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Production Management Assistant - Mrs Brown's Boys

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

Job Introduction

BBC Studios is the main TV production arm of the BBC.  It is a major supplier of high quality public service content and the source of many of the BBC’s most creative and inspiring programmes. BBC Studios recently launched as a new division of the Public Service.  Subject to approval, next year it will take a second step to become a more competitive wholly-owned subsidiary of the BBC. The ambition of BBC Studios is to be the most creative production company in the world.

We are looking for experienced Production Management Assistant/Team Assistant to work across two projects.  The multi-award-winning comedy sensation Mrs Brown's Boys returns with two brand new and very naughty Specials for Christmas 2017. Agnes and co. are back, and they're bringing the Christmas spirit in a way that only they can to the fans who voted it The Radio Times' best sitcom of the 21st century. It's going to be a festive Mrs Brown treat with all the trimmings - Christmas tree and all.

And 5 x 30min eps of a new series The Course, based on  a play written by Brendan O’Carroll about a  group of no-hopers who have signed up for a Positive Mental Attitude Course.

[This will be a combination of Location Filming in and around Glasgow and Studio Recordings in Studio ‘A’ BBC Glasgow]
solutions as well as simultaneously managing a range of projects with conflicting demands and tight deadlines. 

Role Responsibility

To work with the Production Management team to set up filming.  You will have proven experience of providing logistical and administration support to the team, ensuring delivery on time and within budget.

You’ll be able to anticipate potential production issues and find creative solutions as well as simultaneously managing a range of projects with conflicting demands and tight deadlines. 

You will work to the Production Manager and Production Co-ordinator and provide day-to-day support to your production, cast and editorial team.

The Ideal Candidate

Provides administrative support for the production during the planning process and during filming

Experience of working in a pressurised and challenging environment.

Assists the Production Co-ordinator (or equivalent) in the preparation and subsequent communication of production information.

Demonstrates strong organisational and planning skills and manages conflicting demands to meet deadlines.  Meticulous attention to detail.

Able to find information and resources as required.

Effective team worker - able to manage relationships effectively and work collaboratively within a diverse team.

Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Understands the importance of BBC values, policies, procedures and guidelines, including Editorial and Health & Safety guidelines.

Demonstrates interest in the department, BBC and the wider industry.

Responsible for delivering value for money in the role through effective and efficient management of time and resources.

Proactively looks for ways of improving efficiency within production.

Essential business and finance skills - able monitor specific production spend  Familiar with BBC finance tools including My Business, SAP, BPC Strategy and continuous improvement

Package Description

Role:   Production Management Assistant, Mrs Brown's Boys

Grade:   3D

Base:    Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Contract duration:   Attachment/Fixed-term:

Contract: July - November 2017

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. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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