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Research Librarian, South East Today

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

Job Introduction

BBC South East is home to the flagship early evening programme “South East Today”, and produces numerous bulletins, from early morning to late evening, across the entire week. It co-produces the lunchtime Sunday political programme, “Sunday Politics”. It is also the local home of the weekly series of “Inside Out”.  We cover a region stretching from Crawley in the west to Ramsgate in the east, from Dartford in the north and to Brighton in the south. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly capable TV librarian to support the BBC's regional news TV team at South East Today andalso those working to our other output.

Role Responsibility

Not only will you be part of a team helping to ensure daily and weekly television output is correctly selected and archived onto the server, and assisting the news team with requests for library material, often working to tight deadlines. You will also be responsible for cataloging local output onto the BBC’s database to agreed standards.

 

You'll provide a comprehensive and customer orientated multi-media research and archive service for BBC customers on site using online, external and multi-media resources and digital server technology and according to BBC Archive standards.  You will work closely with production teams to promote a culture of self-research using in-house electronic databases.  Liaison with colleagues across BBC Information & Archives is vital to ensure consistent selection and archiving of content.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have excellent cataloguing skills, preferably some experience of working in a media library, or an information/library management qualification. As part of a small and busy team, communication and team-working will come naturally and you will display fine customer service skills. You will need to be flexible and able to prioritise quickly and be proactive in resolving issues to ensure all customer needs are met within tight deadlines.

Please note that interviews are due to be held on Wednesday 19th March 2014.

For further information about the role please contact Ashley Munson, Assistant Editor on 01892 670000.

Package Description

Job Title: Research Librarian, South East Today

Contact: 1 x permanent position, full time,

Hours: 4 x 10 hour days

Locaiton: Tunbridge Wells

Grade: 5D

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