Globally, BBC Studios takes a lead role in developing premium content for audiences through a strong slate of programmes, leveraging deeper producer relationships, and by pursuing a more creative approach to deal-making. We're looking for people to join the team who can help us to maximise the return from our content relationships through access to programmes and creation of new IP, exposure to growth businesses, and ever-closer partnering.
The Creative Executive is responsible for creating innovative and trend-setting marketing content across a number of platforms. The role sits within the International Production and Formats (IP&F) team, which is part of the International Production division. It reports to the Head of Creative Network, and will also work closely with the Marketing & Creative Manager, International Formats. The role will work to increase awareness of BBC Studios' established and emerging Factual Entertainment, Entertainment and Format global brands.
This role will involve creating bespoke pitch materials for new and continuing Factual Entertainment, Entertainment & Formats titles to support the global sales teams, producing presentations for external and internal sales briefings and pitches, assisting the Head of Creative Networks with the production of promos and video content; creating paper edits, rough cuts, overseeing edits and script writing.
You will work closely with the Flying Producers on shaping the content of production, pitch meetings, filming and editing where appropriate and support IP&F events throughout the year and at the global markets, contributing ideas, producing presentations and filming. Also assisting the Creative and Marketing Manager with external and internal facing comms initiatives, including copywriting for articles, newsletters and social media content, assist with the production of the annual Formats catalogue and brochures, including liaising with the creative team, writing programme synopses. In addition act as right hand person to the Creative and Marketing Manager, supporting creative projects and the brand development of new and established Factual Entertainment and Entertainment Formats
Are you the right candidate?
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a fast-paced environment, and have an understanding of production and the global TV market. You will be highly creative with technical skills and have the ability to initiate and develop ideas using strong editorial and writing skills. This will also require being digitally savvy with social media and communications skills. You will also be proactive, well-organised and adapt at working on own initiative while dealing with a heavy workload. In addition a proficient user of Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint
Self-shooting skills on fixed lens cameras, such as FS7, A7S, C300, 5D, experience of the Adobe suite of products including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects and InDesign. Experience of editing, making promos or short films and sound mixing.
We're happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.
Excellent career progression - the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
Unrivalled training and development opportunities - our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
About the BBC
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under represented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.
BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. BBC Studios' award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which makes 2500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK's independent sector. BBC Studios has revenue of £1.4bn, and returns around £200m to the BBC Group annually, complementing the BBC's licence fee and enhancing programmes for UK audiences.
Diversity matters at the BBC. We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC - whether that's to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals. And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.