NBC Universal Presentation Scheduler in London, United Kingdom

Job Number 34138BR

Job Title Presentation Scheduler

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business International O&TS

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us Operations and Technical Services (O&TS) is the division that supports NBCUniversal’s full portfolio of production, broadcast and media distribution businesses for both TV and Film. Services provided include technical and on-air operations, technology development, engineering and support, R&D, and corporate services such as real estate, facilities and security.

Career Level Experienced

Country United Kingdom

State/Province - -

City London


The scheduler will be responsible for the creating the entire playlist, including placing all programming, promotions, commercials and secondary events. The role involves communicating internally and externally, in particular with Planning, Promotions, Commercial Traffic and Transmission, ensuring that Ofcom regulations (COSTA code) and strict delivery deadlines are adhered to at all times.


Key responsibilities and duties:

Create and deliver accurate presentation schedules to tight transmission deadlines.

Take full responsibility for managing assigned feed(s).

Have an in-depth understanding of monthly Planning grid and key programming priorities. Ensure that the Presentation schedule always matches Planning grid, in particular following programme amendments.

Schedule all on-air promotions and channel branding in line with media plan.

Monitor channel output and have a thorough understanding of the on-air look of all channel branding and promotions, including the transition between different elements.

Create accurate break patterns, commercial breaks and/or opt-outs; and apply sponsorship in line with rotation requirements.

Liaise with commercial traffic department or external ad agencies.

Manage and resolve scheduling issues on an ad hoc basis.

Liaise with Playout facility.

Work closely with other departments within the channel management groups and attend meetings as required.

In addition to the above, you may be required to perform other duties that fall outside your job title or key duties.

Skills and experience:


• A good understanding of Broadcast processes.

• Working knowledge of Ofcom broadcasting regulations (COSTA code).

• Extremely high accuracy and attention to detail.

• Computer literate.

• Proactive problem solver.

• Excellent organisational and communication skills.

• Perform well under pressure.


• Presentation scheduling experience.

• Experience in using scheduling systems.

• Familiar with analysing rating statistics.

• Knowledge of our NBCUniversal channels and brands.

• Good spoken and written French.

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