Production Management Assistant, BBC Audio HQ


Full time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Job description

Production Management

Permanent – Full Time

London, GB, W1A 1AA


Job Closing Date: 23/06/2024


Package Description

Job Reference: 16685

Band: B
Contract type: Continuing contract
Location: Broadcasting House, London
Salary: £24,520 – £36,360 depending on relevant skills, knowledge and experience. The expected salary range for this role reflects internal benchmarking and external market insights.

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.

Freelancers are eligible to apply for an internal role if they are on a Worker Contract and they have worked continuously for 6 months. If they have worked for less than 6 months continuously or have a break of 3 weeks or more between engagements, they must seek Divisional HR approval to apply for an internal role prior to submitting an application.

If they are unsure which contract they are on, they can speak to their booker or the HR BP, however if it helps – both a PAYE freelance or Modus Gross contract is considered a Worker contract and covered by the Worker terms foundhere.

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Job Introduction

BBC Audio is looking for a dynamic and engaged PMA to support the Production Management Community – covering a variety of tasks: including responsibility for the smooth running of production offices and being a key point of contact for Controller BBC Audio and the Production Management Leadership team

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Production, the Production Management Assistant will assist the team in BBC Audio HQ, the Production Managers in London and regional BBC Audio production teams who use Broadcasting House as a base when they record their programmes in London. Day to day tasks would include organising transport and travel arrangements for teams, studio & workshop bookings, managing IT and phone assets, locker allocation as well as helping with desk allocation, daily statistics, staff rotas and annual leave requests, databases and IT requests.

You’ll also assist the production coordinators with travel and accommodation bookings and visa requests for production teams as well as production paperwork and music reporting in Proteus (this is a Radio specific system which is used for all aspects of programme paperwork), liaising with Facilities Management, ordering office supplies, allocating production equipment and being the first port of call for any questions the team members may have. You’ll also be contributing to, and helping to implement, practical actions to reduce environmental impact throughout production.

Are you the right candidate?

Our ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, pro-active and have good organisational skills – the ability to multi-task and prioritise as well as being a good team player. You will have some experience of providing administrative support, demonstrable experience of working collaboratively and supporting a team / working with other people with well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

You will ideally also have experience of using BBC systems or the ability to adopt new technologies and a willingness to learn new skills.

Job Features

Job CategoryMedia & Communication

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