Scheduler position for channels

Written by TVSA Team from the blog TV Jobs on 11 Oct 2017
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e is looking to hire a scheduler to create schedules for e's channels (, eExtra, eMovies Extra etc).

The position is for their Cape Town office.


Reporting to the GM of On Air Operations, the job profile includes:

- Creating accurate daily transmission schedules across a multi-channel platform,
- Responsible for final schedule and the distribution of it to on air users both internal and external,
- Liaise with external departments for any programme, promo discrepancies, late start times and outstanding material,
- Liaise with the Commercial Time Sales Departments for all commercial scheduling, outstanding material and over sells,
- Implement promotion planning and meeting contractual agreements,
- Schedule channel branding,
- To consistently identify, prioritize and deal with incidents in a timely and professional manner by implementing the appropriate solution,
- View and schedule of interstitial programming, channel branding and promos,
- Create promo reports,
- Provide supervision of any last minute programme changes and live broadcasts,
- Responsible for final schedule and the distribution of it to on air users both internal and external,
- Oversee transmission schedules after hours,
- Communicate responsibilities to the Shift Scheduler,
- Daily reconciliation of transmission schedules,
- Perform Ad hoc duties for the Presentations Manager and Supervisors.


- Tertiary education,
- Marketing, Research, Public Relations or Communication Science Diploma an advantage,
- Knowledge of television broadcasting an advantage,
- Ability to organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments effectively,
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment,
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines,
- Self-motivated and ability to work independently,
- Computer literacy essential(Outlook, Excel, Word,),
- Good accuracy and attention to detail skills,
- Analytical/quick thinker,
- Multi-tasking skills,
- Positive attitude,
- Flexible,
- Willingness to work shifts and public holidays.

If you meet the minimum requirements for the position, you can send your Application Form together with your CV, certified copies of your ID and qualifications, to .
Applicants will be shortlisted based on the minimum requirements, as well as submission of complete documentation.

If you have not received a response within 14 days after the closing date of the advert, it means that your application was not successful.

Closing date: 12 October 2017

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