Production Coordinator, Top Gear - BBC Studios

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Job Introduction

BBC Studios is the most awarded Production Company and the biggest independent producer in the UK. The Factual Entertainment and Events team produce a wide breadth of content including; Top Gear, Countryfile, The One Show, Dragon’s Den, Morning Live, D Day Celebrations, See Hear, Gardener’s World, Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby, DIY SOS, Points of View, Commonwealth Observance Days, Antiques Roadshow, Countryfile, the prestigious Royal Ceremonial Event coverage and much more.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Production Co-ordinator to work on our exciting series of Top Gear.

Role Responsibility

You will report to the Production Manager/ Line Producer and in partnership with the editorial team to deliver outstanding, distinctive, multi-platform content. You will be part of a production management team providing logistical support to ensure the smooth running of complex shoots. Potentially working across a number of programmes at any one time, the PC role is essential in ensuring delivery is on schedule, within budget & within operational and financial constraints.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrable Production Co-ordinator experience within a production team. 
  • Confident negotiator
  • Extensive experience of setting up foreign filming.
  • Delivered a range of productions on time and on budget
  • Experience of working with co-producers would be desirable.
  • Good working knowledge of end-to-end multi-platform productions with an understanding of the technology used.
  • Confident managing budgets and cost reporting.
  • Copyright and archive experience.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: Fixed Term
Location: Bristol

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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 (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.


About the Company

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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