Contract TV Scheduler

Job Title: Contract TV Scheduler
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £120 - £150 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH72502
Contact Name: Dagmara Kukla
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 14, 2018 16:23

Job Description

Contract TV Scheduler

6 month contract, London

Handle are working with a global TV Network to help them find a contract Scheduler for their team in London.

You will join their Scheduling team in the Programming department. You will be responsible for the break optimisation and Presentation scheduling across a portfolio of channels in the Nordic region.

What you will do as a contract Scheduler:

  • Preparing mid-term programme schedules, ensuring these are accurate for press releases.
  • Break modelling and on-air optimisation.
  • Weekly and daily planning and on-air optimising in regard to channel and slot branding, making adjustments as required in cooperation with the Marketing & Promotion department.
  • Commercial time adjustment and optimisation in cooperation with the Sales department.
  • Daily On-air scheduling, liaising with in-territory and UK departments to ensure a fully optimised and compliant playlist.
  • Live sports broadcast scheduling
  • playlist updates and manual changes
  • Work with content, previewing and transmission teams to follow up technical issues with the scheduled material.
  • Liaison with subtitle coordinators and audio editors.

Requirements for the TV Scheduler:

  • At least a year of experience in Free to Air/ Commercial On-Air scheduling
  • Experience with and knowledge of scheduling system What's On or equivalent system
  • Knowledge of the Of Com code and COSTA
  • Break optimisation and Marketing Strategies
  • An understanding of the End to End Broadcast chain
  • MS Office and computer literacy
  • Types of files and formats knowledge

Extra which would be beneficial:

Experience with local Nordics broadcast regulators.

This is a fantastic Junior level opportunity. Apply now or get in touch with Dagmara Kukla via LinkedIn

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.