NBC Universal Programme Planning Manager (Syfy & E!) – French Speaking in London, United Kingdom

Job Number 40434BR

Job Title Programme Planning Manager (Syfy & E!) – French Speaking

Business Segment Global Distribution and International

Sub-Business International UNI

Posting Category Communications

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NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include Universal Channel, Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, 13th Street, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, The Style Network and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operate CNBC and NBC News internationally.

NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Country United Kingdom

State - -

City London




The Programme Planning Manager is a strategic forward planning role, working with the Programming Director to plan the Syfy & E! channels for our French speaking channels. This role is responsible for utilizing all programs inventories in a creative and cost effective way, producing compelling monthly schedules taking into account the best possible research and considering local market trends. The Program Planning Manager is the point of contact for all other departments for all Scheduling issues relating to their specific channel(s).


• Fluent French speaker – requirement to work in both French and English (both oral and written)

• Experience of programme planning scripted & non-scripted content.

• Passionate about TV and interested in the science fiction genre and the world of US celebrities.

• Knowledge of the French market is key.

• Excellent organisation and time management skills.

• Able to apply creative and strategic thinking to a TV channel brand

• A methodical approach and great attention to detail.

• Able to work in a team as well as self-directed

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove they are able to work in the United Kingdom.

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.


NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.