Want to join our Team?

Big Mountain Productions are seeking a social media producer to develop and execute a successful social media campaign from production through to series transmission for an 8 part Irish Language Country Music series.

The social media producer will work with the production team and broadcaster across various social media platforms to plan, produce & publish engaging social media content .


·         Planning and scheduling a social media plan alongside key production events, from pre production to    broadcast.

·         Research, write and produce back stage stories for online platforms

·         Manage company/production social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, instagram, etc. 

·         Engaging readers on social platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc.

·         Compose press releases for programme transmission.

·         Create and produce live events on social media platforms in the build up to and during key production moments

·         Prepare and design pitch documents such as Powerpoint presentations when required.

·         Analyse social media performance, measure web traffic to posts on social media platforms and to the Big Mountain website and amending the social media plan as so required.

·         Ensuring the correct use of the Big Mountain Brand & Production brand in all online, print & broadcast use.


Candidates MUST have an excellent command of the Irish language, both written and verbal.

Proven working experience in social media production & marketing

Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite primarily Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere Pro

Excellent research, writing, shooting, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills

Demonstrable social networking experience, knowledge of platform trends and social analytics tools knowledge

Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels

Positive attitude and detail oriented  with good multitasking and organisational ability

Ability to work in a fast paced environment with quick turnaround deadlines

A team player who is also able to take own initiative and work alone. 

Extensive experience with the main social networks; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and a strong knowledge of best practice for each network. 

Attention to detail with good editorial judgement, accuracy and sensitivity.

Please forward your CV & cover letter to leah@bigmountainproductions.com with “Social Media Producer” in the subject line.

This role will be based in Newry, Co. Down with some travel around Ireland required.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

This company is an equal opportunities employer.










Want to join our Team?

Production Coordinator - Irish Language

Big Mountain Productions are looking for an experienced Irish language Production Coordinator for an 8 part music series.


  • Scheduling
  • Booking crew & vendors
  • Production Paperwork
  • Arranging travel, accommodation, logistics, kit for shoots
  • Liaising with post production for transportation of rushes
  • Must be proficient at managing clearances and release paperwork, post production paperwork and able to relate across all levels of production.
  • Liaising with HOD’s

Person Specification

  • Candidates MUST have an excellent command of the Irish language, both written and verbal.
  • At least 3 years production experience including studio experience
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Full driving license
  • Comfortable in working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particularly Excel (required) and Google Docs.

Please forward your CV & cover letter to leah@bigmountainproductions.com with “Production Coordinator” in the subject line.

This role will be based in Newry, Co. Down with some travel around Ireland required.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

This company is an equal opportunities employer.



Channel4 Nations & Regions Media Conference

Nations&Regions Media Conference

The 23rd Nations and Regions Media Conference, supported by Channel 4 Nations and Regions, will take place from 6pm on Tuesday 28 March, with keynote speaker and networking, followed by the full day Conference on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

We at Big Mountain Productions are delighted to be named in this years Indie Production Showcase at the Nations & Regions Media Conference. Be sure to get yourself down to The Lowry Arts Centre in Salford and introduce yourself to the Big Mountain Productions team:

Indie Production Showcase

This year's Indie Production Showcase features indies from the nations and regions. Make sure you visit them in the Quays Bar area on Weds 29 March, as this will be a fantastic opportunity to meet up and discuss forthcoming projects in an informal networking environment. 

Big Mountain
Blakeway North
Studio Liddell
Tern TV
Three Arrows Media
True North

This year Big Mountain Productions were commissioned to make The Darkside and Extreme Makeovers for Channel 4. 

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This year’s conference is themed Working Futures: Our Brilliant Careers and celebrates excellence in the current climate of opportunity that exists across the UK. We’ll discuss the incredible success of UK-wide British drama today, find out what makes a big returning factual hit, ask what the government’s proposed industrial strategy might mean for us all, tap into Children’s programming, assess the impact of BBC Studios and debate how the recent explosion of online content is rocking our world in more ways than one.

Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley, Bourne Supremacy director Paul Greengrass, and Ofcom chief executive Sharon White will all address the conference as keynote speakers. Sharon White will be speaking about the future of broadcasting regulation across the UK, with a focus on the BBC as Ofcom prepares to take over regulating the broadcaster just days after the conference, on April 3rd. 

Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark, ITV head of factual entertainment Sue MurphyHappy Valley supremo and RED Production founder Nicola Shindler, broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli and Cheryl Taylor, Controller of CBBC, all join the line-up to provide an outstanding and diverse list of speakers and panellists with many more to be announced.

The BBC’s new Director of Radio, Bob Shennan, leads the radio content. He’ll be sharing his vision of BBC Radio in the 21st Century as he takes part in a keynote Q&A with 5 Live’s Rachel BurdenThe Archers editor Huw Kennair-Jones will take part in a session about the recent success of the BBC’s long running radio soap. He’ll be joined by Jessica Dromgoole, who will explain how Radio 4’s epic four-year long World War One drama Home Front is produced.

Steve Titherington, senior Commissioning Editor at the BBC World Service will talk about fresh approaches to programme making, while comedy from Wales is celebrated as we meet the stars of the hit Radio Wales comedy The Unexplainers.

Exciting radio sessions, a brand new Production Showcase and bookable Meet the Commissioners slots make this a great chance for people working outside London to connect – and for anyone London-based to explore opportunities and trends across the UK.

Follow @Salford_Media on Twitter for all of the latest programme announcements.