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Senior Producer (Multimedia), BBC Azeri Service

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

Job Introduction

BBC World Service Group is an international multimedia broadcaster, delivering a wide range of language and regional services on radio, TV, online with a big focus on mobile.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Multimedia Producer to oversee the work of deployable correspondents in the Baku office of the BBC’s Azerbaijani Service.

Role Responsibility

In this senior role, you will be overseeing reporting, production and deployment in our Baku office and reporting to the Head of the BBC Azerbaijani Service. You will make sure that we produce the best digital journalism in Azerbaijan; and that our reporters, producers and shoot-edits always innovate and experiment, whilst remaining true to BBC standards and guidelines.

You will plan, organise, coordinate, oversee and control news deployments, making sure that reporting teams are properly supported in their work; that news events in Azerbaijan are properly covered; and that the service produces hard-hitting, impactful journalism for our audiences in Azerbaijan and our audiences elsewhere.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be a highly experienced journalist with a track record of managing a team.

You will have extensive online media experience and will have the editorial awareness to take balanced decisions, suggest bold ideas and provide editorial advice to correspondents and producers.

Finally, you will be fluent in Azeri and will have a strong command of English.

For further details please refer to the full job description.

Package Description

Package: Local terms and conditions

Contract: continuous

Location: Baku

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 have read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You will 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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