An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Publicist to manage publicity campaigns for BBC Factual television content, including science, natural history, documentaries, religion, history and popular factual.
The successful applicant will lead and take full responsibility for communications campaigns, creating and implementing comprehensive programme and service communications strategies.
They will find innovative ways of increasing favourable media coverage and raising the profile of their areas of responsibility as well as anticipating and managing issues with potentially negative impact and handling reactive issues as required
Are you the right candidate?
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record and experience of working in communications along with a good understanding and experience of TV publicity. A demonstrable interest in Factual programming and all its genres will be important in order to undertake this role.
They'll have the ability to write crisp, clear and lively copy, to tight deadlines. and will have proven creativity in campaigns, showing evidence of trying out new ideas and approaches to reach audiences.
Contract type: 6 month FTC, Part time- 21 hours
Location: New Broadcasting House, London
We’re happy to discuss flexible working. 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 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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