• Presentation Scheduler

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/7/2019 11:27 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-2341
  • Overview

    Would you consider your amazing attention to detail to be a superpower?

     

    Do you enjoy working under pressure and meeting deadlines?

     

    Are you organized and can multi-task like no other?

     

    Do you want to work with a legendary team?

     

    Does reading this get you excited? Then it's time to join the WildBrain family!

     

    Who are we?

     

    At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With over 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as PeanutsTeletubbiesStrawberry ShortcakeCaillouInspector Gadget and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. Our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 109 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most-viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (DHX) and the NASDAQ (DHXM).

     

    WildBrain Television is composed of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, WildBrain Television delivers best-in-class programming and hosts captivating live events that appeal to Canadian families. WildBrain Television is home to world-renowned series including The Next Step, America Ninja Warrior Jr. and Chip and Potato.

     

    The Role:

     

    The Presentation team creates playlists for our 4 channels. The overall responsibilities of this role will be to build, complete and deliver transmission schedules on a daily basis, ensuring that all promos, spots and interstitial content are placed to create maximum impact to the viewer and in line with media planning.

    Responsibilities

    • Build daily Presentation schedules into in-house system (Broadview), placing all relevant continuity (Next Menus, Station Idents, Break Bumpers, Squeezed Credits, Stings) and selecting non-automated secondary events (Next, New etc.).
    • Placement of all on-air promos in line with media planning strategy for specific campaigns. Check alignment of all on-going campaigns with media plan.
    • Check daily transmission schedules prior to being submitted to ensure accurate completion and placement of commercials and all interstitial content. Ensure all material is present and there are no clashes of relevant promotional messages.
    • Import and check the Commercial Break structure files for each month.
    • Import the Initial and Final spot files on a daily basis ensuring correct placement and hourly and daily min. restrictions are adhered to.
    • Assist the Sponsorship & Promotions team so all sponsorship campaigns TX as per the campaign instructions
    • Viewing all on-air material prior to scheduling. Check all audio and graphics in relevant language versions are correct. Material must align to versions requested. Flag any inconsistencies with media plan.
    • Reconcile daily logs for relevant channels.
    • Assisting the wider departments and your team members when schedule amendments are required to deliver KPIs.
    • Working closely with Creative/Marketing/Sales, ensure all initiatives are executed properly on air.
    • Other dutues as required.

    Qualifications

    • Possess 1-3 years’ presentation experience
    • Experience with broadcast traffic software (Broadview preferred)
    • Knowledge of linear TV processes
    • Strong understanding of television and/or children’s programming
    • Passion for TV/content
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work in a team and on own initiative
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Superb organizational, time management and analytical skills
    • Abilitiy to multi-task 
    • Self-motivated and positive attitude
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Excel, and Word)
    • Bilingual in French an asset

    If this role sounds interesting to you, please apply by clicking on the blue box at the top of this posting. 

     

    WildBrain is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process and encourage applicants to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

     

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