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Administrator, Scheduling

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010189 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Jan. 07, 2020

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Administrator, Scheduling

FX Networks is seeking an Administrator of Scheduling, responsible for assisting with a variety of tasks that enable the accurate scheduling and delivery of the network’s daily broadcast log. Duties include: Daily data entry into the PACE system; assistance with Commercial Administration daily log issues and assistance with scheduling elements and issues that crossover with the FX Operations department.  This position is a deadline-oriented role that directly impacts the look and quality of FX Networks, and works with Multi-Platform Marketing departments across the FX suite of networks to ensure the success of all.

Responsibilities:

  • Schedules on-air promo elements into PACE traffic system (i.e. promos, interstitials, added-value elements, cross-channel, program intros, VOD, etc).  Assists scheduling personnel in a variety of tasks in order to deliver an accurate daily broadcast log.
  • Creates the daily credit squeeze promo placement grids and back-up promo lists.
  • Assists trafficking and operational personnel in scheduling-related tasks as directed.
  • Maintains format sheet notebooks and various reference files.

Requirements:

  • College graduate preferred.  Must have prior work or internship experience in the television industry. At least 1 year of experience related to scheduling, operations and/or post production strongly preferred.  
  • General knowledge of the television industry is important, as well as a strong knowledge of current TV industry/landscape/formats. Knowledge of post-production is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills are required. Communication with various departments required on a daily basis.
  • Ability to make decisions and suggestions on placement of promos based on audience composition and priorities is preferred.
  • Familiarity with basic addition and subtraction of time (hours, minutes, and seconds) is requested. 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Work, and Outlook. Familiarity of the PACE computer system a plus.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritization skills are necessary. 
  • Must be able to multitask, effectively coordinate changing priorities, and handle tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work closely with others a must.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented. 
  • Must thrive on working in an intense, fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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