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Production Coordinator, BBC Africa

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

Job Introduction

BBC Africa reaches a weekly audience of more than 90 million across Radio, TV, Digital and Social Media making it the largest international broadcaster in Africa. The World 2020 programme aims to increase the impact and reach of BBC World Service through new TV and digital content for African in the following genres – Investigations, Business, Children’s News, Sport, Technology, Satire and Women’s Affairs.

We are now looking for two talented Production coordinators to join the team in Nairobi.

Role Responsibility

Reporting to the Production Managers in London, as Production coordinator you provide logistical and coordination support to the production team on a portfolio of content.

You will oversee the production cycle through to delivery; some of your duties will include scheduling, processing film permits and visas, booking studios and crews and monitoring expenditure.

Are you the right candidate?

The successful candidate must have demonstrable experience of a coordinating role within a production team.  Good working knowledge of end to end multi-platform production with a level of technical awareness is a must, as is the ability to use and advise on production systems.

Finally, you will demonstrate strong organisational and planning skills and the ability to manage conflicting demands to meet deadlines.

Candidates will need to have the right to work in Kenya.

For further information please read the full job description.

Package Description

Two roles based in Nairobi, Kenya

Continuing (permanent) contract

Local terms and conditions apply

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Kenya.

About the BBC

Reinventing the BBC for the next Generation

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.  And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.  

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here.


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