The international broadcaster has placed an advertisement in a
daily tabloid inviting applications for full time as well as a few
freelance posts. The series that has reportedly reached more than
40 per cent of the target population (some 34 million people), is
looking for a senior producer, producers, production managers, art
directors, costume designer, VT editors, chief assistant directors,
assistant directors, assistant producers and finance assistant.
The broadcaster has also invited proposals from directors, directors
of photography and scriptwriters on freelance basis. The deadline
for the new recruits to come on board is May 2003. Applicants are
requested to send their resume along with a covering letter to BBC's
New Delhi office on or before Saturday 26 April 2003.
The detective show is a part of BBC's awareness campaign against
AIDS in India done in partnership with Prasar Bharati and the National
AIDS Control Organisation. With ace actor Om Puri as the interactive
element Jasoos Vijay (played by Adil Khandakar Hussain)
is a story of a pockmarked, every day guy, who while cracking tough
cases makes people aware about the dangers of HIV/AIDS.