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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | Virgin Media Television
Company:
Virgin Media Television
Position:
VMTV Schedule Planner
Location:
Dublin
Contact:
Claire
Address:
Phone:
n/a
Date Posted:
October 4th
Email:
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VMTV Schedule Planner (Maternity Cover), Virgin Media Television

About Virgin Media:

Virgin Media is the leading connected entertainment cable and broadcast business in Ireland. Every day we deliver connections that really matter for Irish Consumers and Businesses with multi award-winning services including broadband, TV, mobile and home phone. Our Virgin Media Business division provides the fastest broadband speeds and connectivity solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector.

Virgin Media Television, our broadcast division, is Ireland’s number one commercial broadcaster offering three free-to-air channels: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three, as well as the Virgin Media Player. We are a significant investor in home produced content, including news, current affairs and drama, as well as offering the best in international programming. Virgin Media Sport and our 6 Extra Sport channels offer extensive sports coverage across the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. 

Our advertising sales agency, Virgin Media Solutions, creates unique, innovative campaigns for our business and for third party clients across the UK and Ireland.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communications companies, with operations in six European countries.

For further information please visit: www.virginmedia.ie

About the Role:

New technology and platforms are changing the way content is being delivered to audiences in a dynamic and challenging new media landscape. If you are experienced in the realm of content scheduling, have a passion for content and enjoy a fast-paced, exciting media environment, then this could be the role for you.

Reporting to the Multi-Platform Distribution Lead, the VMTV Schedule Planner will have responsibility for the forward planning and scheduling of VMTV’s broadcast channels. VMTV’s schedule planning team produces continuity links for all our channels. The team works closely with multiple areas across the business including Content, Operations and Commercial.

Specific Duties & Tasks:

  • To create a strategic forward planning schedule targeting the VMTV channel audience and maximising commercial share.  
  • To create and build the VMTV schedules in the schedule planning system.
  • To update the VMTV channel schedule with programme changes.
  • To prepare the VMTV schedules for the weekly publication deadline, the weekly listings and for programming meetings.
  • To confirm Final Exchange listings with Publicity and communicate any late schedule changes.
  • To offer content/editorial/season ideas for the future schedule.
  • To communicate tightly with Acquisitions and Materials as new titles come through.
  • To make scheduling decisions using audience data when necessary.
  • To track and manage the VMTV channel monthly amortisation budget.
  • To manage VMTV programming stock and programme write off.
  • To provide cover for the VMTV group of channel schedulers and planners when required.

Skills & Expertise:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational and numerical skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A keen eye for detail, with a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask in a constantly changing television environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work as part of a team
  • A keen interest in broadcasting and television programming
  • At least two years’ experience in a comparable role

The Person:

  • First class problem solving skills who gets to the heart of the matter
  • The ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with the business while ascertaining the key impact/detail behind the issue/request
  • A ‘team player’ who can lead by example and inspire others on a daily basis
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and embrace change
  • High attention to detail, someone who cares about quality in everything they do

Virgin Media is an equal opportunities employer. Having a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business

Join and you’ll be part of the Virgin Media family. You can trust us to do the right thing by you. We’re a great place to work – and we offer impressive benefits too. Get ready for a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension and of course, discounts on our fantastic mobile, broadband and cable.

Virgin Media is an equal opportunities employer. Having a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. 

Click here to apply.


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Deadline: October 15th





www.virginmedia.ie




 
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