Archive Reviewer - 12 Months FTC

Job Introduction

BBC Studios is a global creative powerhouse for the development, production and distribution of bold, British, content. We produce over 2,500 hours of content per year, operate in 22 markets globally and generate revenue of £1.4bn, returning around £200m profit to BBC public Service each year. In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.

We have an exciting opportunity available for an Archive Reviewer to join our Digital Consumer Engagement (DCE) Team, this role will work closely with the Heads of Programming to understand their strategy on their digital channels and research related archived programming. You will access internal systems to ascertain rights positions, volume and cost of programming and potential for clipping and publishing on to social channels. 

Role Responsibility

The Archive Reviewer will use internal systems to review all archived programming relating to a particular genre or theme and assess potential, recording volume of content, rights positions and editorial suitability.

You will work closely with Heads of Programming to provide information required to form digital strategies around new genres/themes, collating sub-genres/themes when required. You will scope out costs of requesting this content and make recommendations based on this. 

You will record all work completed using internal database system to build record on content assessed.

You will update teams as and when required on progress and attend team meetings relating to derived clipping work. You will also work with teams outside of Digital Consumer Engagement, such as Rights teams, Editorial teams and archive content suppliers.

You will record best practise process for assessing archive content from end to end and make efficiencies where possible.

The Ideal Candidate

At BBC Studios we seek people who are passionate about who we are and what we do.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience of working with large databases and owning workstreams related to the analysis of data from this. You will have the ability to work with large amounts of data and condense into actionable next steps. 

You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with others; particularly when assessing suitability of content with teams external to DCE.

You will be positive and proactive with the ability to work to your own initiative and think creatively when working on a briefed genre/theme.

Experience working within a digital team and a good understanding of digital operations would be a strong advantage. 


Package Description

Band: C
Contract: 12 Months FTC
Location: London

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  • Flexible / agile working -  opportunities across the business
  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the Company

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under represented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. We strive to be the best British content company in the world, attracting the best creative talents in the business, so that we can bring premium quality award-winning programmes, content and brands to the viewer no matter where they are.

The BBC Group has set out the first in a new series of bold steps to transform our programming and better represent the public we serve. We have the biggest financial investment to on-air inclusion in the industry, together with our existing commissioning budget, we are committed to throwing open our doors more widely than ever to diverse stories and diverse storytellers. Together with a diverse workforce we will accelerate the pace of change in increasing diversity and inclusion both on and off air

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please visit our website.


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