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Production coordinator - Mrs Brown's Boys and The Course

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 an experienced Co-ord 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]


Role Responsibility

To work with the Production Manager and other PC to set up filming.  You will have proven experience of providing logistical and co-ordination 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 provide day-to-day support to your production, cast and editorial team. For this role, you will need to have previous experience of working as a Production Co-ordinator

The Ideal Candidate

Demonstrable experience of co-ordinating within a production team

To professionally co-ordinate production(s) using specialist production management skills, knowledge and experience

Experience of delivering a range of/parts of productions on time and on budget.

Good working knowledge of end-to-end multi-platform production with a level of technical awareness.

Experience  working in studio and on location.

 Excellent organisational and planning skills - able to schedule and prioritise people and activities to meet operational deadlines.

Knows how to identify and source suitable resources and negotiate deals within given parameters.

Essential business and finance skills - able to  monitor specific production resource plans and budgets.

Package Description

Role:   Production Coordinator, Mrs Brown's Boys and new series The Course

Grade:   5D

Base:    Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Contract duration:   Attachment/Fixed-term: 

Contract dates:  July 2017 - 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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