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Assistant Producer, Radio Wales (Bangor)

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

Job Introduction

BBC Radio Wales is the national English language radio station for Wales. The station delivers news, sport, music and entertainment and is the home of presenters such as Jason Mohammad, Janice Long and Aled Jones. BBC Radio Wales broadcasts seven days a week, 20 hours a day.

We are looking for an Assistant Producer to find and deliver creative content from north Wales for BBC Radio Wales daily programmes. You’ll generate ideas and treatments and develop those stories to get them on air. You will have excellent communication skills and good contacts. Broadcasting forms part of this role so on-air experience is preferable, along with excellent interviewing, scripting and storytelling skills. The role is based in Bangor.

Role Responsibility

You will assist with the production of content for BBC Radio Wales’ daytime shows. Liaising closely with the programme teams based in Cardiff, you will be responsible for finding original stories and interviewees across north Wales and putting them on air. This will involve a range of treatments, including pre-recorded packages, broadcasting live inserts into programmes from locations around north Wales and writing briefing materials for strand presenters. You’ll also deliver online content for social media and other platforms.

You will have a demonstrable passion for broadcasting, good editorial judgement, a knowledge of the patch and an understanding of BBC Radio Wales and its audience. 

Are you the right candidate?

  • Good research, creative writing and package-making skills
  • Live on-air experience
  • Operational knowledge of broadcast equipment
  • Excellent knowledge of north Wales and a good understanding of BBC Radio Wales’ output.
  • Understanding of BBC editorial guidelines
  • A clean driving licence

Package Description

Assistant Producer, BBC Radio Wales 

Contract: 8 month FTC / Attachment 

Base: Bangor

Band: C


For this role  /  Ar gyfer y swydd yma:

(d) Welsh language skills are not necessary  /  Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

About the BBC

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 recognises that flexible working can benefit both the employee and the BBC as it can create a range of employment opportunities to suit both changing operational needs and the needs of individuals.  We will, therefore, consider flexible working requests for this vacancy.   Please include detail of the proposed arrangement in your application.

Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. At the BBC we are committed to reflecting and representing the diversity of the UK.   

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.


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