Association of British Orchestras

Commissioning Executive (Diversity & Inclusion)

BBC Radio 3 Band E Closing date 01 December 2021
BBC Radio 3 offers its audience a unique blend of music and culture. It does this through a schedule of live and recorded programmes, concerts of classical music, new music, jazz and world music, as well as through insightful documentaries, crafted features and ambitious drama. It is the main broadcast partner of the BBC Proms and of the BBC Orchestras and Choirs.

Radio 3 is actively committed to BBC’s ongoing policy of Diversity and Inclusion across all aspects of the station. This embraces the internal culture, the broadcast content, our workforce and our relationship with audiences.

We wish to appoint someone for two days per week to a role with a dual focus, firstly on commissioning, and secondly on diversity and inclusion.

The post holder will have a dual focus: firstly, to take editorial responsibility for the compliance of three music strands per week produced by independent suppliers; and secondly: to lead on diversity and inclusion strategy on behalf of Radio 3, pulling together the D&I activities that are already happening around the department.

You should have sufficient experience and knowledge to editorially oversee the independent production of radio programmes, including advising on editorial and compliance matters, and complying and signing off programmes.

To accomplish the dual aim of this role, you should also have a keen interest in diversity & inclusion issues, such as experience of contributing to D&I activity in previous roles, or lived experience.

An interest in the output of Radio 3, jazz music, and/or classical music would also be advantageous.

Contact details

020 8743 8000
Broadcasting House, London, United Kingdom

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