• Coordinator, Promotion Scheduling-Comedy Central

    Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
    Brand
    Comedy Central
    iCIMS ID
    2019-13159
  • About The Brand

    Comedy Central gives audiences access to a world of super funny, personally relatable, culturally relevant, and provocative comedy that tells the funny truths of life, every day and everywhere. From award-winning late-night, scripted and animated series to stand-up specials, short-form and sketch, Comedy Central has it all. A subsidiary of Viacom Inc., Comedy Central is available to more than 300 million households in over 150 countries across the globe.

    Overview and Responsibilities

    The Promotion Scheduling & Strategy team at Comedy Central is responsible for the long-term and short-term strategic promotion and scheduling of the linear domestic channel and the Caribbean channel. The Promotion Strategy team oversees the following:

    • Strategically scheduling and adjusting promos
    • Requesting work orders and graphic requests for on air promotion
    • Scheduling promos for the linear Caribbean feed and multiplatform channels

    Responsibilities: 

    • Schedule all promotional elements on the channel including promos, id's, psa's, interstitials, movie packaging, graphics and credit crunches
    • Time out and proof each log before it is sent to traffic, merged with the Gabriel log and sent to the Network Operations Center (NOC)
    • Enter promo cartsheets into the On-Air Pro system
    • Working with the NOC to resolve any operational issues that occur after the log is processed
    • Be available on call after hours to answer scheduling and timing questions, as well as sending eLog updates if necessary
    • Request promos and graphics from the creative team to support all the on air initiatives for programming and sales, including stunts, series & specials
    • Implement all integrated marketing sponsorships on daily logs and ensure that the sales elements match up with the creative elements
    • Work cross-departmentally to support ancillary business groups (Fan Engagement, Digital, Enterprises, etc.)
    • Contribute to special projects on an as-needed basis

    Basic Qualifications

    • 1-2 years of experience working in television (strong internship experience considered)

    Additional Qualifications

    • A passion for the television industry!
    • Cable experience is a plus
    • Strong interest in on-air media strategy
    • Knowledge of promo scheduling system (PTS) or On-Air Pro is a plus
    • Excellent multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
    • Highly organized

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