Lime Pictures, home of the UK’s most talked about television is appointing a game-changing  Executive Producer to lead the Hollyoaks team.

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to make your mark on this headline-grabbing soap that captures one of the biggest youth audiences on TV. The successful candidate will lead the talented Hollyoaks team based in Lime’s Liverpool offices.

Reporting directly to the Joint Managing Directors of Lime Pictures and working closely with the Drama Commissioning Team at Channel 4, the Executive Producer is responsible for the successful delivery of 260 episodes a year. This is a key leadership role with direct responsibility for an in-house story and script team and 30+ writers as well as working alongside the Head of Production to guide and creatively inspire the Hollyoaks cast and production team.

Our ideal candidate is a creative visionary. You will be an outstanding Executive Producer, a bold, dynamic story engine and a resilient and respected Leader. You will have extensive experience leading successful production teams and a track record of delivering on budget to tight deadlines. You will love managing talent relationships, and ideally have experience managing continuing drama series. An understanding of the 16-24 audience and  contemporary youth culture is also highly desirable. You will be excited by the opportunity to develop the “Life, but brighter” Hollyoaks brand, to ensure the show stays fresh, relevant and ground-breaking.

Please click on the link to apply. Closing date for applications is 5 October 2020.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore encourage applications from groups that are underrepresented in the TV industry. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.