Closing date: May 27th
BBC Worldwide Limited is the main commercial arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
The company exists to exploit the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the licence fee payer and invest in public service programming in return for rights.
We are looking to recruit a YouTube Executive in Consumer Digital – the department that looks after direct-to-consumer news and entertainment offerings including bbc.com, Global iPlayer and a number of YouTube channels.
You will be responsible for managing the supply of content to several channels within BBC Worldwide’s YouTube Network, implementing audience development strategies to grow subscribers and viewing – on both archive and originated channels – to meet our targets.
Day to day you’ll run the operation of the YouTube channels overseeing the overall look of our channels, implementing a schedule for the clips to be live whilst ensuring the best clips/content are playing to the channel’s audience’s needs as well as generating ideas to provide original content.
As the YouTube executive you’ll have the ability to generate ideas and concepts independently as well as working within a team, be a commercially aware individual possessing strong IT and writing skills.
Basic video shooting & editing skills would be highly desirable.
You will have previous experience working with online video, social media, ideally YouTube as platform itself – either at a multi-channel network, a broadcaster, a production company or as a standalone YouTube creator.
You’ll have a good understanding of the current global digital landscape outside of YouTube, keeping up to date with development in web platforms and applications including relevant online locations for popular video sharing sites and popular social networks.
You’ll have a strong understanding of our content, ideally the production process of TV/Video, the market and our competitors whilst your communication and relationship building skills will enable us to communicate these and make any recommendations within the team, to internal contacts as well as external.