Full Job Description
Radio 1 Music and BBC Sounds Music are looking for an Assistant producer to work across their teams. This is a multi-skilled role, working to the Radio 1 Music Team Editor as well as working on tasks set by the Production Manager BBC Sounds. You will share our love of radio and on demand music and will be expected to have an understanding, passion and knowledge of a wide range of music genres featured on BBC Radio1 and BBC Sounds, as well as its brand extensions (such as Radio 1 Dance). The candidate will also require an instinctive understanding and appreciation of modern youth culture and cultural and digital trends.
BBC Radio 1 is the BBC’s UK youth music Station. Teams at Radio 1 entertain a young 15-24 year old audience through music with an emphasis on new UK music and artists.
BBC Sounds is the BBC’s audio app for Music, Radio and Podcasts. This role will involve working on our on demand music offer, placing music mix content at the heart of Sounds output.
Radio 1 Music team responsibilities will involve assisting the team in the provision of the musical output of the network, with particularly emphasis on daytime programming. You’ll also work across the musical output for Radio 1 Dance and any future Radio 1 brand extensions.
BBC Sounds Music team responsibilities will involve supporting the team with off-schedule and linear mix production, working closely with the Production Manager and BBC Sounds music producers and APs.
Are you the right candidate?
You’ll be an experienced assistant producer, with a passion for Radio 1 and content across BBC Sounds. Experience in audio production is essential, and the ability to multi-task will be important for this role as working across 2 teams. Training will be provided for any areas/software that you haven’t perhaps used before.
For further details please see the attached job description.
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Contract type: 12 month attachment/fixed term contract
Location: NBH, London
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.
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