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Journalist - BBC Brasil

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

Job Introduction

BBC Brasil provides news and current affairs to Portuguese-speaking audiences in Brazil and around the world on digital. Its multimedia content, distributed to various partners in Brazil, available on and Social Media platforms, reaches around 20 million unique users monthly.

Role Responsibility

We are recruiting two Journalists to create original and impactful digital content for BBC Brasil.  You'll research, report, write, translate, edit and adapt stories and programme material.  You’ll also present live and pre-recorded programmes in audio and video.  A deep understanding of metric analytics is required to understand audience needs and create content relevant for them.  You'll ensure that BBC Editorial principles and all relevant legal, contractual and copyright requirements are met while originating and producing a wide variety of news and current affairs content.

The Ideal Candidate

You should be a creative and versatile journalist, with a proven track delivering good digital content on different platforms.  Knowledge and experience on digital video will be essential.  We're looking for a producer who is passionate about digital storytelling.  As the digital landscape is changing you would need to be as nimble as the technologies.

You will need sound editorial judgement, understanding of international affairs as well as Brazilian affairs, sharp editing skills and the ability respond to breaking news.  Candidates should enjoy working under pressure and bring plenty of story and treatment ideas to the role.

A full command and up-to-date knowledge of Portuguese as first (or equivalent) language is essential.

Package Description

Band: C

2 x Continuing Contracts

Base: London

Salary: £29,560 - £43,256 per annum inclusive of allowances

Closing Date: 20/11/2018

Job share applications are welcome for this role.  Please include detail of the proposed arrangement in your application.

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the UK.

About the Company

Reinventing the BBC for the next Generation

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.

Diversity matters at the BBC.  We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles.  The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief.  And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.  

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here


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