Programme Planning Manager

We have a really exciting opportunity available for a Programme Planning Manager to join a leading international broadcast organisation on a permanent basis.


We have a fantastic opportunity available for a Programme Planning Manager to join a leading international broadcast organisation on a permanent basis.  In this role, you will be responsible for developing and executing the planning strategy for a set of channels and ensuring that they meet the set performance targets.

Key Responsibilities:

Your duties will include developing innovative planning strategies such as stunts and seasons that maximise the inventory usage and performance, managing and developing the long-term planning for channels and yearly highlights planner as well as ensuring that the highlights are planned 9-12 months ahead.        


Other responsibilities involve entering plans into BSS, releasing monthly schedules and ensuring that all planning is in line with local regulatory guidelines. 

Another key part of this role is to manage the programming inventory, maximising ROI and identifying content trends and needs of the channel.       


As Programme Planning Manager, you will be the main point of contact for the scheduling, compliance, traffic and playout teams regarding any issues that may arise day-to-day, therefore strong communication skills are key.     



Key Knowledge & Experience:

To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be able to demonstrate extensive programme planning experience in broadcast, ideally within the CEE market and have a proven track record of developing planning strategies in a scripted environment.

It is important that you have a good knowledge of scripted drama and understanding of audience data and the ability to translate the data into strategy. 

Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are also essential.          



If you feel you have the right skills and experience to be successful in this role, then please click the 'apply' button to send your Word CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs now.


Please note; Only applicants who are already fully eligible to live and work in the UK without the need for visa sponsorship can be considered.

About Christy Media Solutions

Christy Media Solutions are recruitment specialists for the Broadcast, Media and Satellite sectors.  We provide high quality contract and permanent staff, as well as executive search, selection and retained recruitment solutions to a global customer base.


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