We have an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for international news to join the communications team for BBC Global News, the BBC's commercially funded 24 hour English news platforms, BBC World News and BBC.com. BBC World News television is available in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide and over 465 million households whilst BBC.com com offers up-to-the-minute international news, in-depth analysis and features, including BBC Reel, BBC Worklife, BBC Culture, BBC Future and BBC Travel, to more than 110 million unique browsers each month.
To support the delivery of communications campaigns across all of BBC Global News' key regions.
To work proactively across corporate, news and content publicity and will be expected to work flexibly, depending on priorities and work demands.
Will collaborate with teams across the BBC and work closely with other disciplines to deliver a coordinated approach
Are you the right candidate?
You will possess a keen interest in international news, current affairs and international media/PR and bring experience of working in a busy department, ideally within a communications team.
You will be able to write crisp, clear and lively news releases and copy, which stimulates both press and public interest.
You will be highly creative and have a good working knowledge and use of social media for promoting content and news stories.
Contract type: Permanent
Location: This role will be split across New Broadcasting House (W1) and Broadcast Centre (W12)
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.
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