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Hochanda, The Home of Crafts, Hobbies AND Arts is a Shopping Channel dedicated to educating, entertaining and inspiring Craft and Hobbies enthusiast of all kinds. Our head office, including UK based contact centre, warehousing and state-of-the art TV facilities is based in Peterborough, with easy train links to London and road links to the A1 & A14. Hochanda are passionate about providing high quality TV content focusing first and foremost on demonstrations, and then providing high quality and fair price products for crafters and hobbyists to create their own.

We currently broadcast 24/7 Sky 663, Freesat 817, & Freeview 85 as well as streaming Live in HD though IPTV technology online at www.hochanda.com. Broadcasting live for 12 hours a day, we offer a huge variety of shows and products. Our website is fully transactional and our in-house call centre with Sales and Customer services is open 24/7.

Launched in August 2015 we now have a 90 strong team across all departments. We outsource very little as we pride our self in Hochanda staff providing Hochanda services to the Hochanda consumer. This we feel is the best way to see the passion throughout and ensure it reaches the end user. We are very proud of the team we have who have come from all corners of the Direct Response, Shopping TV, and Retail industry. Hochanda being in its infancy allows our team to really spread their wings and stretch their imaginations to bring the best out of their skills and experience.

We are a fast growing business and are always on the lookout for exceptional talent. So you think you can be part of the Hochanda family, can work in the fast paced, pressured, Live TV environment? Are you bursting with motivation and energy and can bring something special to the table? ...if you answered yes to at least one of these questions please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

Any roles we currently have available are listed below. If your ideal role isn’t listed send us your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

We will keep your CV on file for 6 months.

Current Vacancies:

Senior Gallery Producer

Location: Hochanda Limited, Nene House, Nene Valley Business Park, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4HN
Position type: Full time
Closing Date: 29thSeptember 2017

Description:

We are looking for a talented Senior Producer to assist the Executive Producer in the daily management and running of the team. You will actively take part in the preparations and processes for new shows, event briefs and new brands or products ensuring programme output is to the highest possible standard.

This role is on a seven-day fortnight shift pattern.

Main duties include:
  • To work closely with & provide support for the Executive Producer helping to provide cover for this position in times of absence.
  • Training and development of Producers to ensure the highest output is achieved.
  • Conduct both bi-monthly 121s and the annual appraisal process for all Producers in your team along with the Executive Producer.
  • Responsible for creativity on New Brands, Product launches and show development.
  • Promote and mentor production forward planning for the purposes of prepping, planning and covering broadcast hours.
  • Work with Gallery Directors to build product creative formats for regular shows.
  • All gallery Producer responsibilities apply to this role.
  • Attend New Product & Event meetings and provide TV voice and reasoning.
  • Host weekly tape reviews to ensure consistent and accurate content is achieved & new formats are suggested.
Desired Skills
  • Experience of working within a Production role within shopping television.
  • A good team player is essential for this role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Previous sales experience and working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates leadership
  • Confident and creative
Please consider the following when making your application:
  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early in light of a large response
  • Ensure you have an up-to-date CV
  • We do not accept CV`s sent through from Recruitment Agencies

Hochanda is a TV Home Shopping channel, broadcasting on Freeview, Sky and Freesat, specialising in crafts, hobbies and arts. You will be working in our bright modern headquarters in Oundle, easily accessed from the A1.

Please attach your CV & cover letter in a word document.

Apply: [email protected]

Gallery Producer

Location: Hochanda Limited, Nene House, Nene Valley Business Park, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4HN
Position type: Full time
Closing Date: 15thSeptember 2017

Description:

We are looking for a talented Producer to join our enthusiastic team to plan, deliver editorial content and deliver hourly live shows to maximise sales potential.

This role is on a seven-day fortnight shift pattern.

Main duties include:
  • Maximize sales by cross selling upsell items and monitoring live sales data, adjusting the live show format where necessary to capitalize on potential sales and increased ‘basket’ spend.
  • Has a full understanding of the full production process and limitations, reacting to and problem solving
  • Attends Forward planning meetings, preps with buyers to ensure accurate product knowledge is ascertained.
  • Develops Creative formats, builds guest relationships and confidence to ensure educational and successful demonstrations are delivered and extra studio requirements are acknowledged.
  • Identify all products USP’s and construct a clear show format to be delivered to the TV team during the pre-production meeting.
  • Briefs presenters to ensure successful show format and accurate product knowledge is achieved.
  • Supports Presenters throughout shows whilst adopting the role of the viewer ensuring all product information is delivered accurately and concisely. Consistently promoting and managing audience interaction.
  • Exercises creative flair to ensure that channel branding, identity and motto is retained.
  • Works under own initiative and juggles multiple tasks in order to prioritise daily responsibilities.
Desired Skills
  • Experience of working within a Production role within shopping television.
  • A good team player is essential for this role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Previous sales experience and working within a fast paced environment.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to utilise initiative is essential for this role.
Please consider the following when making your application:
  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early in light of a large response
  • Ensure you have an up-to-date CV
  • We do not accept CV`s sent through from Recruitment Agencies

Please attach your CV & cover letter in a word document.

Apply: [email protected]
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