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Production Coordinator - TV & Content

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

Job Introduction

The Production Co-ordinator will act as the focal point for BBC repeats working closely with BBC channel schedulers. For occasional archive reversioning commissions you will, co-ordinate various production functions including providing support to the Unit Manager/Junior Production Manager & Producer in securing and managing the arrangements for all the resources needed for the production.

Role Responsibility

Your primary responsibility is managing the logistics and delivery of repeat programming.  On occasion we are commissioned to create new archive content.  For this you will deliver first-class production management that will enable our team to create fabulous content seamlessly.  You’ll use your expertise and initiative to create and maintain accurate, thorough and professional business management processes and procedures.

You will ensure that productions and output are delivered to budget, whilst maximising value for money, managing all related risks and issues, and ensuring that all content and production is accurately measured and reported in a timely fashion.

You’ll drive innovation, change and ensure continuous improvements are implemented throughout the production process.

Are you the right candidate?

To be successful in this role it’s important in your application you demonstrate your strong production management experience, first-class knowledge of production management systems & processes and the ability to develop new ones where necessary. 

You must have an excellent knowledge and understanding of rights clearance, reporting and post-production paperwork. An understanding of Indie Licences, packages, pre terms of trade and Talent agreements is desirable.  You will have an understanding of programme scheduling.  You will be financially savvy with an understanding of how production finances work. 

You will have the ability to remain calm, organised and focused while under pressure and have excellent problem solving skills.   It goes without saying that you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others towards your new processes in place.  You must be familiar across the Microsoft Office Suite, with demonstrable competence in Outlook, Word and Excel.

It would be desirable if you had previous working experience of ACON, Silvermouse, Fabric, OnAir, My Business and SAP or something similar.

Please refer to the the appendix section in the job description for further job specific details.

Package Description

Grade 5 / Proposed Band B

12 months FTC/attachment cover based in London W12

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. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

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


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