Scotland Editorial and Production Management Apprenticeship 2020

Scotland Editorial and Production Management Apprenticeship 2020

Sunday, 29 March 2020, 5.00pm

Are you a brilliant planner/ organiser and want to bring your passion for media to the BBC? Or maybe you are full of ideas for the TV, radio or online?

During this scheme you will get first-hand work experience and hands-on training whilst studying towards a Level 3 in Creative and Digital Media, which is delivered by a local learning provider.

Main Responsibilities

You will work on a variety of TV, Radio and digital teams gaining experience in editorial and production management. You will have the opportunity to rotate across a variety of departments including:
BBC Studios Factual television productions (which covers Science, Art and Documentaries)
BBC Sport is responsible for programmes like Sportscene, Off The Ball and Sportsound, as well as News across TV, Radio, Online and Social Media.
– Music, Entertainment and Events - you could be working with our radio music teams and work on shows such as Quay sessions, Celtic Connections and Breaking the News.
– Multiplatform Development Team - where new ideas for BBC Scotland TV, digital and audio programmes are created and pitched.
– Childrens- work on a variety of children programmes such as The Dog Ate My Homework, which include a range of activities in the office or in studio.
– Digital - We produce digital content including the hugely popular and long-running educational service Bitesize, the Social and BBC Arts Online.
– News and Current Affairs - provides local, national and international news on radio, television and online for audiences in Scotland and across the United Kingdom.

When working with production management teams, you will help with the efficient running of the production and your tasks may include learning about schedules and budgets; completing production and post production paperwork, sorting out travel and accommodation needs.

You will also gain skills within the editorial teams, who are for those who have a passion for creating content. You may be working as a Runner within the office, in studio or on location. You may also do research for stories, locations, contributors, props; assisting crew with camera kit; distributing call sheets/scripts; looking after crew and contributors on shoots.

After successful completion of the apprenticeship, you could be applying for roles such as;

Content Assistant
(Junior) Researcher
Production Management Assistant
Are you the right candidate?
Does this sound like the scheme for you? Here is what we are looking for…

You will:
– Have a passion for content, whether that be TV, Radio and Online and be motivated to learn the production process from start to finish
– Love working with other people and be able to demonstrate that you are a great team player.
– Have brilliant organisation skills and be able to provide examples of this on your application form
– Be full of ideas and can think outside the box. You will be able to demonstrate your creative flair throughout the application.
– Be interested in the shows and programmes created in BBC Scotland.
– Be able to balance your time between your busy work placements as well as your college study and additional training.
– Not be planning to do this scheme as a gap year programme

This scheme is aimed at non graduates. If you already have a media or production degree or equivalent qualification this scheme may not be for you, as it may duplicate training and experience you have already had. We would encourage you to look at our Production Trainee Scheme or consider searching our other vacancies for entry level roles via BBC Careers Hub.

See link below for further details.



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