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Series Producer, Football, BBC Sport

Mediacity, Salford

Band: E


Job Introduction From Match of the Day to the FA Cup, the World Cup and the Euros BBC Football is at the heart of the biggest football events in the world. The BBC is the home of the highest profile, most watched football output in the UK with industry leading coverage.

We are looking for a Series Producer (Senior Director). to work across our TV Football output.

The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants. Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk.

Role Responsibility The Series Producer will lead and inspire teams to develop and deliver the full range of football programming for BBC Sport, ensuring that it achieves the highest creative and editorial standards, delivers on time and on budget, with adherence to BBC guidelines.

The successful candidate will need to be vastly experienced, an ‘industry leader’, innovative and able to bring new ideas to the output. Evidence will be sought of where you have significantly influenced the look and feel of programming and how this was achieved.

Working across a wide range of football programming at a senior level you must have excellent editorial judgement and knowledge of the target audience, their needs and expectations whilst also being prepared to look at bringing new audiences on board via multi-platform working. An in depth understanding of the latest technologies will also be expected.

Are you the right candidate? You should have a real passion for football, have proven experience of working at high profile sporting events and have substantial proven experience of directing and leading teams across a range of programming, both live and recorded.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate budgeting experience and have a thorough understanding of the costs associated with sports productions.

Experience of dealing with high profile presenters and pundits in highly pressurised environments is also expected.

As the role will include working alongside other broadcasters and governing bodies the successful candidate must also demonstrate a wide knowledge of the sport broadcasting industry and football in particular.

Package Description Band:E Contract type: 1 x Continuing Location: Mediacity

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 holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more. 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.

Posted 16 days ago

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