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Extendee - Team Assistant, Radio 1/1Xtra

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

Job Introduction

BBC Radio 1 aims to entertain and engage a broad range of young listeners with a distinctive mix of contemporary music and speech; BBC Radio 1Xtra plays the best in contemporary black music, with a strong emphasis on live music and supporting new UK artists. Working closely together the stations look to connect the BBC with the next generation of young audiences and be the leading voice in young UK culture.

The Assistant role will be part of a team that sits within any of the following Content Management disciplines – Business, Operations, Scheduling, Commissioning, Production, Personal or Team.

Role Responsibility

As a Team Assistant you will be supporting the team to ensure effective team administration, assist with the organisation of the team, and will facilitate smooth office organisation that will support the creative ambitions of the production team. You'll provide comprehensive administration support, support processes and systems ensuring all data is accurate and timely and have an understanding of BBC policies and work within BBC guidelines.

The Ideal Candidate

We need your understanding, passion and knowledge of a wide range of the music genres featured on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra. You'll have excellent practical knowledge and skills in using a range of broadcast and office packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You'll be able to prioritise, use initiative and to work effectively without close supervision and to meet deadlines, often under pressure.

Package Description

Extend – BBC Disability Scheme

UK-wide

Exclusively for disabled people, Extend is an award-winning, BBC-wide work placement scheme which offers appropriately experienced and/or qualified people a great opportunity to gain six months’ paid work experience within the BBC.

Although the scheme doesn’t necessarily lead to a full-time job, last year 70% gained further work at the BBC.

From October 2014, 12 placements will be available across the UK, in both programming areas and programme support areas. You’ll need to match the criteria for the placement as well as demonstrate a keen interest in broadcasting and knowledge of BBC output.

Applications to be received by 12th May 2014

Interviews are expected to be held between 26th May - 11th July 2014

Visit www.bbc.co.uk/extend

Call 0370 333 1330

Textphone 02890 328 478

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