Background

    For the past ten years Creative Lives has been developing a series of partnership projects with BBC local radio stations. These Creative Lives On Air projects use the power of radio to raise the profile of cultural participation and inspire more people to get involved. 

    We celebrate local activity and encourage participation by letting our listeners know what's on offer and where. Linked to each broadcast is a wide range of events and outside interviews designed to ignite a creative spark, helping people see the health, social and community benefits of cultural engagement. To date, Creative Lives has worked with 15 BBC radio stations across England and Wales. 

    About the role

    The Creative Lives On Air Producer will be working across South Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire to produce and promote stories of everyday creativity for broadcast on both BBC Radio Stoke and BBC Radio Shropshire. They will work to promote the importance of local and creative and cultural activity to promote wellbeing and diversity.

    • Salary: £16,480 (based on £27,467 per annum)
    • Location: BBC Radio Stoke and BBC Radio Shropshire alongside homeworking (the successful candidate can expect some travel and networking across the region)
    • Hours: 22.5 hours per week (3 days) Hours can be flexible to take account of personal circumstances. There might be occasional evening and weekend work for which time off in lieu will be given.
    • Period: This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2023.
    • Notice: 4 weeks’ notice is required and will be given. Holidays: All statutory holidays applicable at the place of work plus 15 working days annual leave (based on 25 days pro rata).

    How to apply

    To apply for the role, please download the application pack and return a completed form to [email protected] by 5pm, Friday 14 October 2022. We aim to contact all successfully shortlisted candidates to invite them to interview by 20 October.  Interviews will be held via Zoom on Tuesday 25 October 2022.

    Creative Lives is committed to equal opportunities and cultural diversity, and we welcome expressions of interest from candidates with lived experience. To help us monitor our performance we ask you to fill in a confidential monitoring form which will not be seen by the panel involved in the recruitment process.