Standards & Practices Contractor - Italian

London, UK
01 Sep 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a global giant within the Social Media industry, is looking for a Standards & Practices Contractor - Italian to join their team in London, on a 6 months contract. (20 hours per week)


Establish a complete understanding of Standards & Practices to ensure that programs do not violate our standards for mature content and that national and cultural sensitivities are considered
Work with Standards & Practices team on reviewing funded news reports for accuracy, balance and fairness
Establish a complete understanding of local TV ratings systems
Provide feedback for original premises, scripts and cuts to development teams internally and creative teams externally
Engage with internal and external stakeholders and experts, if necessary, on content issues


Minimum Qualifications

2-3+ years work experience in Standards & Practices, Journalism, Production, or censorship related roles for TV or Digital platforms
Working knowledge of journalism ethics and best practices
Proficient in speaking, reading and writing in the local and English languages
Proven understanding of regional censorship practices for entertainment on TV and streaming services
Knowledge and understanding of local customs and cultural characteristics
Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to identify and resolve issues
Negotiation skills with an ability to influence mutually agreeable outcomes
Experience working with producers, cross-functional teams, colleagues and senior leadership
Ability to spot issues, problem solve, and be able to apply attention to detail
Ability to manage differing priorities while delivering high-level results
Personal responsibility and commitment to his/her work, follow-through and accountability
Willingness to address content issues relating to foul or derogatory language, sexual situations, nudity, violent and graphic images, etc.
Fluency in Italian

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in day-of-air or long-form TV news production.
Working knowledge of TV broadcast and basic cable Standards & Practices, and the Parental Ratings Guidelines
Knowledge of the intellectual property and rights management landscape
Advanced degree in Public Policy, Tech Policy, Communications, Journalism or other related field

If you feel you fit the above criteria, please apply today.

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