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Video & Audio Producer

Unit :  Learner and Discovery Services
Salary :  £33,797 to £40,322
Location :  Milton Keynes
Please quote reference :  17995
Permanent, Full Time
Closing Date :  11 March, 2021 - 12:00

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The role

We seek a seeking to appoint a Producer with proven experience in producing audio and video educational content.

Skills and experience

You will have the ability and experience to produce audio and video content for delivery on a variety of platforms. You will have the ability to control budgets and maintain a strong and supportive liaison with faculty and academic colleagues. You will have knowledge of media production processes and awareness of emerging technologies and trends.

You will have strong technical skills in camera operating, video editing and directing both in a studio and location setting. You will work effectively in cross-functional teams, be highly organised and have strong communication and negotiation skills. You will creatively transform complex ideas into engaging content for our students.

More information is available in the job description

If you would like more information about the role, please email Phebe Lau on

What you get in return

Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.

How to apply

Unless otherwise stated in the advert, all applications are completed online via the OU Job’s page and following the instructions below and clicking the “APPLY NOW” link below. Applications submitted via 3rd party websites will not be considered.

To apply for this role please submit the following:

  • Personal Statement, up to 1,000 words, explaining why you’re interested in this role and provide examples of where your skills and experience meet the required competencies for this role as detailed in the job and person specification. Please include a link to examples of your recent video production work.
  • CV

These must be submitted as one attachment during the application process with the Personal Statement followed by the CV in one document.

To ensure your file is uploaded to our system correctly, please make sure your document is saved with the following file name as appropriate to the vacancy you are applying for: reference, surname, first initial.

You will need to have your documents ready ahead of submitting the electronic application.


Remember to attach your CV and Personal Statement as ONE ATTACHMENT.

You will receive updates regarding your application from Please ensure this email address is added to your list of trusted senders. Please also keep an eye on your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any important updates regarding this role.

Find out more about us and our mission by watching this short video (you will be taken to YouTube by clicking this link).

Closing date: Thursday 11th March – 12pm

We value diversity and we recognise that different people bring different perspectives, ideas, knowledge and culture, and that this difference brings great strength. Applications from candidates with protected characteristics are welcomed.

Job related information : 

PDF icon V&A Producer - Job Description.pdf173.81 KB

Posting Date :  18 February, 2021 - 10:15

Contact us

If you have any queries or questions about the recruitment process, or regarding your application, please contact:

If you have any feedback regarding the recruitment process, please contact the Senior Resourcing Account Manager who will look into the matter.

Senior Resourcing Account Manager,
Resourcing Hub,
The Open University,
Walton Hall,
Milton Keynes,