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Assistant Producer Talent Pool - BBC Studios Glasgow

Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Closes: 11 Oct 2021
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time STD_14146004320

Job Introduction

This is a brilliant opportunity for experienced Assistant Producers

The BBC Studios pool is an opportunity for candidates to express their interest in working for the Documentary Unit in Glasgow and Aberdeen.

Successful applicants in the pool will be put forward as a priority for suitable work opportunities as and when they arise throughout the year. Appointment to the pool will not entitle candidates to permanent contracts in the BBC, those will have to be applied for in the normal way, and neither does it guarantee work.

The Documentary Unit, BBC Studios is the home of high quality, thought provoking, Grierson and BAFTA award-winning factual television. Powerful storytelling is at the heart of what we do, with output ranging from observational access series to landmark history and arts.

With our teams based in Glasgow and Aberdeen, the unit works with the very best film-making talent to produce critically acclaimed shows such as, Earth's Sacred Wonders, Landward, Imagine, Inside Culture with Mary Beard, Lucy Worsley's Royal Fibs, A Life in Ten Pictures, This Farming Life, The One Show inserts plus much more...
Role Responsibility

TheAssistant Producerwill need to be highly creative and organised with excellent storytelling skills, visual flair, and the ability to take an innovative and imaginative approach to help deliver outstanding content as well as engaging diverse audiences. They will have a clear and committed understanding of the constraints of the budget, health and safety as well as being an excellent team player.
The Ideal Candidate
  • A keen interest in the types of programmes that we produce
  • Evidence of substantial experience at Assistant Producer level
  • Experience of setting up shoots in the UK and ideally internationally
  • Location experience
  • Attention to detail and factual accuracy is essential
  • Good understanding of production Health and Safety issues
  • Proven experience of working within programme budgets
  • Evidence of visual flair and strong storytelling
  • The ability to work well in teams, sharing information and knowledge and working closely with other team members
  • Ability to self-shoot is desirable but not essential
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Job ID 14146004320 Date posted 10/09/2021 Location Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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