Reference number gomw-350

Employer View TV Group

Location Reading RG2 6UB
Job type Full time
Salary Dependent on experience

View TV Group produces entertainment TV and VOD content with a focus on motoring – see tv.onlymotors.com and onlymotors.com. It also broadcasts on OTT for internet-connected / mobile devices and monetises its own and customer's content through sponsorship and programmatic advertising. View TV Group will start broadcasting to USA, Australia and Europe in 2017 will have a Sky channel by Q2.

If your peers currently look upon you as the consummate professional motoring news and feature writer at the top of their game and if you can provide evidence that you can produce consistently entertaining and informative copy - that's who we're looking for, so we will want you and we’ll pay for it.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for sourcing and/or producing entertaining copy on motoring themes that will stimulate the target audience to watch the scheduled linear TV and VOD (video on demand)
  • Accountable for posting the entertaining copy on our sites: tv.onlymotors.com and onlymotors.com, Facebook, Twitter and other social media on a regular daily timetable to keep it fresh
  • Accountable for producing entertaining copy and informative marketing and PR Source appropriate cars to support the hectic filming schedule
  • If you are good in front of the camera, you could present some of the filmed stories too
  • Drive sourced cars so as to produce entertaining copy, which is also informative – please do not apply if you think you will spend most of your time driving, you won’t
  • Attend product launches when they will add value to the entertaining copy and informative copy
  • Be completely self sufficient in all of the above

Skills and experience required

  • Obsessed with writing motoring related copy that gets noticed, gets readers / viewers excited on a daily basis – you will be able to evidence your experience Prominent reputation – your name will be at the top of the list in every press officer’s and PR / Marketing Director’s little black book. They will want to give you their cars because of your journalistic skills and you will know them all, very well
  • Completely self sufficient and organised – once you are given targets, you can produce the goods
  • Full, clean driving licence – naturally

Requirements

  • Must live within a short commute of Reading RG2
  • International travel will be required

Why come to ViewTV Group? What’s the attraction?

  • This is an early-stage business and a small team, but growing very quickly and lots of opportunities to grow with the business. The media and entertainment sector is very active at the moment, lots going on, hence lots of opportunity. This is a fascinating industry, fast-moving, fast-growing, and we’re talking to the big players, e.g. Sky, Virgin and US corporates about our great content and world-beating programmatic advertising technology
  • Those who understand this industry will be aware that the market place is changing very quickly. With the proliferation of distribution platforms (online, mobile, consoles etc.), the ability to license and sell content and provide advertisers and sponsors with viewers across many regions is exploding. ViewTV Group be in the USA, Australia and across Europe early this year and on Sky HD by the summer. Consequently, this is an opportunity to be a part of that growth in building a team to make this a much bigger business, globally
  • This is a chance to broaden your horizons through ViewTV Group and to set a course for what’s going to be the future of entertainment, licensing and advertising in the years ahead.

More details See http://tv.onlymotors.com
How to apply Email CV and covering letter to
Closing date 17 March 2017

Please mention gomw.co.uk when applying!