Assistant Schedule Executive
Content Supply & Distribution
Why you should join us…
We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can’t get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.
We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.
Business Area Overview:
In a nutshell, we’re the backbone of ITV and are responsible for getting our programmes to air or on to our platforms correctly with all the right metadata, audio and video and access services. Our mission is to improve our on-air performance and reduce issues, continuously evolving to support our growth and successfully delivering our content wherever required.
This role entails…
To ensure an optimal and accurate schedule is produced and delivered to transmission – incorporating the programme strategy, break pattern, media plan and sponsorship plan.
To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:
Minimum role criteria:
● Excellent organisational skills
● Ability to work accurately under pressure
● Constant attention to detail and the ability to pre-empt and proactively solve problems
● Good standard of Maths and English
● Computer literate and keen to use new technology
● Good communication skills and a positive attitude
ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.
(minimum criteria above)
The Key role criteria is as follows:
Populating and optimising daily transmission schedules according to guidelines. This involves entering programme schedules and changes into our scheduling system to ensure sufficient information is available for press, schedule costing, audience evaluation, Ofcom forecasting and compliance.
Ensuring the correct programme and version is linked in the schedule from the Programme Library.
Ensuring the schedule meets all regulatory requirements.
Taking responsibility for building and optimising the schedules at the appropriate time.
Preparation of advanced information regarding live/ late programming and hand-overs between channels (brand extension shows).
Working closely with Strategy and liaising with various other departments to ensure all strategic aims are met and potential issues are resolved (Marketing, Media Planning, Delivery, Compliance).
This is a starter role in the department. You will need to be highly motivated, hard working, positive, conscientious and be keen to learn new skills. We will be looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate a genuine interest and desire to work in broadcast scheduling.
We’re happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything… our email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Find out more here
We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance
We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do. Find out more here
* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.