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The BBC Proms is the largest classical music festival in the world offering eight weeks of world-class music-making from a vast array of leading orchestras, conductors and soloists from the UK and around the world. The festival comprises more than 150 concerts, talks, workshops and events at the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and other venues. Every concert is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, many are televised and there is a strong online offering. In 2019, more than 300,000 people attended the Proms.
The 2020 BBC Proms runs from Friday 17 July to Saturday 12 September.
The Proms Publications team is a dedicated unit within the BBC Proms, whose first priority is the production to the highest standards of editorial material both in print and digital for the Proms season, notably the Proms Guide - the best-selling classical music book in the UK as well as the nightly Proms programmes. It sets standards for the excellence of such material, and for its relevance to the audience. The team also undertakes editorial work and production of publications for other areas of the BBC including the BBC Orchestras and Choirs (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Singers, BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales & BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra) BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Multiplatform.
The Junior Designer will work with the Proms Publications Designer to produce creative print and digital design solutions as may be required by the BBC Proms, BBC Orchestras and Choirs and other departments.
In collaboration with the Proms Marketing Manager and Publications Designer, you will assist in designing artwork for the BBC Proms branding and marketing (e.g. listings posters, bus-side adverts, pull-up banners, Royal Albert Hall branding). You will also design advertisements for local and national press, flyers, posters, leaflets and merchandise.
Are you the right candidate?
In this role, you will need strong visual flair and proven graphic design skills along with considerable experience of working on layout for print publication and marketing materials. You will have a comprehensive technical knowledge of print production. Substantial knowledge of Mac and InDesign are essential and experience of Photoshop and Illustrator is also important. You will also need the ability to organise and prioritise a heavy workload and work consistently to a high standard under pressure in an environment of quickly changing priorities. You will also have the ability to work well as part of a busy team.
Contract type: 8 month attachment/fixed term contract
Location: NBH, London
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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