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Wed, 18/10/2017 - 17:00

Head of Production


BBC Media Action is the international development agency of the BBC, using media and communications to improve people’s lives. BBC Media Action has been operating in Sierra Leone since 2007, reaching a national audience with compelling media content and supporting the development of local media partners.


BBC Media Action is currently seeking applications for a Head of Production to lead our Media Production team in our Freetown office. This is a supervisory position, and part of the senior management team of the country office. The post is offered on a fixed term contract on national terms and conditions.

The successful applicant will be committed to working to the highest professional standards and able to demonstrate a good understanding of Sierra Leone’s political economy. In-depth knowledge of the BBC’s editorial guidelines and previous significant experience of leading multi-platform media productions are needed for this role. The ability to manage multiple partner relationships is a must, as is being responsible for production-related financial management, risk management, and all production-related compliance.

We are looking for applicants who are committed to working at the highest standards, supportive to colleagues, willing to learn, and able to work effectively under pressure. All positions come with competitive terms and conditions.  BBC Media Action offers a friendly and professional team of colleagues, plus real opportunities for career development.

To apply for any of thesepositionsplease send an email with relevant job title in the subject line to, and request the job description for the position of Head of Production. Please read the job description carefully. Then you need to send an up-to-date CV and a supporting letter stating why you think you are suitable for the post, to the same email address or in person to the BBC Media Action office at 41i Derek Drive, off Spur Road, Freetown. In all correspondence please ensure you indicate clearly which position you are applying for.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date for applications for thisposition is Wednesday18th October.


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