Assistant Technical Producer at BBC Media Action

BBC Media Action was founded in 1999 by the BBC as its international development charity. We apply the editorial standards of the BBC, build on its values and often work closely with the BBC World Service and other BBC departments. However, we are legally and financially independent and work to a distinct mission. Originally known as BBC World Service Trust we changed our name to BBC Media Action in December 2011.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Assistant Technical ProducerLocation: Abuja, NigeriaDepartment: Production & TrainingReports to: Senior Technical ProducerStart Date: ImmediateType of Contract: Fixed TermDuration of Contract: 6 months (with possibility of extension) Job PurposeThe Assistant Technical Producer will provide support for studio management and production activities for BBC Media Action in Nigeria towards the delivery of dynamic and distinctive radio, TV and social media programming in accordance with BBC standards.Main DutiesUnder the supervision of the Senior Technical Producer and the Head of Production and Training, and working with other Technical Engineers, help support all sound and video recording and editing needs of BBC Media Action, Nigeria. This may include location recording of radio dramas, field interviews, debates, in-studio recordings, public service announcements, or any other potential output on any platform.Help with post-production editing of programmes, sound balancing of programmes for broadcast, and delivery of final versions to deadline.Support the team in planning ahead of production, including recces, equipment prep, logistics, and consideration of health and safety issues from a technical recording perspective.Along with the rest of the Technical Production team, take responsibility for technical safety in the studio and on location, and operate all equipment safely adhering to safety regulations.Along with the rest of the Technical Production team, take responsibility for proper use, care and storage of all recording and editing equipment.Keep up with latest recording and editing advances, methods and trends and implement them into your work.Assist in completing all relevant pre and post-production paperwork.Perform any other duties that may be assigned. 

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