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Sports & News Scheduling Coordinator

CBS Interactive

Burbank, CA 11-03-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Role Details:

The Sports & News Scheduling Coordinator will assist the Distribution & Operations team in organizing and updating the ongoing schedules of digital linear and VOD distribution of CBS news and sport programming. The successful candidate will be highly organized and work with multiple station groups, internal teams, and various data sources to accurately compile linear and VOD scheduling. We are seeking a strong self-starter who is passionate about both sports, news, entertainment and technology to join the team with primary responsibilities that include:

Your Day-to-Day:
• Collecting, organizing, and analyzing national and regional sports programming grids and schedules
• Accurately update multiple documents tracking news programs across the CBS digital distribution ecosystem
• Building relationships and proper communication pathways between various teams to both gather and disseminate appropriate scheduling information and requirements
• Regularly auditing content across digital properties for accuracy in scheduling and implementation
• Assist in monitoring live sports programs on game days and report out programming issues that may arise

Key Projects:
• Support the on-boarding and launch of new (and highly visible) digital OTT partners
• Drive processes and find efficiency to help scale operations to support growing digital OTT business
• Partner closely with digital OTT partners to expand the CBS footprint and help expand distribution of premium CBS content across multiple services and platforms both domestically and internationally


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• At least two years of prior experience in television program windowing: program scheduling, multi-platform scheduling, or rights clearance for a television network, especially in the sports and news verticals
• Data entry experience and the ability to manage large data sets of information
• Strong understanding of the multi-platform television landscape, including Linear, SVOD and TV Everywhere
• Strong organizational skills and outstanding attention to detail
• Strong proficiency in MS Office applications, MS Excel in particular
• Team player with exceptional work ethic with the ability to work independently, act proactively and drive resolution
• Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal communication
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills - ability to analyze and make recommendations
• Excellent communication skills, time management, and ability to work against tight deadlines
• Strong interest and enthusiasm for the entertainment industry

You might also have -
• Experience with scripting and database creation is a plus
• Experience in TV and VOD production/operations

FUNCTION: Business Development

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.