Assistant Producer, Loose Women
12 Month FTC, Maternity Cover
Loose Women is an award winning show that’s making waves – and headlines – around the world. Whether it’s getting celebrities to open up like never before or having Hollywood stars like Matthew McConaughey join our first ever Loose Men show, Daytime’s longest-running talk show continues to set the news agenda every weekday for our million-plus viewers. And now, you have a chance to join our talented team…
We are looking for a superstar Assistant Producer, brimming with brilliant, never-seen-before ideas for TV content that will continue to get our viewers talking. You must know the topics that are guaranteed to connect with our audience and be able to source interesting and unique stories before they break anywhere else. The ideal candidate will be able to turn current affairs, showbiz, and hard news stories into compelling debates, knowing just how to strike that delicate balance between light and shade on our show.
You will know how to get the best from a celebrity guest, as well as having a journalistic background and used to working in a live news environment.
As you will be assisting the producer in the gallery to oversee studio production, you must have experience of live daytime television, strong people skills and the ability to supervise where and when is appropriate. You must have an understanding of compliance guidelines and OFCOM regulations and a flexible approach to work as you will be working to a shift pattern, which will on occasion include weekends and bank holidays.
Candidates should already be an AP or have been a Researcher for at least 1 year.
Last, but not least, a great sense of humour is a must – as well as talking about the tough issues of the day, Loose Women provides our viewers with a laugh at lunchtime.
If you think you fit the bill and thrive on the buzz of working on a live network programme, we’d love to hear from you!
Please send your CV together with THREE ideas for topics you think would be perfect for a Loose Women show, as well as THREE newsworthy guest suggestions you believe would generate great content and headlines.
We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.
Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be moved to the next stage. We’re happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach.
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