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Digital Producer

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

Job Introduction

Please note, interviews for this position will be held on 21st January 2021.

The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales occupies a special role as both a BBC broadcast orchestra and the national symphony orchestra of Wales. The Orchestra is generously supported by the Arts Council of Wales and is proud to work with an outstanding group of conductors.

As one of the six BBC Orchestras and Choirs, the Orchestra has a busy schedule of recordings, broadcasts and concerts for BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru, BBC Films and BBC television.

The Producer will support the preparation and production of creative digital content. This role will contribute creative ideas, bringing the highest quality content production skills which may involve research, technical operations, audio, digital and interactive production activities.

This new role is a key part of BBC NOW’s digital strategy supporting our strategic aim to bring BBC NOW to more people and more people to BBC NOW.

Role Responsibility

Your responsibilities will be across a developing area of work for the orchestra, curating, commissioning and creating a range of compelling digital content to communicate the breadth of our work, and bring new audiences to orchestral music.

You’ll work across all our online platforms (website, social media, newsletters) to support our wider marketing, communications and audience development strategies, ensuring our brand is presented in a consistent, creative and engaging way, and reaches as wide a range of people as possible within Wales, the UK and internationally. You'll also work alongside colleagues across the BBC to connect with new digital developments, and creating content to feed into emerging platforms such as BBC wider YouTube and iPlayer.

The Ideal Candidate

The following criteria are essential for this position;

 

  • Demonstrable experience of creating live and pre filmed content such as live streamed events, videos, and photographs
  • Track record of project managing different digital projects and of meeting demanding deadlines
  • Proven success in devising and producing original ideas and formats and of developing innovative content for different platforms – both long and short form
  • Track record of establishing and nurturing internal and external partnerships and working relationships
  • Evidence of a commitment to diversity and of creating content to engage different communities across Wales
  • Ability to read music / scores to, or currently learning, and have experience of working with classical musicians, understanding their needs and the environment in which they are employed within the UK

 

 

For further information on the responsibilities and criteria of this position, please see the attached "supporting information" document. 

Package Description

For this role  /  Ar gyfer y swydd yma:

Welsh language skills are not necessary  /  Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

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 25 days holiday 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, sexuality, social 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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