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Younger Audiences Assistant Producer

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

Job Introduction

From the World Cup to the Olympics, whether it’s Premier League football, 6 Nations Rugby, International Cricket or the top Tennis tournaments BBC Sport is at the heart of the world’s major sporting events. Our Sports News, Radio Sport and Interactive teams help make sure that every day, throughout the year our audiences are served with all the stories surrounding every sport as well as providing world class coverage of the events themselves.

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk. 

Role Responsibility

The Younger Audience team have been created to produce content specifically targeted at engaging the 16-34 age groups across all platforms. Working closely with the Sport Digital and Broadcast teams they deliver unique content to an under-served audience.

Our Assistant Producers will contribute to the output by working as part of the Younger Audiences team. Based within our broadcast teams they will produce content aimed at younger audiences on digital platforms, offering ideas about creative treatments that can make an impact on BBC Sport’s digital and social platforms. 

While this is their primary role, they may also be asked to work across different programmes, outputs or platforms.

The Ideal Candidate

Our Assistant Producer will have a professional understanding of digital and social storytelling skills and how they differ to across social media and broadcasting platforms.

Experience of creating and delivering engaging content to young audience groups (16-34 yrs) on digital platforms is a must. As is an established track record of finding and working with contributors and presenters, and building and maintaining strong relationships with external partners

If you think you have the skills, experience and ambition to work for the one of the most popular departments then apply now.

Package Description

Role – Younger Audiences Assistant Producer

Base – Salford

Grade – 7D

Contract – Continuing

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. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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