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Digital Video Producer, BBC Ukrainian Service

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.

As part of an historic and exciting expansion of the BBC World Service, BBC Ukrainian Service is boosting its digital offer to provide more video content and to further expand its social-media presence. BBC Ukrainian Service aims to deliver international news relevant to Ukrainian-speaking audience and to put the events in Ukraine and the wider region in a global perspective.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Digital Video Producer to join our established team in the BBC Kiev Bureau.

Role Responsibility

The successful candidate will produce video content for the BBC Ukrainian service website and social media platforms, covering a wide range of stories in an innovative, creative and engaging way. You will research, create and process video content for a variety of digital platforms, using visual creativity to illustrate and explain fast moving events and complex stories. 

You will have the knowledge and experience to re-version BBC content with a mobile audience in mind and will contribute ideas on how to cover news in the ever changing digital world.

The Ideal Candidate

  • A fluent understanding of Ukrainian and English, both written and spoken is essential.
  • Substantial and recent experience in a similar position, working in a news organisation.
  • Experience of video processing and editing.
  • In depth understanding of digital and social platforms and the different ways audiences are consuming news.
  • Thorough familiarity with the region and strong knowledge of the audience requirements.

For a full understanding of this position please read the job description which you can download by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.

Package Description

Role based in Kiev, Ukraine

Continuing (permanent) contract

Local terms and conditions apply

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


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