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Edit Assistant - BBC Three

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

Job Introduction

BBC Three recently celebrated its first birthday as an all-digital multimedia channel aimed at 16-34-year-olds. It has two key content verticals: ‘make me think’, and ‘make me laugh’. Its output falls broadly into three categories: longform programmes (30 mins or more) which stream on iplayer and are broadcast on BBC One and BBC Two; shortform programmes (10-30 mins) which stream on iplayer and YouTube; and editorial (articles and short videos) which is published on bbc.co.uk and BBC Three’s social platforms. 

Role Responsibility

To provide edit assistance and first-line technical support to the editorial and production management teams and ensure the smooth running of all technical areas. This will include media management, quality control checks and basic edit support. Candidates should therefore have an excellent working knowledge of editing systems including Adobe Premiere and other common NLEs and knowledge/experience of prepping kit for shoots. Within this role you will also be expected to drive new ideas, initiate change and implement new systems.

Working hours may involve weekend and exact hours of which may vary.

The Ideal Candidate

BBC Three is looking for an Edit Assistant to support the production management and editorial team in all aspects of Post Production. Candidates should be conscientious, highly technically proficient with strong media management skills and good editing skills.  The successful applicant will be an adaptable team player with excellent communication skills and knowledge of the post production workflow.

Package Description

Grade 4

FTC/attachment cover for 8 months based in London

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 shortly after joining the BBC. 

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

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