Vacancy: BBC Pictures Drama Assistant
Duration: Attachement/Fixed term
Creative Marketing is a productive, highly effective and world-class creative supply of modern, digital multiplatform marketing content in order to fulfil the needs of the Brand Directors in the output areas. This comprises all elements of marketing content, from trails and promotions to digital campaigns to picture publicity – servicing all brands, platforms, genres and channels, across all media- TV, radio and online.
We’re looking for a Pictures Drama Assistant to provide essential photographic coverage of some of the BBC’s best loved dramas by identifying and organising photographic shoot schedules based on scripts and production schedules, taking receipt of stills and managing their delivery and editorial compliance via the BBC Pictures website. This role will be split between BBC Elstree Studios and TV Centre. Some days may be spent at BBC Cardiff to cover productions there. Drama production can involve long and unpredictable work patterns and pressure to meet tight schedules and therefore you’ll need to have a flexible approach to your working day. You’ll spend much of your working week in Elstree, away from the central base of BBC Pictures in TVC so will need to work unsupervised on a routine basis.
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You should have experience of working on drama productions and the ability to analyse and extract information from drama scripts. Ideally you will have experience of working with photographers or have a demonstrable passion for photography. You’ll have excellent organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and manage a variable workload, as well as the ability to work under pressure and deal with shifting deadlines.. Given the nature of the work you will be undertaking it is essential that you are able to deal with information that is both confidential and sensitive with discretion. You’ll also need the ability to work independently and within matrixed teams. Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills are essential and you’ll need to have good influencing and persuading skills.
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