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Edit Assistant, Post Production BBC Wales

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

Job Introduction

BBC Cymru Wales Operations is home to a large in-house Post Production facility. We post produce a wide range of programmes including Proms in the Park, BBC Young Musician of the Year, Casualty, Bargain Hunt, Crimewatch Roadshow, inserts for The One Show, and Premiership and Pro 14 rugby, in addition to a wide range of local output including live and fast turnaround political and current affairs programmes.

Role Responsibility

Our busy team are supported by Edit assistants, who fulfil a variety of tasks within Post Production from running to assisting the Operations staff in all areas.  You will work with Post Production Editors, Technical Operators, Graphic Designers and Dubbing Mixers, providing operational support including backing up media, ensuring rushes are logged and archived as required for the production’s workflow.  This will include digitising media and assets from various sources in the correct format using appropriate codecs.  You’ll also need to feedback any technical problems to the appropriate Editor, Post Production Co-ordinator, production team or technology as applicable.  You will also be required  to do playouts and uploads for production teams for viewings.

Are you the right candidate?

You will need to be enthusiastic, patient and resourceful.  You will have a keen interest in the programme making process, how we make and edit our content from the raw material to the finished product and want to learn and be involved in how that’s done. You’ll be familiar with Post Production techniques and be able to demonstrate previous experience. You will need a good general knowledge of the programme making process with experience in Avid Media Composer and a good working knowledge of industry standard software including Resolve.  

Package Description

Edit Assistant, Post Production Department, BBC Wales 

Band B

12 month full time, fixed-term contract/attachment


For this role  /  Ar gyfer y swydd yma:

(d) 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.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

The BBC recognises that flexible working can benefit both the employee and the BBC as it can create a range of employment opportunities to suit both changing operational needs and the needs of individuals.  We will, therefore, consider flexible working requests for this vacancy.   Please include detail of the proposed arrangement in your application.

Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs. At the BBC we are committed to reflecting and representing the diversity of the UK.   

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role. 

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.  

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk. 


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