Children’s In House Productions is the award-winning production arm of the UK’s foremost kids’ broadcaster, BBC Children’s. The acclaimed In House unit, with production bases in Salford and Glasgow, produces content across all genres for ages 0 to 12. Key unscripted brands developed In House include Swashbuckle, The Dengineers, Marrying Mum and Dad, Grace’s Amazing Machines, Class Dismissed and the Justin Fletcher titles.
Britain's Best Young Artist is a brand new art series for CBBC. This talent contest format will bring together 27 of the best young artists, from across the UK, to compete in a range of fun location and studio-based, artistic challenges. The young contestants will be skilled in all types of art: from abstract, watercolours and graffiti to sculpture, photorealism and oils.
We’re looking for an experienced studio AP to join the BBYA team.
A knowledge and/or passion for the world of art, is desirable as is an experience of working on contest formats. Must have an understanding of the challenges of working with child contributors.
Please note that you will only be asked to submit a CV by way of application for this vacancy, and this CV will be the sole basis on which we initially review your application. We would therefore encourage you to approach your CV as an application, and to tailor it to highlight the skills and experience which we’ve talked about in this advert.
The studio AP will be working on studio floor and liaising between high profile talent and contributors.
They will be extremely well organised and capable of managing a researcher and runner to ensure smooth running of studio day.
The Ideal Candidate
- Experience of working on studio floor and liaising between high profile talent and contributors.
- Must be extremely well organised and capable of managing researcher and runner to ensure smooth running of studio day.
- Knowledge and/or passion for the world of art.
- Experience of working on contest formats desired.
- Understanding of the challenges of working with child contributors.
Contract type: 12 week FTC/attachment 31/5/21 - 20/8/21
Location: MediaCityUK, Salford (with some remote working)
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.
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