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Producer (Key Stage 3 Games), Bitesize, BBC Education

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

Job Introduction

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.

Role Responsibility

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.

Package Description

Band: D
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.

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.

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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