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Video Editor - BBC Africa - Dakar, Senegal

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

Job Introduction

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on TV, radio, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic and exciting expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is launching a range of new programmes and digital content. We are looking for Video Editors to work with our editorial teams in Senegal to produce live and recorded TV programmes and digital video content.

Role Responsibility

  • To edit pictures and sound to produce reports and programmes of broadcast quality.
  • To ingest, edit and publish all TV and video content at base and on location
  • To create and develop visual effects treatments to enhance the telling of a story
  • To have a full understanding of the BBC’s Editorial Guidelines

The Ideal Candidate

  • A comprehensive and up to date knowledge of craft editing techniques.
  • A thorough understanding of live television production techniques.
  • An ability to work effectively with production teams and understand their requirements.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of and interest in News and Current Affairs.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Package Description

Location: Dakar 

Contract: Local terms and conditions

Reports to: Near News (Health) Editor, BBC Africa

Relocation assistance will be considered for this role

We will accept CV's in French

About the Company

We do not focus simply on what we do. We also care about 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 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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