Coordinator, Scheduling & Acquisitions (MD)

SUMMARY:

Additionally, the coordinator is responsible for tracking competitive programming and maintaining the Competitive Programming Calendar, screening program submissions and maintaining its database.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•     In conjunction with the SVP and VP, create all schedule grids for out quarters
•     Act as point-person to Operations on schedule changes and corrections
•     Supply programming suggestions to maximize ratings of short-term schedule
•     Act as department liaison to communicate programming premiere dates, changes and other programming information
•    Track, compile and report on competitive information to help maximize TV One’s scheduling strategy against other networks
•    Compile, edit and distribute program descriptions for daily listings and monthly grids, a key step in ensuring proper EPG listings
•   Track and monitor episodic runs against contractual limitations
•   Schedule episodic rollouts for non-primetime dayparts
•   Provide backup as needed to the department VP and SVP
•   Maintain program submissions database ensuring all contact information and program assessments are recorded
•    Work on special reports, projects and additional duties as assigned



KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:


•    Rabid television viewer with an insatiable appetite for a variety of program genres
•    General knowledge of television, film, and media content of interest to the African-American audience.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•    Ability to work overtime without advance notice.
•    Ability to multi-task and work effectively under changing priorities and time constraints.
•    Detail oriented and hyper-organized
•    Must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a cross functional team and communicate with staff at all levels.
•    Knowledge of audience research desired, but not required.
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•    Strong internet research skills
•    Legal right to work in the United States.

 



EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and 3+ years of experience in the television industry, preferably within the cable industry.


Job Submission Instructions

Apply Now! There are two ways you can apply for a position with TV One:

 

EMAIL:


You can submit your cover letter and resume to:  careers@tv-one.tv


Be sure to include the position title in the subject line of your email.

Any attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF.

 

MAIL:


You can mail your resume and cover letter to:
Attn: Human Resources Department
TV One
1010 Wayne Avenue, 10th Floor
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

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