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Media Manager, Indian Languages - Delhi

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

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 TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, the BBC World Service is introducing four new language services serving audiences in India – Gujarati, Marathi, Punjabi and Telugu – to work alongside two existing services, BBC Hindi and BBC Tamil.

All six Indian language services will be based predominantly in the BBC’s Delhi bureau, working closely and collaboratively with all teams in that office and with teams in the BBC’s headquarters in London to deliver the best service for BBC audiences.

All Language Services are multiplatform, with a multimedia website with a focus on digital video, text, interactivity for both desktop and mobile platforms, and a daily TV news programmes for the Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu services. Each service aims to make international news relevant to an Indian audience, and bring international perspectives to bear on Indian and global developments.

Role Responsibility

As a Media Manager you’ll be working on our media hub ingest position, assigning ingest ports for feeds, routing vision circuits onto the gallery for live contributors (DTLs) as well as booking, co-ordinating and monitoring incoming and outgoing feeds in conjunction with our Sat Ops desk. Other responsibilities will include quality control, recording of programme output, metadata labelling, scheduled playout of pre-recorded programmes, and managing the system resources.


Are you the right candidate?

The ideal candidate will need to have substantial recent and relevant experience of media management in television, working in a digital production environment. You will also have experience of handling live vision circuits and assessing their technical quality, often under pressure of time against tight broadcast news deadlines. You will be someone who has a strong interest in new media and new technology, in particular the application of information management skills within these areas.

It is important that you have excellent organisation and time management skills alongside editorial awareness and an understanding of news priorities.

Package Description

Grade:                  Local terms and conditions

Location:              Delhi

Contract:              Continuing

Please note that the successful candidate must have the right to work in India

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 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.


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