Discovery Communications

Compliance Executive

2 weeks ago(1/10/2018 4:57 AM)
Requisition ID
Career Category
Programming & Production
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary



Position Title: Programming Compliance Executive

Department: Discovery Networks EMEA Emerging Business


The Role


Working with the Senior Programme Planner to review and assess editorial content and provide feedback to the Emerging Business team on any unsuitable content and potential edits that may be required under local Turkish regulation.



Programme compliance:

  • View all Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Discovery Science & TLC Turkey programmes and advise on the content of programmes, and compliance with the RTUK Programme Code. This will involve flagging up any content that would need to be edited and quality checked before broadcast.
  • Proofreading & editing EPGs
  • Supporting on-air, ad-sales and marketing team with the translations and provide compliance checks on all on-air materials
  • Ad hoc programming/content and compliance duties when required


  • Should have a good understanding of the relevant Turkish Broadcast Codes and regulations, along with a keen ability to learn and assimilate relevant information.
  • The applicant should have excellent written and verbal English & Turkish communications skills, sound judgement, and an ability to prioritise effectively.
  • The applicant should be a good team player with solid interpersonal skills.
  • The applicant should be educated to degree level. Experience of working in a broadcast programming and/or commercial environment is a plus.

Business Metrics


Routinely view significant amounts of video and to determine if they are in compliance with regulatory codes and if not, suggesting solutions.


Make sure that all channels are fully compliant and on-air materials & translations are in tune with Discovery standards


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