Blue Peter, BBC Children’s flagship programme, is seeking to appoint an experienced Production Management Assistant to work on the most popular, talked-about programme on children’s TV.
This is a fixed term role for ten months starting on 7 May.
They’re looking for someone with strong organisation and planning skills and an effective communicator who is confident in a demanding role supporting a large, busy team as they head towards their 60th anniversary celebrations.
The Production Management Assistant role will provide administrative support to all areas of the production team including the film, studio, interactive and production management teams.
You will be the first point of contact for on-screen talent and agents when it comes to arrangements, booking presenters’ time and logistical aspects of the presenters working with the team.
You will be required to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with key production contacts including internal and external stakeholders, presenters, agents, contributors.
You will be an effective team worker – able to manage relationships effectively and work collaboratively within a diverse team and also able to work effectively alone.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate outstanding organisational and time management skills and be able to prioritise effectively to meet conflicting demands and tight deadlines.
You’ll also be an excellent communicator and be able to demonstrate an ability to work with numerous teams.
The ideal candidate will need to be able to demonstrate an aptitude for learning new systems and technologies, as well having business and finance skills in order to understand and work with budgets. An understanding of BBC systems is desirable, but not essential.
You’ll be able to express a passion and show a knowledge of BBC Children’s content, as well as specific knowledge and enthusiasm for Blue Peter and an understanding of its audience. The deadline for applications is 16 April.
Find out more and apply online via this link: https://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Production-Management-Assistant-Blue-Peter/27633
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