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Journalist/Producer

Employer
BBC
Location
Gloucester, GB
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Sector
Media and Publishing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Package Description

Band: C
Contract type: 6 months FTC/ attachment
Location: Gloucester

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.


Job Introduction

BBC Gloucestershire is advertising for a journalist/producer capable of bringing the best of Gloucestershire's stories to air.

You'll be adept at finding off-diary stories and exclusives and bringing to life the topics important to Radio Gloucestershire's listeners and the BBC news website audience. You'll be as comfortable producing a show as you are at digging out stories from around the county.

The role will report for radio and online as well as having the ability to be trained in making social media videos and TV packages.

Main Responsibilities

You will play a daily role in the editorial planning and story output of the BBC in Gloucestershire.

We are looking for an experienced producer, who is used to getting the best guests on air, working speedily to set up stories and also to work with the news team, delivering multiple stories a week.

You'll have a proven track record in news judgement, an awareness of our audiences and you'll know how to engage with all communities. You will have to work quickly and flexibly. You must have sound editorial judgement and awareness of the need for impartiality. You will need to build strong relationships with contacts around the county

Are you the right candidate?

Good writing and audio editing skills, knowledge of working in ops, and an ability to communicate stories in a simple, straightforward and engaging manner. You will have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the BBC's Editorial Guidelines.

You will be an experienced journalist with strong track record of original storytelling. And you'll be enthusiastic about collaborating with colleagues in the BBC to make sure that your content successfully travels across online, radio, tv and social media.

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.

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