The Walt Disney Company Presentation Scheduler in London, United Kingdom

We are seeking an experienced candidate to fill the position of Presentation Scheduler on a 6 month contract based in Hammersmith London.

The successful candidate will create Disney XD network schedules, ensuring that they are completed to agreed deadlines, standards and brand values across the Disney XD pan-EMEA feed.

This role involves the accurate production and delivery of monthly multi-territory schedules and opt-outs. They will work with the Senior Media Planning and Presentation Manager and Supervisor to develop, implement and communicate promotional, owned, ad strategies and plans for the linear feed including local opt-outs.

Responsibilities : To produce detailed and accurate competitive presentation schedules for Disney XD on a daily, weekly and monthly basis within team:

  • Prepare schedules, making sure all promotions reflect media plan and secondary events, opt-out cues and any other transmission instructions are correctly added

  • Ensure schedules are 100% accurate before sending to transmission

  • Maintain a creative level of presentation elements across all feeds in line with branding

  • Feed into campaign briefing process, representing presentation strategies and needs

  • Using research, audience profiles and creativity to place promos and maximise audience awareness

  • Scheduling of cross promotions and their placements within the schedules where possible, including opt-outs

  • Review continuity elements to make sure all throws and information are relevant to schedule and promotional priorities clearly communicated

  • Track delivery of promotional inventory to ensure all is delivered on time for transmission

  • Monitor competitive channels’ promos to keep abreast of the market place

  • Monitor the Disney XD output on a daily basis

  • Check all promos are correct for air with the relevant systems updated and approved

  • Liaise with transmission on any changes or errors that may occur and adjust schedules accordingly

  • To be fully across all emergency procedures for Disney XD EMEA and be ready to implement

  • Send schedules for transmission and other relevant departments on time

  • Work collaboratively with programming teams to maximise best practises and knowledge, and provide cover across network schedules as and when required

  • To be on call outside of office hours

  • Other projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications :

  • Substantial, proven experience within Presentation at Scheduler level, ideally across multiple territories

  • TV/Broadcast industry experience

  • Knowledge of IBMS scheduling system and other broadcast systems software an advantage

  • Computer literate including MS Office suite

  • Understanding of transmission process

  • European languages a bonus

  • Knowledge of Broadcast Scheduling System e.g. IBMS, What’s On, as well as channel reporting systems an advantage

  • Experience evaluating and interpreting research data an advantage

  • Passion for kids TV, programming, brand positioning and viewing essential

Company Overview :

The Disney Channel multiplex in the UK is a portfolio of four kid-driven, family-inclusive entertainment channels: the award-winning Disney Channel; boy-focused, girl-inclusive Disney XD; Disney Junior, which targets preschool children aged 2–7 and their families; and Disney Cinemagic, featuring the very best Disney movies.

Disney Channel launched in the UK in 1995 and is the number one children's pay TV channel, tapping into the world of kids and families with its mix of live-action shows such as Shake it Up, animation favourites including Fish Hooks, and tailor-made movies like Lemonade Mouth. Over the past few years, Disney Channel UK has increased its investment in locally produced programming to complement its global output with hit shows such as Get the Look, Jungle Junction and the upcoming Tales of Friendship with Winnie the Pooh.

Job ID: 560443BR

Location: London,United Kingdom

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International