Producer, Music Team – BBC Asian Network

Producer, Music Team – BBC Asian Network

Sunday, 12 December 2021, 11.55pm

Job Introduction
BBC Asian Network’s mission is to entertain and engage a broad range of young listeners with a distinctive mix of contemporary music and speech. We reflect the lives and interests of 18-34 year old British-Asians and look to connect them with the BBC. At Asian Network we play the best music that is relevant to our young audience, from Asian to broader contemporary music. We provide a platform for supporting new Asian artists, with a strong emphasis on live music. We offer the best in new music, events, news, documentaries, social action campaigns and are the leading voice in young British-Asian culture.

Role Responsibility
As Producer for BBC Asian Network Show key responsibilities include:

– Working with the Head of station/Editor and implementing the network’s music policy, including the creative process that results in the Asian Network playlist
– Using music scheduling software such as Powergold, to programme a variety of daytime shows across Asian Network as required
– Work with the Editor and Head of Station to ensure that the station’s DJs deliver the music policy with authenticity, accuracy and enthusiasm
– Work closely with the Live Music & Events team to develop events and opportunities for live music across the network, as well as helping deliver live music projects to air
– To spot changing trends within the contemporary music scene and ensure that music policy reflects these as appropriate
– To forge great links between Asian Network and the music industry: record companies, artists and artist management, particularly in the UK
– To represent internally and externally on all matters relating to Asian Network music & music policy
– To set and maintain appropriate analytical systems
– To lead other team members and be the point of call when needed

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have:
– Deep knowledge and experience across the full range of contemporary music genres
– An ability to interpret and use market and audience research data
– Evidence of establishing and sustaining productive relationships in the music industry
– Demonstrable passion for broadcasting to the appropriate audience, and knowledge of those subjects which fascinate, entertain and appeal to this audience
– An innovative and imaginative approach to programme ideas and able to motivate colleagues to take creative risks within parameters
– Good contacts and ways of finding content from different sources
– Knowledge of techniques of audio and content production and its use on multiple platforms
– Good interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with a variety of people and teams
– Ability to work flexibly and adapt to new ways of working

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