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Assistant Producer, Bitesize Development

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

Job Introduction

Bitesize is the home for BBC Learning’s formal education output. The Bitesize teams produce innovative and engaging digital content which helps over three million students a week with their education.

BBC Learning is part of BBC Strategy and Education and works to magnify the learning potential of the biggest BBC brands. Our digital products reach a combined audience of 5 million people a week. We value ambition, collaboration, high performance and risk-taking. Our mission is to transform lives through education.

Role Responsibility

The Assistant Producer on the BBC Bitesize Development team will have day-to-day responsibility for a small team of Researchers and a number of research and development projects that will evolve the way we commission and produce content for Bitesize, ensuring that we are in the best possible position to deliver on an ambitious roadmap of innovation, product development and content production in 2018/19.

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role you will need the ability to adapt and work effectively with a variety of situations, individuals or groups.  You should have experience in innovation and thinking creatively about complex problems, leading others to develop solutions and deliver against challenging objectives. You should have an understanding of the potential of digital technologies and social media to support learning.

You will have a proven track record of innovation and creativity in content production, using audience insight to inform content creation and exploiting the latest technologies. You will also have a strong track record of organising, scheduling and prioritising projects on time and budget.

A superb communicator, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to oversee a team as well as under your own initiative, remaining calm and focused under pressure. You will be open to exploring new ways of working and experience of helping to create a vibrant team culture.

Package Description

Grade 7/C

FTC/Attachment until the end of March 2018


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 very 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 committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

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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