• 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:
  • I am currently on placement in Media Planning. My main jobs are scheduling pre-rolls (trailers that you see at the start of shows on BBC iPlayer) and making footers (basically ads on the BBC website that send you to different areas such as BBC Sounds). I am also involved in the marketing plan for an upcoming BBC Three show and BBC Three + BBC Radio paid social media marketing.


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?
  • I have improved in areas such as copywriting and strategic planning of media assets and I have gained skills in Excel, and other programs such as ATI Analytics, iSite, iBroadcast, Castaway


  • 3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?
  • 6/10

  • 4. How well organised/structured is your programme?
  • 6/10

  • 5. How much support do you receive from your employer?
  • 5/10

  • 6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?
  • 9/10

  • 7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?
  • 6/10

  • 8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)
  • 5/10

  • 9a. Would you recommend BBC to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 9b. Why?
  • I think the BBC is an acommodating employer that would be a good fit for many people

  • 10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to BBC?
  • Be prepared to vocalise your ideas and collaborate with others at the assessment day, use your given task to show your passion for the area you would like to work in


Degree Apprenticeship

Information Technology


April 2021

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