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Production Co-ordinators, BBC Education

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

Job Introduction

BBC Education is central to fulfilling the BBC's mission to inform, educate and entertain; our aim is to transform lives through education by:

  • Providing every child in the UK with a personalised learning experience through BBC Bitesize
  • Supporting & inspiring classroom learning with world-class, curriculum linked programming through BBC Teach
  • Addressing societal and educational deficits within the UK through campaigns such as BBC micro:bit and Super Movers a partnership between the BBC and the Premier League

We are looking for two experienced Production Coordinators to join the BBC Education Campaigns team. 

Role Responsibility

We are looking for two Production Coordinators, each to work on one of our high-profile educational campaigns. You will play a key role in the coordination and planning of any in-house filming, as well as assisting with live events/ activities, ensuring all consents are obtained, creating callsheets, and coordinating logistics and travel. 

You will also be involved in the co-ordination of commissioned content; assisting the production manager with briefs and contracts and overseeing deliveries, ensuring all content and paperwork is completed to deadline via Silvermouse. Some of this work may also require complex clearances and close working with Business Affairs.

You will additionally work alongside the online team, managing the digital team’s spend and working with the team to ensure they have obtained all the necessary consents and clearances.

You will also of course work closely with the Production Manager, assisting with cost reporting and budget reconciliation, as well as managing some sections of the budget, processing invoices, generating purchase orders and managing expenses.

Finally, you will also act as a key point of contact and problem solver for the production team.

Are you the right candidate?

You will have previously worked in a fast-paced production environment, and have experience of delivering a range of/elements of productions on time and on budget and coordinating deliverables for production.

You will have a good working knowledge of end-to-end multi-platform production with an understanding of the technology used on productions.

You will be adaptable in working to deadlines while producing work to a high standard, have excellent communication skills, and an ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.

You will have a first-class knowledge of production management systems and processes and the ability to develop new ones where necessary.

You will have the ability to remain calm, organised and focused under pressure and have excellent influencing, persuading and problem solving skills.

You should also naturally have an interest in BBC Education’s output and our educational campaigns. 

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: 1 x fixed-term contract / attachment to end of Feb 2020
Location: MediaCityUK, 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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