JOBB: Assistant Producer

Nov 4, 2014 by

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Assistant Producer – Swedish speaker

Job overview

This role creates, sources and localises curriculum-relevant resources (including video and multimedia activities) for our Swedish service. A significant aspect of the role involves identifying and writing topical news stories and managing weekly updates of the homepage. Working closely with UK producers, you will explore opportunities to adapt content from one service to another. 


Duties and responsibilities:


  • Creating curriculum-relevant resources for the F-6 year groups, including video
  • Selecting, scripting and producing video and text reports for our Swedish news service for children
  • Sourcing images and archive footage
  • Building assets using a content management system
  • Writing support materials for teachers and pupils
  • Managing and tracking information, keeping all records up-to-date and accurate.



  • Swedish (to mother tongue standard) and fluent English
  • First-rate grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Organised with strong administrative skills
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to devise and adhere to briefs
  • Ability to liaise with and manage multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to present clearly and persuasively
  • Good computer skills and comfortable using a range of software
  • Strong multitasking skills
  • Ability to deliver on schedule and on budget
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multitude of tasks and time within a busy production schedule.


Person specification:


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Strong research skills and understanding of issues relating to intellectual property
  • Ability to manage a heavy workload
  • Commercial awareness of writing for a target audience
  • Ability to create quality content that matches market needs.
  • Strategic and analytical thinker
  • Calm under pressure
  • Enthusiastic, creative and pro-active
  • Collaborative team player




  • Good understanding of the Swedish educational landscape
  • In-depth knowledge of the Swedish Primary curriculum Lgr 11
  • Demonstrable ability to write news video and feature articles
  • Demonstrable ability to write in a digital environment
  • Experience of using a content management system.



This is for the Discovery Education office based in Hammersmith, London. The role will be office based.


To make general enquires and to apply, please email
with a cover letter outlining how you meet the skill set required and desired salary.