BBC Studios Events - The Platinum Jubilee, Production Co-ordinator Pool

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Job Introduction

The BBC Studios Events team is an award-winning production unit specialising in producing and broadcasting large scale national and international events which are rich in ambition, emotion and creativity.

Responsible for producing some of the biggest moments in in British and world history, such as the Diamond Jubilee Concert, the Royal Wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Invictus Games, and the New Year’s Eve Fireworks, as well as a range of high-profile documentaries, they provide the opportunity to work on a vast range of content, in a variety of genres, in some of the most exciting locations in the UK and around the world.

We currently have a range of exciting opportunities for experienced Production Co-ordinators to work across the live events and broadcasts for the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen, with various start dates between February and April 2022. The successful candidates will provide production support on what will be one of the largest and most watched Events of the year.

There are a variety of live events occurring across weekend of the 2nd June to the 5th June, one PC will be assigned to each event, the role will include doing VT’s & the live broadcast

Role Responsibility

  • Setting up VT shoots & producing call sheets
  • Managing and monitoring parts of production budgets
  • Live event production travel and logistics
  • Dealing with talent, contributors & guests
  • Contracting crew and suppliers
  • Music and archive clearances
  • Completing post production paperwork
  • Using systems such as MyBusiness, Silvermouse and Albert

The Ideal Candidate

Working to a Production Manager, the PCs are instrumental in our programme making. We’re looking for people with a flexible approach, the ability to prioritise workloads efficiently, whilst maintaining attention to detail in a busy and fast paced production environment.

Previous experience working for the BBC is not essential, however experience in live programming or Events would be advantageous, as would experience in setting up VT shoots. You’ll work closely with agents and talent, and be responsible for assisting with the logistics of a large-scale crew and OB setup.

The Jubilee Events are scheduled to take place from Thursday 2nd – Sunday 5th June 2022 so applicants will need to ensure they are able to work on these dates.  

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Fixed-Term, Full Time
Location: London TVC

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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

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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