Producer (Arabic speaking) – 1521 Productions Limited

November 10, 2023

Job Description

Job title: Producer (Arabic speaking) – 1521 Productions Limited

Company: Islam Channel

Job description: The ideal candidate will be a talented and experienced Producer who is passionate about creating and sharing, interesting and inspirational high-quality content for a Muslim audience in the UK and around the world for the following genres: Religious (must have a strong knowledge of Islam), Lifestyle, Factual and Documentaries, News and Current Affairs

The candidate will be a fluent Arabic and English speaker who will have good contacts in the Arabic speaking community as well as an understanding of Islamic principles and values of the company.

‍The Role

With the team, develop and produce high quality and creative original content, programmes, series and podcasts across platforms from concept to completion

Ensure projects adhere to the overall vision of the company in line with the budget, available resources and agreed time frame

Plan and execute the development phase which may include carrying out research, creating and pitching treatment, writing script, arranging suitable guests / presenters / panellists for the show, corresponding via email or telephone or social media as required

Manage pre-production preparations – lead kick off meetings with key stakeholders as well as brief team and crew before shoot

Manage the team in your department (if applicable) and offer training i.e., volunteers, work experience students, graduate interns, researchers, presenters etc.

Organise shoots and liaise with Studio Manager as and when required to book shoots and plan sets, filming, lighting and set-up accordingly

Collaborate with your line manager regularly to understand our objectives and contribute to programming strategy

Apply Ofcom guidelines and adhere to editorial policy throughout

Oversee shoots whether on location or in the studio

Troubleshoot problems that may arise during the entire phase of the project

Ensure set and location is appropriate, fit for filming and presentable

Ensure audio, lighting and visuals are of high quality when filming

Manage your direct reports and check accuracy of all invoices, purchase order forms, expense claim forms before approving (if applicable)

Ensure all health and safety guidelines are followed on all shoots/locations, including Covid-19 regulations

Conduct risk assessments for all productions or when appropriate

Ensure accurate completion of booking forms and attain relevant in-house and third-party approvals and clearances before arranging shoots


Fluent speaker of the Arabic language is essential for this role

To be able to speak and understand the English language is essential for this role

An advanced understanding of Islam and a passion for sharing religious content in an inspiring and engaging way (for religious programming Producer)

A passion for sharing religious content in an inspiring and engaging way

Experience of working on complex productions, for example those involving varied stakeholders, staff and freelance staff

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent project planning skills

An understanding of creating and working within project budgets

Ability to work within a team

Ability to film using DSLR cameras

Ability to present on camera for relevant programmes


A bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject


Ideally minimum 3+ years of relevant experience in broadcast television and proven track record of creating original high-quality programmes

To be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, especially with Premiere Pro and After Effects

Expected salary:

Location: Ilford, Greater London

Job date: Fri, 20 Oct 2023 22:26:50 GMT

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