We work day to day with programme makers, writers, producers and our creative agencies, so fresh ideas are rarely in short supply.
- What is the main marketing challenge you face?
Choosing the right things to promote from the array of fantastic content that the BBC produces.
- Describe the marketing team in three words?
Value for money.
- Are there any perks?
Seeing Jools Holland live on Later, the Strictly Come Dancing contestants practise their turns and Coldplay performing in the car park is all part of the job. Oh, and you never know whom you might bump into in the lift.
- What is the local pub or bar?
The Defectors Weld, Shepherds Bush Green, London.
- What are the working hours like?
Predictably long and unpredictable.
- What is the BBC like for training and career progression?
Excellent. With a marketer now heading audio and music, the sky is the limit.
- What about the salary and benefits package?
Very few people work here for the salary, but there is the BBC club, which incorporates a bar and gym, an on-site dentist, and there is a decent pension.
- Is there a dress code?
Scruffy or glamorous and nothing in between.
- Are there any downsides?
Our location in Shepherds Bush. Enough said.
- Is there anything else readers may find interesting about working at the BBC?
The place is awash with Daleks and glitterballs.
- The BBC's headquarters are at BBC Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ.
- The BBC has 23,101 employees, with 403 in its marketing, communications and audiences team.
- Key brands that marketers can work on include BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Three, BBC Four, CBBC, Cbeebies, BBC Sport, BBC News, BBC iPlayer, Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3, Radio 4, Radio 5 Live, BBC Asian Network.
- Mark Thompson is director-general; Helen Kellie is the BBC's top marketer.