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VACANCY: Head of Production Shine TV

VACANCY: Head of Production Shine TV

Looking for a job with impact? 

Shine TV is looking for an accomplished television producer, passionate about Christian media, to lead our in-house video production team. 


The Role: 

As an experienced producer – you will have proven ability to create compelling studio and location-based television content to an exceptional standard - for Shine TV and the Rhema Media brands. 

You’ll be responsible for managing, producing and delivering all our studio and location content – and for developing, managing and leading our production team. 


Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

• At least 7 years’ relevant experience in a media organisation or production house 

• An accomplished television producer - comfortable in both studio and location environments 

• Proven track record writing for television and visual media 

• Proven and demonstrated ability as a visual storyteller 

• Proven team-leadership and strong production management ability 

• Able to articulate an idea and communicate it in a visual form 

• A strong creative and design sense 

• An exceptional communicator, with highly developed written and oral communication skills 

• Demonstrated studio production and producing experience. 

• Location and field-based television experience – demonstrating effective and compelling storytelling and production technique 

• Good understanding of the nature of TV and radio in the New Zealand media environment  


Characteristics that define you: 

• Creative – Can find solutions to problems. Thinks outside the box 

• Excellence – Is relentlessly driving towards the end state and constantly refining, accepting only the best 

• Completion – Is well organised and focuses on setting and completing projects/tasks on time 

• Integrity – Strong integrity and ethical standards. Words and actions are completely consistent 

• Leader – Leads with respect and collaboration amongst peers and colleagues a-like

• Training – Coaches junior team members and peers to upskill in their craft areas through mentoring and encouragement

• Accountability – Takes responsibility for actions 

• Curiosity – Has a hunger to impact. Craves innovation and seeks wisdom 

• Strong Work Ethic – A tenacity to avoid complacency  

• Learner – Independently establishes and meets goals for own growth & skill development 

• Self-Managing – Is able to work well independent of supervision 

• A real talent for building and maintaining excellent relationships both internally and externally 

• An ability to execute with intuition and use great judgement 


While not essential, the following skills and abilities would be an advantage:  

• Skilled in multiple video production crafts including: 

• Location Camera and Lighting 

• Editing and Post-Production 

• Graphic 

• Location Sound 

• Presenter and Talent coaching 

• Studio Directing 


The successful applicant will also: 

• Be proficient with using Office 365 applications, Windows operating systems and modern browser-based work environments 

• Be able to demonstrate a high-level of responsibility 

• Have critical thinking and reasoned thought processes 

• Have high attention to detail and accuracy 

• Have ability to involve and include all stakeholders 

• Have a commitment to continuous improvement 

• Have a current full driver’s license 


About Shine TV & Rhema Media 

Shine TV is New Zealand’s Kiwi Christian Channel.  16-years young, Shine TV reaches every television household in New Zealand through the Freeview and SKY TV platforms.  Shine TV also streams online at 

Shine is committed to delivering a wide range of programmes compatible with Christian beliefs that respect our  bi-cultural heritage and multi-cultural society.  

Rhema Media is a not-for-profit organisation.  Our mission is to connect Kiwis to Christ through media.  Simply put – wherever they are on their faith journey - we want to help New Zealander’s take their next right step in Christ.   


How to Apply

For more information or to apply with your CV, show reel and letter of application please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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