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Work Experience Opportunities in Salford in Business & Support

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

Job Introduction

  • Work Experience duration3-20 days (dependent on the placement)
  • Locations - Various BBC buildings across Salford
  • Opportunities available throughoutAugust & September

Welcome to Work Experience opportunities in Salfordwithin Business & Support. If youre interestedin research, archives, broadcast technologyandgetting some great practical experience on your CV, youve come to the right place.

Role Responsibility

Every placement is different, but your Work Experience will give you a great overview of Business & Support. You'll get involved in researching and project work. You may get the chance to watch broadcasts go out on airand understand the production process.

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

The Ideal Candidate

We want people who are creative, keento learn and are up for a challenge. In Business & Supportwe work in teams where everyone has a role to play. Were looking for people who are friendly and good communicators.

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

We take our jobs seriously and really enjoy what we do. If youre passionate about Business & Supportareas of the BBC and are prepared to work hard, ask lots of questions and contribute ideas, youll fit right in.


You dont need a media qualificationto apply.You just need to be able to show us that youre passionate about Business & Support areas of the BBCand 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 youve done or projects youve been a part of. Remember to use the portfolio section to upload any examples of your work.

We have placements available in the following areas:

BBC Archives, Salford (August and September Only over 18)

BBC Archives role is to provide to the BBC a diverse range of media asset management services which support the programme making process. We ensure that our valuable content, including television, radio, online material and photographs are stored and made accessible for research, reuse and heritage purposes. You'll shadow the Media Managers in the different production areas in which we operate at Media City to learn about their role and the services we provide to our customers. There will be some project work in News and possibly in other production areas such as the Farm

How to apply

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

What happens to my application after I submit it?

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

Please remember that we receive a lot of applications and we cant offer a placement to everyone.

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