Digital and T.V news producers
The Forces Network is looking for digital and TV producers to work across our news platforms, covering a range of military stories and international events.
In the same week you could be on a military exercise creating multi-platform video, helping produce our lunchtime or evening news programmes which are broadcast in the UK on Forces T.V and around the world, or be on your way to one of the 30 or so countries we travel to every year.
You will also research and write articles for our digital output, create social media stories and understand the latest creative and analytical trends for digital news. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate their flexible, creative and imaginative approach in this role. They will know how to make the best use of pictures and audio, finding the best ways to maximise share-ability across platforms, and will be passionate about accuracy.
While an understanding of the armed forces is desirable, a knowledge of video production, the use of graphics, online and social media publishing is essential. We’re also very keen on people with experience in the news media or broadcast industry.
Among our objectives, is the creation of a data-led newsroom - so an understanding of how analytics can inform our journalism could be winning advantage for this role.
Helping us use audience trends to connect with undeserved audiences, increasing referrals to forces.net, supporting campaigns on social platforms, participating in discussions on tracking and tagging can all be part of a producer’s role. Because of the nature of this team, you will need to be comfortable working to deadlines and at a fast pace.
If you would like to be considered for this role, please go to http://jobs.ssvc.com/1688701495 send your CV, with a covering letter indicating your salary expectation and how you meet the above criteria, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The closing date is Sunday 7th July 2019.
Interviews will take place the week beginning 15th July 2019 @ Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. SL9 8TN.
BFBS is a military charity and media organisation with a mission to inform, entertain, connect and champion the UK serving military, their families and veterans.
We have been keeping the serving military connected and in touch for over 75 years, building morale and offering those serving overseas a valuable connection to life back home. We help them feel happier, know what’s going on around the world, share experiences and build communities.
Today, our TV, radio and digital platforms offer entertainment, news, sport and information services to the Armed Forces, their families, veterans and anyone interested in the military.
In recent years, building on our in-depth knowledge of the military and our digital, media and technological innovation expertise, we have also developed value-for-money commercial services for the military and other government clients. These include digital and creative services, a training and development academy, and pioneering technical media and communication solutions that work even in the most extreme environments.
Why work for us?
BFBS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to looking after our people, helping them to develop their skills and build successful careers.
So, whether your background is military, media, digital, broadcast – or perhaps something else – if you want to work with talented and passionate colleagues to help us in our mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK Armed Forces, please take a look at our current vacancies.
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