EOI - Senior Content Producer (Scripted Brands), Interactive InHouse - BBC Children's

Job Reference: BBC/TP/424423/38121
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Fixed Term – Full Time
Contract Details: 12 week contract ideally commencing on 18th April 2019
Salary: Within Band
Working Hours: 35
Closing Date: 10/04/2019
Job Category: Content Production
BBC Region / Division: Radio and Education
BBC Business Unit: Children’s - In-House, Content Production
Location: MediaCityUK, Salford

Package Description

Band: D
Contract type: 12 week contract ideally commencing from 15th April 2019
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.

Job Introduction

BBC Children’s In-House Productions is looking for a highly motivated Senior Content Producer to lead the production of digital and interactive content for In-House brands. This role will be a 3 month backfill and will primarily focus on our scripted drama shows aimed at 6-16 year olds.

We are currently looking for a Senior Content Producer to work across Scripted Brands within the Children's Interactive InHouse team from mid-April 2019. 

Main Responsibilities

Working to the Digital Lead, In-House Productions, and alongside TV Production teams, you will manage a team of Content Producers and lead on the production of digital content that will go on iPlayer, YouTube, CBBC Website and Instagram. We have some exciting projects, including series 3 of The Worst Witch  Zapchat, a brand new format for The Dumping Ground that will go alongside the new series, and the latest iteration of Hetty Feather’s Diaries. 

Working alongside our Development teams, you will also be instrumental in developing exciting new digital ideas for of some of our newer shows.

Are you the right candidate?

The perfect candidate will have excellent team and project management skills, first class editorial judgment and the ability to deliver content on time and to budget, as well as strong track record of hands on production and delivering successful online content that engages audiences and increases reach. Experience working on drama productions is desirable, and a passion for the genre is a must.

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