19 days ago
  • LevelMid Level
  • ProfessionsRadio Producer, Project Manager, Administrator
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationManchester, United Kingdom

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Closing Date : 20/09/2023

Package Description
Salary Banding: C
Contract Type: Permanent and Continuing
Location: Salford, Media City
The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants. Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.
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 (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
Role Introduction
BBC Local is the family of services we offer across local communities in England, including radio, online, social media and TV. With famous brands and new platforms, we provide a rich mix of content and programming from news to entertainment.
We are looking for talented people to be at the heart of our relationship with our local audiences. These roles will be the voice of our local services – passionate broadcasters and brilliant storytellers that inspire and engage our communities. Every day, you’ll make BBC Local famous for its outstanding programming and its deep connection with the people we serve.
We are looking for a creative, ambitious and forward-thinking Journalist to Produce our Day-time (1000-1400) show
Main Responsibilities
  • You will be a Journalist Producer working on our weekday show the presentation will be shared by big personality presenters Mike Sweeney (Monday to Thursday) & Justin Moorhouse (Fridays)
  • You’ll work as part of team delivering interaction on the biggest topics of the day along with fun and personality driven content. We want these shows to be the Soundtrack to Greater Manchester.
  • You’ll develop creative ways of telling complex stories which make sense to our opportunity audience.
  • You will be core to generating a positive, creative environment. You will be liaising with presenters and supporting them as required.
  • You will drive a multiplatform agenda, constantly striving to reflect our audience in the content while retaining a local focus. Editorially, you will focus on quality stories over quantity and ensure that the structure and make-up of the programme addresses audience habits.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring our high editorial standards are adhered to and impartiality is across all content.
The ideal candidate
  • You will be full of ideas for features and stories that can help make a successful radio programme.
  • You’ll have great negotiating skills and be familiar with a presenter / producer dynamic. As Producer you will always be in charge of the programme but also need to find the most effective ways to connect with and motivate the presenters.
  • You must have a proven track record of editorial judgement you will be producing content in a fast-moving environment. You will be able to use and be fully across social media and understand how alongside BBC online it plays a significant part in our offering to local audiences.
  • As part of the editorial team you will be an excellent team player as well as good at working on your own and you’ll have good planning and organising skills.
  • You will be required to operate broadcast equipment including the VERV, VCS, iPhone/pads, and studios, and you may be required to work on other parts of BBC Radio Manchester output as required.
Key Criteria
  • Experience of live Radio Production
  • Experience of Editorial Decision making
  • Experience of creating content with our target audience in mind
  • Experience of making content for the Sounds Rail
  • Experience of producing big talent presenters

Skills Required

  • Radio Production
  • Project Management
  • Communication Skills

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