Radio 1, 1Xtra and BBC Introducing are opening recruitment for the new Casual Team Assistant (entry level role).
This is an excellent opportunity of gaining some work with Radio 1 or 1Xtra or BBC Introducing. Below is an outline of the process to apply for casual pool.
Closing date for applications is on midnight on Sunday 27th September 2015.
What is the Casual Team Assistant production pool?
If you’re selected to be part of the casual team assistant production pool, you will sit on a list of available individuals that could be selected as staffing cover for shifts across Radio 1, 1Xtra or Asian Network. This pool will be held on our available staffing list for a 12 month period. As a casual member of staff there are no guarantees of work.
What is the role of a Team Assistant for Radio 1 or 1Xtra or BBC Introducing?
BBC Radio 1 aims to entertain and engage a broad range of young listeners with a distinctive mix of contemporary music and speech.
BBC Radio 1Xtra plays the best in contemporary black music, with a strong emphasis on live music and supporting new UK artists. Working closely together the stations look to connect the BBC with the next generation of young audiences and be the leading voice in young UK culture.
BBC Introducing was created in 2007 to support unsigned, undiscovered and under the radar musicians. Through the BBC Introducing Uploader, artists such as Jake Bugg, George Ezra and Royal Blood have received radio play and festival exposure. Radio 1, Radio 2, 1Xtra, 6 Music, Radio 3 and over thirty-six local BBC Introducing shows now use the Uploader to find the best new talent.
The successful candidate will be expected to have an understanding, passion and knowledge of a wide range of the music genres featured on at least one of the networks.
A Team Assistant is a key role in radio production support acting as a key point of contact between programme makers, our contributors and audiences. The role also ensures delivery of our PRS legal requirements (Performing Rights Society – Music Reporting).
What do you need to do next?
To apply please click on the link below to access the online application form:
The online application process will close at midnight on Sunday 27th September with interviews on Friday 30th October.