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Web Producer, TopGear.com (BBC Studios)

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Job Introduction

A wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of the BBC, BBC Studios is a global creative powerhouse for the development, production, and distribution of bold, British content. We produce over 2,500 hours of content per year, have offices in 22 markets globally, including seven production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The business generates revenue of £1.4bn, returning around £200m profit to BBC Public Service each year. In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.

Are you passionate about the car industry? Experienced at working with consumer facing brands? We are looking for a talented Web Producer to join the UK Publishing team for Top Gear - one of BBC Studios’ best known brands.

As Web Producer, you will be responsible for managing the flow of editorial content into TopGear.com’s content management system and uploading content from the wider Top Gear editorial team.

Role Responsibility

To manage the flow of editorial content into TopGear.com’s content management system

Maintain and update the evergreen features

Upload content from the wider Top Gear editorial team

Assist with forward-planning content that already exists in the TG ecosystem

Conceive and produce digital content

Accountabilities:

Upload content on a daily basis from internal and external writers

Source, edit and upload imagery and links into stories

Assist in the proofreading of content scheduled for publishing

Assist in the forward-planning of digital projects

Work closely with the editor, SEO and social media teams to monitor trends and generate content ideas

Write online news and features as required by the editor

The Ideal Candidate

This role primarily entails uploading content to a CMS, editing images, writing and proof reading – a solid background in these areas would be advantageous.  

You will need to be proactive, efficient and willing to help the wider TopGear.com team to organise web content.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of content management systems, photo editing software and analytics software. A proven track record of writing online news and features is essential, as well as strong knowledge of the car industry.

Ideally you will have an understanding and knowledge of the Top Gear brand.

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Package Description

Band: B
Contract type: Permanent 
Location: London - Agile Working

Working pattern: Office based 2-3 days per week

We are really proud to share that we are a Level 2 Disability Confident Employer and so if you require any reasonable adjustments in order to apply please do contact us on resourcing@bbc.co.uk with the job ref in the subject. We advertise all our roles on Evenbreak, the specialist job board for disabled candidates

  • Flexible / agile working -  opportunities across the business. We’re happy to discuss a formal flexible working pattern. 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.

About the Company

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under represented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background. We strive to be the best British content company in the world, attracting the best creative talents in the business, so that we can bring premium quality award-winning programmes, content and brands to the viewer no matter where they are.

The BBC Group has set out the first in a new series of bold steps to transform our programming and better represent the public we serve. We have the biggest financial investment to on-air inclusion in the industry, together with our existing commissioning budget, we are committed to throwing open our doors more widely than ever to diverse stories and diverse storytellers. Together with a diverse workforce we will accelerate the pace of change in increasing diversity and inclusion both on and off air

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please visit our website.
 

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