BBC Media Action Bangladesh
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We use media and communications to reduce poverty and promote human rights in developing countries. We partner with civil society, local media and others to produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences around key development issues and strengthen the media sector through capacity building. Our work is built on insights from our research and engagement with communities and is focused on three key themes: governance and human rights, health and resilience.
Post Name: Assistant Writer
Main Duties & responsibilities:
Work with the writing and creative team to develop and agree the story, characters, learning points and other creative elements for the series.
Contribute to concept development and characterisation of the story.
Participate actively in a story, character, and script-development workshop and further brainstorming or joint-development activities as required.
Write designated drama and factual scripts in line with the agreed characters, storyline, messaging, and other briefs provided by the producer; providing at least three drafts (initial, second, polish) and incorporating feedback from the producer and other members of the team.
Translate scripts to English and Rohingya dialect as per necessity.
Work closely with the producer and other designated team members to ensure smooth delivery of the product.
Engage in necessary discussions with the production/project team to understand the programme.
Work flexibly across BBC Media Action's offices in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar, as necessary.
To undertake any other duties requested by the line manager.