Producer (Key Stage 3 Games), Bitesize, BBC Education
BBC Learning exists to transform lives through education. That clear vision drives everything we do as we lead the overall education strategy for the BBC.
Our aims are to:
- provide every child in the UK with a personalised learning experience through BBC Bitesize
- support & inspire classroom learning with world-class, curriculum linked programming through BBC Teach and Live Lessons – which is redefining schools television for the digital age;
- address societal and educational deficits within the UK through campaigns such as BBC micro:bit and BBC Terrific Scientific
Bitesize is BBC Learning’s formal learning website, which helps over 3 million students a week progress their education.
Producers on the Bitesize team play a pivotal role in leading digital content projects on schedule and to budget, managing internal production teams and indie commissions – to deliver exceptional media-rich and interactive content for the target audience.
In this Key Stage 3 games role, you will lead a team to develop and deliver a new suite of content for 11-14 year-old learners of French, German and Spanish, notably an interactive game which will be used to support practice across all three languages.
Are you the right candidate?
You will definitely have experience of delivering interactive games, ideally with learning outcomes. You will be someone who relishes a creative challenge: developing and rapidly iterating on an editorial proposition based on sound audience insights. You’ll also be committed to creating a collaborative team culture, in which skills and ideas sharing can flourish to produce the best outcome for the audience.
Contract type: Fixed-term contract / attachment to end of September 2019
Location: MediaCityUK, Salford
Interviews for this role will take place on 12th/13th June 2019 and due to the urgency of the cover, we will be seeking an immediate or near to immediate start after this date. We therefore ask that applicants are available to start from 17th June or as near as possible to this date.
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 holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
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