Production Management Assistant - BBC Live Music and Events

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Job Introduction

We are looking for 2 Production Management Assistants to join the Live Music & Events team within Radio which delivers all live music and event activity across Radios 1, 2, 6 Music, 1Xtra and Asian Network, working closely with colleagues in BBC Introducing, and BBC Music.

The Event Production Management Assistants are responsible for supporting the Project managers  delivery of all flagship events delivering comprehensive administrative support on the delivery of the popular music stations.

BBC Radio is the home of eight of the BBC's national radio stations, six Performing Groups and the BBC Proms as well as classical and pop music production across radio, television and online.

Role Responsibility

As the Production Management Assistant you will be working in a Radio broadcast or event production environment including Live Music, from a variety of environments including concerts, festivals and studio sessions for use on multiple platforms.

You will need to demonstrate a passion and interest for Live Music, from a variety of environments including concerts, festivals and studio sessions for use on multiple platforms

You will be planning, coordinating and organising complex events and activities and collaborating with others to share ideas and knowledge creative ideas, and grow those ambitions to deliver great broadcast content across multiple platforms.

It will be your responsibility to work with a keen attention to detail with large volumes of data while managing competing demands, working within financial constraints and to ensure its delivered on time. Working with a sustainable agenda with a knowledge and understanding of the challenges and avenues to explore sustainable event production.

You will be working to ensure editorial and legal compliance (for example data protection requirements) at all appropriate stages of the live music production and post-production process including the clearance of rights and permissions.

Radio’s Health and Safety policy and guidelines and carrying out risk assessments with a keen eye for detail to ensure H&S remains at the highest possible standard, this includes in the delivery of Covid19 safe productions.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge and expertise in BBC Radio and music industry
  • Knowledge and passion for Music and Radio audiences
  • In depth knowledge and experience supporting events whilst delivering against strategic ambitions
  • Passion for business support
  • Proven attention to detail while managing competing demands.
  • Proven ability to manage the deliver within tight deadlines with passion and energy.
  • BBC awareness of Editorial; Business; Fair Trading; Operational; Administrative Health and Safety requirements
  • In depth knowledge and experience with recorded and live music industry, particularly in new music across genres 

Package Description

Band: B
Contract type: 6 Month FTC x 2
Location: London W1A

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

Mae’r sefyllfa gyda’r coronafeirws yn datblygu’n gyflym, ac mae’r BBC yn awyddus i barhau i sicrhau diogelwch a lles pobl ar draws y BBC, gan barhau i warchod ein gwasanaethau hefyd. I leihau’r risg, dim ond y bobl sy’n hanfodol i’n hallbwn darlledu fydd yn cael mynediad i adeiladau’r BBC. O ddydd Mercher 18fed Mawrth ymlaen, bydd pob asesiad a chyfweliad yn cael ei gynnal o bell, nes rhoddir gwybod yn wahanol. I gael mwy o wybodaeth, ewch i

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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