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Discovery

Scheduling Coordinator

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job Summary

Our Team
The TLC Programming team is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the TLC and Discovery Life program schedules to drive ratings, viewership and engagement across all platforms. Overseeing the schedule-and how it supports the broader network strategy-this team juggles myriad details in a fast-paced, ever changing environment, all while keeping the network running like a well-oiled machine. A creative team, we rely on a healthy balance of data, intuition and smart risk-taking, united by our singular love of all things TV.

The Role
Assist Programming department in a variety of areas including helping to develop and execute network programming strategies, overseeing the creation and input of the official program schedules for TLC & Discovery Life and managing processes involving various programming and multiplatform initiatives.

Responsibilities

1. Manage the input of TLC & Discovery Life's official program schedule into Broadview as well as any updates to the schedule, ensuring all programming data is current and accurate.

2. Assist with development of programming schedules, including strategic planning and creative use of inventory.

3. Update and maintain all program inventory information (titles, episodes, descriptions, parental ratings, license dates).

4. Act as a liaison between scheduling and various internal departments to communicate schedule changes and field various requests for program information.

5. Serve as the point of contact for listing services, ensuring programming information is accurate and complete.

6. Participate in tracking and evaluating acquisition submissions.

7. Work with digital, production, MTP&O and marketing teams in support of on-air multiplatform initiatives and live events.

8. Track competitive schedule and alert management of notable trends.

9. Develop and execute programming and research projects as needed.

Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training, and experience.
* Enthusiastic fan of TV and knowledgeable in social media.
* Candidate must be extremely detail oriented and able to work under tight deadlines.
* Must have excellent verbal and written communication, strong organizational and prioritization skills.
* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications
* Strengths should include flexibility, responsiveness, accountability, and creativity.
* Initiative and desire to learn new databases & technologies.
* Knowledge of DCI or comparable Scheduling and Inventory Systems preferred.
* Familiarity with Nielsen ratings a plus

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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