Content Operations Coordinator - Discovery Communications

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Discovery Networks International  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    31 August 2017  
    Posted on
    2 August 2017  
Position Summary:

The position will have total responsibility for co-ordinating the compliance edits and languaging for a selection of channels from Discovery’s portfolio. Ensuring the content is ready for transmission and the schedules are 100% languaged for the relevant channel in time for the programme transmission dates. This will involve ensuring our database PALM and the scheduling system IBMS is up to date with edit, languaging and delivery information. This role requires daily liaison with the Reversioning Team, language vendors and the transmission facility and internal Discovery Departments to co-ordinate the materials to and from the language vendor, troubleshoot any issues with reference materials for suppliers and also solve any issues with languages that have delivered back.

Responsibilities:
  • Working with PALM and IBMS daily, and maintaining relevant systems
  • Keeping computerised records accurate and up to date Booking internal edits through ScheduAll system, and obtaining sign-off from Programming contacts
  • Liaising with the Reversioning, Compliance and Post Teams
  • Ordering the required languages for your channel, issuing sub-dubs, sending scripts and material to suppliers
  • Effectively managing and coordinating the trafficking of materials to and from the translation facilities across Europe ensuring they are delivered in time for transmission
  • Effectively hitting all deadlines for delivery, dispatch and return of materials
  • Highlighting any legacy issues in advance and managing the transfer of the Discovery catalogue onto these feeds
  • Troubleshooting any late running programmes and files, daily dealings with language suppliers requests for replacement reference materials and managing replacements for faulty language files
  • Updating IBMS with language information and updating relevant systems and documents with any cancellations
  • Tracking and checking invoices against deliveries
  • High level of communication internally and externally regarding programme languaging deadlines
  • Ad hoc duties include sick and holiday cover for team members and assisting where necessary
Requirements:
  • Some experience of the broadcast industry desirable
  • Computer literate, intermediate excel skills, word, previous use of broadcasting systems IBMS and ScheduAll preferable
  • Excellent organisational/administrative skills
  • Attention to detail essential
  • The ability to prioritise and effectively manage a large number of different projects simultaneously and prioritising as necessary
  • Excellent people and interpersonal skills, good team player
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to different demands
  • Initiative, proactivity and motivation
  • Ability to communicate effectively in an international environment
  • Provide customer service to internal stakeholders
  • European language skills would be an advantage

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