28 days ago
  • LevelJunior
  • ProfessionsContent Producer, Producer, Digital Producer
  • TypeFull Time
  • LocationManchester, United Kingdom

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Closing Date: 12-Jun-2024

We’re looking for a Trainee Producer to join our award-winning Group Production Team in Manchester! You’ll collaborate with a talented group of experienced producers, contributing to the entire Bauer portfolio. Including Hits Radio, Greatest Hits Radio, Absolute Radio, KISS and more!
As a Trainee Producer, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your skills in audio production and learn from industry experts.
You will collaborate closely with our branded content teams to bring briefs to life through scripting and production.
During the initial training period, likely to last around 6 weeks, you’ll need to be based in our Castle Quay office in Manchester 5 days a week. After this, the role will then be a mixture of home and office working.
Key responsibilities
We’re not looking for someone who has been in the industry for years, rather someone who has loads of passion, is eager to learn and wants to build a future career in the world of radio.
As a Trainee Producer (Station Sound & Branded Content), you will:
  • Use Pro Tools to create and produce branded content and station sound production.
  • Work directly with our branded content teams to develop creative and compelling scripts based on briefs.
  • Be able to work and collaborate with team members remotely.
What you’ll bring
  • A passion for Station Sound and Branded Content production.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Great organisational and time management abilities.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt on the job.
  • Familiarity with Pro Tools or other audio editing software
  • Basic understanding of music theory and mixing music
Expiry Date 12th June 2024
Package Description
Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + 2 volunteer days
  • Internal Bauer Academy – Wide range of learning opportunities to support with your Career Development
  • Opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme, tech loan scheme and groups discounts for healthcare insurance
  • Discounted subscriptions on Bauer publications (50%)
  • Thrive initiatives – Wellbeing at Bauer
  • Opportunities to contribute to our Belonging@Bauer and Sustainability initiatives
  • Discounted high street vouchers
About Bauer Media Group
Bauer Media UK is part of the wider Bauer Media Group and is the No.1 UK Publisher and the No.1 Digital Commercial Audio broadcaster. We reach 25 million consumers across our Radio and Publishing brands such as Greatest Hits, KISS, Grazia, Today's Golfer, Absolute, TV Choice, Scala, Country Walking, Hits Radio, CAR, Magic, MCN, Jazz FM, Puzzles and many more!
Bauer Media Group has remained one of the world’s most successful media companies for nearly 150 years through our commitment to continuous innovation and consumer obsession. Founded in Hamburg in 1875 and now in our fifth generation of family ownership, our multi-national company operates in 13 countries across Europe, reaching 200 million consumers.
Belonging at Bauer Mission statement
People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.
What we will offer you
Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.
Our mental health at work
We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.
Learning and Development
As the only Media company to be in the top 100 apprenticeship employers, we are striving to always be a great place to do great work for all, Bauer is committed to offering learning and development initiatives through its Bauer Academy tailored to its people, empowering teams and individuals to grow and progress in their careers.
Please Note: We are actively seeking this position. You should hear from us within 48 hours of the expiry date. Please note on some occasions the role may be closed before date shown or need to be extended.
Bauer Core Values
We LOVE what we do – it inspires, unifies and challenges us. Our passion is contagious – both loud and quiet, making the impossible possible.
Our desire for excellence fuels our ambition for personal and business growth.
We value honesty and integrity. Trust is our foundation, empowering our people to live up to their full potential.
Entrepreneurship is our pursuit of opportunity – we are agile, focused and resourceful
If you have any feedback regarding our UK recruitment process please email careershub@bauermedia.co.uk we would love to hear from you.

Skills Required

  • Branded Content
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills

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