BBC Russian service
is looking for a Senior Producer (Multimedia) to lead a team of dedicated reporters who are covering mostly political issues in Russia.
The BBC's Moscow Bureau is one of seven hub bureaux around the world and as such is among the busiest and most challenging of broadcast environments.Requirements:
- fluent English, both in written and spoken form;
- an ability to communicate effectively on a high level;
- a full command and up-to-date knowledge of the Russian language (first language or equivalent);
- significant experience as a broadcast or print journalist for the target area with an ability to write, adapt and translate with accuracy, clarity and style appropriate to differing audiences;
- a wide and up-to-date familiarity with the target area and an in-depth understanding of its history, politics, social issues and culture as well as the changing needs of the audience.
- you'll desk edit the multiplatform material, ensuring that output conforms to the highest editorial and production standards;
- you'll oversee coverage so that all stories are reported in a multimedia way;
- working alongside other Editors and Senior Producers, you'll act as a point of editorial reference, providing editorial leadership as required;
- you'll need to work closely with colleagues in Moscow and the team in London to ensure a seamless transition between teams, to contribute to the planned coverage of upcoming stories and to ensure 360 degree commissioning;
- the key duties include subbing online, audio and video stories; making suggestions on deployments and commissions.
Apply for a position
- 12 month fixed term contract;
- based in Moscow, Russia;
- local terms and conditions apply.