Commissioning Editor, Motorsports – [Ref:A4821]

A  truly unique opportunity to join a world-renowned and highly respected international  multi-platform broadcaster as a Commissioning Editor for their hugely popular Motorsports content.

Based: Europe

The Company

Our client is a market leader and internationally recognised for their quality content  and events in the media, lifestyle  and sporting world. This innovative organisation has seen continuous, rapid growth and is now looking to continue this success by further developing  its Motorsports content.

The Role

In this role you will be leading the strategy and commissioning of content for Motorsports across the organisational network. You will function as the in-house industry expert in Motorsports, providing invaluable knowledge through passion and expertise.

You will be growing and identifying key audience’s opportunities in reach and engagement by ensuring both strategic and dynamic content is commissioned and produced. You will have the opportunity to lead content production that is globally seen, enjoyed and respected for its forward-thinking, distinctive and stylised quality.

Working closely with  the Motorsports Audience Team, you will be accountable for audience growth. You will also be working directly with Programmes, Comms, Marketing and Brands to ensure a cross-functional campaign across the company.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Devise the year-long, cross platform content strategy that will deliver this potential
  • On a rolling basis, create commissioning brief that articulates content needs
  • Define the content requirements, scope and formats
  • Be responsible for defining and guarding the organisation’s tone of voice in Motorsports
  • Work directly with Development and Production teams
  • Manage the Motorsports Editor, responsible for editorial text and news content output
  • Work with in-house and third-party producers to commission content.

The Candidate

This role is for a highly experienced individual within a mature media market, with exceptional editorial skills within Motorsports. You will have extensive experience in strategic planning, audience development, digital and social content commissioning and has a great reputation and contacts within Motorsports.

Likely to be operating at Executive Producer level or in commissioning, you will not only have worked and developed directly within Motorsports, but will be passionate and driven by the Motorsports world. This is the perfect opportunity for someone to take the next step in their career and focus on their passion.

Additional Requirements:

  • Outstanding storytelling skills and knowledge of digital, social, TV content creation and activation
  • Demonstrable success in meeting audience/traffic goals
  • Knowledge of audience analytics and the ability to analyse and sensibly use data
  • Budgeting and business planning experience.

The Rewards

A competitive salary is available to the successful candidate together with  a discretionary bonus.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.