Edit Producer, The One Show Pool – BBC (Manchester)

Job Introduction

BBC Studios is the most awarded production company and the biggest independent producer in the UK. The Documentary Unit, Salford produce a wide breadth of content including; The One Show, Rip Off Britain and the BAFTA nominated Scam Interceptors.
We are looking for experienced Edit Producers for the next series of The One Show to shape and mould our 120 Current Affairs, Arts and Special projects films.
Joining the pool will mean that you will be offered work as and when opportunities arise. Appointment to the pool will not entitle candidates to permanent contracts with the BBC, those will have to be applied for in the normal way. The Talent Pool serves as a database of Edit Producer who have the necessary skills and experience to work with us, and forms a group of candidates that will be considered as a priority should a short-term (non-permanent) position become vacant.

Main Responsibilties

As Edit Producer you’ll have impeccable organisational skills and the ability to make quick decisions to keep the schedule on track. You’ll also need solid attention to detail and an awareness of the legal and compliance issues around using certain shots, language or sync.
With that nailed, the EP role also gives you the opportunity to really shape the look and feel of the series, working with the filmmakers, Series Editor, Executive Producer and the Executive Editor


With substantial experience as an Edit Producer and working on fast paced daytime formats, you will have demonstrable experience of organising and keeping on top of changing schedules in a fast-moving environment.
You will be an excellent story teller with the ability to approach current affairs stories in a creative way, with a particular understanding of the complexities and nuances of consumer journalism. Evidence of sound editorial judgement is also  essential.

Are you the right candidate?

•    You will have sound editorial judgement and be highly organised, keeping on top of changing schedules.
•    Creative, inventive, innovative approach to story-telling
•    A journalistic background is preferred
•    Experience of working on comparable output
•    Experience of low budget / fast turnaround, output with demanding schedules
•    Writing edit scripts, working with others to help hone their scripts
•    Experience of legally contentious/editorially complicated output and right of reply process preferred.

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