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Journalism Coordinator (Social Media Assistant) - Sao Paulo

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Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences. It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 320 million globally, including social media. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, the BBC World Service is expanding its operations in 10 language services to deliver the best service for BBC audiences.

Digital platforms, social media within that, are expected to be a major contributor to BBC’s ambition to bring its international audience to 500m weekly people by 2022. The Digital Development Social Media team plays a key role in helping language services conceive and implement strategies to reach and engage audiences in social platforms, in line with the overall BBC social strategy.

Role Responsibility

We are looking for a Journalism coordinator to assist the team with daily tasks associated with all central social media activity, as well as provide support for the wider World Service Digital Development department.

The role will be responsible for managing World Service Languages social media tools, including but not limited to providing access, support and relevant training as required; helping with the central admin of social media platforms, assisting the Social Media Team in daily tasks, contributing with ideas to specific strategic projects, and providing administrative support to the Digital Development team.

This is a great opportunity to get to know the inner works of social, to understand the different challenges of World Service languages and to be part of a forward thinking team at the forefront of digital transformation.

Are you the right candidate?

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in social media and be motivated by a desire to assist and help multiple and diverse teams in their daily operations and raise the bar when it comes to social activities. You will be a self-started, quick-learning, resilient, persistent and enthusiastic individual with great organisational and communication skills. You will be a team player, flexible and used to working with different teams and projects simultaneously.

Package Description

Contract: Continuing - Full time

Local terms and conditions apply

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Brazil. 

About the BBC

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