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Content Producer, Games - BBC Children's

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Job Introduction

Fancy being part of creating the next JoJo and Gran Gran, Danger Mouse or Bitesize game? The BBC Children’s Games team are looking for someone truly passionate about creating digital experiences for this age group (2-14s). Check out the video to find out a little more about this Content Producer opportunity and then read on and apply!

The Children’s Games team works across varied platforms including online and apps, leading the creation of digital content for the audience. You will work closely with Brand Executives, BBC technical and design teams, and external partners to ensure that our output meets audience expectations while delivering on BBC Children’s objectives.

Role Responsibility

The Games Content Producer role will be the editorial lead on the production of our largest scale digital games, products, tools and templates and playful digital experiences.

You will:

  • Work with editorial stakeholders to ensure content is on-brand, meets the BBC Editorial Guidelines, is suitable and compelling for the target audience.
  • Generate ideas and encourage the participation of the wider team.
  • Plan, schedule and deliver work, maintaining the highest production standards, and to be ready to take responsibility for day-to-day decision-making on editorial matters.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with Children’s TV, technical and design teams, and external partners.
  • Ensure that BBC output reflects the diverse nature of our audiences.
  • Be aware of legal and rights issues relating to digital media content, as well as specific areas such as data protection.
  • Facilitate the development of Assistant Content Producers and Researchers.

The Ideal Candidate

We want someone who will bring their own experiences, thoughts and influences into creative ideas. You will be a pro-active problem solver who generates and inspires creative solutions, someone who’s able to deal with and communicate well with a range of personalities, develop clear lines of communication with wider team members and stakeholders, understand a brief, define what’s needed and deliver amazing things.

It’s important that you are passionate about delighting our target audience and making games that entertain and help them grow and develop. If you have experience of delivering games or interactive experiences for desktop, mobile or tablet devices we would love to receive an application from you.

Applying is simple, just upload your CV containing all the relevant information, we won’t ask any additional questions about your experience at this stage.

If you want to take a look at the full job description that is attached please refer to the appendix.

Please note, this role requires a relevant DBS check to be undertaken by the BBC at the appropriate level, at the point of offer of a contract of employment. 

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Backfill FTC/Attachment (Maternity leave cover)
Location: Media City UK, Salford 

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.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

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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