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Media Scheduler (BBC Online)

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Job Introduction

BBC Media Planning are currently recruiting for a Media Scheduler to work across our Online portfolio. This is a 6 month fixed-term contract based in Salford.

The Media Planning department manage the BBC’s promotional inventory. Covering everything from TV and Radio airtime to iPlayer and BBC Homepage promotional activity, the department provides insight into how to effectively target the right audiences to achieve the desired marketing objectives. We work closely with marketing teams and advise on all uses of inventory across the BBC portfolio as well as liaising with external media buying agencies.

Role Responsibility

The Online Media Scheduler is responsible for scheduling all interstitial marketing items across a given promotional space, or spaces, in line with the marketing, editorial and scheduling requirements.

Specialising in Media Planning’s digital inventory, this role will be working across pre-rolls in BBC iPlayer, partner marketing spaces, and the promotion of BBC Sounds content both on and off our products, as well as being involved in the BBC’s owned display marketing promo workstreams. You will be responsible for applying the principles of media planning, marketing and advertising and using all available audience data to create the most audience focused promotions schedule. You will also have responsibility for ensuring schedules are editorially sound, meets all the requirements of transmission and are fit for publication.

Please see below for the full job description (please refer to the appendix on page 4).

The Ideal Candidate

The successful individual will have significant digital broadcast or similar agency experience in media planning, with experience of managing a team of people.

You will have a demonstrable understanding of audience data with the ability to analyse, interpret and apply media research. In addition it you will be informed of television/ digital audience scheduling and evaluation systems.

You will have a keen interest in and knowledge of television/radio/digital output and the BBC, the ability to analyse digital analytics and write reports, and excellent senior stakeholder management skills.

Package Description

Band: C
Contract Type: 6 Month Fixed-Term Contract / Attachment
Location: Salford - Media City

We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.

  • Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • Benefits- We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days (1 of which is a corporation day) with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below.

Diversity matters at the BBC. We have a working environment where we value and respect every individual's unique contribution, enabling all of our employees to thrive and achieve their full potential.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences in all their diversity. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles, unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please click here

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