Production Management Assistant
BBC Scotland Music, Entertainment and events are looking for a Production Management Assistant to work on our new six part factual entertainment commission Des Doesn’t Do.
You will work in partnership with the Production Management team and editorial colleagues to deliver outstanding, distinctive, multi-platform content by championing editorial ambitions within operational and financial constraints. You will also provide help using production management skills, knowledge and experience and contribute to a professional production management community. The role will involve juggling priorities between different teams; assisting with planning logistics; booking travel and accommodation for presenter, the production team and crews. As well as wrangling kit and camera cards, dealing with rushes and a variety of ad hoc tasks when needed.
You will encourage the drive for continuous improvement throughout production and contribute to a creative culture.
Are you the right candidate?
Strong organisational skills and communication skills are crucial with an ability to use own initiative with confidence, using judgement to escalate where necessary. Knowledge of BBC systems is an advantage, but also the flexibility to learn quickly.
Contract type: 3 months FTC/Attachment
- 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 holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
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