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Employer Information

  • Application deadline: year round recruitment
  • Starting salaries: various
  • Regions: all UK
  • Industries: Accountancy, Engineering, Finance, Law, Marketing, Media, Research & Development
  • Website: www.bbc.co.uk/jobs
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: n/a
  • Address: BBC Recruitment, PO Box 48305, London, W12 6YE

What is the BBC?
The BBC is a major global broadcaster and programme maker. They produce television, radio and internet services for people in both the UK and around the world.

What roles are available at the BBC?
Journalism will cover a large number of roles at the BBC, but there will be many opportunities in programme making, administrative areas and technical roles.

Application process for the BBC.
There are some training schemes available, however most vacancies are separately advertise when someone is needed throughout the year. There could be separate application processes for each job, so read the information with the vacancies carefully.

Entry requirements and type of person suited for the BBC.
The BBC rarely advertise jobs specifically at graduates. Some sort of relevant experience is usually required, but obviously this will vary from role to role. So experience, a motivation to succeed and an enthusiasm for the area you're applying for will benefit you.

Future prospects and training at the BBC.
Once at the BBC you are encouraged to develop a plan for your careers and training requirements. You can also have the chance to get experience working in other areas through their 'attachment system'.

Other comments about the BBC.


If you have applied to the BBC, we would like you to hear from you. Please use the following form to detail your experiences of application, to aid those interested in following a similar career path.

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