Production Management Assistant Talent Pool, One Show

Job Introduction

The One Show is BBC One’s flagship early peak magazine programme that specialises in delivering high quality, high-impact journalism, reaching 3.5 million people every weeknight. It is part of BBC Studios Factual Entertainment and Events and is our daily Live magazine programme on BBC1 featuring topical stories and big studio guests.

The PMA is a key point of contact and provides administrative support to the production team(s) in order to ensure the smooth and efficient running of productions.

This role would require being able to travel into the office as well as remote working.

Role Responsibility

You’ll work with your editorial colleagues to deliver outstanding, distinctive content by supporting in the delivery of editorial ambitions within operational and financial constraints. Contributing to a professional pan-BBC production management community, you’ll support the drive for continuous improvements of workflows and contribute to and support a creative and collaborative culture.

The Ideal Candidate

  • You will have worked as a Production Management Assistant or in a directly comparable administrative role within TV broadcast and will have an interest in BBC Studios Topical & Live content.
  • Minimum experience of two recent television broadcast credits is essential.
  • You will have experience of providing administrative support in a busy production environment along with the ability to work in pressurised and challenging situations.
  • You’ll be able to manage relationships effectively whilst working with a variety of people, including VIPS and work collaboratively within a diverse team.
  • You will demonstrate strong organisational skills, and will be able to manage conflicting demands to meet deadlines.
  • You will be a good communicator, hold good attention to detail when working at pace, have experience of BBC systems, and a real can-do attitude

Package Description

Band: B
Contract type: Fixed Term 
Location: London 

Working pattern will be hybrid – 2/3 days per week in the office as required.

We are really proud to share that we are a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer and so if you require any reasonable adjustments in order to apply please do contact us on with ref: [BBC/TP/1912794/56292] in the subject.

  • Flexible / agile working -  opportunities across the business. We’re happy to discuss a formal flexible working pattern. 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

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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