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Production Management Assistant


Role: Production Management Assistant - Children's In-House Production and Production Management Assistant - Blue Peter Band: B Contract type: 2 x FTC/Attachment - commencing ASAP to March 2022 Location: MediaCityUK, Salford 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. The situation regarding the coronavirus outbreak is developing quickly and the BBC is keen to continue to ensure the safety and wellbeing of people across the BBC, while continuing to protect our services. To reduce the risk access to BBC buildings is limited to those essential to our broadcast output. From Wednesday 18th March until further notice all assessments and interviews will be conducted remotely. Job Introduction The BBC is the leading Children's broadcaster in the UK. We are proud of the award winning content we make across all platforms - television, online, radio, apps, YouTube, social media and more. BBC Children's is committed to offering the best cross-platform and on-demand service for all UK children, providing a trusted environment which is enriching, enabling and relevant to the under 12's. Their aim is to entertain, inform and empower children and we are looking for two fantastic Production Management Assistant's to join a couple of our teams. Main Responsibilities Provides administrative support to all areas of the teams General administrative duties Using systems such as Buy, Book, Order to raise Purchase Orders and book travel. Handling and processing sensitive data and documents. The successful candidate must use time and resources efficiently in order to achieve maximum productivity within deadlines and budgets, take a thorough and methodical approach to work, whilst being able to respond flexibly to changes. An ability to work on their own initiative but knowledge of when to refer up where appropriate Additional Responsibilities - Unit PMA This role is part of a small team based in Bridge House, Salford, acting as a central point of contact for a range of stakeholders. The role will also support the In House Executive team, including the Head of Production in tasks such as arranging and minuting meetings, organising departmental screenings and meetings, assisting with the transport and travel needs of the exec team, collating production information for the exec team etc We are looking for someone with diary management, systems experience and an ability to get up to speed with various IT/Technical systems. Please note that this role is office based (with office hours) - with occasional requirements to go out on location visits. Additional Responsibilities - Blue Peter PMA 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. Provides administrative support and diary management to the Editor of the production. Experience of setting up location filming is an advantage. Are you the right candidate? You must have a passion about working in this creative industry, especially Children's content. Awareness of multi-platform production/content. Knowledge of, or an ability to learn, BBC systems for the purposes of booking travel and accommodation and purchasing/raising payments on behalf of the production in a cost effective and timely manner Able to use systems and adopt new technologies.. Demonstrates strong organisational and planning skills and manages conflicting demands to meet deadlines. You will have strong organisational skills and experience working to multiple teams. Excellent communication skills when dealing with Talent, contributors and external stakeholders You will have experience of working within a busy and fast-paced team and have a strong positive can-do attitude. A keen attention to detail essential.

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1-3 Credits

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