Senior Development Talent Pool - BBC Studios

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Job Introduction

BBC Studios Entertainment & Music, home to some of the UK’s biggest and most loved entertainment and music shows including Strictly Come DancingWeakest Link and Eurovision is currently looking for exceptional candidates for our Senior Development Talent Pool.  Successful applicants will become part of the pool from which individuals will be recruited to join our busy, commercially minded London development team, which creates content for and pitches to a wide range of platforms from SVODs and social media to ALL UK broadcasters.

Ideal candidates will be Development Executive or Senior Development Producer level, and have the ideas and ambition to create the next generation of genre defining, returnable brands. You will thrive on coming up with new ideas and be able to lead on a project from initial concept through to completion, and deliver fully worked up professional treatments and supporting materials. You will be expected to run slates and pitch ideas to broadcasters, so existing commissioner relationships would be helpful. Proven experience of developing and/or producing reality shows would be a bonus. Experience working with on-screen talent would also be an advantage. Above all you must have a passion for TV and creating great content.

Package Description

Contract Type: Full Time Roles

Location: London / Hybrid Working

We are really proud to share that we are a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer and so if you require any reasonable adjustments in order to apply please do contact us on with ref: BBC/TP/1934518/60371in the subject.

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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 (1 of which is a corporation day) 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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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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