The BBC Television Division is responsible for commissioning, producing, scheduling and broadcasting the content of all the BBCs Television channels. We are currently looking for an outstanding PA within our Factual Commissioning team. You will be playing a pivotal role within the business, assisting our teams to deliver outstanding content that strives to enrich peoples lives with programmes and services that fulfil the BBCs original remit to inform, educate and entertain.
Supporting multiple stakeholders, you will provide professional and well organised administrative, secretarial and PA support at a senior level in BBC Television. Youll act as the first point of contact for senior managers, creating a positive impression for both internal and external contacts.
Youll effectively manage complex diaries, assisting managers in making each day as effective as possible and youll ensure that they are in the right place at the right time with the right information. Youll also be required to contribute to ad hoc projects as necessary and to proactively assist managers in meeting their business objectives.
You will act as a key champion of change in the division, demonstrating a proactive approach including exploring how new technology and ways of working can contribute to team and divisional objectives. Youll be a key part of a cohesive and supportive team of PAs and Team Assistants in Television, working collaboratively to ensure that the needs of the business are supported.
The Ideal Candidate
Were looking for someone with substantial secretarial and administrative experience at a senior level with demonstrable experience of effectively managing complex, consistently changing diaries for multiple stakeholders. This experience will have been gained in a television productionor similar media-related organisation.
Youll need to be able to handle confidential information with tact and diplomacy as well as being a quick learner of office systems and procedures. Youll relish being part of a collaborative team and have excellent communication and influencing skills, unafraid to approach people at all levels of seniority. Youll need to be highly driven, extremely pro-active and organised and be confident when juggling multiple tasks and conflicting priorities. Just as important will be your passion for the BBC and your excitement at being part of a team thats creating some of the most diverse and admired programming in the world.
Please note interviews will be taking place week commencing 22nd January 2018.
Grade 4 / Proposed Band B
6 months ftc/attachment cover
About the Company
We dont 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 youve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. Youll 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 currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC.
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.