BBC Media Action:
BBC Media Action uses media and communication to reduce poverty and as a force for positive social change. To achieve this, BBC Media Action partners with civil society, local media and governments to:
Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats, based on robust research, which inform and engage audiences around key development issues.
Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.
BBC Media Action has been working in Ethiopia since 2001 across a range of health, resilience and livelihoods issues. In 2016 we reached 21 million people with our programmes. Our activities and training increase knowledge and shape practices in ways that help our audiences to improve their wellbeing and livelihoods.
BBC Media Action is expanding its portfolio of work in Ethiopia. To support this new work, BBC Media Action is expanding its team in Ethiopia to ensure that projects are delivered to time, to budget and to the highest standards, in accordance with BBC editorial values as well as BBC Media Action methodologies.
Overall Purpose of Job
As part of a creative team, produce high quality radio drama, public service announcements (or spots) and assist in the development and delivery of training and mentoring for partners on communication skills, and supporting a discussion programme to support improved sanitation and hygiene practices for babies and young children. The Producer will also support the development of accompanying discussion facilitation guides and may also work across BBC Media Action’s other production content, as required.
Assist the Senior Producer / Trainer and relevant departments in all activities required to produce and distribute radio drama and spots on time and within budget:
- Support the production of a mini-drama series in Afaan Oromo and/or Amharic , based on research and developed through BBC Media Action’s approach, maintaining high quality creative and professional standards throughout.
- Conceptualise and produce high…