In 2014, the BBC announced plans to move BBC Three from a traditional linear television channel to a digital model. On 30 June 2015 the BBC Trust provisionally approved these plans, although final approval is not expected until the autumn. Regardless of the decision, BBC Three is aiming to reach audiences across a growing range of platforms in the coming years. The plan is to transition to a fully digital service in January 2016 – switching off the existing linear television channel at that time.
As a result of this transition, we are looking for 3 talented Content Producers to support with the project. These are attachments/fixed term contracts for 6 months, based in London.
Reporting to the Daily Content Editor, you will primarily be responsible for delivering digital content for BBC Three on a daily basis and contributing to the development of new output. You will be involved in generating and researching ideas for programmes and pitching for commissions, taking editorial responsibility for the planning and effective production of specific content on multiple platforms. You will manage the production and editorial tone of original material in the form of video, text, images and audio.
The Ideal Candidate
The successful candidate will have a full understanding of BBC Three’s Audience and Brand: a passion for developing new and innovative content and the ability to translate that passion into day to day work and relationships with and develop of others. You will have experience of working in multiplatform production, with a demonstrable understanding and knowledge of the wider digital industry. Excellent technical and creative knowledge and a good understanding of how social media can be used to increase reach and engagement is essential. You will also have sound editorial judgement and the ability to evaluate interactive content and digital output effectively.
3 x attachments/fixed term contracts for 6 months
About the Company
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