Programming Coordinator

NOTICE OF OPENING: Outdoor Sportsman Group
LOCATION: Denver, CO
CANDIDATE POOL: Internal/External Candidates
DEPARTMENT: Production & Programming
REPORTS TO: VP, Program Planning & Scheduling
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

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POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Creates and coordinates various forms of program scheduling for the network(s) and communicates information internally and externally to program suppliers and TV listings services.

MINIMUM POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create, distribute and maintain all programming documents – grids, EPGs, descriptions
  • Input episodic program schedules and descriptions into programming database
  • Responsible for maintaining program details and running reports as requested
  • Update and distribute program schedules to listing services and internal digital group on a weekly basis
  • Review and assist with compliance regarding program contract obligations
  • Understand the scheduling process and audience flow as it relates to maximizing our content by making recommendations on program schedule placement and replacement strategies
  • Generate and issue program schedule changes as needed
  • Point of Contact with program suppliers/producers on program run orders, descriptions and images
  • Liaise with channel manager on program deliveries, episode schedule, make-goods, etc.
  • Provide programming updates and support to all other departments as needed – Operations, Traffic, On Air Promos, Marketing, and Business Affairs
  • Communicate and confirm scheduled airtimes with program suppliers/producers
  • Additional administrative duties as assigned

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Some television experience and/or knowledge, as well as a high interest of the media landscape
  • At a minimum some experience in a general office or administrative environment to include spreadsheet and word processing functions, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Detail-oriented, independent, proactive, and a team player
  • Ability to be highly organized and work in a fast paced, ever-changing environment
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel and database applications experience
  • Knowledge and interest in Outdoor Lifestyle a plus
  • Ability to communicate successfully with people at many levels within the company as well as with distributors, clients, etc.
  • Experience with Wide Orbit and Broadview Program software a plus

Outdoor Sportsman Group