Online Assistant Producer, BBC Music Day 214 views

Job Introduction
BBC Music Day returns in June 2017, uniting generations and communities through music. Last year we reached an audience of 10 million on TV, 13 million on Radio and we trended for 10 hours throughout the day. Music Day collaborated with over 100 external partners who delivered more than 400 live music events and over 18 hours of coverage. This short film sums up the day;

The third BBC Music Day takes place on Friday June 9 and the theme is the power of music. Coverage is planned across BBC One, all BBC Network Radio stations; Radios 1, 1Xtra, 2, 3, 4, 5live, 6 Music and Asian Network plus all 40 BBC Local Radio stations and all Regional BBC TV stations. This is in addition to digital coverage, BBC iPlayer content and a strategic social media campaign.

Main Responsibilities
We are looking for an experienced Online Assistant Producer with a background in delivering outstanding online content on at least four different projects. You should have experience working with both events and television productions, ideally involving Music. Preferably you will have previously worked on a large multiplatform project involving teams from across the UK.


Developing and implementing online and social media strategy for Music Day
Developing and updating the Music Day website on a daily basis
Uploading video content (eg. Music Day Ambassador and short films) promptly
Liaising with the central Music Day team for event updates
Liaising with Regional digital coordinators
Sourcing appropriate volunteers for Music Day week

The Ideal Candidate
Desired experience

Strong writer with high accuracy and attention to detail, and experience of adhering to a style guide, sub-editing others’ work and adapting written material for the web.
Significant experience of web page production and layout using an advanced CMS (ideally the BBC’s iSite and iBroadcast) and Photoshop to edit images for the web.
Highly organised with experience of tracking project progress in shared documents (eg.Google Docs).
Excellent communication skills – ability to confidently liaise with, and collate content from, a wide range of contributors and stakeholders.
Interest in music and wide knowledge of different genres from pop to rock to classical (ideally).
Experience of video and audio editing tools (eg. Adobe Premiere and Audition) an advantage.
Social media experience an advantage.

This is an EOI, so there will be no formal interviews for these roles. However, there will be a shortlisting process, so not all those who express an interest will be approached to discuss the project.

If you think you have the skills to put yourself forward for this please send an up-to-date CV and a covering letter/email explaining why you think you would be ideal for this position to by 12:00 on Friday 17 February 2017. Please insert ‘Expression Of Interest – BBC Music Day Online AP’ into the subject box.

If you have any queries regarding the project please contact Helen Dawson

About The Company
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. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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