Journalist, BBC Brasil

BBC
  • Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Apply by
    Aug-19-2019
  • Posted
    Aug 06

Position description

Were happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application.There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage. 

  • Excellent career progression the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

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 over 320 million globally, including TV, digital platforms including social media, AM, FM, shortwave, digital satellite and cable channels.

All Language Services are multiplatform, with a multimedia website with a focus on digital video, text, interactivity for both desktop and mobile platforms. BBC Brasil provides news and current affairs to Portuguese-speaking audiences in Brazil and around the world on digital. Its multimedia content, distributed to various partners in Brazil, available onwww.bbcbrasil.com and Social Media platforms, reaches around 20 million unique users monthly.

Main Responsibilities

We are seeking two Journalists to create original and impactful digital content for BBC Brasil. You'll research, report, write, translate, edit and adapt stories and programme material. You'll have a deep understanding of metric analytics along with an understanding of audience needs and the ability to create content relevant for them. You'll ensure that BBC Editorial principles and all relevant legal, contractual and copyright requirements are met while originating and producing a wide variety of news and current affairs content. You may be required to travel off base on short reporting trips and assignments, to travel to London as required and to spend longer periods of time in the target area. Journalists may be required to work with or move to other teams and to have the ability to work across a range of skills in a flexible manner, and to carry out these responsibilities in accordance with the BBCs overall standards and values.

Are you the right candidate?

You should be a creative and versatile journalist, with a strong understanding of what makes good digital content and how it is consumed on different platforms. A deep knowledge and experience on digital video will be an advantage. We're looking for a producer who is passionate about digital storytelling. As the digital landscape is changing you would need to be as nimble as the technologies.

You will need sound editorial judgment, understanding international affairs as well as Brazilian affairs, sharp editing skills and the ability respond to breaking news. Candidates should enjoy working under pressure and bring plenty of story and treatment ideas to the role.

A full command and up-to-date knowledge of Portuguese as first (or equivalent) language is essential.

About the BBC

We don't focus simply on what we do we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you've read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC whether that's to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

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