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Presenter - BBC Berkshire Introducing

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

Job Introduction

Could YOU be the new voice of BBC Introducing in Berkshire?

We’re looking for a new presenter to take over BBC Music Introducing in Berkshire, a weekly show dedicated to supporting unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music in our county. 

You’ll need to have a passion for new music in Berkshire and love radio.  You’ll be the one to take emerging artists to new heights, through weekly plays on your radio show, by showcasing their talents at local gigs and by putting them forward to play BBC Music Introducing’s national and international stages at festival such as Glastonbury, SXSW in Texas, Reading and more.

You’ll also be responsible for setting up the programme each week, so good planning and organisational skills are also essential for the role. It’s a small team and you’ll need to be a great team player.  

BBC Music Introducing is a force that lives and breathes new music from all our diverse communities, and has helped shape the rise of artists such as Deyah, Sundara Karma & The Amazons. You will be the link between underground artists and opportunities on local and national radio channels, and join the national search for the next wave of impeccable British talent.

The Ideal Candidate

If this sounds like the job for you, then please put an application in! We would like you to include a link to a short presentation demo, that showcases your presentation experience - not more than 5 minutes – plus any other relevant links.

For more information please contact Faye.harland@bbc.co.uk

Package Description

Contract: This is a 6 month contract, and you’d be expected to work 7 hours a week including presenting the two-hour show.  

Location: Reading

Please note that the application process will require you to upload a CV and complete the online questionnaire(s). There is no requirement to attach a covering letter or complete the additional careers hub fields (Personal Statement/Skills/Portfolio sections).

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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, sexuality, social 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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