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Extendee - Assistant Media Scheduler, Media Planning

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Reporting to a Media Scheduler (Vision), the Assistant Media Scheduler is responsible for scheduling all BBC promotional items on a given service in line with the marketing, editorial and scheduling timescales. 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. Responsible for ensuring schedules are editorially sound, meets all the requirements of transmission and is fit for broadcast.

Role Responsibility

You'll be responsible for the scheduling and optimising of BBC promotional media content across Television, Radio and/or Online/iPlayer as well as for achieving campaign and cross-promotion targets. You'll provide support in identifying tactical cross promotion opportunities to navigate viewers/listeners to other BBC services/events and will support Media Schedulers in the management of reactive and tactical issues to ensure a consistent approach with the promotional content of junctions.

The Ideal Candidate

We need your understanding of the editorial and transmission requirements of a broadcast or media schedule and your appreciation of scheduling and creative media solutions. You'll have an understanding of media research and marketing within a broadcast environment, as well as an interest in and knowledge of television output and the BBC. You'll have the ability to analyse and interpret viewing data and excellent time management skills with the ability to work to deadlines. In addition you'll be highly numerate with strong attention to detail.

Package Description

Extend – BBC Disability Scheme


Exclusively for disabled people, Extend is an award-winning, BBC-wide work placement scheme which offers appropriately experienced and/or qualified people a great opportunity to gain six months’ paid work experience within the BBC.

Although the scheme doesn’t necessarily lead to a full-time job, last year 70% gained further work at the BBC.

From October 2014, 12 placements will be available across the UK, in both programming areas and programme support areas. You’ll need to match the criteria for the placement as well as demonstrate a keen interest in broadcasting and knowledge of BBC output.

Applications to be received by 12th May 2014

Interviews are expected to be held between 26th May - 11th July 2014


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