We are currently seeking an Exec Producer to run the Radio Academy Festival 2023. The successful candidate will oversee the editorial and logistical production of The Radio Academy Festival, taking place on 12 September 2023 in London.
They will work with the Radio Academy MD, Trustees, Festival Chair and Committee to secure speakers, liaise with volunteer session producers, and oversee the overall running order of the event.
The Festival Exec Producer will have overall responsibility for what happens on stage – taking steer from the Festival Chair and Committee, to book speakers, brief volunteer session producers, brief technical teams, and oversee the Festival running order.
The successful candidate will have significant professional experience in live broadcasting and/or live event production, with an in-depth knowledge of the UK radio and audio sector and an excellent network of contacts.
They will understand how to put together a coherent programme schedule, have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to manage large numbers of stakeholders including presenting talent. They will be calm under pressure, and know how to handle a crisis.
This is a freelance, part-time contract, working ‘little and often’ from May-September. The contract will be on a deliverables basis. The Radio Academy is a virtual organisation, and this role will be based at home, with attendance in London on key dates.