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Careers at Hochanda

Hochanda, The Home of Crafts, Hobbies AND Arts is a Shopping Channel dedicated to educating, entertaining and inspiring Craft and Hobbies enthusiast of all kinds. Our head office, including UK based contact centre, warehousing and state-of-the art TV facilities is based in Peterborough, with easy train links to London and road links to the A1 & A14. Hochanda are passionate about providing high quality TV content focusing first and foremost on demonstrations, and then providing high quality and fair price products for crafters and hobbyists to create their own.

We currently broadcast 24/7 Sky 673, Freesat 817, & Freeview 85 as well as streaming Live in HD though IPTV technology online at www.hochanda.com. Broadcasting live for 12 hours a day, we offer a huge variety of shows and products. Our website is fully transactional and our in-house call centre with Sales and Customer services is open 24/7.

Launched in August 2015 we now have a 90 strong team across all departments. We outsource very little as we pride our self in Hochanda staff providing Hochanda services to the Hochanda consumer. This we feel is the best way to see the passion throughout and ensure it reaches the end user. We are very proud of the team we have who have come from all corners of the Direct Response, Shopping TV, and Retail industry. Hochanda being in its infancy allows our team to really spread their wings and stretch their imaginations to bring the best out of their skills and experience.

We are a fast growing business and are always on the lookout for exceptional talent. So you think you can be part of the Hochanda family, can work in the fast paced, pressured, Live TV environment? Are you bursting with motivation and energy and can bring something special to the table? ...if you answered yes to at least one of these questions please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.

Any roles we currently have available are listed below. If your ideal role isn’t listed send us your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

We will keep your CV on file for 6 months.

Temporary Sample Coordinator

Location: Hochanda Global Limited, Nene House, Nene Valley Business Park, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4HN

Position type: Temporary contract for 3-months

Closing Date: 16th August 2019

DESCRIPTION:

You will be ensuring Sample Co-Ordination and product samples are tidy and airworthy. Ensure sample availability for all internal matters through effective communication with the backstage, production, photography and Buying Team, plus implement all sample preparation disciplines, stock control disciplines and associated administration to company standard.

MAIN DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Pick shows and maintain order and tidiness within the product boxes
  • Ensure all relevant checks are performed in a timely fashion, and queries raised via the Buying Team
  • Ensure all samples for shows, including variants where appropriate, are accurately picked 1 week in advance
  • Ensure all samples are prepped to the required standards
  • Ensure all housekeeping and sample co areas comply to company health and safety standards
  • Ensure effective and timely handover of information to colleagues within backstage, photography and buying.
  • Assist backstage crew with cover (basic Floor management training will be provided)
  • Carry out any other duties as required

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Verbal and written communication skills must be maintained to a clear and high standard
  • Time management and organisational planning to a high stringent standard is essential
  • Tidy, clean and safe working environment practices
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Approachable/ diplomatic
  • A constantly positive “can-do” attitude and professionalism
  • Productive and self-motivated
  • A keen and creative mindset

PLEASE CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING WHEN MAKING YOUR APPLICATION:

  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early in light of a large response
  • Ensure you have an up-to-date CV
  • We do not accept CV`s sent through from Recruitment Agencies

Hochanda is a TV Home Shopping channel, broadcasting on Freeview, Sky and Freesat, specialising in crafts, hobbies and arts. You will be working in our bright modern headquarters in Oundle, easily accessed from the A1.

Please attach your CV & cover letter in a word document.

Gallery Producer

Location: Hochanda Global Limited, Nene House, Nene Valley Business Park, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4HN

Position type: Full Time

Closing Date: 6th September 2019

DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for a talented Gallery Producer to join our enthusiastic team to plan, deliver editorial content and deliver hourly live shows to maximise sales potential for our live output.

This role is on a seven-day fortnight shift pattern.

MAIN DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Maximize sales by cross selling upsell items and monitoring live sales data, adjusting the live show format where necessary to capitalize on potential sales and increased ‘basket’ spend.
  • Has a full understanding of the full production process and limitations, reacting to and problem solving
  • Attends forward planning meetings, preps with buyers to ensure accurate product knowledge is ascertained.
  • Develops Creative formats, builds guest relationships and confidence to ensure educational and successful demonstrations are delivered and extra studio requirements are acknowledged.
  • Identify all products USP’s and construct a clear show format to be delivered to the TV team during the pre-production meeting.
  • Briefs presenters to ensure successful show format and accurate product knowledge is achieved.
  • Supports Presenters throughout shows whilst adopting the role of the viewer ensuring all product information is delivered accurately and concisely. Consistently promoting and managing audience interaction.
  • Exercises creative flair to ensure that channel branding, identity and motto is retained.
  • Works under own initiative and juggles multiple tasks in order to prioritise daily responsibilities.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience of working within a Production role within shopping television.
  • A good team player is essential for this role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Previous sales experience and working within a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to utilise initiative is essential for this role.

PLEASE CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING WHEN MAKING YOUR APPLICATION:

  • We reserve the right to close vacancies early in light of a large response
  • Ensure you have an up-to-date CV
  • We do not accept CV`s sent through from Recruitment Agencies

Hochanda is a TV Home Shopping channel, broadcasting on Freeview, Sky and Freesat, specialising in crafts, hobbies and arts. You will be working in our bright modern headquarters in Oundle, easily accessed from the A1.

Please attach your CV & cover letter in a word document.

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