1 month ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Social Media Coordinator
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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We're looking for an ambitious social media practitioner to become our new Social Media Coordinator - BBC iPlayer, for a 3 month fixed-term contract based in London.
The Social Media Coordinator, BBC iPlayer, sits within the Content Social Team, reporting directly to the Social Media Manager, BBC One, BBC iPlayer, BBC Comedy. The role has a remit across all BBC iPlayer programming, to create bespoke social content for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that reaches and engages 13-34 year olds.
Role Responsibility The Social Media Coordinator will:
  • Write brilliantly witty and engaging copy appropriate to social media platforms.
  • Liaise with programme makers to source required assets for use on social media.
  • Produce visual assets (Videos, images, gifs etc.) that can be used across social media channels.
  • Manage online communities day-to-day.
  • Build relationships and workflows with BBC Publicity and Picture Publicity teams to ensure alignment of information released around BBC Television programmes.
  • Proactively identify on-the-pulse opportunities to take our accounts into real time conversations on social media.
  • As required, to work out-of-hours shifts (evenings, weekends, bank holidays) to ensure that our social media activity is consistent with audience behaviours and usage.
  • Contribute to regular reviews with colleagues and stakeholders to review campaigns and social media activity.
  • Remain abreast of industry trends, digital developments and competitor activity, using this insight to inform our content development on social media.
Are you the right candidate? The ideal candidate will have:
  • Impeccable copywriting skills.
  • Some experience using video editing software such as Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere.
  • An organised and efficient approach.
  • Passion for television, and a good understanding of the BBC's output on air and on social media.
  • Sound understanding of social media industry and platform trends.
  • Attention to detail with good editorial judgement, accuracy and sensitivity.
  • An ability to meet targets and deadlines whilst managing a wide range of concurrent activities.
  • A highly analytical approach with an ability able to critically evaluate ideas and information.
  • Effective written and verbal communication, with good presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate across organisational boundaries.
  • Good understanding of the entertainment/broadcasting industry.
  • Experience of assisting and managing social media accounts and campaigns.
  • A record of creative achievement.
Package Description Band: B Contract type: Fixed-term (or Attachment) - 3 months Location: London, NBH, W1A
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.
About the BBC We don't focus simply on what we do - we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.
Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.
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 in all their diversity.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.
To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

Skills Required

  • Social Media

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