Jr. Assistant Producer (Radio)

Aug 24, 2017 04:51 pm

BBC Media Action Company Name: BBC Media Action

Job Title: Jr. Assistant Producer (Radio)

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Media

Deadline: 09 Sep,2017

Educational Qualification:

Please see the job requirements.



Please see the job requirements.



Skills, knowledge and experience requirements:


Essential / Desirable

Demonstrable interest in radio production, ideally including some production experience.


Knowledge of radio production process and techniques.


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


Organised, with the ability to prioritise across multiple tasks, work independently and maintain attention to detail.


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


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 applications@bd.bbcmediaaction.org 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:

Job Title : Junior Assistant Producer (Radio)
Duty Station : Dhaka
Reports To : Radio Producer
Duration : Fixed term up to 31 December 2019
Positions : 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 Junior 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 recording and delivering high quality audio based productions and products.

Overall purpose:

Reporting to the Radio Producer, this position will take responsibility to produce allocated packages and programmes within the series, delivering high quality audio output. S/he will work within the production team to support that outputs are delivered on time, to budget and in accordance with BBC Media Action’s high creative standards and editorial requirements.

Main Duties & responsibilities:

Assist the Radio Producer and Assistant Producers in production of high quality radio programmes and Public Service Announcements, in consultation with the radio producer and senior project and creative staff.
Support script writing for allocated packages and programmes.
Assist in recording, mixing and delivering 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.
Assist the Radio Producer and Assistant Producers to professionally operate a range of audio equipment to the highest BBC standards.
Assist in ensuring production safety, including involvement in preparation of risk assessments and ensuring safety measures are upheld by all crews.
Work within the production team and alongside administration, finance and procurement staff to ensure all purchasing, hiring and contracting are completed in line with BBC Media Action policies and procedures.
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.