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Production Coordinator, Red Button and Live Streaming

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

Job Introduction

BBC Sport (Live Events Platform/Red Button) is the broadcasting home of every significant sporting tournament across the year: from the Olympics and Paralympics to the World Cup; 144 live Premier League football commentaries each season; on demand clips of every FA Cup goal and key England cricket moments; live free-to-air commentaries of every tennis and golf major plus International cricket; and live streams of Olympic sports, snooker, multiple Wimbledon courts to name a few - we have it covered.

BBC Sport’s strategy is to grow its digital services which will allow audiences to consume live long form content across a range of platforms.  Developing the way we deliver short form video across digital and social media we are looking to engage with a younger audience – delivering the content when and where they want it. 

We are looking to recruit a Production Coordinator to join the Live Events Platform/Red Button team and help deliver more live and on demand sport to the audience into the 2020’s. 

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.

Role Responsibility

The successful candidates will provide logistical and coordination support to the production team on one or more productions, ensuring delivery on time and within budget.

Reporting to a Production Manager, you'll work in partnership with editorial colleagues to deliver the outstanding, distinctive, multi-platform content that BBC Sport is renowned for, by providing creative ways to realise editorial ambitions within operational and financial constraints.

Are you the right candidate?

For the ideal candidate, an interest and understanding of the variety of content produced across Digital Sport would be beneficial.

You will have demonstrable working knowledge of end-to-end production processes and experience of delivering a range of Productions often with complex logistical requirements.

Whilst this is your primary role, you may also be asked to work across different programmes, outputs or platforms.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: FTC/Attachment Until 06/10/2020
Location: MediaCity, Salford

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic 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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