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Digital Content Creator
This role is about digital storytelling by creating online media-rich packages including words, pictures, video, audio, live blogs and other interactive online tools and using innovative techniques that grow audiences and engagement.
Researching, reporting and writing content, responsive to data analytics and audience trends.
Sourcing and generating stories and video content that will help drive audience growth and reach key target audience communities.
Enhance our online visibility using a range of digital formats, techniques and tools.
Working with broadcast entertainment teams, to identify digital opportunities from our daily radio and entertainment output.
Shaping, curating and subbing content created by BFBS teams or developing UGC.
Sharing digital ideas and collaborating with our teams across the corporation
To be successful in this position, the right person will have;
A good understanding of online content productions, digital publishing including SEO and savvy social media practices.
Will possess up-to-date legal knowledge including IPSO / OFCOM regulations.
Should have an NCTJ-accredited journalism qualification or equivalent professional training.
A self-starter, keen to get involved and roll their sleeves up, reporting and writing skills, be creative, ability to sub-edit and curate copy.
You will need common sense, excellent interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude. You must be good at juggling several tasks and work autonomously and with integrity.
We would appreciate the following skills; however, they are not essential; Experience in digital journalism/desktop editing software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro. Audio editing skills in creation of podcasts. Experience of live blogging / live streaming /social media publishing.
In this role, it is desired that you are flexible in your working hours. Whilst you will be based at our HQ in Chalfont St Peter, Bucks. SL9 8TN, you may be required to travel occasionally. You will need to be responsible, have a mature attitude and it would be good to have an interest in the armed forces.
To apply for this role, please email [email protected] with your C.V and a covering letter stating your desired salary, outlining why you believe your skills and experience would fit this role. Could you please also let us know of any holidays or commitments to dates that you have pre-arranged? Lastly, please let us know where you saw this vacancy advertised.
To apply, please send your C.V and a covering letter telling us why you fit the role and please state your salary expectations too, to [email protected]
BFBS is a military charity and media organisation with a mission to inform, entertain, connect and champion the UK serving military, their families and veterans.
We have been keeping the serving military-connected and in touch for over 75 years, building morale and offering those serving overseas a valuable connection to life back home. We help them feel happier, know what’s going on around the world, share experiences and build communities.
Today, our TV, radio and digital platforms offer entertainment, news, sport and information services to the Armed Forces, their families, veterans and anyone interested in the military.
In recent years, building on our in-depth knowledge of the military and our digital, media and technological innovation expertise, we have also developed value-for-money commercial services for the military and other government clients. These include digital and creative services, a training and development academy, and pioneering technical media and communication solutions that work even in the most extreme environments.
Why work for us?
BFBS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are committed to looking after our people, helping them to develop their skills and build successful careers.
So, whether your background is military, media, digital, broadcast – or perhaps something else – if you want to work with talented and passionate colleagues to help us in our mission to entertain, inform, connect and champion the UK Armed Forces, please take a look at our current vacancies.
Head Office where this post is based: Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Chalfont St Giles, Bucks. SL9 8TN and Interviews will be held here.
This advert has no close date, we reserve the right to close it at any time and interview candidates as and when they apply, therefore, please apply as soon as you see the advert. Thank you
We thank you for your interest and application. We can’t guarantee to be able to respond to all applicants, therefore, if we do not contact you within 10 working days of the closing date, you have been unsuccessful. Please look out for other opportunities on our website http://jobs.bfbs.com