A wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, 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, have offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The business generates revenue of £1.4bn, returning around £200m profit to BBC Public Service each year. In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.
Our Home Entertainment team is looking for a Production Coordinator - EMEA DVD to manage all key client relationships within the EMEA region, ensuring licensees have all required assets in order to facilitate the timely release of the product to market. This role will suit someone who is looking to start their career in Home Entertainment and production management
BBC Studios UK Home Entertainment team is expanding to incorporate the European DVD business. This exciting role will liaise with our licensees mainly across France, Germany, and the Netherlands, ensuring our customers have the content information and programme assets they require for their territories. You will be working with some of BBC’s biggest brands across all genres from "Doctor Who" to "Perfect Planet", and responsible for ensuring our customers adhere to the BBC technical and editorial standards.
In this role, you will liaise with TV sales teams over new deals and pitch titles to clients. You will manage the day-to-day customer relationship across the EMEA territory including two major output deals in Germany and France, and all other clients.
You will run the EMEA release schedule within SharePoint, ensuring timely delivery to clients of scripts, synopses, dubs, subtitles, VAM, images, programme masters, DVD authoring, and sample ordering.
You will have responsibility for the DVD menu, artwork and disc approvals and manage invoicing for royalties, tech fees, and advances.
You will be responsible for informing third parties of relevant programme holdbacks in each territory.
You will liaise with the Senior Sales Manager on budgeting and forecasting. This will include briefing legal on new sales contracts, running profitability checks on new deals, and obtaining internal approvals and clearances.
- UK Head of Publishing, Head of Production and Senior Sales Manager
- Liaise with EMEA EST manager as required
The Ideal Candidate
At BBC Studios, we seek people who are passionate about who we are and what we do.
Alongside strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail, you will also need an eagerness to learn and an ambition to develop skills, with a proactive approach.
- Commercially focused, with creative flair
- Attention to detail is a must, with the ability to think strategically when needed
- Strong communication & diplomacy skills
- Team-focused, good at working collaboratively with others
- Passionate driver of BBC Studios products & brands
- Ability to influence and work closely with other teams
- Forming and maintaining relationships are key to the success of this role
Previous experience working in a media environment or a media-related qualification would be advantageous.
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 holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more. (UK centric)
About the Company
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under represented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. We strive to be the best British content company in the world, attracting the best creative talents in the business, so that we can bring premium quality award-winning programmes, content and brands to the viewer no matter where they are.
The BBC Group has set out the first in a new series of bold steps to transform our programming and better represent the public we serve. We have the biggest financial investment to on-air inclusion in the industry, together with our existing commissioning budget, we are committed to throwing open our doors more widely than ever to diverse stories and diverse storytellers. Together with a diverse workforce we will accelerate the pace of change in increasing diversity and inclusion both on and off air
To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please visit our website.