Studio Engineer, Studioworks

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

Job Introduction

Would you like to be part of a team that brings to life some of the UK’s most loved shows?

At BBC Studioworks we offer our clients world-class studios and post production spaces, equip them with the right technology and engage the most dedicated and talented people in the industry to help them bring their ideas to life.

We work with ITV, SKY, BBC, Channel 4 and many others. We have sites at Elstree and Television Centre in White City and we’re looking to grow.

We're looking for a Studio Engineer to join our experienced team on a 6 month fixed term contract basis initially.

Role Responsibility

  • Work closely with production teams and other resource departments to ensure operational and other production needs are effectively met.
  • Devise ways of achieving the needs of productions by means of technical innovation and development.
  • Advise operational and production staff on the technical capabilities of studio systems and equipment to assist them in achieving specific results. This may involve attending planning meetings prior to the production day.
  • Responsible for devising modifications to equipment or systems as required and then to supervise appropriate field trials.
  • Liaise with staff, contractors and commercial manufacturers before, during and after major area refurbishments.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Training and qualifications relevant to broadcast engineering.
  • Knowledge and experience of vision, sound, communication and computer systems relative to a television studio environment.
  • A positive, enthusiastic manner with an ability to deal tactfully and sympathetically to requests from operational and production staff is essential.
  • Customer awareness and an appreciation of productions requirements.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills with a broad outlook on the scope of solution,



Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: FTC/Attachment
Location: Television Centre W12

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.

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 until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to


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, 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.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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