Head of Live Sports

      Red Bull Media House GmbH

      Wals-Siezenheim, Salzburg - vor 1 Monat

      Head of Live Sports


      Red Bull Media House is a global media company that produces, distributes and publishes authentic content and inspirational entertainment programming in the sports and lifestyle genres. From film to television, print to digital media, music and games, the company's products can be experienced on the latest devices and platforms, fascinating audiences worldwide. To lead our live content production and development, we are currently looking for a Head of Live Sports.

      In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 11500 people in over 171 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we're different.

      • Location Wals-Siezenheim, Salzburg, Austria
      • Schedule Full-time
      • Organisation Red Bull Media House

      Areas that play to your strengths

      (all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)

      • In a nutshell

      As Head of Live Sports, you'll lead Red Bull Media Network's live content production and development across both traditional broadcast and digital channels. You'll set the strategic voice and tone for all live production to deliver world class standards of storytelling in live broadcast whether produced internally or externally. Thereby, you'll emphasize that the content fits with overall brand/network strategy and targeted audience needs - across sports, music and culture content.

      • Team management

      You'll manage and motivate a team of international live producers based at HQ and remotely in the UK and USA to produce best category live content across a variety of diverse channels; owned, operated and shared in the Red Bull Media Network. You'll develop and guide Red Bull regional producers to produce live content with a credible voice and authentic tone across the categories of sports, esports, music and culture to deliver a highly engaged viewing experience.

      • Implement best practices & production innovation globally

      You'll develop and implement best practice production standards across the variety of broadcast and social channels to fit high and low budgets, as well as commercial needs. Additionally, you'll demonstrate a clear understanding of production innovation in the digital space as well as knowledge of best practice in broadcasting. Thereby, creating cost-effective live formats that can be rolled out globally.

      • Understand analytics and viewer behavior and brief producers and partners accordingly

      You'll understand audience analytics and viewer behavior and translate this data into production briefings that fit the key strategic needs of Red Bull Media Network. Furthermore, you'll co ordinate and brief producers, production companies and stakeholders to achieve a common goal of delivering more people, more often and longer to live productions in the Red Bull Media Network.

      • Define rights and deliverables together with rights acquisition team

      Moreover, you'll work with rights acquisition team to define the rights and deliverables required from third-party licenses to deliver the audience growth for Red Bull Media Network.

      Your experience includes:

      (proven performance in)

      • Minimum 10 years of experience in a live production environment.
      • Experience as an Executive Producer or another similar position in the broadcast industry.
      • Deep knowledge of live television production - for broadcast television platforms and digital platforms/social media.
      • A passion for sports and a knowledge of live culture and entertainment production is essential.
      • Experience in working with multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.
      • Natural ability to combine structured preparation and reaction to short-notice change.
      • Ability to communicate production strategy efficiently and reliably
      • BA preferred
      • Proficiency in English

      Travel up to: 25%

      In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

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      Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 3153 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.