The Development Assistant reports to Head of Development, BBC Wales Drama and works in close conjunction with the development team to provide editorial and administrative support. BBC Wales Drama produces popular series such as Doctor Who.  

Main responsibilities will include providing editorial and administrative support to Head of Drama, Head of Development and the development team, in order to provide an effective and efficient development system for the department across both in-house and Independent drama developments.

Our ideal candidate will possess knowledge and experience of Drama output and development, a demonstrable passion for Drama and an awareness of material currently in development and potential gaps. You will have experience of script reading and writing script reports with an ability to demonstrate sound editorial judgement and sensitivity, both verbally and on paper. Excellent research, organisational and presentation skills are essential, as well as strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate administration systems.

12 Months Fixed Term Contract / Attachment

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. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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.

The BBC is currently implementing a Career Path Framework which will result in employees being aligned to generic job titles and job descriptions. Therefore, successful applicants may need to be realigned to a slightly different job title shortly after joining the BBC.

Find out more and apply here.

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