Program Scheduling Coordinator

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WWE is a publicly-traded, global entertainment company with more than 700 employees whose mission is to put smiles on people's faces. WWE 's PG, family-friendly programmingis broadcast in more than 150 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide. In 2012, WWE had nearly $500 million in revenue, generated by Television Licensing and Programming, Pay-Per-View, Digital Media, Film, Publishing, Live Events, Sponsorship, Consumer Products and International Businesses. Other business units include Television Production, Talent Management and Development, Marketing, Creative Services, Communications, Finance, Human Resources, and Legal. WWE's flagship program, _ Monday Night Raw _, is consistently a top-rated program on cable and is the number-one rated program on USA Network. _ Friday Night SmackDown _ has been the number one rated show on Syfy since its debut in 1999. In 2012, WWE expanded its television programming to include _ WWE Main Event _ on ION Television and _ WWE Saturday Morning Slam _ on The CW.
WWE is a global leader in social and digital media with more than 205 million social media followers and nearly 14 million monthly unique visitors to . In 2012, WWE was named one of the most "social" brands by Forbes. The WWE app delivers a revolutionary second screen experience and has been downloaded nearly eight million times in more than 220 countries. Recent content deals with Hulu Plus, Yahoo, YouTube, Sony and Xbox Live have also further enhanced our reach and engagement with our passionate fan base.
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WWE is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and we encourage all employees to treat every day like it's your first day on the job, share new ideas, ask questions, be resourceful, and, of course, have fun!
The WWE , an international media and entertainment company, is launching a new television network. WWE is looking for a Program Scheduling Coordinator who will be an integral part of the team launching the new WWE Television Network. The Program Scheduling Coordinator will support the VP of Programming and Research in the program and promotion scheduling of the WWE Network, as well as work with the senior members of the department to develop scheduling strategies and stunts, and provide competitive analyses and research data.
Create monthly program schedules for linear television network and video-on-demand platforms using SIMS scheduling software.
Enter program information including show descriptions, parental ratings, etc. into computer systems and documents as needed
Monitor competitive programming trends. Research and analyze competitive networks.
Review viewership measurement and recommend schedule adjustments to achieve ratings goals.
Prepare for live events and manage contingency plans.
Building a daily log
Troubleshoot daily log issues with traffic and network operations center
Track usage of programs for scheduling and financial needs and provide reports as needed.
Serve as contact for scheduling/program information inquiries.
Screen programming for content.
Coordinate and set program formats.
Work with Production on delivery of original programming.
Act as liaison between the programming department and network operations center, including being on-call outside of office hours
Create and improve departmental processes in order to promote efficiency. Includes participating in the improvement of reporting programs and their features.
Bachelor's degree required
Experience with program systems such as: Storer Information Management System (SIMS), and Broadway
Solid understanding of television and sports landscapes, as well as other network's programming data for the purposes of informing scheduling strategies. Ability to identify competitive opportunities and threats.
Exceptional organizational and analytical skills
Excellent computer skills: Excel, Word and PowerPoint (MS Office)
Highly developed written and verbal communications skills
Date: 2014-04-18
Country: US
State: CT
City: Stamford
Postal Code: 6902

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