BBC – Production Management Assistant

Job Introduction

From the World Cup to the Olympics, whether it’s Premier League football, 6 Nations Rugby, International Cricket or the top Tennis tournaments BBC Sport is at the heart of the world’s major sporting events. Our Sports News, Radio Sport and Interactive teams help make sure that every day, throughout the year our audiences are served with all the stories surrounding every sport as well as providing world class coverage of the events themselves.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for everyone and welcome applications from individuals regardless of their background for BBC Sport. Due to current under-representation of candidates from black and minority ethnic groups, people that have a disability or people that chose a more vocational route into employment, we encourage applications from candidates in these groups.

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.

Role Responsibility

The primary purpose of the role will be to assist in the delivery of accurate Rotas and assist a team of Staff Schedulers by providing comprehensive administrative support with scheduling and the payment of Contingent Workers (Freelance and Casuals). You will be an integral member of a dynamic Staffing team who are focused on scheduling their Staff base and Contingent Workers for each area to monthly deadlines. Overall you will support the Staff Schedulers in achieving the departmental goals BBC Sport.

While this is the primary role of the Production Management Assistant (Work Place Scheduling), you may also be asked to work across different projects or platforms.

The Ideal Candidate

We’re looking for a proactive individual with excellent administrative and organisational skills. A keen eye for detail and previous experience of working with SmartBook and WorkPlace are essential requirements for the role.

Our Production Management Assistant (Work Place Scheduling) will be highly organised, have great interpersonal skills and will take pride in completing tasks accurately, on-time and to the highest of standards.

If you think you have the skills, experience and ambition to work for the one of the most popular departments then apply now.

Package Description

Role – Production Management Assistant (Work Place Scheduling)

Division – Sport

Base – Salford

Grade – 3D

Contract – FTC 24 months.

About the Company

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.