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Resources Organiser, BBC Scotland News

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Job Introduction

This is an exciting time for BBC Scotland with the launch of a new Channel and new nightly news programme. If you are resourceful, can use your own initiative and possess great organisational skills this could be the role for you.

We are currently recruiting a Resources Organiser based in the newsroom at Pacific Quay in Glasgow. They will provide daily operational support for all News and Current Affairs output across the full range of TV, Radio and Online taking on responsibility for the daily deployment of people and technical resources.


Role Responsibility

The Resources Organiser will assist the News Organiser and programme teams by supporting the deployment of resources across Scotland for on-the-day planned and breaking news stories.  You will be responsible for ensuring the swift and smooth dispatch of crews and equipment from the office into the field; tracking their progress; and liaising between crews, the News Organiser and/or programme teams.

As the Resources Organiser you’ll be working on our busy newsgathering desk at the heart of the news operation, helping to deliver coverage and resources to BBC Scotland’s TV, radio and online News and Current Affairs platforms all over the country. You’ll work closely with the editorial and output teams and help shape the news agenda of the day.

Are you the right candidate?

Successful applicants will have a keen interest in News and Current Affairs as well as proven experience in scheduling or deploying resources. This is a front-line position in the newsroom and would suit a candidate looking to progress within the department. A knowledge of the various conditions of service in the BBC, and the implications of the Terms & Conditions changes would be an advantage, as well as an understanding of what is required to effectively operate in a fast paced live news and sport environment. 

Package Description

Job Title: Resources Organiser (This will be Resources Scheduler on the Career Path Framework)

Band: B 
Contract type: Continuing/Permanent
Location: Glasgow, Pacific Quay

For additional information on this post, please contact Kevin Jackson, . For recruitment queries, please contact Caieta Valenti,

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.

About the BBC

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, sexuality, social 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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