Full Job Description
From its bases in Bristol, Cardiff and Belfast, BBC Studios’ Unscripted department produces many of the BBC’s most well-loved and highly acclaimed brands. Productions, such as Gardeners World, Countryfile, Chelsea Flower Show, Antiques Roadshow, as well as DIY SOS and Bargain Hunt.
The Bristol-based Antiques Roadshow production team, which each year films with experts and contributors at locations across the UK, is now looking for TWO Runners to join them. One of BBC1’s longest running primetime factual strands, regularly attracting up to 6 million viewers, these roles will, for the foreseeable future, primarily involve remote working but successful candidates will also be required to work on location.
The contractual dates for the Runner roles are as follows –
1. Monday 17th May – Friday 1st October
2. Monday 24th May – Friday 24th September
To support the production team in the office and on location
To look after crew & contributors on location
Pre-shoot preparation (under instruction from production team)
To assist with contestant correspondence and office administration
To undertake general office duties including note taking, taking messages, photocopying, e-mailing and filing
To assist in casting and management of contributors
Assisting with maintaining the contributor database
You must have a clean and valid driving licence
Are you the right candidate?
An adaptable and flexible approach to work
Enthusiasm for producing Factual content.
A confident telephone manner
An ability to type and a good working knowledge of IT packages including Word and Excel.
To be numerate, literate and comfortable talking on the phone.
An understanding and ability to handle confidential information with tact and sensitivity
To be able to identify priorities and to complete work in priority order
To have the confidence, motivation and ability to complete tasks accurately and to time
To be able to establish effective working relationships with all the department’s staff
Knowledge & understanding of the BBC Values
A clear understanding of the logistical requirements of television production
Demonstrable experience in TV production and interest in the type of productions made by BBC Studios.
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
Contract type: Fixed Term, Full Time
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.
The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. For more information go to https://www.bbc.co.uk/careers/
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