Business Coordinator, Studios HQ, BBC Studios

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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 annually. We are the most awarded Production Company and the biggest independent producer in the UK.

Working with the best British writers, directors and programme-makers, BBC Studios champions British creativity, crafting over 2500 hours of content every year through seven production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. And that’s not all, BBC Studios are a committed partner to the UK’s thriving independent production community, as well as other broadcasters and digital platforms, delivering content that showcases the best of British talent, stamped with the hallmark of quality. 

Our Business Coordinator will support the BBC Studios’ Production Head of Operations. The Head of Operations’ role deals with pan genre and pan UK issues and projects. Key areas which the Head of Operations covers include Sustainability for Production (covering Net Zero and supply chain, Albert, Zero waste to landfill, travel targets and offsetting plus supporting editorial portrayal onscreen where required); ensuring BBC Studios’ view is represented in relevant major BBC re-procurements and projects, as applicable; compliance (for eg liaising with content security experts, production paperwork); Property and Technology projects; and other ad hoc projects as required.

Role Responsibility

Our Business Coordinator will address Production operational queries on sustainability including on BAFTA Albert systems and processes. You'll also ensure the sustainability dropbox and FAQs remains up to date.

In addition, you will be responsible for data gathering and analysis for BBC Studios’ sustainability strategy including on Albert footprints, carbon action plans, travel, suppliers and zero waste to landfill as well as feeding into MI packs for both BBC Studios and BBC

Finalising BBC Studios sustainability approach on international Productions and shortform, will also be a key part of this role. 

Representing BBC Studios Production’s views in major BBC re-procurements

Supporting in projects including BBC Childrens, hybrid ways of working and production paperwork, plus other ad hoc.

As our Business Coordinator, you will be expected to organise and plan a demanding workload and manage conflicting priorities with some supervision to deliver within tight deadlines. There is plenty of opportunity for growth in this role.

The Ideal Candidate

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

  • Good organisational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage tight deadlines and conflicting demands with some supervision.
  • Demonstrable experience of maintaining constructive relationships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in using the Microsoft Office suite (in particular Excel for data management).
  • Well organised, with analytical skills, ability to drive projects to logical recommendations.
  • Ability to use own initiative to resolve most problems.
  • Production knowledge and some knowledge of key BBC systems and processes would be beneficial.
  • Good influencing and communication skills, both face-to-face and in writing
  • A meticulous eye for detail. 
  • Prepared to work flexibly in a pressured working environment


Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: 6 months FTC / attachment
Location: Salford or London

Working pattern: Hybrid 2/3 days per week in the office

We are really proud to share that we are a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer and so if you require any reasonable adjustments in order to apply please do contact us on with ref: BBC/TP/1717110/56541 in the subject.

​We advertise all our roles on Evenbreak, the specialist job board for disabled candidates.

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • 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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