Series Producer, The One Show (Factual Entertainment Productions) - BBC Studios

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Job Introduction

Working with the Executive Producer of BBC Studios Factual Entertainment, you’ll be responsible for the One Big Thank You films for The One Show, a popular surprise strand which our team in Cardiff and Belfast deliver on a weekly basis.

Role Responsibility

You will drive the scripting and edit process as well as coming up with creative treatments for the films and be responsible for the celebrity casting involved in the strand.  You’ll help oversee the forward planning and development for the films with a small team, including tasking researchers, directors and editors, with filming happening all over the UK. 

The Ideal Candidate

You will have experience working in short-form filmmaking and across multiple genres.

You will be used to bringing a creative approach to programme-making, with strong evidence of using treatments to create engaging content.

With experience as a Series Producer or Series Editor, you will have a proven track record of managing teams from ideas generation through to overseeing and delivering final edits.

You’ll have evidence of sound editorial judgement and the ability to lead a team and inspire creativity through others, and demonstrable experience of organising and keeping on top of changing schedules in a fast-moving environment with sometimes sensitive stories.

You’ll be thoroughly familiar with editorial policy issues and have experience with secret filming and legal situations.  You will have the authority to build positive collaborative relationships with suppliers and stakeholders, including filmmakers and producers, whilst talking them through often complex issues.

You’ll combine a deep understanding of our output and BBC Studios editorial values with the creative skill and ideas to produce first class content and engage our diverse audience in new and exciting ways.


Package Description

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Welsh language skills are not necessary  /  Nid yw sgiliau yn yr iaith Gymraeg yn angenrheidiol

Applications may be submitted in Welsh, and an application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.  /   Mae modd cyflwyno ceisiadau yn Gymraeg, ac ni fydd cais a gyflwynir yn Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na chais a gyflwynir yn Saesneg.

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 25 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March 2020 until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to

Band: E
Contract type: Attachment/FTC 8 months – possible extension to 12 months
Location: Cardiff or Belfast (Remote Working requests will also be considered)


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 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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