BBC World Service Job Recruitment – Apply Now

BBC World Service
BBC World Service

BBC World Service Job Recruitment – This is to announce the current job recruitment for qualified persons who apply, interested persons may apply below.

The BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, TV, online and social networks with a weekly global audience of 320 million. As part of an historic multi-million pound expansion of BBC Africa, the BBC World Service is introducing a wide range of new and exciting language and regional content to serve African and global audiences.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Digital Technical Producer, BBC News – Igbo Service

Job Reference: BBC/TP/590126/64538
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract Type: Fixed term
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract/attachment
Job Category: Journalism
Business Unit: News – WSG World Service

Job Introduction

  • BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.
  • It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 468 million globally (2020 figure), including TV, digital platforms, social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

Role Responsibilities

  • The Digital Technical Producer will provide a full range of quality technical services for audio, video and text to help put the best content on air in a busy newsroom working to tight deadlines.
  • You must be familiar with the latest digital production equipment.
  • Accountable to the Editor, you will be proactive and be required to perform duties in studios, workshops, edit suites, and on computers, as well as on digital news platforms and outside broadcasts.
  • Some basic photography will be required.
  • You will have an excellent knowledge of local, regional and international news and current affairs.
  • You will have recent experience of living in Lagos, Nigeria including understanding its complexities. Ability to work under pressure and to react to breaking news is essential.

Are you the right candidate?

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to operate technical equipment to meet the artistic, technical and safety requirements for delivering audio, video and text publishing.
  • This includes operating studios, computer equipment, recording and editing systems.
  • You will have the ability to record, ingest, edit, reproduce and dub material, including replay, as required by the production staff both in the studio and on the field.
  • Fluency and up to date knowledge of Igbo and the ability to type quickly and accurately is essential.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Journalist, BBC News – Igbo Service

Job Reference: BBC/TP/590126/64505
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract: Two vacancies available – 1 x Six month fixed term contract and 1 x 12 month fixed term contract
Job Category: Journalism
Business Unit: News – WSG World Service
Slot: 2

Job Introduction

  • BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.
  • It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 468 million globally (2020 figure), including TV, digital platforms, social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

Role Responsibilities

  • As a BBC Broadcast Journalist you will work creatively across all digital platforms – audio, video and text – to ensure that the Igbo Service output develops and grows a distinctive character and status in its target area.
  • On a daily basis, you will engage actively with the audience ensuring consistency of output. You will be required occasionally to do field reporting as required.
  • Shift work will be required which will include early mornings, late nights, weekends and public holidays.

Are you the right candidate?

  • The successful candidate will have some experience within a media environment. Fluent in Igbo and English (written and spoken), you will have experience of delivering creative output on online platforms.
  • Knowledge of local, regional and international news and current affairs is essential.
  • You will have knowledge of and recent experience of living in the target area, including a good understanding of the complexities of Nigeria.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react to breaking news is essential.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Video Journalist, BBC News – Igbo Service

Job Reference: BBC/TP/590126/64509
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract/attachment.
Job Category: Journalism
Business Unit: News – WSG World Service

Job Introduction

  • BBC World Service is an international multimedia broadcaster, part of BBC News, delivering a wide range of language and regional services and working increasingly with other parts of BBC News to serve global audiences.
  • It uses multiple platforms to reach its weekly audience of 468 million globally (2020 figure), including TV, digital platforms, social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

Role Responsibilities

  • As a Video Journalist in the Igbo Service team you will be expected to produce, record and edit video content with speed and utmost creativity.
  • You will offer story ideas and will routinely self shoot and edit news packages for use across multiple platforms.

Are you the right candidate?

  • The successful candidate will have first class video journalism skills, with the ability to gather and prepare audio and video material for broadcast.

You will also command the following attributes:

  • Storytelling ability through the use of audio and video.
  • Ability to spot potential newsworthy stories for use on any service
  • Recognising the distinct requirements of different types of output
  • Ability to self-shoot and edit video routinely which is the main focus of the role
  • Good command of spoken and written Igbo language.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This role will require you to travel at short notice.
  •  Local terms and conditions apply.
  • Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in Nigeria

Application Closing Date
29th November, 2022.

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