1+ months

Programming Specialist

Discovery Inc.
Miami, FL 33122
  • Job Code
    117266068
Discovery Inc.


Programming Specialist

US-FL-Miami

Job ID: 25566
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-FL-Miami

Overview

Support Programming Director with programming strategy for US Hispanic networks developing both long and short term plans.

Responsible for planning & scheduling strategies for USH Portfolio of brands across platforms.



Responsibilities

1. Will have top level knowledge of each USH network’s inventory.
2. Responsible for developing both long (upfront plans & forecasting) and short term programming (quarterly schedules, stunts) plans for the networks and its respective feeds.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining:
    • Annual Upfront Plans
    • 24 hour grids
    • Quarterly planning grids
    • Broadview Schedules

3. Responsible for monitoring and reporting on competitors programming strategies.
4. Schedule quarterly grids, stunts and specials for assigned feeds in a timely manner.
5. Carry out program scheduling replacements in a timely manner.
6. Act as main liaison with Network Operations, including tracking of new programming, communicating delays, etc.
7. Proactively review upcoming schedules and identify potential delivery and/or operational issues.
8. Assist in development of quarterly grids, stunts, native titles, descriptions and other projects as requested by Channel Director.
9. Responsible for clearing rights & tracking all shared programming being used on the networks.
10. Responsible for knowing what relevant Discovery Communications networks (domestically and in Latin America) are doing (schedules, production, initiatives) to develop programming synergies and take advantage of best practices, hit shows, etc.
11. Responsible for communicating programming/scheduling initiatives to various departments including: Affiliate Sales, Advertising Sales, Marketing, Research, Digital and Communications.
12. Responsible for developing and managing the digital programming strategies and windowing for VOD, Discovery GO apps, virtual channels and any other digital platform where US Hispanic content is being showcased.
13. Will represent USH during domestic and international conference calls and meetings as needed.
14. Responsible for communicating network strategies & quarterly programming to all USH departments as needed.
15. Will chair internal/external presentations as needed.
16. Will participate in US and Int’l development calls and meetings as needed.



Qualifications

* The ideal candidate must be creative, problem solver, self-starter, able to perform in a fast-paced environment, with strong interpersonal skills, very organized, detail-oriented, and with the ability to prioritize and work effectively and independently with both speed and accuracy.
* Candidate must possess both strategic and creative sensibilities.
* Ideal candidate must have five years direct scheduling experience and be proficient operating in a multi-database setup.
* Proficiency in Broadview and DCI corporate systems a plus.
* Understanding of DNI programming workflow, meetings, etc. a plus.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills in Spanish and English a must.
* Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experience

Miami, Florida, FL, MIA

Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI117266068

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Programming Specialist</b><br/><br/>US-FL-Miami<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 25566<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-FL-Miami<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Support Programming Director with programming strategy for US Hispanic networks developing both long and short term plans.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">Responsible for planning & scheduling strategies for USH Portfolio of brands across platforms.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Will have top level knowledge of each USH networks inventory.<br />2. Responsible for developing both long (upfront plans & forecasting) and short term programming (quarterly schedules, stunts) plans for the networks and its respective feeds.</p><ul><li>Responsible for creating and maintaining:<ul><li>Annual Upfront Plans</li><li>24 hour grids</li><li>Quarterly planning grids</li><li>Broadview Schedules </li></ul></li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;">3. Responsible for monitoring and reporting on competitors programming strategies.<br />4. Schedule quarterly grids, stunts and specials for assigned feeds in a timely manner.<br />5. Carry out program scheduling replacements in a timely manner.<br />6. Act as main liaison with Network Operations, including tracking of new programming, communicating delays, etc.<br />7. Proactively review upcoming schedules and identify potential delivery and/or operational issues.<br />8. Assist in development of quarterly grids, stunts, native titles, descriptions and other projects as requested by Channel Director.<br />9. Responsible for clearing rights & tracking all shared programming being used on the networks.<br />10. Responsible for knowing what relevant Discovery Communications networks (domestically and in Latin America) are doing (schedules, production, initiatives) to develop programming synergies and take advantage of best practices, hit shows, etc.<br />11. Responsible for communicating programming/scheduling initiatives to various departments including: Affiliate Sales, Advertising Sales, Marketing, Research, Digital and Communications.<br />12. Responsible for developing and managing the digital programming strategies and windowing for VOD, Discovery GO apps, virtual channels and any other digital platform where US Hispanic content is being showcased.<br />13. Will represent USH during domestic and international conference calls and meetings as needed.<br />14. Responsible for communicating network strategies & quarterly programming to all USH departments as needed.<br />15. Will chair internal/external presentations as needed. <br />16. Will participate in US and Intl development calls and meetings as needed.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* The ideal candidate must be creative, problem solver, self-starter, able to perform in a fast-paced environment, with strong interpersonal skills, very organized, detail-oriented, and with the ability to prioritize and work effectively and independently with both speed and accuracy.<br />* Candidate must possess both strategic and creative sensibilities.<br />* Ideal candidate must have five years direct scheduling experience and be proficient operating in a multi-database setup. <br />* Proficiency in Broadview and DCI corporate systems a plus.<br />* Understanding of DNI programming workflow, meetings, etc. a plus.<br />* Strong written and verbal communication skills in Spanish and English a must.<br />* Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent experience</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Miami, Florida, FL, MIA</span></p>Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/ljVJMpspAJjxubo4uoYD1"> <p>PI117266068</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-19 Expires: 2020-02-19

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