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Journalism Coordinator (BBC Learning English)

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

Job Introduction

BBC Learning English is a world leader in using international broadcasting to teach English and is part of the BBC World Service. The department provides free resources in 12 languages to EFL learners and teachers worldwide on our website as well as via partners around the world. Learners also engage with our products via our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube pages.

Role Responsibility

As Journalism Coordinator you will assist with the production of new content. You will support the production and delivery of English language teaching multi-media content - focusing on the Mandarin and Africa production teams.  

You will have good knowledge of internal and external content management systems, be social media savvy and comfortable using various software packages like Photoshop and FTP. 

You will also undertake a range of programme or newsroom administration, including booking and work to tight deadlines while demonstrating a good knowledge of BBC policy. 

The Ideal Candidate

Native knowledge of Mandarin (simplified) in all forms

Good working knowledge of English in all forms

Knowledge of various social media platforms (especially within China) and experience in uploading content to these platforms and responding to users’ comments

Good technical skills (experience of content management systems and, preferably, ability to be able to edit audio/video)

Working knowledge of software packages that include picture editing and FTP

Package Description

Grade: 4 / Proposed Band: B



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 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

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Consequently, successful applicants may be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC. 


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