Researcher - Gaelic

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Job Reference: BBC/TP/1199749/34579
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Fixed Term – Full Time
Contract Details: 12 month FTC/Attachment
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 35
Closing Date: 25/01/2019
Job Category: Content Production
BBC Region / Division: Nations and Regions
BBC Business Unit: N&R - Scotland
Location: Glasgow

Package Description

Band: B

Contract: 12 month FTC/Attachment

Base: Glasgow - PQ 

The BBC recognises that flexible working can benefit both the employee and the BBC as it can create a range of employment opportunities to suit both changing operational needs and the needs of individuals. We will, therefore, consider flexible working requests for this vacancy. Please include detail of the proposed arrangement in your application.

Job Introduction

As part of a highly creative production team you will identify, research and develop ideas and content, often to tight deadlines, for BBC Radio nan Gàidheal’s radio series for Gaelic learners, Beag air Bheag. You will contribute to the delivery of content and provide support on Beag air Bheag and other Radio nan Gàidheal output as required. 

You will to be fluent in Gaelic, both spoken and written, have experience of sourcing suitable contributors and relevant clips from Radio nan Gàidheal’s archive, contribute to the scripting process, have experience of using radio recording devices,  and the BBC’s audio systems  Dira and VCS.  An interest in Gaelic learning and a driving licence is essential.

Main Responsibilities

You will be required to assist in the planning and production of content for Gaelic learners and general programmes. You will research accurately when producing original content in keeping with editorial brief, using a wide range of sources and reference material in-keeping with audience needs and expectations & adhering to known BBC policies & guidelines. 

You will also be required to set up and maintain information systems for optimal output as well as suggest, develop and research appropriate ideas and present these to the producer/line manager for feedback and review.

Are you the right candidate?

We're looking for someone who has demonstrable knowledge of BBC Radio and Gàidheal’s output and an appreciation of how audiences use digital media and knowledge of the platforms in use and the importance of metadata.

You will have specialist knowledge appropriate to the genre: strong writing skills and a passion for speech output and an understanding of the principles of sound and audio and demonstrable knowledge of the technologies involved in BBC audio production.

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