TV Programming Coordinator

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #45017 |
Posted Last Week

Our client, a major entertainment studio, is seeking a Scheduling/Planning Coordinator to join the Programming team.

You will report to the Manager of Programming and be responsible for:

  • Scheduling of all long form and short form programming for both kids' programming channels
  • Implement plans for the timely distribution of the program listings to both internal and external departments
  • Schedule episodes, movies and stunts for both linear platforms each month into scheduling system
  • Disseminate listings, premieres, series and movie play dates to relevant parties
  • Make schedule changes as needed
  • Maintain database information including episode, movies/specials titles, house numbers, media class and holiday information
  • Update episode roll out documents
  • Work closely with the Traffic department on series, movies/specials formats, review their scheduling system, WO for accurate and finalized schedules with updated formats and/or changes


  • 1 year in media related field preferred
  • Degree in Television or related field preferred
  • SIMS, and Wide Orbit Systems knowledge is a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Comfortable working with a high volume of data entry in working in scheduling system, must be comfortable sitting at desk for long periods of time, must have a sense of how TV schedules & line ups work including time slots & flow of what on air programming looks like in terms of show and breaks
  • Must be highly organized with attention to detail and grammar as you will be dealing with a lot of episode titles
  • Professional phone manner and strong inter-personal people skills
  • Proficient in the following Applications: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written & verbal skills, excellent organizational skills


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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