Channel 4 recruitment drive in Leeds

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Channel 4 has today revealed a range of new posts at its new National HQ in Leeds.

The roles are based with a wide variety of departments such as audience research, business affairs, data science, finance, human resources, digital, technology and workspace.

Channel 4’s Managing Director, Nations and Regions, Sinead Rocks said: “These are really exciting times for Channel 4 as we start to lay the foundations for our new operation in Leeds.

“Many people might never have considered a career in broadcasting but our National HQ in the heart of the city centre means there are lots of fantastic opportunities for people to come and work for Channel 4 across a range of disciplines such as data science, finance, legal and technology.

“We’ve already been busy recruiting and there’ll be lots more jobs coming up over the next few months so I’d urge anyone interested in working for Channel 4 to sign up to our careers website to be notified of all future opportunities.”

Leeds-based jobs which are currently being advertised include a social video director, a digital producer, senior solutions architect, a group pictures manager, two picture commissioner roles and two picture editors.

Opportunities which will be advertised in the coming months include research executives, analysts, listing editors, data engineers and scientists, programme information editors, human resources advisor and information security roles.

The broadcaster’s Leeds National HQ will also be the home of Channel 4’s digital creative unit – a brand new department commissioning and producing digital content to reach audiences social and digital platforms.

Anyone interested in finding out about jobs at Channel 4 can sign up for email alerts at https://careers.channel4.com/4jobs

Today Channel 4 also announced the appointment of senior commissioning roles which will be based in Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow.

Sacha Mirzoeff will be Factual Commissioning Editor and Head of Hub at Bristol where he will be joined by Gwawr Martha Lloyd who will become Channel 4’s Commissioning Editor, Scripted. And Will Rowson and Harjeet Chhokar will take up roles as Commissioning Editors, Factual, based at Leeds. And Deborah Dunnett, most recently Channel 4’s Nations and Regions Manager, becomes Commissioning Editor, Popular Factual, based in Glasgow.

Other creative roles based in Leeds, Bristol or Glasgow still yet to be filled include Commissioning Editors in a range of genres including Factual, Popular Factual, Entertainment, Daytime; News and Current Affairs. Other roles include an E4 Digital Executive; Comedy Digital Executive; Digital Executive; Creative Diversity Executive and several Factual and Popular Factual Digital Development Executives. There are a range of other positions including programme co-ordinators and team assistants.