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Production Executive - Belfast

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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.

Unscripted Productions bases are in Bristol, Cardiff, Belfast and London.  It’s home to many of the BBC’s most popular brands such as Countryfile, Gardeners’ World, Crimewatch Roadshow, Wanted Down Under, Bargain Hunt and Fake or Fortune, as well as food series featuring much-loved presenters like The Hairy Bikers and Nigella.

We are looking for a Production Executive to join our team based in Belfast.

Role Responsibility

The Production Executive is responsible for providing strategic production management for a portfolio of content from idea to distribution.  They will lead and develop a team of production management staff, driving change and continuous improvement, and taking on base responsibilities for BBC Studios in Northern Ireland.

Some of the key skills required include:

Considerable knowledge of the industry, our competitors and demonstrates passion for the role.

Demonstrable experience of leading, developing and motivating teams across a range of output or genres

Experience of leading and driving significant change in a complex environment and of implementing strategy and contributing to its development

Significant knowledge of end-to-end multi-platform production with a level of technical understanding to ensure the most efficient production of content.

Thorough knowledge of commissioning and local green light procedures in order to drive the processes, ensuring resources and editorial aspirations are aligned.

Experience of managing co-productions and/or complex rights and funding models

Please refer to the full job description for this role. 


Are you the right candidate?

Applicants must have extensive experience of working at Production Manager level.

Package Description

Band: E
Contract type: Fixed term/attachment
Location: Belfast

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, sexuality, social 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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