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Non Scripted Acquistions Assistant, Global Content


Reporting to: Acquisitions Executive, Non-Scripted, Global Content                                 

Location: Stephen Street, London                                    

Contract: Permanent

Type of work: Hybrid/Personalised working                          


About Us

Join the place creatives call home!

Fremantle is a powerhouse of the TV and Film industry. We’re one of the world’s largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of Entertainment, Drama & Film and Documentaries.


From critically acclaimed dramas like The Responder, starring Martin Freeman, award winning films including Paolo Sorrentino’s Oscar nominated The Hand of God to incredible entertainment like The Rap Game, Too Hot to Handle, The Apprentice and Britain’s Got Talent, we make shows with global appeal.


Our Purpose

We aspire to tell stories that connect people around the world. We believe our shows should reflect and celebrate the world we live in and we want to create irresistible entertainment and engage with our audience. To achieve this, we must have people from all backgrounds and cultures working in our teams and on our shows, and we commit to creating opportunities for talent by being inclusive in all that we do.


The Role

This role is a really exciting opportunity to join our Non-Scripted Global Content Team, within Fremantle International. It is responsible for managing programming data from Fremantle companies and independents from around the globe.  An information-heavy role which requires an intelligent, detail-orientated and team-centred person with great communication skills.


Responsibilities include:

  • Data management and coordination of Non-Scripted programming information
  • Overall responsibility for the Non-Scripted section of the Phoenix database (Fremantle data management system)
  • Tracking new programmes via the Phoenix system
  • Ensuring that programme information is efficiently and accurately updated, to make each programme entry as complete as possible 
  • Responsible for tracking, updating, filing producer pipelines
  • Running trackers and other ad hoc reports when required
  • Ensure the sales teams are kept informed of any key changes


Tracking screening material/FremantleScreenings/new programme launches:

  • Sourcing/sharing ratings information for new programme launches
  • Sourcing international TX dates for priority new launches via marketing and sales teams
  • Proactively monitoring (Fremantle’s programme sales website)
  • To send out screeners/treatments as required


Acquisitions support:

  • Assist with the monthly projections process, including creation of content packs, sending out programmes for review in a timely manner
  • Organise and maintain the Global Content programming folders to ensure that the programming information is easily accessible
  • Creating ad hoc reports e.g. PowerPoint presentations, excel reports as requested
  • Support with pre and post market activities including Pre-Mips, Pitch Docs and Post Market Producer Reports
  • Source up-to-date sales reports as required by the non-scripted team
  • Communication of programme updates as and when required


Essential Skills:

  • Able to demonstrate a lively interest in factual programming and the broader media industry
  • Highly organised; ability to manage large quantities of data with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with numbers and able to analyse and clearly interpret data
  • PC skills, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet software
  • BA degree desirable
  • Experience in data input and analysis desirable
  • Experience in research a benefit


Our benefits include: generous company pension, summer Fridays, audience tickets, employee assistance programme, access to free courses and training, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan, business coaching sessions and volunteer days.


If you need any of this information in a different format or would like to suggest a different form of application, please contact


Fremantle is part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann. 


For more information, please visit, follow us @FremantleHQ or visit our LinkedIn and  Facebook pages.


Company: FremantleMedia Group Ltd 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: London 

City: London 

Postal Code: W1T 1AL 

Job ID: 248323

Date:  14-Sep-2022

London, LND, GB, W1T 1AL

Job Segment: Data Management, Developer, Social Media, Database, Data, Technology, Marketing, Research

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