycle framework that evaluates success and monitors & tracks performance. Commercial Innovation is split into two areas, Innovation of the Core & Innovation (Non-Advertising), reflecting the Future4 strategic ambition to grow non-advertising revenues to 10% of total revenue by 2025. This is a new role which will sit within the Non-Advertising Innovation team and will be tasked with identifying market trends and developing new opportunities specific to e-commerce across all of C4’s owned estate. JOB PURPOSE Responsible for exploiting...
04/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Lead Architect, Marketing and Viewer Experiences Reports to: Head of Marketing and Viewer Experiences, Technology with dotted line to Chief Architect Channel 4 Department: Technology Location: London or Leeds Expected travel: ad-hoc An exciting opportunity to join the UK’s biggest free streaming service  All 4 is Channel 4’s video-on-demand proposition, home to original and exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, as well as live and catch-up TV from C4’s broadcast channels. Available as an app on over 20 different platforms including mobiles, tablets, PCs, smart TVs, and games consoles, as well as being syndicated to the likes of Sky and Virgin. All 4 reaches 3.5 million weekly viewers and has more than two thirds of all 16-34s in the UK as registered users. The All 4 team is responsible for creating the best possible user experience on owned-and-operated platforms, one that is both seamless and engaging, and that encourages visitors to become...
04/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Senior Solutions Architect, Marketing and Viewer Experiences Reports to: Head of Marketing & Viewer Experiences Technology with dotted to Channel Chief Architect Department: Technology Location: London  Expected travel: Ad-hoc An exciting opportunity to join the UK’s biggest free streaming service  All 4 is Channel 4’s video-on-demand proposition, home to original and exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, as well as live and catch-up TV from C4’s broadcast channels. Available as an app on over 20 different platforms including mobiles, tablets, PCs, smart TVs, and games consoles, as well as being syndicated to the likes of Sky and Virgin. All 4 reaches 3.5 million weekly viewers and has more than two thirds of all 16-34s in the UK as registered users. The All 4 team is responsible for creating the best possible user experience on owned-and-operated platforms, one that is both seamless and engaging, and that encourages visitors to become...
04/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Early Careers Apprentice   Reports To: Early Careers Advisor  Department: People Team Location: London HQ with travel to other C4 locations when required 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 workshops,...
03/08/2022
Channel 4 Manchester, UK
Job Title: Creative Account & Project Manager Department: Agency Sales (Manchester) Reports to: Senior Content and Creative Lead JOB PURPOSE  Working closely with the Customer Facing Team, the Account & Project Manager helps to co-ordinate the brief response. Based in Manchester the A&P Manager will work with strategists, creatives, production, commercial teams and specialists to answer an agency or client brief that uses C4s propositions to deliver best in class solutions to our customer.  The A&P Manager will be the main point of contact for the agency or client and will coordinate the pre-sale and post-sale response, ensuring all parties involved in the process are informed and aware of all timelines, deliverables, manages risk and keeps the Customer Facing teams informed of any issues and updates. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  Account management of creative partnerships from initial briefing through to contracting through to deliver and or hand...
03/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title:  Lead Developer  Reports to: Tech Lead Department: Technology - Content Location: London HFR   DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Technology department is charged with establishing, monitoring and maintaining information technology systems and services to 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 The Content development team is responsible for applications and services used by the Channel 4 business to commission, schedule and manage all aspects of programmes - for traditional linear broadcast and on-demand VoD platforms.  The developers in the team design, build, deploy and maintain these systems. We aim to be Agile in our approach, and we encourage automated testing and continuous integration....
03/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Product Owner Reports to: Product Owner Lead Department : Ad Tech Team, Sales Ops, 4 Sales Location: London   DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Sales Operations Department is responsible for the creation and delivery of maximum revenue across all delivery methods of viewing across C4’s Sales portfolio.     The team is required to deliver exceptional levels of service to Sales and our customers, in addition to conceiving and executing innovative methods of creating value through systems, working practices and new trading opportunities.    The Ad Tech Team specifically is responsible for the management and delivery of the ad systems and technical deployments across our Linear and VOD portfolio of products. Working closely with central C4 Technology, the Team delivers new and optimises of existing sales products across C4 sales’ platforms - both proprietary and with 3rd parties.     JOB PURPOSE Channel 4 is an innovative broadcaster that relies on its...
03/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Commissioning Editor, Documentaries Reports to: Head of Documentaries Department: Commissioning Location: London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION In Documentaries, we want to make programmes that create headlines, reveal and challenge. We are a broad church, commissioning more than 300 hours a year, from 24 Hours in Police Custody and First Dates, to Jeremy Kyle Show: Death on Daytime, Barrymore: The Body in the Pool, and Crime and Punishment. Everything we do, we aim to innovate – whether through our storytelling, use of technology, authorship, form, and POV. We know – when we get this right – we can reach big, broad audiences. And, more than ever, performance on All4 is crucial to our success. JOB PURPOSE To oversee and editorially manage the department's programmes and to commission documentaries. The role involves working creatively with independent production companies and liaising internally with many departments. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Work with...
02/08/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Junior VOD Operations Co-ordinator, All 4 Reports to: All 4 Operations Team lead Department : Content Management Location : London DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION Content Management is responsible for supporting content delivery across the portfolio: Linear, OnDemand and Listings Services. We support live events, platform/content launches and the management of access services. The department is business critical and needs to meet changing business demands. The Head of Content Management reports into the Chief Operating Officer. The All 4 operations team is responsible for launch, development and ongoing operation of Channel 4’s Video on Demand service to All 4 and syndicated TV platforms. JOB PURPOSE Working within All 4 Operations, responsibilities include ensuring that programme and film content is selected, prepared and delivered in a timely manner to all VOD platforms, in order to meet contractual obligations, VOD proposition aims and Content...
29/07/2022
Channel 4 London, UK
Job Title: Business Analysis Manager (All 4) Reports to: Head of Marketing and Viewer Experiences, Technology  Department : Technology Location : London or Leeds An exciting opportunity to join the UK’s biggest free streaming service  All 4 is Channel 4’s video-on-demand proposition, home to original and exclusive shows, box sets of iconic series, as well as live and catch-up TV from C4’s broadcast channels. Available as an app on over 20 different platforms including mobiles, tablets, PCs, smart TVs, and games consoles, as well as being syndicated to the likes of Sky and Virgin. All 4 reaches 3.5 million weekly viewers and has more than two thirds of all 16-34s in the UK as registered users. The All 4 team is responsible for creating the best possible user experience on owned-and-operated platforms, one that is both seamless and engaging, and that encourages visitors to become viewers, to view more, and to return more often.   Department Description All 4...