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Production Management Assistant - TV & Media Operations

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

Job Introduction

Reporting to Production Managers, the Production Management Assistant is a key point of contact, providing administrative support to the department in order to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the productions. You need BBC system knowledge, excellent organisational skills, drive, enthusiasm and the ability to slot into an established team.

Role Responsibility

As a Production Management Assistant, you’ll work in partnership with editorial colleagues to deliver outstanding, distinctive, multi-platform content by supporting the ways to realise editorial ambitions within operational and financial constraints. Providing direct administrative support across the department, you also provide specialist support using production management skills, knowledge and experience. Contributing to a professional pan-BBC production management community, you’ll support the drive for continuous improvement throughout production and contribute to and support a creative and collaborative culture.

The Ideal Candidate

You must have experience of working as a Production Management Assistant or in an administrative role based with a television/media production environment.


You will be able to demonstrate strong organisational and planning skills and manage conflicting demands to meet deadlines. You will work well within teams, be a good communicator, hold good attention to detail when working in a fast paced environment, have experience of BBC systems and have a real can do attitude.


It would be desirable if you had an understanding of OFCOM, providing basic financial and scheduling administrative support.

Package Description

Grade 3 / Proposed Band B

London based

6 month FTC/ attachment

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.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

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