Senior Manager - TV and Content

Job title: Senior Manager – TV and Content 
W Series, the ground-breaking motor racing championship for female drivers only, is recruiting a Senior Manager – TV and Content to manage W Series broadcasting activity. The ideal person will be curious about working for an exciting start-up business, will have an interest in women’s sport and experience in managing day-to-day activity between a business and its broadcasting partners.  
The key aim being to ensure W Series races receive the best broadcast package possible.  
Purpose of role:  

  • Overall responsibility and the main point of contact for all W Series broadcast partners   
  • Work alongside existing broadcast partners to ensure W Series races have the best available time slots   
  • Identify and win over new international broadcasting partners   

Principal accountabilities:   

  • To ensure W Series races are broadcast in the right countries, at the right times and on the right channels, in line with our commercial strategy   
  • To drive the increase of W Series race viewership, online and on television   
  • The distribution of key information to broadcast partners as and when required  
  • Support the broadcaster at race venues to ensure all W Series and sponsor marketing material is positioned in the best locations    
  • Translate briefs into effective plans to deliver client KPIs through Broadcast channels either awareness or cost per acquisition  
  • Build strong relationships with relevant media owners  
  • Be a true broadcast specialist and able to explain the medium to clients and planners  
  • Provide support, access and communication with other departments ensuring “one team” approach both before and on race weekends  
  • Coordinate and implement all broadcast planning briefings as identified, whilst also contributing to coordination and reporting of post event reviews  

Knowledge, skills and experience:  

  • Demonstrate an inventive approach to campaign delivery challenges, drawing on the relevant experience and people to successfully achieve the agreed solution  
  • Good knowledge of the fundamentals of Broadcast and media best practice 
  • A passion for Broadcast effectiveness and the creation of ideas  
  • A can-do attitude and positive approach, even in challenging situations  
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the role Broadcast plays in the campaign channel mix and broader client strategy  
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills, across a variety of stakeholders, with a focus on achieving agreed outcomes that contribute towards the overall organisational objectives  
  • Demonstrated organisational and administrative skills, with a strong attention to detail in the preparation of planning documents, communication and reports  
  • A proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility, and good humor; understanding the everchanging events environment which will include unsociable hours 

Personal attributes: 

  • You have a passion for delivering to the highest of standards, whilst establishing new benchmarks setting new trends  
  • You are detail and outcome focused, with an eye for innovation and seeking efficient and costeffective ways to deliver  
  • You are a clear communicator that establishes strong professional relationships with stakeholders, both internal and external, and seeks to resolve arising issues in line with wider objectives  
  • You thrive under busy, variable and exciting environments where no two days are alike  
  • You have an unshakable can-do attitude  
  • A passion for sport