Media Co-ordinator

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Job Introduction

BBC Scotland’s Media Management department is responsible for managing and tracking media through the production lifecycle and ensuring that content is archived and accessible for current and future audiences.

This role is part of a team of co-ordinators who are a central link between production and transmission delivery and as such are responsible for a number of media movement activities, including delivery to transmission, the preparation and transfer of legacy archive material to digital formats,  cataloguing content to Archive specifications, simple clip editing and delivery to production. The team are also responsible for the management of BBC Scotland’s archive assets and vault including stock maintenance, movement, and queries.

Role Responsibility

  • Support production enquiries for legacy archive material using appropriate BBC Archive tools.
  • Through digitisation, provide timely access to  archive programming on legacy formats.
  • Responsible for co-ordination and communication with relevant parties regarding the progress of assets through transmission, production and archive workflows.
  • Validation of transmission content following established processes for the delivery of file-based content to transmission. 
  • Quality Control Checks on both newly digitised archive and newly delivered programmes as part of the validation process for Transmission.
  • Maintain the tape archive and ensure location accuracy across our vaults by carrying out spot checks and audits.
  • Provide support for stock queries and ensure all stock information is updated and correct.
  • Support the collection and dissemination of data relating to physical holdings and digitised content.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Our ideal candidate will have excellent IT skills and experience of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database management systems.
  • You will have a high standard of administrative skills and the ability to prioritise work according to operational needs using a flexible approach to a wide range of duties.
  • You will have experience of accurately and effectively dealing with large volumes of information and a high attention to detail.
  • You will have experience of working in an operational, support or customer-facing role, working under pressure and delivering to tight deadlines.
  • We are looking for a confident communicator, with excellent interpersonal skills, who also has the ability to work autonomously; handling most queries and problems using a systematic approach to identifying faults and pursuing paths to resolution
  • Thorough knowledge of film and both audio and audio-visual tape formats is essential.
  • You will be able to demonstrate knowledge/understanding of BBC commissioning, scheduling and production processes, alongside BBC output, channels and content.
  • Previous experience of working in a Media Library environment is essential for this role.
  • You will possess a full clean UK Driving Licence.

Package Description

Band: B 
Contract type: 12-month attachment/fixed term contract
Location: Pacific Quay, Glasgow

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.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic 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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