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Virgin Media Television
Assistant Producer, Weekend AM
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24
Date Posted:
September 13th

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Assistant Producer, Weekend AM

Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24

About Virgin Media:

Virgin Media is the leading connected entertainment cable and broadcast business in Ireland. Every day we deliver connections that really matter for thousands of people, with multi award-winning services including superfast broadband, TV, mobile and home phone. Our Virgin Media Business division provides the fastest broadband speeds and connectivity solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector.

Virgin Media Television, our broadcast division, is Ireland’s number one commercial public service broadcaster offering three free-to-air channels: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three, as well as the Virgin Media Player. We are a significant investor in home produced content, including news, current affairs and drama, as well as offering the best in international programming. Virgin Media More, a platform exclusive channel for Virgin TV customers, offers the very best of first look premium content, including ground-breaking Irish and International drama, documentaries & sport. Our advertising sales agency, Virgin Media Solutions, creates unique, innovative campaigns for our business and for third party clients across the UK and Ireland.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communications companies with operations in seven European countries. Liberty Global is a founding member of the European Green Digital Coalition and is included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Following the challenges brought about the global pandemic, the power of connectivity to deliver positive, meaningful change to people’s lives has never been clearer. Our inclusion in these prestigious indices for the ninth year running attests to our long-standing commitment to the importance of sustainability and ensuring that we are strong corporate citizens as well as responsible stewards of the environment across the markets in which we operate.

For further information please visit: www.virginmedia.ie.

About the Role:

As an Associate Producer, you must lead presenters and researchers under the direction of the Executive Producer. Full of ideas and with a great contacts book, they must show great initiative, sound editorial judgement & demonstrate a precise understanding of what makes entertaining and informative television.

Specific Duties & Tasks:

  • Develops and originates high impact entertaining segments.
  • Leads and inspires researchers to book high impact content and delegates duties appropriately.
  • To be involved in all parts of the production from researching to gallery outputting
  • A keen interest in identifying potential new programme contributors.
  • Works with commercial department and partners to ensure that our editorial and commercial interest work to mutual benefit.
  • Liaises with relevant departments optimizing planning with: commercial, cameras, accounts
  • The above list is not exhaustive. You will be expected to perform duties as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives of the company, as directed

Skills & Expertise:


  • Experience working on a lifestyle programme in television/radio
  • Experience of working within a team of producers and researchers in the preparation and delivery of high quality informative and entertaining programming
  • Experience working to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Keen interest in social media
  • Excellent TV script writing skills
  • Team leader experience
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent IT skills


  • Live TV Outputting Experience
  • Broadcast/Communications/Journalism Degree or Masters
  • Editing skills

Virgin Media is an equal opportunities employer. Having a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work – and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.

Virgin Media is an equal opportunities employer. Having a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. 

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Deadline: September 30th


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