|Salary:||£45,585 to £54,395|
|Placed On:||18th September 2023|
|Closes:||6th October 2023|
Closing Date: 6 October 2023 - 12:00 noon
Flexible and remote working is an option. Attending Milton Keynes 1 day a week (Wednesday) and ad hoc in line with business need.
Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.
Learner and Discovery Services (LDS) is an award-winning unit of The Open University responsible for the production and delivery of the University’s curriculum; it also has a central role in the design of learning materials.
The Open University is recruiting a Senior Broadcast Platforms and Partnerships Manager.
The post has management responsibility for OU Connect, the OU’s dedicated broadcast site supporting the OU/BBC Partnership. The successful candidate will enable delivery of core online and digital components of the University’s partnership with the BBC, ensuring efficient operational management of the creation, production and delivery of online and digital content related to OU/BBC partnership projects. You will be required to manage, develop and enhance a range of broadcast platforms and partnership opportunities to enable the OU/BBC to diversify and extend its reach and engagement.
Skills and experience
Do you have extensive and demonstrable experience working for the BBC or another public service broadcaster, managing and developing online and digital media products and services, across platforms, within the last two – three years?
Do you have experience of online/digital content creation/editorial for engagement at scale, working with digital and online media tools for delivery and publication within relevant guidelines, policies and technical frameworks.
You will need extensive, demonstrable experience of forging and maintaining productive and influential relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders. Excellent current BBC/PSB platform and content network contacts are required together with an eagerness to proactively learn about new innovations, and to encourage and support ideas and new ways of working.
Line-management experience and demonstrable evidence of managing individuals, along with a prove ability of budget management and forecasting are essential.
The full summary of duties and skills required for the role can be found within the Job Description.
If you would like to discuss the application or recruitment process before making an application, please contact Emma Jones at Resourcing Hub on 01908 655544 or firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the reference VRF 21173.
What you get in return
We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. This includes thorough induction into the organisation and regular reviews of your training and development needs.
We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term. Staff Benefits include an attractive pension proposition and 33 days holiday per annum pro rata, plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days.
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