Manager, Program Scheduling (Mundo) (R10001650)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
National Geographic The National Geographic Channels form the television and production arm of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between 21st Century Fox and the National Geographic Society. As a global leader in premium science, adventure and exploration programming, the Channels include: National Geographic Channel (NGC), Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo People and Nat Geo MUNDO. Additionally, the Channels also run the in-house television production unit, National Geographic Studios. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society's commitment to exploration, conservation and education with entertaining, innovative programming from A-level talent around the world, and with profits that help support the society's mission. Globally, NGC is available in more than 440 million homes in 171 countries and 45 languages, and Nat Geo WILD is available in 131 countries and 38 languages. National Geographic Partners is also a leader in social media, with a fan base of 250 million people across all of its social pages. NGC contributes over 55 million social media fans globally on Facebook alone. JOB DESCRIPTION
The Mundo Programming Manager is the primary point of contact for Nat Geo Mundo, overseeing the day to day operations and schedule for the network. The Manager is responsible for the creation of the daily schedule and entering it into the programming database on a quarterly basis, and as changes and updates occur. Additional responsibilities include determining the availability of Spanish language versions, contributing to the long term strategy, maintaining an active inventory list, providing feedback to production on potential content sensitivities for the US Hispanic audience, evaluating acquisitions, informing the on air marketing strategy, overseeing the titling of shows in Spanish, working with ad sales and affiliate and communicating the schedule with listings providers. Bi-lingual with fluency in Spanish required.
The primary point of contact for Nat Geo Mundo, overseeing the day to day operations and schedule for the network. Responsible for the development and communication of the full day schedule for Mundo and contributing to the long term strategy.
Total ownership of Mundo schedule entry into database on a quarterly basis and as changes or updates occur. Additionally, full ownership of Programming Department strategic documentation, e.g. primetime schedules, rollout, inventory.
Work with Operations, Traffic and Production Services to ensure the timely delivery of all Mundo shows.
Manage listings and descriptions process; Review all press materials for the network.
Work with marketing department to determine on air priorities, respond to queries regarding airdates, premiere status etc.
Work with Ad Sales to propose sponsorship opportunities.
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Television experience in US Hispanic market recommended.
Bi-lingual with fluency in Spanish required.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively.
Problem solving and multitasking a must; Understanding of Nielsen ratings recommended.
Accomplished computer skills, especially with Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
Familiarity with database entry and report running.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX), a unit of 21st Century Fox, is home to some of the highest-rated and most acclaimed series on television, including AMERICAN IDOL, THE FOLLOWING, NEW GIRL, GLEE, BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, THE SIMPSONS and SLEEPY HOLLOW. The network ranked No. 1 in the key adult demographic for eight of the past 10 seasons and continues to dominate all network competition in the more targeted Adults 18-34 and Teen demographics. FOX airs 15 hours of primetime programming a week as well as late-night entertainment programming, major sports and Sunday morning news. “Like” FOX on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FOXTV and follow the network on Twitter @FOXTV.