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Job Title: Mentor/producer-presenter, A National Conversation
Reports to: Senior producer
Duration: 6 months (with possible extension)
Special requirements: The right to live and work in Tanzania. Fluent in English and Swahili with ability to write reports and scripts in these languages.
Closing date: 31 October 2021
BBC Media Action:
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development organisation, and we believe in the power of media and communication for good. We work in more than 20 countries around the world, supporting the independent media essential to democracy and development. Each year, our projects and programmes reach 130 million people facing poverty, inequality and insecurity with information they can trust, helping to improve health, bridge divides, challenge prejudice, and save and change lives. We follow the editorial standards and values of the BBC, but we rely on funding from donors and partners to carry out our work.
We are looking for two mentor/producer-presenters to produce and present a nationally broadcast radio show and also to deliver in-depth mentoring on radio production to staff at several radio partner stations throughout the country. The training and ongoing support to partner stations aims at building their capacity to produce varied, high-quality, and editorially robust radio programmes.
The successful candidate will work closely with the senior producer to create radio outputs that reach the highest editorial and professional standards in line with BBC editorial policy and production guidelines. The successful candidate will also work with the senior trainer mentor and partnerships development manager to develop training plans that meet the needs of radio producers in line with a range of project objectives, and with the overall goal of improving the quality and capacity of the media sector in Tanzania especially on issues around governance, gender, and climate change.
The post holder will be required to spend at least 60% of their time in the field, working with radio producers at partner stations throughout Tanzania.
Interested qualified candidates should submit their CV with cover letter (in English, PDF or Microsoft Word format) which outlines their experience and suitability for the role by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org – please include the title of the position applied for in the subject line and send by 5pm 31 October 2021.
The role may involve working with groups of vulnerable children and adults. For the successful candidate, mandatory training will be provided on BBC Media Action’s safeguarding policy and staff code of conduct. A police background check may form part of the recruitment process. BBC Media Action operates a zero-tolerance policy concerning all forms of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people.
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