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Senior Broadcast Journalist (Social Media), BBC Ukrainian service

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

Job Introduction

BBC World Service Group is an international multimedia broadcaster, delivering a wide range of language and regional services on radio, TV, online with a big focus on mobile.

BBC Ukraine output aims to make international news relevant to Ukrainian-speaking audiences and bring international perspectives to developments in Ukraine and FSU.

The BBC Ukraine Kiev bureau is looking for a Senior Broadcast Journalist (Social Media) to join the team on a continuous contract.

Role Responsibility

As a Senior Broadcast Journalist (Social Media), you will generate ideas to create bespoke content for social media in different formats and oversee its production.

You will be responsible in leading a social media team and Services editors in their work on promoting content on social. This content will be published both on social networks and on

You will also be responsible for communicating, discussing and sharing content with other language Services across BBC Europe Hub and BBC World Service.

You will also oversee the digital video production for social media and edit the content in order to maximise its performance on social.

You will oversee latest news trends and technology developments on social media, transform and optimise them and for BBC Ukraine audiences needs on social.

You will master statistic tools and foster growth of BBC Ukraine social media communities and social referrals.

The Ideal Candidate

You must be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the Ukrainian social media ecosystem and a flair for creating and editing bespoke content. Your experience must include editing and creating effective content, formats and campaigns for social media.

You must have a vision of how to develop BBC Ukraine social media communities within the wider BBC Editorial Guidelines and existing production tools.

You should constantly search for innovation in editorial and technological approaches in social media content production.

It is crucial that you have a good command of English and experience in a media organisation in a job with a focus on social media and the ability to demonstrate an excellent understanding of Ukrainian news and current affairs.

Package Description

Grade: Local terms and conditions apply

Contract: Continuing

Location: Kiev, Ukraine

About the Company

We do not 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 have read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You will 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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