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Production Co-ordinator The One Show

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

Job Introduction

Unrivalled production, Unmissable programmes.

BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, we span content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. We make over 2,500 hours of content a year and our award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms.

The One Show is BBC One’s flagship early peak magazine programme that specialises in delivering high quality, high-impact journalism, reaching 3.5 million people every weeknight. 

The One Show is part of BBC Studios Factual Topical & Live unit and is our daily Live magazine programme on BBC1 featuring topical stories and big studio guests.

We’re looking for an experienced Production Coordinator with a solid skillset to join a dynamic team who will deliver over 170 films to the One Show in the coming year. The busy Topical team produce a new VT every day of the week, with crews travelling to all points of the UK on a daily basis to hunt down the latest stories and film them for the One Show.

Role Responsibility

The PC will provide essential logistical and budgetary support to the Topical production team, co-ordinating production activities to ensure delivery is on time and within budget.

As a day-to-day focal point for the team, you’ll work closely with editorial staff setting up shoots and managing arrangements for the resources needed. Supporting the Production Manager, you’ll be clearing copyright quickly, sourcing resources and locations, retrieving quotes from suppliers, and negotiating deals. You’ll be working to tight deadlines, sometimes under pressure, while always producing work to a high standard

Are you the right candidate?

You’ll already have experience of working as a PC across a variety of content and will have a genuine interest in The One Show and BBC Studios Factual output.  You’ll be an adaptable individual who is highly organised and can work well under pressure.  You’ll need to have excellent problem solving skills, be a good communicator, have experience of working with budgets, hold good attention to detail when working in a fast-paced environment, and have a real ‘can-do’ attitude.  Experience of working in a self-shooting environment, setting up location shoots, creating workflows, and adapting to new technology is desirable.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Fixed-term, Full-time
Location: New Broadcasting House, London, W1A

Expected start date: October

Interviews to be held the week of 16th September.

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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