Full Time Job

Program & Content Strategy Coordinator


New York, NY 10-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

The Program & Content Strategy team is responsible for planning and executing the rollout of content across CNN & HLN's linear and non-linear platforms, including the CNN+ streaming service. This role works closely with the Manager and Director of Program & Content Strategy to schedule content, organize descriptive metadata, and help carry-out the overall programming strategy for CNN+. The position is also actively involved in special department projects and will assist with monitoring the competitive environment to optimize content rollout across all CNN & HLN distribution points. This role works in a 24x7 breaking news environment and requires some level of responsiveness outside of core working hours.

The Daily
• Schedule long form programming for the CNN+ live stream
• Schedule long form on-demand content, ensuring proper windowing and entitlements
• Help prepare calendars and grids to communicate program plans to various stakeholders
• Maintain expanding library of documentaries, films, and original series by organizing descriptive metadata and ensuring content details are accurately reflected in systems and across O&O platforms
• Monitor competitive environment with focus on streaming and digital platforms
• Create and update databases for tracking anniversaries and recurring programming pegs
• Support planning efforts around special events and breaking news while engaging with other members of the Program & Content Strategy team on ad-hoc departmental projects
• Partners closely with various internal teams across CNN

The Essentials
• Bachelor's degree, preferably in media/communications and/or equivalent experience
• 1-2 years of work experience in television, media, or a related field
• Familiarity with television media, especially with regards to streaming services
• Passion for news and non-fiction content with knowledge of current events and politics
• Quick learner around new software/systems with intermediate experience in Microsoft Excel/PowerPoint
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize/multi-task to efficiently meet deadlines

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmw6m2-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.