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Extendee - Production Management Assistant, R&M Production

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

Job Introduction

R&M Production is a department within Radio. We produce more than 4000 hours of programmes a year. R&M Production is the biggest supplier of non-news factual and drama programmes to the BBC’s radio networks, principally Radio 4, the World Service, Radio 3

Role Responsibility

You'll provide administrative support and assist with the logistical management of the department for the production(s). As well as assisting the Production Executive / Manager in the preparation and subsequent communication of production information, including leave and sickness records, training information and health and safety records, you'll also be responsible for the smooth running of the production office, acting as a key point of contact. Your role would include maintenance of staff-scheduling records,  internal and external procurement within authorised limits and to initiate, purchase, monitor and maintain all new and existing IT software/hardware requirements for staff as well as requesting IT user set up and changes.

The Ideal Candidate

We need your experience of working in a pressurised and challenging environment and you'll have strong organisational and planning skills, with the ability to manage conflicting demands to meet deadlines. As well as your awareness of multi-platform production/content, you'll have knowledge of BBC systems including SAP and an ability to adopt new technologies.

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


Call 0370 333 1330

Textphone 02890 328 478

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