Production Liaison Coordinator - BBC Studioworks

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Job Introduction

Would you like to be part of a team that brings to life some of the UK's most loved shows?

  • Do you want to be part of a business and industry that’s growing?
  • Do you want to work and learn from some of the most talented people in the industry?
  • Do you want to work for a business committed to supporting you and your career development?
  • Do you want to be part of a business where environmental sustainability is a focus point?

If you’re saying yes, you’re in the right place.

At BBC Studioworks we offer our clients world-class studios and post production spaces, equip them with the right technology and engage the most dedicated and talented people in the industry to help them bring their ideas to life.

We work with ITV, SKY, BBC, Channel 4 and many others. We have sites at Elstree and Television Centre in White City and we’re looking to grow.

We want someone who has an appetite to learn, is interested in how things can be done differently and wants to contribute beyond their role to help us grow our business and the industry.


Role Responsibility

Reporting to the Production Support Manager, the Production Liaison Coordinator will be the face of BBC Studioworks , responding to the changing demands of productions and ensuring they receive an exemplary customer experience of their non studio requirements which will include the organisation of ancillary rooms, parking, storage and specialist IT.

The role requires flexibility to work at weekends and hours specific to shows.

You’ll provide support to the Production Support Manager and Operational team including Resource Managers in delivering shows and maintaining smooth running of sites and provide a flexible dedicated and ongoing service to clients ensuring all their needs are met.

Your duties will include attending site visits of ancillary areas, stages and studios during the planning and delivery stages of a production and then coordinating day to day production requirements such as access to site, parking, allocation of rooms, cleaning and IT support. You will be responsible for the turnaround of ancillary areas for productions, facilitating their set up based on client specifications and coordinate client specific pop up areas and catering facilities, then assisting with the post show reconfiguration of areas. In addition you’ll recruit, manage and co- supervise the training, development and management of day-to-day activities for Runners.

The Ideal Candidate

You should be customer focused with proven experience of operating effectively in a customer driven environment and have excellent communication skills to deal confidently and tactfully with people at all levels.

You should have proven experience of scheduling, liaising with suppliers and negotiating costs and the ability to ensure appropriate resources are allocated efficiently and cost effectively. An appreciation of the programme making process is essential.


Package Description

Band: B
Contract type: 2 x 12 Month Fixed term Contract/Attachment
Location: Elstree/Borehamwood and Television Centre, W12

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.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

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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