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Presentation Team Lead

Posted: 20 May 2022 Closes: 30 May 2022
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHL_VN1097

Job Title: Presentation Lead
Reports to: Presentation & Access Services Manager
Department: Content Management
Location: London


Presentation is part of Content Management, a business-critical, responsive department that performs a wide range of tasks to support the delivery of content to the linear channels and All 4.

The Presentation Team is responsible for providing faultless and distinctive daily transmission schedules for Channel 4, E4, More 4, Film 4, 4Seven, 4Music and the music channels. Graphics create all on screen graphics across the network.


The Presentation Lead is an operational role that is responsible for the creation and handover of highly accurate linear transmission schedules across the portfolio leading a team of Presentation Editors.

All schedules must be compliant, meet Channel4's values that are proactively managed to meet all necessary changes.

  • Manage a team of Presentation Editors, providing communication, motivation and support to the team members.
  • Contingency planning for live events. Work with commissioning & production companies to deliver accurate Live Event information.
  • Review on air transmission logs.
  • End to end ownership and accountability for nominated schedules from creation, development, press, to handing-over and processing the as-runs.
  • Creation of the graphics make list, bringing a consistent approach to the commissioning of graphics.
  • Manage schedule timings to meet all editorial, regulatory and legal & compliance requirements.
  • Handing over completed schedules to the Duty Desk in readiness for final exports to Playout.
  • Support the Duty Desk post-handover of schedules.
  • Attend the read-through's with the Announcers, Duty Desk and Media Planning.
  • Work collaboratively and respond flexibly with the enquiries and demands of Commissioning, Portfolio Planning, Programme Management, Legal, Sales, Sponsorship, All 4, Marketing and other stakeholders.
  • Proactively manage schedule changes and post listings.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Disaster Recovery & Obituary procedures.
  • Providing cover for team members when required
  • Forge strong proactive stakeholder relationships with Portfolio Planning, Commercial Content Management, Traffic, Media Planning & Broadcast Operations.
  • Leadership skills to manage and motivate a team.
  • Demonstrable skills gained from working in a reactive Presentation environment.
  • Demonstrable editorial skills and knowledge for signing off schedules for broadcast, all work will have a direct on-air impact across the Channel 4 network.
  • Excellent time management, organisational and forward Planning skills.
  • Highly accurate and a strong attention to detail.
  • Has strong team working skills.
  • Organisation and delegation
  • Chairing meetings with both internal & external stakeholders
  • Forward planning and strategic thinking
  • Commercial awareness

SalaryCompetitiveApplication questions to complete
To complete your application please provide a response to the below application questions, you can upload your response to the application questions as an attachment when submitting your application. This can be attached to your application as a PDF or Word document.
Please outline how you meet the 'Essential Experience & Skills' outlined in the Job Description (Max 500 words)

BenefitsThere are a million reasons why it's great to work at Channel 4, here are just a few of the perks for you;
•26 days annual leave (including a day off for your birthday)
•Company funded Private Medical Insurance
•A generous Group Personal Pension
•Access to our flexible benefits scheme including dental, travel insurance, health screenings and more!Applications Close Date30 May 2022
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