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New opportunity from BBC careers – Assistant Commissioner, Radio 5 Live, EXTEND

  • Fixed Term – Full Time
  • Salford, GB, M50 2QH
  • Job Closing Date:  26/09/2023

We have been asked to share this exciting job role by the BBC – it is advertised as part of their BBC Extend programme for disabled people. As such, they are currently recruiting for an exciting new 12-month opportunity for an Assistant Commissioner to work on their slate of BBC Sounds podcasts.

As an Assistant Commissioner, you will be working closely with the Commissioning Executives for podcasts to ensure the portfolio has a strong development pipeline, assessing all new proposals with editorial judgment and understanding of target audiences. You will also be giving solid editorial feedback to suppliers, based on your experience in the range of genres we commission.

Part of the role will also include co-ordinating and managing the marketing, promotion and community-building aspects of podcast commissions. The role will also require you to build relationships with key stakeholder both inside and outside the BBC.

The BBC are committed to making the process of applying for this role as accessible as possible. If you need to discuss adjustments or access requirements for the application process, or have any questions about their Extend programme, please contact the BBC Extend team via the BBC’s Diversity & Inclusion inbox.

The BBC are also fully committed to providing workplace adjustments to help eliminate barriers in the workface that disabled people face. To do this, they have their own dedicated BBC Access and Disability Service that provides assessments and support throughout employment with them. If you are successful in applying for this role and require workplace adjustments, they will work with you to get your adjustments in place.

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