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VP - Programming

Discovery Inc.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • Job Code
    118774590
Discovery Inc.


VP - Programming

US-MD-Silver Spring

Job ID: 26203
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-MD-Silver Spring

Overview

TLC is seeking an experienced tv junky join our winning team as VP, Program Planning and Scheduling. This role will be responsible for the day to day scheduling, inventory management, ratings optimization, budget admi9nistration and cross-departmental communication of both linear and non-linear programming priorities, initiatives and stunts for 2 linear cable networks.



Responsibilities

1. In Conjunction with SVP, formulate and implement multi-year content plan. Maintains long-range content plan, long-range planning grids, and current schedules to exceed Business Plan audience targets for linear business and digital platforms
2. Ensure entire network organization is in synch on upcoming schedule needs, air-dates, program changes, delivery dates, and key programming stunts and initiatives
3. Work closely with TLC Research, Ad Sales Research/Ad Sales Estimates department to forecast potential network audience estimates
4. Shepherd and Track production projects from Greenlight through Delivery to ensure robust pipeline of shows available to maximize network performance
5. Works across departments and networks to develop best practices and refine the Pre-Greenlight and Greenlight to air processes
6. Establish and maintain strong collaborative and communicative relationships with multiple departments, including Research, Production, Development, Digital, PMD, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Network and Ad Ops, and Ad Sales.
7. Oversee day to day operations of the scheduling team
8. Work closely with Finance to ensure that Cash, Investment and Amort budgets as well as other key metrics are being monitored and optimized.
9. Liase with PMD, Business Affairs and Legal as needed for Title Clearances and to ensure that contracts match payment and exploitation schedules.
10. Accountable for the performance and results of multiple teams focused on related, but different types of work



Qualifications

Education & Experience
* Typically requires BS/BA or MS/MA/MBA or other graduate degree in related discipline and at least 10-15 years of proven management experience, including a management role in linear and multi-platform scheduling with a proven track record of success

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Functional Competencies:
* Data driven
* Out of the box thinking
* Financial Responsibility
* Independent Initiative
* Institutional knowledge of both the industry and of the competitive multi-platform entertainment environment
* Awareness of the larger cultural entertainment environment
* Experimentation and Innovation


Work style Competencies:
* Strong time-management, prioritization, and organization skills
* Creative thinker who relishes challenging the status quo
* "Lean forward" bias to collaborate, find opportunities and drive results
* Exceptional attention to detail and ability to progress multiple projects in parallel

silver spring, maryland, md, dmv

Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI118774590

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>VP - Programming</b><br/><br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 26203<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-MD-Silver Spring<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">TLC is seeking an experienced tv junky join our winning team as VP, Program Planning and Scheduling. This role will be responsible for the day to day scheduling, inventory management, ratings optimization, budget admi9nistration and cross-departmental communication of both linear and non-linear programming priorities, initiatives and stunts for 2 linear cable networks.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. In Conjunction with SVP, formulate and implement multi-year content plan. Maintains long-range content plan, long-range planning grids, and current schedules to exceed Business Plan audience targets for linear business and digital platforms<br />2. Ensure entire network organization is in synch on upcoming schedule needs, air-dates, program changes, delivery dates, and key programming stunts and initiatives <br />3. Work closely with TLC Research, Ad Sales Research/Ad Sales Estimates department to forecast potential network audience estimates<br />4. Shepherd and Track production projects from Greenlight through Delivery to ensure robust pipeline of shows available to maximize network performance<br />5. Works across departments and networks to develop best practices and refine the Pre-Greenlight and Greenlight to air processes<br />6. Establish and maintain strong collaborative and communicative relationships with multiple departments, including Research, Production, Development, Digital, PMD, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Network and Ad Ops, and Ad Sales.<br />7. Oversee day to day operations of the scheduling team <br />8. Work closely with Finance to ensure that Cash, Investment and Amort budgets as well as other key metrics are being monitored and optimized. <br />9. Liase with PMD, Business Affairs and Legal as needed for Title Clearances and to ensure that contracts match payment and exploitation schedules. <br />10. Accountable for the performance and results of multiple teams focused on related, but different types of work</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>Education & Experience</strong><br />* Typically requires BS/BA or MS/MA/MBA or other graduate degree in related discipline and at least 10-15 years of proven management experience, including a management role in linear and multi-platform scheduling with a proven track record of success</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><strong>Functional Competencies:</strong><br />* Data driven<br />* Out of the box thinking<br />* Financial Responsibility<br />* Independent Initiative<br />* Institutional knowledge of both the industry and of the competitive multi-platform entertainment environment<br />* Awareness of the larger cultural entertainment environment<br />* Experimentation and Innovation</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><strong>Work style Competencies:</strong><br />* Strong time-management, prioritization, and organization skills <br />* Creative thinker who relishes challenging the status quo<br />* "Lean forward" bias to collaborate, find opportunities and drive results<br />* Exceptional attention to detail and ability to progress multiple projects in parallel</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">silver spring, maryland, md, dmv</span></p>Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/aQRQwmhojXRRh1QphXxoJ"> <p>PI118774590</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-05 Expires: 2020-04-05

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