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BBC Scotland Apprenticeships

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

Job Introduction

If you want a career at the BBC, if youre passionate about making exciting, new content for TV, Radio or Online, or if you want your ideas to contribute to changing the BBCs digital landscape, then theres no better place to start turning that dream into a reality than through gaining a place on the BBC Scotland Apprentice Scheme. BBC Scotland Apprentices will be based in Glasgow and work across various departments throughout the year making TV, Radio and online content for all kinds of output and programmes.

If you have a passion for producing brilliant content, keen to learn the production process and are serious about a career in the media, then the BBC Scotland Apprenticeship scheme really is a great opportunity for you.

Role Responsibility

We are looking to offer the chance for Apprentices to work with BBC professionals on Radio, TV and Online content across a range of departments such as Sport, Childrens, Learning and News. You will gain on-the-job experience along with BBC training whilst studying at Glasgow Kelvin College, which will all add up to the skills and knowledge you need to achieve a Creative & Digital Media Apprenticeship at Level3.

The Ideal Candidate

To be a great Apprentice you need to have a combination of the following:-

  • Knowledge of BBC content and programmes on all media, with an interest in the BBC and the wider media industry.
  • A passion for, or interest in, making and creating content in a practical way or through developing ideas.
  • Punctual and responsible with good organisational, prioritisation and practical skills.
  • Experienced in prioritising and organising your workload effectively within a constantly changing environment.
  • Good IT skills with the ability to learn new systems, knowledge of Mircosoft Office is desired (training will be provided).
  • Ability to understand and put into practice BBC policies on Health and Safety, and the values behind BBC programme making, for example treating people fairly and making sure we get our facts right
  • Works well within a team and able to get on with many different types of people.
  • Good numerical, written and spoken communication skills.
  • Full of great, new ideas able to solve problems and deliver to deadlines.
  • You should be keen to learn and have the motivation, and ability, to combine work and study.
  • Note: If you have, or are working towards, an HND or above, you are not eligible to apply for this scheme.)

You need to be hard working and committed to becoming a full time apprentice for a year, as well as being creative and motivated to gain work experience at the BBC. We do not expect you to have previous experience or qualifications; its you as a person were interested in!

Please follow the link below for FAQs in relation to the Scotland Apprenticeship scheme

For more information on what is required for the role, see the job description below.

About the Company

We dont 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 youve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Youll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

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