Technical Producer, BBC Audio Technical Production

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

Job Introduction

The majority of the audio for the national BBC Radio stations is handled by BBC Audio Technical Production at some stage in the journey to air and our Outside Broadcast team is a key part of delivering radio to our audiences.

The OB team work on a range of output, including major music festivals such as Glastonbury and the Proms, landmark radio programmes such as Any Questions, Sunday Worship and Radio 3’s Live In Concert as well as a wide range of speech and sport programming.

Role Responsibility

Technical Producers are expected to have the required knowledge and experience to undertake all the duties of an Assistant Technical Producer and on occasions, you will be required to assume responsibility for the entire sound operation of a production, leading teams and deploying staff and other resources in the most effective manner. You will also be relied upon to deliver the audio aspects of productions on time and to budget.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will demonstrate they have well-developed craft skills (in particular complex engineering/balancing on mixing desks), with the ability to lead teams on larger and more demanding productions; you should feel confident to be able to offer operational and creative guidance and advice to other Production staff.  You should demonstrate an enthusiastic interest in the professional audio field and show that you  keep pace with new developments.  You will also need to demonstrate you have good communication skills and experience of managing relationships both within the team and outside.  You should have good planning and organising skills, project management skills, be financially astute, and demonstrate a flexible approach to work.   

Package Description

Band:          C
Contract type:          Continuing contract (permanent)
Location:         Broadcasting House, London

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 2020 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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