Vacancies at BBC Media Action: Business Development Associates

BBC Media Action is the independent international charity of the BBC which uses media to advance development worldwide. Our mission is to improve the quality of people’s lives in developing and transitional countries through innovative use of media. We do this through our focus on health, governance, livelihoods, climate change and humanitarian response. We work in partnerships that include governments, broadcasters, civil society institutions, donor agencies and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s). Job Title: Business Development Associates, NigeriaJob Reference    BBC/TP/656733/18982Business Unit    News: WSG World ServiceJob IntroductionThe Business Development team secures and develops partnerships that deliver more than 50% of BBC World Service global reach and impact. Based in cities around the world, this team provides the media market insights and business connections that make BBC journalism available to audiences via appropriate broadcast and digital platforms.Role ResponsibilityAs a Business Development Associate you will help maintain and enhance the BBC’s business activities in Nigeria. Working in a team of international media market experts, you will take responsibility for direct partner liaison, updating partners with information, co-ordinating marketing activity and driving new initiatives. As one of our partners’ closest BBC representatives, you will manage day-to-day queries and programme information quickly and effectively. Your ingenuity and customer focus will help BBC partners find new ways to derive value from our content. You will be effective in invoicing, debt collection and related account management functions. Your deep understanding of the Nigerian media market will help the BBC identify opportunities to exploit, track trends and note the activities of competitors. Your insights and recommendations will inform the BBC’s business development strategy which you will help to implement in Nigeria. Package Description Job PackageLocal salaryGrade - Local Terms and Conditions applyLocation - Lagos, NigeriaContract type - FTCTwo positions, one Yoruba speaking, one Igbo speakingAbout the Company The BBC is committed to redeploying employees seeking suitable alternative employment within the BBC for different reasons and they will be given priority consideration ahead of other applicants.  Priority consideration means for those employees seeking redeployment their application will be considered alongside anyone else at risk of redundancy, prior to any individuals being considered who are not at risk. Attached documentsBusiness Development Associate - Lagos - Yoruba JD 28 11 16.pdfBusiness Development Associate - Lagos - Igbo JD 28 11 16.pdfBBC Values Guide.pdf

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