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Producer (Radio Drama) At BBC Media Action

Date Posted: 17/Dec/2013
Deadline: 06/Jan/2014


BBC Media Action is the international development charity of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), working in over 25 countries across the world. BBC Media Action works in partnership with local media agencies, civil society organisations, and governments to achieve long term development goals. We produce creative media content to inform and engage audiences, and strengthen the media sector by building professional skills and technical capacity.

The BBC Media Action is looking for interested/motivated candidates to join the Team as:

Producer (Radio Drama) - (Salary – N250,000.00 gross per month)

The position is Abuja based. The contract duration is for one year with possibility of renewal subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance. The start date is February/March 2014 with a probation period of 3 months for each of the position.



The Producer will create, design, plan and produce programmes on agreed themes. Facilitate script writing, editing and production using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems while ensuring compliance with established procedures.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Identify, organise and oversee the activities of writers, actors, directors, sound engineers, assistant producers and other personnel throughout the production process for a radio drama, including contracting, logistics, scheduling, research, writing, recording, and editing. • Ensure that all scripts and recordings meet project objectives and are in line with BBC Editorial values and standards, by working with script-writers in developing story outlines and editing final drafts and working with directors in rehearsals and recordings. • Coordinate with other departments as appropriate to ensure that production outputs are meeting project objectives, drawing on research findings, informing training, and being distributed on time. • Monitor and ensure that expenses are in compliance with production budget. • Prepare operational reports; • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS • Production background and experience, preferably in the area of radio drama, developing scripts and coordinating script-writing processes • Possess ability to analyse and critically evaluate editorial content, identifying strengths and weaknesses in programme content and ways to improve it • Experience managing a team and coordinating multiple roles to deliver project outputs on time and in budget. • Proven organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be well versed in the use of the computer; • Evidence of imagination and an enthusiasm for generating new ideas, particularly those with the widest possible audience appeal. • Knowledge of latest production-related technology and techniques, particularly for radio recording. • Strong understanding of the role of communications in development.

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION A good first degree in Theatre Arts, Mass Communication, Communication Arts, English or the Social Sciences or any other relevant field. An additional certificate/Training in scriptwriting/editing, programme production, directing will be an added advantage;

COMPETENCIES Editorial Judgment; Knowledge Sharing Planning and Organization; Managing relationships and team working; Resilience; Influencing and Persuading.

How to apply:

METHOD OF APPLICATION: Interested candidates should please send in their application/cover letter with an introduction and capability statement stating capability for the job, a detailed curriculum vitae (word document please) with names and addresses of at least 2 professional referees (including their telepone, fax and email addresses) not later than 6 January 2014 to [email protected] with the position applied for clearly stated on the application cover letter.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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