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Head of Development
Red Bull Media House is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with ‘beyond the ordinary’ stories.

As Head of Development you will lead Red Bull Media Network’s content development across digital channels and traditional broadcast.
ABOUT US
Red Bull Media House is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with ‘beyond the ordinary’ stories - both direct-to-consumer and through partnerships.

To learn more about us please visit www.redbullmediahouse.com

AREAS THAT PLAY TO YOUR STRENGTHS

In a nutshell
Reporting to the Global Head of Content, you’ll lead Red Bull Media Network’s content development across digital channels and traditional broadcast. You will bring world-class standards of storytelling and format creation to reach and engage broad audiences – and meet the needs of the brand.

Create world class formats & content
While leading the creation of distinctive formats and content, you’ll focus on serving the strategic needs of Red Bull Media Network across owned, managed, and 3rd party channels. This entails the creation of formats for production in multiple territories in short-, mid-, and long-form, with an emphasis on factual/entertainment – commissioning development work from production partners and IP creators as well as leading the in-house team.

You’ll oversee the creation and execution of pilot episodes and subsequent first series for international roll out across Red Bull territories. You will also pitch developed ideas to third party broadcasters and publishers for co-production.

Develop ideas and drive innovation
You’ll drive original and distinctive content development by capitalising on audience consumption behaviours to create new kinds of entertainment - and innovation through emerging platforms and immersive technology.

Innovative leader
You’ll be an inspirational, motivating, and trend-setting team leader for Red Bull Media Network’s development needs. You’ll develop and support national producers to create content with a credible voice and authentic tone to reach and engage broad audiences. You’ll lead satellite teams in the UK and USA to capitalize on IP creation and production communities in those markets.

Analyze and share
You’ll establish and implement best practice development standards across the variety of broadcast and social channels to fit a range of budget levels, and commercial needs.

You’ll work closely with specialist audience teams and analytics, to create development briefings that fit the key strategic demands of Red Bull Media Network.

YOUR EXPERIENCE INCLUDES
  • 10+ years of television experience in Content Development/production environment with proven track record in page to screen development
  • Experience as Sr. Executive Producer or above (e.g. Head of Development/Production) required
  • Highly creative thinker with experience in creating, selling, and piloting distinctive formats for international exploitation across broadcast/digital platforms
  • Hands-on leadership-experience managing teams in past positions
  • Knowledge of the international content landscape
  • Natural ability to prioritise and deliver multiple development workstreams simultaneously
  • Strong stakeholder management skills in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate development strategy efficiently and effectively
  • Collaborative team player with a good sense of humour
  • Fluent in English, additional languages are an advantage.

NEXT STEP
To Apply:
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We look forward to your application!