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Senior Producer, Get Inspired, BBC Sport

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

Job Introduction

From the World Cup to the Olympics, whether it’s Premier League football, 6 Nations Rugby, International Cricket or the top Tennis tournaments BBC Sport is at the heart of the world’s major sporting events. Our Sports News, Radio Sport and Interactive teams help make sure that every day, throughout the year our audiences are served with all the stories surrounding every sport as well as providing world class coverage of the events themselves.

Get Inspired is the BBC Sport's flagship participation initiative.Providing a platform for behaviour, change content and third party participation activities.Working in partnership with the Sport and Exercise industries and their governing bodies.

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants. Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

Role Responsibility

The Senior Producer will have the responsibility for the planning, execution and delivery of the component parts for the BBC Sport ‘Get Inspired’ initiative. They will play a leading role in helping to deliver the primary objective- to encourage sports participation across the UK through partnerships.

While this is their primary role, they may also be asked to work across different programmes, outputs or platforms.

The Ideal Candidate

Must be an excellent strategic thinker with a leadership style that inspires staff participation in decision making. Strong experience in a management role, operating in a complex environment is a requirement, as is a sound business and finance understanding. This should be coupled with valid experience of working in a production environment which specialises in high pressure content creation.

Our Senior Producer should be highly experienced in working creatively and collaboratively with senior editorial figures; demonstrating the ability to influence and persuade colleagues. A proven ability to strategically plan and successfully present information concisely will ensure the Get Inspired team deliver a distinctive, creative, multi-platform participation campaign providing clear project vision. A keen knowledge of the participation sports environment as well as an interest in the UK sport scene would complement this role. If you think you have the skills, experience and ambition to work for the one of the most popular departments then apply now.

Package Description

Base MediaCity, Salford

Grade 9D

Contract – 1 x Continuing Contract

About the Company

We don't focus simply on what we do - we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You'll 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.

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk. 

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