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Researcher - Gaelic

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

Job Introduction

We are looking for Researcher who will work as part of a highly driven production team in developing and producing content for the flagship current affairs programme, Eòrpa.

Role Responsibility

  • To demonstrate awareness of the audience.
  • To ensure that BBC output reflects the diverse nature of our audiences.
  • Evaluate research in terms of programme aims and intentions and present findings either verbally or in writing to the Producer.
  • Work as part of a strong and effective team. Demonstrate judgement on appropriate referral of issues to more experienced members of the production team.
  • Assist in filming and post-production of material as required.
  • Help deliver to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the highest editorial standards.

The Ideal Candidate

  • The Key requirements are a passion for current affairs programmes, fluency in spoken and written Gaelic.
  • Knowledge and interest of current affairs, including in a Scottish and in a European context.
  • Knowledge of output and trends across all media platforms including social media.
  • Strong analytical thinking and the ability to assess complex information to provide accurate and engaging summaries of research.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the audience.

Package Description

Programme: Eòrpa

Grade: 5

Contract: 6 months

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. 

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