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Social Media Broadcast Journalist, BBC Indonesia

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

Job Introduction

The BBC Indonesian Service is one of the most successful online services in Global News Languages. It has a multiplatform website, interactive, video and audio content. The service’s output aims to serve Indonesian-speaking audience in Indonesia, Southeast Asia and the world. As part of an historic and exciting expansion, BBC Indonesia is increasing its team in Jakarta and enhancing its output.

BBC Indonesia is a leader in social media innovation and has a dynamic social media presence. We have a dedicated Social Newsgathering team that is responsible for doing original journalism through social media and exploring new ways of storytelling digitally.  This has led to an exciting opportunity for a senior Social Media journalist to join the BBC Indonesia team based in Jakarta. 

Role Responsibility

As a Social Media Broadcast Journalist, you will work within our newsgathering operation by curating, generating and editing social media content on and all platforms, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and others, as relevant to Indonesia. You will produce impactful original content on a daily basis for online and social media which will help to maximize BBC’s reach and impact in Indonesia language.  In addition, you will collaborate with BBC News online to lead on key international and regional stories for social media platforms in Indonesian.

Are you the right candidate?

The successful candidate will be fluent in Indonesian (written and spoken), with an excellent command of English. You will have experience in video and/or TV production, editing and storytelling, including work on Social Media. An understanding of global and regional news in the target area is essential.  You will have a flair for creative writing and will be able to bring new and interesting angles to stories for BBC Indonesia.

Package Description

Local salary, contract and conditions of service

Location –Jakarta

Contract – 2 year fixed term contract

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. 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 currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 


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