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Work Experience Opportunities in Salford in Business & Support

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

Job Introduction

  • Work Experience duration 3-20 days (dependent on the placement)
  • Locations - Various BBC buildings across Salford
  • Opportunities available throughout August & September


Welcome to Work Experience opportunities in Salford within Business & Support. If you’re interested in research, archives, broadcast technology and getting some great practical experience on your CV, you’ve come to the right place.

Role Responsibility

Every placement is different, but your Work Experience will give you a great overview of Business & Support. You'll get involved in researching and project work. You may get the chance to watch broadcasts go out on air and understand the production process

During your online application, you will have the opportunity to choose your placement and tell us about the things you’re really interested in.

The Ideal Candidate

We want people who are creative, keen to learn and are up for a challenge. In Business & Support we work in teams where everyone has a role to play. We’re looking for people who are friendly and good communicators.

We work at a fast pace. So you’ll need to be enthusiastic and motivated to keep up.

We take our jobs seriously and really enjoy what we do. If you’re passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBC and are prepared to work hard, ask lots of questions and contribute ideas, you’ll fit right in.


You don’t need a media qualification to apply. You just need to be able to show us that you’re passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBC and have a genuine desire to find out what the industry has to offer.

Please use your Careers Hub profile and application questionnaire to tell us about any volunteer work you’ve done or projects you’ve been a part of. Remember to use the portfolio section to upload any examples of your work.

We have placements available in the following areas:

BBC Archives, Salford (August and September Only – over 18)

BBC Archive’s role is to provide to the BBC a diverse range of media asset management services which support the programme making process.  We ensure that our valuable content, including television, radio, online material and photographs are stored and made accessible for research, reuse and heritage purposes.  You'll shadow the Media Managers in the different production areas in which we operate at Media City to learn about their role and the services we provide to our customers. There will be some project work in News and possibly in other production areas such as the Farm


How to apply

Choose one of the options above and make a note of it. After you’ve created your profile, we’ll ask you which placement you want to apply for as part of your application questionnaire. Enter the option you’ve chosen.

What happens to my application after I submit it?

We’ll review your application and if we think you might be right for one of our placements, we’ll give you a call.

Please remember that we receive a lot of applications and we can’t offer a placement to everyone.

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