CBS Corporation Coordinator, Multiplatform Promotion Planning & Scheduling in New York, New York
Coordinator, Multiplatform Promotion Planning & Scheduling
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
The Coordinator, Multi-platform Interstitial Planning & Scheduling is responsible for the daily scheduling of assigned networks within Showtime Networks. The Coordinator, Interstitial Planning will work with the Vice President and the Directors, Multiplatform Interstitial Scheduling and Strategy to plan, develop and implement on-air media plans, and optimize the promotional message across both linear and alternative platforms.
Specific responsibilities include:
Scheduling - Schedule and oversee promotional elements for assigned network(s). Track and monitor all programming changes as it relates to specific networks. Complete daily reconciliation of both programs and promotional elements. Provide VP with periodic air checks of networks for review.
Promo Creation and Traffic - Work with Manager, Multiplatform Interstitial Traffic to help maintain promotional inventory. Create and input codes for new promotional elements via IBMS. Assist with tracking and monitoring progress of spot production, and review all completed spots for assigned networks.
In conjunction with VP, work on alternative promotional activity for assigned network(s). Screen titles, coordinate spots and commission graphic overlays, promotion over credits and bugs on an as-needed basis.
Testing and Maintenance of Software - Identify software issues, and work closely with the Director, Interstitial Scheduling Operations and Technology to open change requests with IT to improve functionality of the software. Periodically test all IBMS enhancements and bug fixes as they are applied to both the test and production environments.
Job Knowledge: Having a basic knowledge and a general interest of the Interstitial On-Air process and environment, including Media Plans is preferred. Previous experience with utilizing a scheduling software system (such as IBMS or Gabriel) is also preferred, along with the ability to develop and implement media presentations utilizing Power Point, Excel and Word. This position must interface and collaborate with an Internal Scheduling department and concurrently with the Creative Group, Traffic, Network Operations, Post Production Services, Programming, Promotions, New Media, Off Air Media, Marketing and the IBMS/IT departments.
Communication Skills: Requires excellent proficiency in verbal and written communications. Interpersonal skills are essential to the success of this position as they will work closely with partners.
Flexibility: Must be able to adapt to last minute changes in schedules and delivery, including working beyond regular hours. Must be able to switch priorities according to the needs of the network and management. In addition, must be prepared for contingencies in the event that promotional materials do not deliver as expected or in the case of emergency situations.
Managerial Skills: Must be able to coordinate with various departments and individuals in a high pressured, rapidly changing environment. Essential to the success of this position is the collaboration with various sister departments.
Experience: 1 year of experience in a Media with a passion for Showtime programming and television (excellent, relevant internships will be considered too).
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