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Assistant Producer, BBC Asian Network

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

BBC Asian Network’s mission is to entertain and engage a broad range of young listeners with a distinctive mix of contemporary music and speech. We reflect the lives and interests of 18-34 year old British-Asians and look to connect them with the BBC. At Asian Network we play the best music that is relevant to our young audience, from Asian to broader contemporary music. We provide a platform for supporting new Asian artists, with a strong emphasis on live music. We offer the best in new music, events, news, documentaries, social action campaigns and are the leading voice in young British-Asian culture.

Role Responsibility

As Assistant Producer you'll assist in the preparation and production of creative content. This may be content for a radio programme, or for mobile, websites, the iplayer, EPGs and other multiple platforms. This involves research, technical operations and audio, online and interactive production work.   As an Assistant producer you'll  work to support senior colleagues to ensure the programmes and content they produce complies with all relevant BBC and external (e.g. Ofcom) guidelines and legislation.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate should have experience working in Radio production, ideally within Music Radio. In addition, you will have knowledge and understanding of the Asian Network’s strategy for programme content. The successful candidate will need to have a passion and knowledge of a wide range of the music genres featured on Asian Network. It will be important to have an instinctive understanding of modern youth culture, an appreciation of cultural trends and able to demonstrate bring it to life through your creativity. You'll have knowledge of techniques of audio and content production and its use on multiple platforms with an ability to develop creative ideas, which engage diverse audiences in a demanding creative environment.  You'll also have operational knowledge and experience of working in a broadcast environment ideally radio.

Package Description

Grade 5/7D

 

6 month attachment/fixed term contract

 

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th October 2017 

 

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title when appointed. 

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