Content Producer (BBC Gaeilge)
BBC Gaeilge produces and commissions a range of content which is distributed on Radio, Television and Online. Radio output includes live and pre-recorded magazine, music and documentary programming throughout the year. Irish online products currently include content for language learners at various levels, feature content, commissioned multi-platform projects and re-versioned pre-school CBeebies’ games.
We are seeking to appoint a Radio Producer who is fluent in spoken and written Irish to join the Belfast team on a fixed term contract.
We are looking for a Radio Producer to produce radio programmes and items to a general or specific brief within departmental editorial and policy guidelines. Working as part of a wider team, you will contribute to the development of all Irish language output across radio, online and other digital media, based on a clear understanding of the needs of audiences and commissioners.
You will be editorially responsible for the content throughout the year, including the origination of stories, development of on-air talent for new and current strands. You will also be responsible for the writing, scripting, recording and editing of programmes and online material and will give clear direction to and manage the performance of junior staff.
The Ideal Candidate
The successful candidate will be fluent in Irish language, both written and verbal. You will have sound editorial judgement and will be able to demonstrate excellent journalistic skills. An understanding of the radio production process is essential, together with knowledge of production techniques and their use in a variety of output. Experience in content creation for both live and pre-recorded programmes is a must for this role. Additionally, you will also have knowledge of the BBC Radio Ulster/Foyle audience and its target audience.
Fixed Term Full Time Role
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