Assistant Producer (Radio)

Aug 24, 2017 04:49 pm

BBC Media Action Company Name: BBC Media Action

Job Title: Assistant Producer (Radio)

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Media

Deadline: 09 Sep,2017

Educational Qualification:

Please see the job requiremetns.



Please see the job requiremetns.



Skills, knowledge and experience requirements:


Essential / Desirable

Experience in radio production, including experience in producing factual packages or programmes in the studio or on location.


Well developed creative and technical production skills.


Ability to research, write, edit or adapt programme material for the Bangladeshi market;


Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to form and maintain effective working relationships at all levels.


Ability to find contributors, interviewees, and experts as well as other sources of material.


Editorial awareness and ability to apply BBC editorial policy


Good organisational and time management skills, with the proven ability to prioritise across multiple tasks, work independently and maintain attention to detail.


Ability to work in a multicultural environment.


Excellent written and spoken Bangla


Good spoken and written English language skills


Experience working in a development-related setting


Commitment to equal opportunities and health & safety.



Instruction :

Interested applicants should carefully complete the BBC Media Action job application form by downloading from the link and email to mentioning the position in the subject field. The deadline for submitting applications is September 9, 2017.

The BBC is an equal opportunity employer


Job Detail:

Title : Assistant Producer (Radio)
Duty Station : Dhaka
Reports To : Radio Producer
Duration : Fixed term up to 31 December 2019
Position : Two
Start Date : October 1, 2017.


BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We use media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. We partner with civil society, local media and others to produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues, and strengthen the media sector through capacity building. Our work is built on insights from our research and engagement with communities, and is focused on three key themes: governance and human rights, health and resilience.

We’re now looking for two talented and skillful Assistant Radio Producers to help develop and produce radio output for a project that aims to help create a supportive social environment that enables adolescents to progress towards their aspirations free from all forms of child marriage. The ideal candidate will have experience of writing, recording, editing and delivering high quality audio based productions and products.

Overall purpose:

Reporting to the Radio Producer, this position will assist in devising and developing a new radio format and take responsibility to produce allocated packages and programmes within the series, delivering high quality audio output. S/he will be responsible to prepare detail workplans with feasible timelines for every stage of the production process including research and pre-production, audio recording and post-production with the guidance of line manager. S/he will work within the production team to support the delivery of outputs on time, to budget and in accordance with BBC Media Action’s high creative standards and editorial requirements.

Main Duties & responsibilities:

In consultation with the radio producer and senior project and creative staff, provide input and ideas to shape the format and structure of the new radio programme.
Write scripts of allocated packages and programmes.
Record, mix and deliver packages and complete programmes for radio broadcast.
Work within the audio production work flow, ensuring that production tasks take place on time and to the appropriate level of quality.
Help to support and guide freelance staff including stringers/reporters, voice artists and presenters.
Liaise regularly with project team and partners to ensure consistency of message and content across the project.
Professionally operate a range of audio equipment to the highest BBC standards.
Ensure that BBC editorial principles and all relevant legal, contractual and copyright requirements are met through proper sign-off and post-production compliance processes, referring upwards in cases of difficulty or doubt.
Develop the flexibility and skills to work with or move to other programme teams on a multi-media basis.
Any other duties commensurate with the post as allocated by the line manager.
In general, normal office hours will apply but the nature of the role means that a flexible approach to working time will be necessary.