BBC Recruitment Form 2023/2024 Application Portal

BBC recruitment for 2023/2024 has begun. British Broadcasting Corporation job openings, requirements, how to apply, closing date, recruitment portal, and other information can be found here.

Do you want to work for the British Broadcasting Corporation? If so, this article provides comprehensive information on how to successfully submit an application for the ongoing BBC recruitment.

Is BBC Recruitment Kenya 2023 still open?

Yes, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified Kenyan candidates via the online recruitment portal

BBC Kenya Available Position 2023

  • Digital Producer, Sport – East Africa (Senior Journalist)
  • Digital journalist
  • Reporter, Security – East Africa (Senior Journalist)
  • Journalist, Swahili TV
  • Journalist, East Africa

The application form is free, and applicants from any of the counties listed below are welcome to apply.

Taita Mak Taveta Tharaka-Nithi Nyandarua Makueni Tana River Elgeyo-Marakwet
Machakos Kilifi West Pokot Nyamira Baringo Mandera
Nandi Kajiado Siaya Homa Bay Busia Garissa
Trans-Nzoia Embu Uasin Gishu Murang’a Bungoma Vihiga
Kiambu Kakamega Migori Kisii Kirinyaga Wajir
Kericho Mombasa Narok Meru Isiolo Marsabit
Kitui Nakuru Laikipia Nyeri Turkana Kisumu
Nairobi Lamu Bomet Samburu Kwale  

Basic BBC Recruitment Requirements 2023

  • The applicant must be a Kenyan citizen.
  • He or she must have an acceptable form of identification, such as a national ID or a passport.
  • Candidate should have a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study. Applicant should be computer-literate.
  • The applicant should be able to demonstrate results in their work performance.
  • Candidates should have analytical, communication, strategic and innovative thinking, interpersonal, resource mobilization, and negotiation skills.
  • The applicant should have a clean criminal record.
  • The applicant must meet the requirements of Chapter size (6) of the constitution by submitting the following documents: Kenya Revenue Authority (Tax
  • Compliance Certificate); Higher Education Loans Board (HELB Clearance Certificate); Criminal Investigations Department (Certificate of Good
  • Conduct); An approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB Report); Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (Dully filled and completed first schedule (s.13) and self-declaration form stamped by the EACC.

These are the general requirements for BBC recruitment applicants, but additional information is provided below.

Digital journalist – Nairobi

With a weekly global audience of 320 million, the BBC is an international multimedia broadcaster on radio, television, online, and social networks.

The BBC has a major hub in Nairobi that covers East Africa and the entire continent. This includes a Nairobi-based editorial and digital innovation team tasked with creating innovative and engaging digital content for African and global audiences.

We are looking for an experienced Journalist to help build on the digital news desk’s success.

Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities

  • A journalist on the BBC Digital News team is expected to write sharp news stories or create timely digital video – with rigour, context, and flair.
  • Tasks could include responding to breaking news, pursuing leads and interviews to advance a story, and researching and writing a sidebar.
  • Journalists will track social media, search trends, and audience data to improve our storytelling and reach new audiences.
  • Journalists will be expected to contribute ideas for the most useful and creative approaches to our big stories, including the best formats and visual treatments, in editorial meetings.
  • Working closely with BBC colleagues across Africa to ensure the best of their radio, TV, and online content is prominent on the news website and relevant social media platforms will be a key part of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, Training & Experience

The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Recent experience producing accurate, engaging, and fast-paced digital news
  • A track record of coming up with original ideas and following up on leads to create impactful stories.
  • Excellent writing abilities
  • A demonstrated understanding of African news, current events, and social media
  • Understanding of how to use social media, search, and audience data to improve storytelling and expand coverage.
  • The ability to think of new angles and approaches to the day’s big stories that will help us reach new and diverse audiences.

Digital Producer, Sport – East Africa (Senior Journalist)

The BBC World Service is undergoing a major strategic review in order to transition to a digital-first operation that provides distinctive and original content.

In accordance with this strategy, we are establishing digital production hubs to produce high-impact, original journalism for our global audiences.

We are looking for a talented and motivated digital producer to research, storyboard, report, present, write, translate, edit, and adapt sport news or program material for a variety of audiences and platforms.

Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities

  • The Senior Journalist (Digital Producer) will develop new and innovative treatments for digital and social platforms, focusing on text and video.
  • Engagingly present for news and current affairs websites, as well as social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok.
  • Use editorial judgment, creativity, and flair to create unique and compelling visual content, as well as interesting graphic sequences.
  • Make informed decisions about upcoming stories by being aware of social and other trends.

Knowledge, Skills, Training & Experience

  • A track record of delivering creative digital storytelling on time.
  • Have a polished presentation style for digital platforms that is fluent, engaging, and reflects BBC values.
  • Extensive knowledge of a wide range of sports as well as issues affecting the industry and sport personalities on the continent
  • Demonstrated ability to use data analytic tools across BBC digital platforms and relevant social media platforms to make editorial decisions and understand audience behavior in the target market.
  • Ability to share BBC News content on social media and interact with audiences in accordance with BBC editorial guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the competition and mass media markets in which BBC News operates must be current.

Job Effects

Making a decision, High level of responsibility and decision-making ability; ability to operate independently. There is no managerial responsibility. Junior staff, such as researchers, coordinators, and assistants, may provide informal assistance. Scope covers a wide range of journalism activities, including news production and programming production and presentation. BBC Job Search Portal

The BBC recruitment portal is, and interested individuals should visit this portal to submit their application on or before the deadline.

How to Apply for BBC Jobs in 2023

Another critical step is to follow the steps below if you want to successfully apply for the ongoing British Broadcasting Corporation recruitment.

  • Go to to fill out an application.
  • Choose the position for which you want to apply, and create and verify an account on the on-the-job portal.
  • Sign in and carefully complete the online application form.
  • Upload all academic and professional documents that are required.
  • Proofread your application to avoid mistakes.
  • Then submit it.

BBC Job Application Deadline 2023

The deadline for BBC recruitment is April 23, 2023. To avoid disqualification, applicants must submit their applications on or before this deadline.

Basically, that is all we have for you today regarding the BBC recruitment exercise; if you have any questions, please leave them in the comment section below.

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