Temporary Job

Coordinator, Broadcast Operations

A+E Networks

Remote / Virtual 03-28-2024
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Coordinator, Broadcast Operations (Temporary)

Work Locations: With the exception of some select roles that have In-Office requirements, most temporary or third party payroll workers should expect to work remotely, unless otherwise discussed.

Division Story
A+E's Technology team is deep-rooted in the heart of our business. We have great people and great technologies, and together we take on the toughest challenges. As innovators, we choose to iterate, pivot, and adapt quickly. We've reinvented the way A+E leverages technology to produce and sell world-class content. We've modernized our core solutions and embraced a cloud first approach. Perched on the virtues of our ''Technology Code'', we make technology better, create solutions together, and most of all, we have fun with it. Our team members are motivated individuals who help each other do remarkable things every day. Together we deliver best-in-class solutions that transform the way A+E works. If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, we want to hear from you!

Job Description

Operations department based in Stamford , Connecticut . The duties in this position support Broadcast
Operations with their daily functions finalizing broadcast schedules and validating asset readiness for final transmission . This person elevates issues and errors discovered in scheduling, working closely with our transmission partners in the facility. New members of the Broadcast Operations team typically work non-traditional hours
on evenings and/or weekends and have regularly scheduled days off during the week .

Hours: 1pm-9pm

Days off: mid-week ( most likely either Tues/Wed or Wed/Thu)


Support Broadcast Operations in finalizing broadcast logs using Wide Orbit and Bridge to prepare next day's logs and playlists :                                                       
• Final assembly, confirmation and delivery of all completed broadcast and streaming logs for all 10 AETV networks as well as additional non-linear (AVOD) content delivery streams.
• Import all on-air branding elements (Network IDs, ratings, Promotional Bugs, Sponsor Bugs etc.) into the Secondary Events manager and edit and adjust as necessary.
• Work closely with the Programming, Promo and Commercial Operations departments to implement all day-of-air adjustments and last-minute changes.
• Import and update all late arriving programming and promotional material into Wide Orbit and manually adjust break elements to accommodate updated timings and availability.

Support Broadcast Media Operations in Media Asset Readiness :
• Validate and QC on-air Programs ensuring their content and timing is as scheduled and expected.
• Monitor and validate the Advance Air Feed making sure that all assets scheduled in that time-block are valid and accurate .
• Document and escalate errors or issues found to the appropriate department for confirmation or correction .
• Support Branding by confirming graphics as scheduled in daily duties and advance monitoring .

Support Broadcast Operations Live or High-Profile Programming:
• Monitor high profile programs as scheduled during East Playout for confirmation .
• Support Live Programming overseeing feeds, timings and contingency content.
• Schedule back-up Alternate Logs as needed due to live, late or simulcast material.

Support the department's efforts around diversity and inclusion throughout all areas of responsibility.

On our team, you will have the opportunity to support various aspects of Broadcast Operations, from scheduling straight through to the final playout of all media elements . You will be exposed to all the inner workings of what it takes to get our content out the door and onto virtually every screen worldwide . You will collaborate with a multitude of teams and divisions throughout AET N as you contribute to fulfilling the wide-ranging responsibilities of the Broadcast Operations. We will provide a challenging work environment as we embrace new technological advances and avenues for product delivery of our award winning , world renown programming .

• Bachelor's degree in C ommunications , F ilm, T elevision
or 1 to 3 years experience in related field preferred
• Familiarity with Wide Orbit, Mediaflex, Campaign 360, VIPE/Wurl/Amagi cloud playout automation knowledge a plus
• Solid oral and written communication skills
• Both an analytical and creative thinking mind-set
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Please note project assignment associates are engaged to provide service to A+E Networks on a temporary basis in connection with a specific project. Project assignment associates are hired and employed through a third-party vendor with a duration/tenure of no longer than eighteen (18) months.

Contract Hourly Pay Rate: $34.04

The pay rate displayed serves as a good faith estimate for this role.

Compensation for the role will be based on a number of different factors

such as a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, location, and

experience. Learn more at

A+E Networks proudly provides equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants, and makes employment decisions consistent with this principle. The company's employment actions and decisions – including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, demotion, compensation, transfer, layoff, and termination – are made without regard to an employee's race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, family and medical leave status, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
A+E Television Networks is a joint venture of the Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7y24q-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $34.04 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
A+E Networks

At A+E Networks, we believe that storytelling uncovers the human in humanity, the hero in heroism, and the ordinary in the extraordinary.