Chiswick, London, W4




Compliance Officer

As our Compliance Officer, you'll ensure products coming into the business meet compliance regulations in all advertising.

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Reporting to: Head of Production

Location: Chiswick, London W4


  • To ensure products coming into the business will meet compliance regulations in all advertising. 
  • To ensure JML messaging meets regulatory guidelines across all media, JML channels, and third-party TV advertising. 
  • To ensure JML is Ofcom compliant.


  • Provide “top-line” reviews on potential new products, in advance of product commitment
  • Work with the Product Development Team on JML own products, providing comprehensive reviews and advice to ensure products will be compliant for UK market
  • Advise on how changes to product may affect compliance and take necessary steps to ensure products and marketing materials are still compliant
  • Submit TV commercial and infomercial scripts to Clearcast (TV clearance body), and work with Clearcast in order to achieve approval for broadcast on a wider selection of channels
  • Co-ordinate relevant substantiation and evidence from product suppliers, to support claims made in all TV advertising prior to broadcast, to ensure the BCAP code is met at all times.
  • Advise on product testing requirements to support claims required for product substantiation
  • Produce clear and concise edit notes for the Production and Post Production Team to follow, in order to produce final compliant TV commercials and infomercials
  • To keep an accurate record of all evidence obtained in relation to each product commercial or infomercial, including testimonial data, in a clear accessible format
  • Working with the Heads of Product Development and Production to co-ordinate an accurate and achievable launch calendar for products going to broadcast, keeping all relevant departments up to date on any potential changes to launch timescales
  • Ensure all material broadcast is compliant with the BCAP code. Keeping the scheduler up to date of any content issues
  • Working with the Creative Director and Copywriter to ensure web copy is compliant with the CAP code
  • Provide compliance advice, guidance and substantiation when required to all areas of the business including but not limited to Business Development Manager as well as International, Production and Direct teams
  • Defend any ASA complaints that arise from broadcast, social media and online advertising
  • Ensure JML is Ofcom compliant in relation to JML Media TV license. Undertaking an annual audit which pulls together all company Ofcom compliance requirements
  • To keep up to date on broadcast regulation for TV and online advertising
  • General department duties as required.



  • High standard of written English
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Working knowledge of regulatory codes and their interpretation by ASA, BCAP, CAP, Ofcom & Clearcast
  • Experience of broadcast systems
  • Good organisational skills and administrative skills with the ability to manage your own workload
  • Confident, calm, able to succinctly express advice and maintain position
  • Ability to engage effectively and collaboratively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure and handle multiple tasks on a daily basis
  • Previous experience in a regulatory environment is highly desirable
  • Commercial focus and experience of DRTV operations
  • Knowledge of JML’s business, including administration and compliance issues.


As well as offering a competitive salary, career progression opportunities and the flexibility to work from home we also offer the following benefits some of which begin once you’ve passed your probationary period:


  • Life Assurance (3 x salary)
  • Auto enrolment 3% Employer contribution.  You pay 4% 
  • 6% Employer pension contribution after 1 year of service.  You pay 4%
  • 25 days annual leave, with 1 extra day after 3 years, plus another extra day after 6 years from the start of the next holiday year
  • Employee Assistant Programme offering face to face and 24 hour telephone counselling
  • Staff Discount Scheme – 50% off
  • Canteen at Chiswick Green
  • Free fruit daily
  • Subscriptions for professional memberships
  • BUPA private healthcare (after 1 year of service)
  • Babylon online GP
  • Medicash for routine dentistry, optical, physio, osteopathy plus Medicash Extras
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity
  • Dress down Fridays
  • Charity events and product giveaways
  • Café Takeovers
  • Movie Nights
  • Social celebrations and Company get togethers including conferences
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health initiatives
  • Tea Trolley!

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