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Senior Content Producer, Indies, BBC Children's Interactive

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

Job Introduction

CBBC and CBeebies is dedicated to delighting and surprising its young audience across the UK and is a market leader for world class live action, drama, comedy, news and factual across the 0-6  and 6-12 age groups. It is dedicated to delivering high quality, diverse content for children across all platforms.

The CBBC and CBeebies website, YouTube channels and apps are also hugely popular with our young audience and their parents. On average around 2 million unique browsers visit our websites and app each week. Our content seeks to entertain, inform and empower children, adding real value to their lives.

CBeebies is responsible for producing shows like Tree Fu Tom and Justin’s House, and working with independent companies to produce shows like Topsy and Tim, Teletubbies and Tee and Mo, and bringing to life the CBeebies online service.

CBBC is responsible for producing shows such as Danger Mouse, The Dumping Ground, The Next Step and Newsround, and working with Independent companies to deliver digital experiences such as Dixi, The Secret Life of Boys and Operation Ouch

BBC Children's forward-thinking approach to highly engaging multimedia and interactivity means you will have the opportunity to work with and lead a team that encourages creativity and is looking to push the boundaries, pioneering more integrated ways of working across different media.

Role Responsibility

BBC Children’s is looking for a Senior Content Producer to support independent companies to produce and deliver high quality online games and other interactive experiences for 2-12 year olds.

You will work with the Interactive Execs, Channel Commissioners to communicate the digital commissioning strategy and help independent companies translate that into successful digital content and experiences, both aligned to brands and original ideas.

You will be responsible for the management and delivery of a varied interactive portfolio with an initial emphasis on games. Your responsibilities will expand over time to include other digital content.  

The post holder will report to the Interactive Executive for Independents and will work closely with BBC technical and design teams, Series executives and external digital agencies. You will also manage BBC content producers to ensure that all content meets audience expectations while delivering on BBC Children’s objectives.

Communication with senior editorial stakeholders is central to the role and you will be expected to present regular updates about the projects you are working on.

The Ideal Candidate

You’ll have a strong portfolio of fun and highly engaging games and other interactive experiences. You’ll have a background working with technical and design teams to deliver this content for desktop, mobile and tablet devices. You’ll also need excellent project management skills, first-class editorial judgement and the ability to deliver on time and to budget. You’ll also enjoy the creative process and be a good collaborator when working with others. Experience of HTML5 is preferable.

Package Description

12 month FTC / Attachment

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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