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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:

Gallery Producer

Location: Hochanda Limited, Nene House, Nene Valley Business Park, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4HN
Position type: Full time
Closing Date: 29thMay 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:
  • Planning shows with the Buying team to develop an effective commercial and creative brief for hourly live and pre-recorded shows.
  • Working closely with Presenters and guests to devise an appropriate interactive format of demonstrations and product information.
  • Liaising with production teams to ensure all are briefed and requirements are in place for each show.
  • Driving sales within the live shows to maximise sales opportunities using all the available sales tools.
  • Ensuring all product information is delivered accurately to the viewer.
  • An understanding of advertising and broadcast compliance including the ASA and the BCAP Code.
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]

Dutch Speaking Presenter/Host

LOCATION: Hochanda Limited, Nene House, Nene Valley Business Park, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4HN
POSITION TYPE: Full time
CLOSING DATE: 2nd June 2017

Description

We are looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our lively Presentation team based in our state of the art facility in Peterborough. To be considered for this role you must be fluent in Dutch.

This role is on a seven day fortnight shift pattern with flexibility.

Main Duties include:
  • Presenting live TV shopping shows in Dutch.
  • Detailed product research
  • Show preparation with on-air Guests and the Buying and Production teams.
  • Working to accurate timings with talkback.
  • Social Media contributions.
Desired Skills
  • Previous sales experience.
  • Lively and dynamic presentation style.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • A genuine interest and passion for craft.
  • Confidence in front of camera and experience of talk back.
  • TV home shopping experience would be an advantage.
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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