Assistant Producer (Multimedia)

Job Description

Title: Assistant Producer (Multimedia)

Company Name: BBC Media Action

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience Requirements:
∎ Na

Job Context:
∎ Grade : 3
∎ Reports To : Producer/ Director
∎ Duration : Fixed term contract till 31st December 2021
∎ Start Date : ASAP
∎ Context:
∎ BBC Media Action is the BBC`s international development charity. We use media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. We partner with civil society, local media and others to produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues and strengthen the media sector through capacity building. Our work is built on insights from our research and engagement with communities and is focused on three key themes: governance and human rights, health and resilience.
∎ We`re now looking for talented and skillful assistant producer to help develop and produce multimedia outputs for our Rohingya emergency projects. Working within a small team, the assistant producer will help create audio and video multimedia content (either factual or drama) aimed at both Rohingya people and the host community. All the contents will be made in Chittagonian dialect or Rohingya language. The ideal candidate will have experience of writing, recording & filming, editing and delivering high quality, audio-visual productions and products.
∎ Overall purpose:
∎ To work within the multimedia production team for Rohingya emergency response, working in every stage of the audio-visual production process including research and pre-production, location or studio recording and post-production to ensure that multimedia outputs are delivered on time, to budget and in accordance with BBC Media Action`s high creative standards and editorial requirements.
∎ Based in Cox`s Bazar but with travel to production locations across the country, as necessary. In general, normal office hours will apply but the nature of the role means that a flexible approach to working time will be necessary.
∎ The role may involve working with groups of vulnerable children and adults. For the successful candidate, mandatory training will be provided on BBC Media Action`s safeguarding policy and staff code of conduct. A police background check may form part of the recruitment process. BBC Media Action operates a zero-tolerance policy concerning all forms of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ To assist with pre-production, filming/recording and post-production for allocated packages or episodes, working closely at all times with episode directors / producers
∎ To source locations, contributors and on-screen and production talent; and to manage freelance and casual staff on location
∎ To work with and support junior assistant producers and researchers
∎ To develop/write filming scripts and narrations
∎ To assist with and support producer/s and visual editors during editing, transcription and translation
∎ To assist in ensuring production safety, including involvement in preparation of risk assessments and ensuring safety measures are upheld by all crew.
∎ To assist in creating and managing filming and edit schedules in close liaison with other members of the multimedia production team.
∎ To work within the production team and alongside administration, finance and procurement staff to ensure all purchasing, hiring and contracting is completed in line with BBC Media Action policies and procedures.
∎ To provide a courteous and knowledgeable first point of contact for a range of people within and outside of the BBC.
∎ To take responsibility for series-wide programme elements, in line with post-holder's skills and experience in specific production areas (e.g. music, graphics, wardrobe, etc.)
∎ To carry out any other production-related tasks as assigned by the line manager/ producer/ director.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Essential :
∎ A proven record in multimedia production
∎ Good knowledge of established multimedia production techniques
∎ Familiarity with production research techniques with an understanding of the importance of accuracy
∎ Ability to work as a team member and as an individual
∎ Strong understanding of gender-related needs and concerns within humanitarian and displacement contexts.
∎ Good spoken and written Bangla language skills.
∎ Organised, with the ability to prioritise, manage workload and deadlines and maintain attention to detail.
∎ Well-developed IT skills, including Microsoft Office.
∎ Commitment to equal opportunities and health & safety.
∎ Track record of finding and working with contributors and presenters
∎ Willingness to travel and work in different places in Bangladesh.
∎ Basic awareness of safeguarding practices and willingness to take part in appropriate safeguarding training.
∎ Desirable:
∎ Chittagonian or Rohingya language skills
∎ Ability and experience in one or more craft areas (self-shooting, video/audio editing, location sound, etc)
∎ Experience working in a development or related setting.

Application Deadline: 21 Oct 2020

Company Information:
∎ 6 Oct 2020
∎ BBC Media Action
∎ Business : BBC Media Action is the BBC`s international development charity. We use media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. We partner with civil society, local media and others to produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues, and strengthen the media sector through capacity building. Our work is built on insights from our research and engagement with communities, and is focused on three key themes: governance and human rights, health and resilience.

Category: Media/Advertisement/Event Mgt.