Editor Live, Discovery, BBC Children's

Job Reference: BBC/TP/127/35725
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Within Band
Working Hours: 35
Closing Date: 14/04/2019
Job Category: Content Production
BBC Region / Division: Radio and Education
BBC Business Unit: Children’s - Discovery
Location: MediaCityUK, Salford

Package Description

Band: F
Contract type: Continuing
Location: MediaCityUK Salford

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.

Main Responsibilities

The Editor Live leads one of the most dynamic areas in the whole of BBC Children’s. The role oversees teams across CBBC HQ and CBeebies House and is responsible for live and recorded TV studio presentation, as well as our burgeoning Influencer unit and our social media team. 

Are you the right candidate?

The right candidate will have a passion and an expertise in making an impact across the social media space – from Facebook to YouTube – as well having a background in live and recorded TV. We’ve got exciting plans to reach new audiences as well as growing an even deeper relationship with the kids who already love us. The right candidate will need a passion for children’s content and be a creative, innovative leader who is ready to help us evolve with the audience.

About the BBC

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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, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

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