Role: ILR Head of Creative Solutions
Department: Wireless Local Radio (ILR)
Location: Flexible – any ILR location
Wireless local radio is committed to be at the forefront of delivering exceptional local radio and marketing solutions to our listeners and customers and we are investing in strengthening our group management team in the key area of creative solutions.
As the Head of Creative Solutions, you will lead the group’s creative development across our local stations, responsible for developing revenue growth across production services, digital, branded content solutions and fully integrating these departments into a campaign led sales approach at station level. You will take an active role in developing new revenue opportunities within the division that will extend our reach and impact our station brands.
You will ultimately be responsible for developing, communicating and delivering the over-arching creative solutions strategy across Wireless Local Radio, where you will be working closely with your portfolio owner, station directors, heads of sales, content departments, and on the ground with the creative solutions teams themselves to maximise and grow revenue.
You will be managing a small team so previous management experience is essential, ideally gained within a media environment. You will have experience of defining and implementing strategic approaches to sales with strong problem solving, analytical, communication and presentation skills.
If you have a passion for creative ideas, new approaches and can look beyond the frame to push the creative potential, then this could be the ideal role for you!
To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter
Closing date for applications is 18th July 2018.
Wireless Group is a leading UK and Irish media company, which is wholly owned by News Corp UK and Ireland Limited.
The group operates 23 leading radio brands across the UK and Ireland. These include market leading stations embedded in their local communities as well as popular national brands such as talkSPORT, the world's biggest sports radio station, talkRADIO and Virgin Radio.
As well as radio, Wireless Group operates a growing digital services division incorporating Simply Zesty and Tibus.
The group is also a leading provider of digital radio broadcasting opportunities in the UK through its DAB multiplex business and operates a successful international division under its talkSPORT brand.
Wireless Group (GB) Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer
News UK is home to some of the biggest names in Media, Including, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, Wireless, and Unruly to name but a few.
Wireless itself is also the home to some of the biggest names in radio Virgin Radio, talkSPORT, talkRADIO and some of the leading Local radio stations in the UK and Ireland.
Our newspapers and associated brands are some of the most powerful media brands in the English speaking world, reaching 30 million people each week. They are very different products with different values and different strengths, but all are united by a commitment to independent journalism that connects with our customers.
News UK and Wireless is a company which thrives on pace. Our people stretch themselves on a daily basis, challenging the status quo to produce the best service possible to our readers and customers. We embrace creativity and initiative and we have some of the most talented people in the industry
If you want to work for one of the world's most exciting, challenging and creative media organisations then News UK is the place to build your career.
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