Executive Producer – Heart Radio

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January 4, 2022
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We are Global

We’re proud to be one of the world’s leading media and entertainment groups. Whether it be on-air, via global player or through our outdoor advertising, we entertain and reach over 50 million individuals across the UK every week. 

 Across our entire business, we’re committed to making more moments that matter for our audiences, customers and for each other. And every moment matters…the small, the big and everything in between. We couldn’t do any of it without our talented, passionate Globallers. Everything we do is driven by our culture and the talented people who make it happen.

Here at Global, we have a saying…it’s all about how you make people feel. It’s our company ethos, our guiding belief and it’s so much more than words. It’s the vibe you get when you walk into one of our offices, it’s what keeps us honest and true to who we are, and above all, it’s the reason we all love to work here.

Executive Producer, Heart Breakfast

Reporting of the Role
Heart Deputy Managing Editor and Heart Managing Editor

Overview of job
A rare opportunity has arisen to join the award-winning team at Heart.

You will be leading the UKs biggest commercial radio show, Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston and Amanda Holden!

3 best things about the job

  • Leading the UK’s Number 1 commercial radio show working with the top presenters in the business, Jamie Theakston, Amanda Holden and Ashley Roberts.
  • You will be at the core of devising and implementing industry leading competitions and show features, setting the Breakfast radio agenda for the whole of the UK.
  • You’ll work with some of the biggest artists and personalities in the world creating compelling show content and PR-able moments for the Heart brand.

Measures of success – In the first few months, you would have:

  • Built great relationships and trust with all Heart Breakfast presenters and the wider Heart programming team.
  • Contributed and implemented exciting new creative ideas and show features.
  • Created compelling radio content that drives the usage of Global Player.
  • Helped to devise and deliver industry leading branded content campaigns.
  • Been instrumental in helping to drive Heart Breakfast’s digital content strategy forward.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Managing the incredible team on Heart’s daily Breakfast show.
  • Coach, guide and give feedback to presenting team during and after live show.
  • Drive the vision for Heart Breakfast’s presence on all platforms, including Global Player.
  • Coordinating all external and internal communications for the Heart Breakfast show.
  • Develop and implement daily show features, seasonal features and big story arc’s for the Heart Breakfast show.
  • Responsible for planning, creating and delivering award winning on-air content.
  • Produce, collate and distribute all relevant scripts and show planning documents daily.
  • Bringing many Global teams together for projects, and managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together at the right place at the right time.
  • Devise and implement world class commercial branded content campaigns within Heart Breakfast.
  • Collaborate with Heart’s Digital teams to evolve our digital content strategy.

What you will need

  • Plenty of experience in a senior programming position with a proven and consistent track record for producing top rating radio, TV or Social Media shows.
  • Experience of leading talent and be able to handle the pressure that comes with working on the number one commercial radio show in the country.
  • You’ll be one step ahead of the game when it comes to topical, sense of day content.
  • Know how to coach presenters, lead listen back sessions and understand how to get the very best out of a variety of big personalities.
  • Strong and clear communication style.
  • A passion for developing your own inspiring ideas and be able to stimulate creativity in others.
  • Confidence when working towards your own personal objectives as well as helping others to achieve theirs.
  • You’ll love being part of a large team but be self-reliant and able to balance multiple projects at once to a continually high standard.
  • Have an understanding of how to harness Heart’s digital platforms with a particular focus on delivering content on the Global Player app.
  • You’ll need to be great with early starts! The show is 6.30 – 10am daily.

Everyone is welcome at Global

Just like our media and entertainment platforms are for everyone, so are our workplaces. We know that we can’t possibly serve our diverse audiences without first nurturing and celebrating it in our people and that’s why we work hard to create an inclusive culture for everyone. We believe that different will set us apart, so no matter what you look like, where you come from or what your favourite radio station is, we want to hear from you.

Although we cannot make guarantees, we welcome conversations about flexible working for all roles at Global.


To apply for this position please use the following link provided:  https://jobs.global.com/gb/en/job/R0005140/Executive-Producer-Heart-Breakfast