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NHU Landmark Production Co-ordinator pool, BBC Studios Bristol

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

Job Introduction

BBC Studios Natural History Unit is developing several new landmark productions following on from the recent success of Seven Worlds, One Planet and Primates. 

Bristol is looking to hear from Production Coordinators who are becoming available over the next few months to work on a raft of exciting new projects

Candidates must have experience of setting up foreign filming, be confident at negotiating rates and raising contracts, and have a good working knowledge of archive and copyright clearance, and reporting.

We would be interested to hear from anyone who has previous landmark experience and experience of organising complex shoots in remote and challenging areas, including aerial and water based filming. Spanish speakers and experience in VFX / CGI would be beneficial for some of the productions.

We can offer flexible start dates, varying contract lengths, and career development opportunities.

Please upload your CV to apply.

Role Responsibility

You will report to the Production Manager and in partnership with the editorial team to deliver outstanding, distinctive, multi-platform content. The production co-ordinator will provide logistical and co-ordinator support to their production teams, potentially working across a number of programmes, at any one time, ensuring delivery on schedule within budget within operational and financial constraints

Are you the right candidate?

  • Demonstrable Production Co-ordinator experience within a production team. 
  • Confident negotiator
  • Extensive experience of setting up foreign filming.
  • Delivered a range of productions on time and on budget
  • Good working knowledge of end-to-end multi-platform productions with an understanding of the technology used.
  • Confident managing budgets and cost reporting.
  • Copyright and archive experience.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Bristol

Due to the Covid19 outbreak and restrictions around social distancing this role would entail working from home until the office re-opens. Please do not apply if you are unable to work in Bristol once the restrictions are lifted.

Joining our PC pool will enable you to be offered work as and when opportunities arise. Appointment to the pool will not entitle candidates to permanent contracts in the BBC, those will have to be applied for in the normal way, and neither does it guarantee work.

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 https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

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 https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/

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