Adam Rayner

Channel Manager

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Writing
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Project Manaement
  • Writing Directing For Television
  • Coordinate People and Tasks
  • Copywrighting

Work history

Currently

Channel Manager

Discovery Networks Europe

Mar 2013
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinating the day-to day operation of the trendsetting TLC UK. Liaising with channel planners to determine an appealing and feasible schedule. Acquiring content on time, on spec and on budget from distributors. Working closely with producers, directors and editors to ensure all productions are completed in a timely fashion with minimal impact on all departments. ACHIEVEMENTS: Maintained 100% reliability for all deliverables from April 2013. Developed two concepts with the TLC production team and worked with October films to produce one of them to air in November 2015.

2015

Development Coordinator

MBC

Nov 2007 - Nov 2015
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinating internal and external TV concept accounts. Proofing treatments, pitch documents and creating production packages. Co-producing TV programs: creating production schedules, arranging casting sessions, assisting with the employment of crew, budgeting, monitoring the editing process and coordinating the entire production to meet a set deadline. ACHIEVEMENTS: Co-produced 2 TV shows on time and on budget. Maintained lucrative relationships with sponsors such as Kraft and Cadillac and developed leasing agreements with TV companies Endemol and BBC. Consistently chaired creative meetings with creatives across 3 continents.

2014

Writer & Editor

Whatculture.com

May 2010 - Apr 2014
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Pitching and writing interesting, entertaining sticky content that trends. Editing and uploading copy to the website via Wordpress. Establishing and maintaining relationships with companies to secure invitations to premieres, events, press junkets and other business ventures. Monitoring and improving SEO techniques to a high ranking position on search engines as well as innovating new measures for optimum exposure of the site ACHIEVEMENTS: Consistently wrote articles that trended and created debate amongst our readers. Entrusted with covering the biggest movie premieres. Played a pivotal role launching our sport section and achieved and maintained press accreditation for myself and our reporters. Widened the readership exponentially by implementing SEO tactics.

2013

Lifestyle Channel Coordinator

Discovery Networks Europe

Sep 2010 - Mar 2013
  • RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinating the delivery, processing and reversioning of content for four lifestyle channels (Shed, Turbo, DMAX and Real Time). Working with Legal and Business affairs to ascertain key contract details. Contacting external producers to organise delivery of materials. ACHIEVEMENTS: Maintained 99.998% efficiency of correct deliverables across all channels. Developed 3 systems that improved reliability and productivity.

Education

2007

Producing and Writing for Film and TV

University of Westminster

Jan 2006 - Feb 2007
  • Producing and Writing for Film and TV

2005

Law LLB

University of Westminster

Aug 2002 - May 2005
  • Law