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Compliance Advisor, Legal & Business Affairs

Legal and Business Affairs
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Compliance Advisor, Legal & Business Affairs


London (flexible working)


Why you should join us…


We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.


We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.

This role entails

To provide programme content compliance advice to content creators for ITV across all platforms (both in house and external).


Key responsibilities

  • Provide advice on compliance with broadcasting regulations including the Ofcom Broadcasting Code
  • Advise production teams, broadcast channels and platforms on compliance issues from commission through to delivery
  • Ensure that producers (including 3rd parties) understand their compliance obligations 
  • Review programme compliance issues at various stages, depending on the production and transmission: e.g. script reading; attendance at recording; viewing work in progress and final cuts; supervising edits; clearing or ensuring editing of repeat programming
  • Capture compliance notes and programme data on approved broadcast and compliance systems 
  • Contribute to management of regulatory complaint or inquiry arising from programme content 
  • Provide input to compliance process continuous improvement
  • Conduct proactive compliance risk and issue management
  • Develop and influence relationships with producers and the business across ITV 


Minimum criteria 

  • Knowledge of compliance with broadcasting regulations including the Ofcom Broadcasting Code
  • Experience in programme compliance and clearance
  • Good working knowledge of regulatory codes and how they are implemented


ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader, we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role. (minimum criteria above)

Key criteria

  • Ability to provide solutions-based advice and to support producers/broadcasters to find creative solutions to compliance problems (editorial or commercial)
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and trust with the business 
  • To be contactable out of office hours and to attend at studio recordings or live broadcast where required to give support and content advice

Closing date: Sunday 12th December 2021


What we can offer

We offer a competitive salary and 5 weeks’ holiday on top of public holidays, plus the option to buy more. Other benefits include annual bonus plan, life assurance cover, and interest-free season-ticket loans, an opportunity to buy ITV shares, and the chance to join pension, health insurance, childcare vouchers and cycle to work schemes. Find out more about our benefits here

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance.

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here 

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything. Our email is Find out more here

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications


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