When I first sat down and thought seriously about going up north to Manchester, I kind of dismissed the idea thinking well its not really for me but after a few visits to Manchester I got a real sense of the excitement and passion which surrounds the North. I couldn’t help but sign up and be one of the first to go.
Anyway 2.5 years later (yeah I can’t believe it myself either) happily shacked up in my new flat and on the verge of moving into Media City mid next year. I can’t shout loudly enough that we’re looking for talented and creative people to join us on our quest into the unknown future.
Everything you think you know about the BBC, you should forget. This is the time to frame the BBC as you want it to be.
As Sean Parker played by Justin Timberlake (of all the people) says in the film the social network,
It’s OUR time…
The economic climate means things are very tight and we will have to take more risks that in previous years/decades. The only way to do this is hiring the right type of people who are willing to try new things and calculate the risks.
As you’d expect there is a bbc website for people to learn more and hopefully apply. I’ll see you at the interviews