Hammersmith, London, W6

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Presentation Scheduling Coordinator
We are looking for an organised and motivated individual with a keen eye for detail to come work with us to produce Ofcom, BLM and business compliant daily transmission schedules for our UK and International channels. 

    


The Team and the Role


The Presentation Department are responsible for providing accurate and compliant on air schedules to Playout so without the Presentation Scheduler Coordinator, there would be no channel to watch!


Along with the rest of the team, you will be responsible for scheduling all broadcast Presentation elements; promotions, sponsorship, graphics, continuity announcements and channel branding. As well as also applying commercial break patterns on the channels, all schedules must be accurate and downloaded to transmission by the agreed deadlines. 


The role is a collaborative one and requires regular liaising with our key stakeholders; programming, creative, continuity, compliance, sales and our third party playout providers.


About Us

We offer a competitive benefits package (Group Personal Pension Plan, 25 days annual leave not including bank holidays, Income Protection Insurance, Life Assurance and BUPA healthcare). We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming company with a friendly, creative and passionate culture where EVERYONE gets real accountability and wide ranging responsibility. We organize staff events and host (a virtual) Thirsty Thursday every week where colleagues can socialize and get to know one another.  


We are in the business of telling stories. They may be stories about real people or made-up people, but our true talent is imagining, finding, cultivating and bringing to life the most entertaining parts of the human experience.

A+E NETWORKS UK run a family of global TV brands broadcasting in the UK and EMEA. Our channels include Sky History, Sky History 2, Crime+Investigation and our free to air channel, BLAZE. We are an ambitious and creative team who strive to build strong brands for our territories. 

Our work environment appeals to self motivated and flexible thinkers who are great collaborators and always strive to discover what is next creatively. We are customer focused and sustain and build a diverse range of programme brands from Murdertown to What The Killer Did Next and Pawnstars.

A+E Networks UK foster an open and creative approach which is helping us to deliver ground breaking work.
 
Here at A+E Networks we embrace and celebrate our differences and unique strengths. We are committed to creating an environment where we all belong and can be ourselves. 
 
Achieving true equality and inclusion takes more than words, it requires a commitment from all of us to listen, educate and elevate each other. We constantly strive to get it right but recognise that there is still much for us to learn. When we achieve measurable progress, we know we are holding ourselves to a higher standard.    
 
Diversity is alive in our workplace and continues to grow in the stories we share with our viewers. Our channels are a trusted source of information and we are in the unique position to challenge preconceptions and offer different perspectives.
 


Key Responsibilities
Creation of an accurate presentation schedule, to include:

  • Prep
  • Promo plan
  • Warnings
  • Check schedule
  • Monitor scheduling deadlines and complete schedules as per these deadlines.
  • Ensure a high level of accuracy is met:
  • Check DPLs (Daily Programming List Report) for classifications, matching media IDs for Simulcast.
  • Check BSS for missing media, schedule errors or over running minutage.
  • Check warnings.


Download daily schedules to Transmission:

  • Download by the required time every day
  • Liaise with TX to confirm successful download.


Maintain templates by channel:

  • Ensure correct templates are attached
  • Amend templates for commercial minutage issues.


Maintain and develop knowledge of the media plan:

  • Attend the commissioning meeting
  • Attend the allocation meetings
  • Monitor available promotions
  • View promotions
  • Maintain daily promo usage report.


React to schedule incidents that occur:

  • Monitor information in BSS to ensure it is correct
  • Liaise with relevant departments to make updates and changes in BSS or at TX
  • Resolve TX issues
  • Liaise with media planners to make changes to allocation.

 

Person Specification

  • Confident at working autonomously
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • A proactive individual with a can-do attitude 
  • Team player skills.


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To Apply:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own careers site and apply.