BBC is advertising a new job vacancy. They are seeking to employ a Senior Journalist (Video Producer-West Africa). This is a full time job located in Ghana. The role is based on local terms and conditions.
- This role primarily initiates, gathers and produces material for news, current affairs and general programming for digital platforms.
- You will be expected to routinely self-shoot and edit complete packages for use across multiple platforms.
- Ensure content is accurate and informative whilst striving for creative and imaginative output, and adhere to the best standards of video production.
- To record video interviews and other types of original content as required and work with graphics and visual journalism teams to produce creative and original sequences.
- Use analytics to inform video story choices and ensure the content is delivered in the right format(s).
Knowledge, Skills, Training & Experience
- Bilingual language expertise is preferred: A full command and up to date knowledge of a key World Service regional language as first (or equivalent) language as well as complete comprehension of written and spoken English and the ability to communicate effectively.
- Ability to originate, plan, develop and produce engaging digital content on complex political and social issues that will appeal to African and global audiences, particularly among women and young people.
- Experience of digital newsgathering, filming and filing video from the field, and proven ability to confidently use editing and production tools as required. A knowledge of outside broadcast techniques would be an advantage.
- A good presence on camera and experience of social media lives would be an advantage.
- Good knowledge of data analytics and experience of using it to shape the content and meet the needs of different audience groups.
- Track record of encouraging, guiding and assisting colleagues who are new and unfamiliar with video and digital.
Job Application Guide At BBC
Closing Date: 5th November, 2023
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