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Work Experience Opportunities in London within Business Support, July - October 2019

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

Job Introduction

Welcome to Work Experience opportunities in London within Business & Support. If you’re interested in business, finance, research, broadcast technology and getting some great insights to add to your CV, you’ve come to the right place.

Role Responsibility

Every placement is different, but your Work Experience will give you a good all round overview of Business & Support across researching, publishing and using technology.

During your online application, you will have the opportunity to choose your placement and tell us about the things you’re really interested in

Are you the right candidate?

What we’re looking for

We want people who are creative, keen to learn and are up for a challenge. In Business & Support we work in teams where everyone has a role to play. We’re looking for people who are friendly and good communicators.

We work at a fast pace. So you’ll need to be enthusiastic and motivated to keep up.

We take our jobs seriously and really enjoy what we do. If you’re passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBC and are prepared , ask lots of questions and contribute ideas, you’ll fit right in.


You don’t need a media qualification to apply. You just need to be able to show us that you’re passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBC and have a genuine desire to find out what the industry has to offer.

Please use your Careers Hub profile and application questionnaire to tell us about any volunteer work you’ve done or projects you’ve been a part of. Remember to use the portfolio section to upload any examples of your 

We have placements available in the following areas:

BBC Archives, Perivale - London (over 18)

BBC Archives manage a vast multi-media collection which includes TV, News and Radio programmes, photographs, documents and sheet music. Successful applicants will learn about how BBC Archives fulfils its charter obligation to maintain an archive through our ongoing digitisation and preservation projects, collections maintenance and curation of collections for programme makers. The placements will be based in the Archive Centre Perivale, which is home to the majority of the BBC Archives Collections, as well as our Stores, Technical Services and Data Teams. The placements will be with either our Photos or Audiovisual and Radio Collections teams.

BBC STUDIOS UK Creative (September & October only - over 18)

The Creative Team are responsible for delivering award winning creative campaigns that support our Global Brands (Top Gear, Doctor Who etc.).  We are offering a 1 week placement within the Creative Team as an introduction into the different areas that support the creation of this work


The successful candidates will get an insight to the work of BBC Studios and, specifically, the UK Marketing Department.

A wholly owned subsidiary of the BBC, BBC Studios is the primary home for the BBC’s commercial production and distribution around the world.  The UK Ancillaries business extends audiences’ enjoyment of their favourite shows through DVDs, digital downloads, live events, gaming, magazines, books and licensed products.

During the 2-week placement within the marketing team, you will gain experience and get an overview of how the team product manage releases, conduct research and develop and execute marketing campaigns.

How to apply

Choose one of the options above and make a note of it. After you’ve created your profile, we’ll ask you which placement you want to apply for as part of your application questionnaire. Enter the option you’ve chosen.

What happens to my application after I submit it?

We’ll review your application and if we think you might be right for one of our placements, we’ll give you a call.

Please remember that we receive a lot of applications and we can’t offer a placement to everyone.

Package Description

Work Experience duration 3-10 days (dependent on the placement)

Locations - Various BBC buildings across London 

Opportunities available throughout July, August, September or October 2019


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