APPLY BBC Production, Journalism, Technology Workshops. Deadline Monday 20th Feb 2017

Kick-Start Your Career at the BBC. If you want to increase your chances of successfully applying for a role at the BBC then attending a pre-application workshop might be just the boost you need.

It can be difficult to stand out from the crowd, particularly in a highly competitive job market. That’s why the BBC has designed a day that offers advice on creating a great CV, improving your interview techniques, navigating BBC application processes and the chance to take part in simulated assessment activities.

Attending the day certainly doesn’t guarantee you a job at the BBC but it will give you a better understanding of the types of skills and experiences required, and help you to submit your best application in the future.

This day is ideal for:

  • Experienced professionals who are interested in applying for roles at the BBC
  • Have you applied for a job at the BBC but haven’t been successful in landing a role?
  • Want to find out where you may have been going wrong in the application process?
  • Interested in hearing what hiring managers are really looking for from applicants?

If you are interested in attending this free day then you must belong to one of the following categories:

  • Production
  • You will already have some film or TV credits to your name as a researcher, production coordinator or assistant producer and/or will have created your own outstanding content outside of work (you will be asked to provide examples).
  • Online Production
  • You’ll have some professional experience in using content management systems for publishing content on the web and experience of editing package, such as; Photoshop, Final Cut Pro & or Adobe Premier Pro. Or you may have managed social media accounts in an editorial context for a workplace, organisation or brand.
  • Technology
    • You will be a web, software, systems or broadcast engineer/operator/developer with some work experience in industry
    • For Web developer roles we are looking for people with experience of Node.js / JavaScript, CSS and HTML / PHP
    • For software roles we are looking for agile developers with a track record in using C++, Python and/or Java
    • For our systems roles we are looking for a background in Unix/Linux and a good understanding of networking, cloud technology, storage and software development
    • For our broadcast engineering roles we are looking for people with experience in live broadcast environments such as broadcast operators & studio managers (for example you may have operated a desk in community radio)
  • Journalism
    • You will be a trained broadcast assistant or journalist with experience in either newspapers, TV, radio, online or social media.

If the above applies to you then you are cordially invited to join us on the following dates;

  • Friday 24th March in London for the Production workshop
  • Wednesday 29th March in Salford for the Journalism Workshop
  • Thursday 30th March in Salford for the Technology Workshop

The workshops will be held at the BBC offices in Broadcasting House in London and in MediaCity in Salford for a day of job insights, workshops and application feedback.

To register your interest please send a CV and explain in 100 words or less why you would like to attend the day to the email contact:

Please do not contact the BBC directly regarding this opportunity – Hyden Talent will be recruiting for the day.


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