Planning Coordinator - BOX Plus Network (London)

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Job Summary

Reference TB0189
Location Channel 4, 124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX
Salary Competitive 
Hours 37 per week
Closing Date 10 November 2019 at Midnight

Job Title: Planning Coordinator
Department: The Box Plus Network

JOB SUMMARY
Box Plus’ Planning Coordinator is responsible for creating content schedules for the Box Plus Network’s portfolio of channels. At Box Plus, we have an abundance of
musical, production and content expertise. We actively embrace new emerging platforms and new content types that are consumed by our youth audience to remain ahead of
the curve. The Planning Coordinator will support content management and placement, helping to ensure that the network’s output keeps pace with our audience and that
our schedules are both accurate and compelling.

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
Box Plus is the UK’s biggest music video network. We run a portfolio of music TV channels; Box Upfront, The Box, Box Hits, 4Music, Kiss, Magic and Kerrang! We have a
limited, but growing International distribution network and have an in-house production team that directly creates content for our channels and network of digital
platforms (incl. social media and syndicated).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES, ACTIVITIES AND KEY DELIVERABLES
The Planning Coordinator will support the planning team in the creation of broadcast content schedules running across the Box Plus Network.
• Assists in the planning of the content schedules for the portfolio up to 3 months in advance and provides cover to other schedulers.
• Manages tactical schedule changes and communicates them to all relevant teams/stakeholders.
• Engages fully in channel performance reviews and helps plan ways to increase audience engagement/ratings within the output.
• Leads communication of all scheduling information to key stakeholders (i.e. TX Info, EPG, Marketing, Listings)
• Assists with stock management, programming information and liaises with internal and external suppliers on delivery.
• Loves music and pop culture and knows the audience demo, what they like and the current trends in the youth market.

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
• Some experience and skills that demonstrate the ability to work in a multi-channel or platform content scheduling environment.
• An understanding of key audience metrics and able to translate that into building competitive schedules.
• A naturally curious mind without any fear of trying new technologies, software and methods to create and aggregate content.

Full Role Description


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