This role is specifically responsible for the successful planning and scheduling of DNUK’s pay entertainment channels (currently TLC, ID, Home & Health) The role is also responsible for leading and developing a scheduling team.
Reporting to the Director of Scheduling UK, this position will work to ensure that schedules are developed and maintained to provide the business with strong and commercially successful pay entertainment channels in the UK. This includes maximizing the ratings performance of new programming, effectively using library stock to drive volume, improving audience profile in line with commercial needs and working with the marketing team to support the brand values of the channels.
The job requires a great attention to detail in defining scheduling plans for the long-term, whilst retaining a flexibility and dynamism crucial for working on Entertainment channel brands. A working knowledge of television ratings and an approach to scheduling that is both strategic and creative are also essential.
This role will also work as an integrated member of a broader UK scheduling team, and will be expected to effectively communicate channel activities and represent the pay entertainment channels with the broader UK team to ensure portfolio collaboration and effectiveness.