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Reference: 70243

Date Added: 15 March 2019
Closing Date: 24 March 2019

Job Title: Trainee Assistant Producer – Radio Production

Working For: BBC, a client of Creative Access

Location: Salford

Salary: £17,810 p/a

Job Details

Calling all radioheads! Check out this rare opportunity to join the award-winning radio production team for a curious, organised and aspiring broadcaster…

The BBC Radio Production team in Media City, Salford produce a broad range of programmes across Radio 2, 3 and 4 including 4 Extra and The World Service. They produce programmes such as You & Yours, Brain of Britain, The Daily Service, Pick of the Week, Good Morning Sunday, Heart & Soul as well as around 50 documentaries a year.

They are looking for a Trainee Assistant Producer to join their team for 12 months to experience the range of opportunities across two different departments. After a few weeks general induction, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to train in a number of teams according to individual skills and requirements. This may include helping to produce live or pre-recorded programmes, speech or music programmes, plus factual and drama, as well as a combination of studio-based and Outside Broadcasting. Senior team members will also give support across many different radio networks and on digital output and podcasts to enrich the trainee’s learning experience.


  • An understanding of every stage of the production process
  • How to develop programme ideas
  • Sourcing guests
  • Studio assistance
  • Editing audio
  • Writing content for webpages and social media
  • Writing briefs


  • Passion for content across the areas of factual, drama and religion
  • Interested in pursuing a career in radio broadcasting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Radio Production’s programmes
  • Brimming with ideas, with a good understanding of what makes engaging listening
  • Enthusiasm for radio and an appreciation of how audiences use digital and other platforms
  • Enthusiastic approach to work and always willing to try new things


Closing Date: 24 March 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details


  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document
  • This traineeship is only open to candidates from a BAME or lower socio-economic background
  • Do not contact the company directly


Website: http://creativeaccess.org.uk/

Additional Notes