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Extendee - Interactive Team Assistant, BBC Future Media

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

Job Introduction

The Interactive Technical Advice and Contracts Unit (ITACU) was formally launched in 2008 with responsibility for managing the risks to the BBC  offering certain interactive services and to ensure that the BBC meets mandatory regulations as defined by Ofcom and the BBC Trust.  Initially, focusing on interactivity on TV or Radio, ITACU is now responsible for any votes, competitions, awards or charity donations run by the entire BBC.

Role Responsibility

As Interactive Team Assistant you'll support the Interactive Production Managers and the Office Co-Ordinator within ITACU, who help Production teams manage votes, competitions, awards and charity appeals (often referred to as “services”) across all platforms (e.g. Telephone, SMS Messaging, Red Button and Online). You will join the Interactive Team of five people. As well as liaising with various BBC departments and external parties to ensure that service requirements are delivered on time, you'll help organise our project work so that service support is handled as effectively as possible.

The Ideal Candidate

We need you to ideally have up to date knowledge of different interactive technologies and/or a keen interest in interactivity methods. You'll have experience of working in a team, overseeing many varied tasks and your interpersonal skills will enable you to establish and maintain credibility and effective working relationships with all seniorities of colleagues and clients. As well as technical knowledge of relevant interactive services or a keen interest to develop knowledge in these areas, you'll also have a proactive approach towards work with effective personal time-management skills.

Package Description

Package Description

Extend – BBC Disability Scheme


Exclusively for disabled people, Extend is an award-winning, BBC-wide work placement scheme which offers appropriately experienced and/or qualified people a great opportunity to gain six months’ paid work experience within the BBC.

Although the scheme doesn’t necessarily lead to a full-time job, last year 70% gained further work at the BBC.

From October 2014, 12 placements will be available across the UK, in both programming areas and programme support areas. You’ll need to match the criteria for the placement as well as demonstrate a keen interest in broadcasting and knowledge of BBC output.

Applications to be received by 12th May 2014

Interviews are expected to be held between 26th May - 11th July 2014


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Textphone 02890 328 478

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