Producer, 1Xtra Music Team, Popular Music

BBC Radio 1Xtra team


To work with the Head of Music and Music Editor, 1Xtra, implementing the network’s music policy, including the creative process that results in the 1Xtra Playlist. You will also be required to ensure that the station’s DJs deliver the music policy with authenticity, accuracy and enthusiasm. Working closely with the Live Music & Events team, you'll develop events and opportunities for live music across the network, as well as helping deliver live music projects to air.
Band: D
Contract type: Continuing contract
Location: New Broadcasting House, London


  • Deep knowledge and experience across the full range of contemporary Black music genres.
  • A highly developed understanding of the lifestyle of young music fans.
  • Expert knowledge of the principles and techniques required to deliver music policy on the radio e.g. clocks and playlists.
  • Working knowledge of music scheduling software e.g. Powergold
  • Evidence of establishing and sustaining productive relationships in the music industry.
  • An ability to interpret and use market and audience research data.
Please see the appendix in de link to the job description to see the full range of responsibilities and duties.

Benefits & Perks

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application . There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.
  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

How to apply

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BBC Radio 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1Xtra plays the best in contemporary black music, with a strong emphasis on live music and supporting new UK artists. Working closely together the stations look to connect the BBC with the next generation of young audiences and be the leading voice in young UK culture.

Job Details

Posted on Nov 1

London, UK

Full time