Production Management Assistant, BBC Radio Production – TALENT POOL

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BBC Published: March 8, 2017
Various - London, Salford, Bristol & Birmingham
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BBC Radio Production is looking for experienced Production Management Assistants to join a freelance Radio Production Management Pool.

Production management assistants provide administrative support and assistance with the logistical management of the departments. PMAs are responsible for the smooth running of production offices, acting as a key point of contact. PMAs work in partnership with editorial colleagues to deliver outstanding content, by supporting ways to realise editorial ambitions within operational and financial constraints.

PMAs report to Production Managers and provide support in the preparation and subsequent communication of production information, including internal and external procurement, within authorised limits, initiating and monitoring purchases, and maintaining any necessary records. They are responsible for preparing and submitting paperwork, booking and co-ordinating production facilities, using a range of computer systems etc.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a pressurised and challenging environment whilst demonstrating strong organisational and planning skills. You will have experience of managing conflicting demands and the ability to adapt and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines when the need arises. You will need to demonstrate you are a good problem solver, who knows when to act on your own initiative and when to refer up.

You should be passionate about a broad range of radio content /have awareness of production/content and in particular the programmes produced by Radio Production – speech and drama.

Knowledge of BBC systems including SAP (or similar) is desirable

Closing date: Midnight - 19th March 2017

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