The Chevening Secretariat and BBC World Service Group are happy to ask functions (from 17 March) for the Chevening/BBC World Service Group Skilled Placement Programme, commencing in September 2021.
Profitable candidates will full a 3 and a half month placement on the BBC.
Relying on their expertise and pursuits, profitable candidates may very well be positioned in one among quite a lot of areas of World Service Group exercise together with: World Service information programmes, BBC Information on-line, World Service radio, digital output, BBC Media Motion, BBC Monitoring, one of many BBC World Service language providers, or Options-Centered Journalism.
As a result of altering Covid-19 scenario the position might happen nearly with a mixture of in-person office-based work when protected to take action. We will likely be working with the BBC to coordinate any penalties. Profitable candidates will likely be knowledgeable of any adjustments to the programme as vital.
The programme may even embody:
- Enrolment on a bespoke one-week course on the BBC Faculty of Journalism.
- Entry to Faculty of Journalism programs on the identical foundation as BBC employees. Awardees will likely be anticipated to finish at the very least one extra course throughout their placement.
- Profitable candidates will likely be supervised at a BBC location in London and can have a BBC mentor to help them in the course of the placement.
- Profitable candidates will obtain the Chevening stipend during the position, as well as and with a purpose to meet the BBC requirements underneath the New Expertise Coverage, the BBC will present a complete ‘prime up wage’ for the interval. The precise prime up quantity will likely be confirmed at a later date, as it’s calculated to coincide with every new monetary 12 months. Profitable candidates will likely be anticipated to seek out appropriate lodging themselves.
- As much as eight placements can be found to present Chevening Students finding out related diploma programmes within the UK.
- As a result of nature of the skilled placement, candidates should additionally exhibit that they’ve at the very least two years’ expertise as a working journalist, and/or have or can have accomplished a grasp’s in journalism from a UK college by the point that the position begins.
DEADLINE: March 31 2021
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