Senior Programming Manager – Kids & Family
Viacom is one of the world’s leading entertainment content companies and the home of strong brands such as Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon. It is a dynamic company with high ambitions and a fast pace.
We are now expanding the Nordic region and the office in Stockholm and are now recruiting a Senior Programming Manager – Kids & Family for the Nordic region.
The Senior Programming Manager is responsible for overseeing and implementing the content programming strategy and workflows of the Kids & Entertainment portfolio. You are also responsible for managing the programming team.
You will work collaboratively with VP Product and Content to maintain a clear view on content pipeline/portfolio and content/programming planning documents, including programming strategy. You will work in close collaboration with Marketing and Media planning to set priorities.
You will oversee the scheduling strategy and tactics for linear and non-linear services, ensuring the channels meet their strategic and operational objectives, which includes complementary, competitive and commercially effective scheduling, reflecting the brand values of the portfolio. Your team is fully responsible for the planning and delivery of the programming schedules in order to hit ratings targets, providing a professional scheduling service and ensuring that all aspects of the schedule are accurate and accounted for.
As Senior Programming Manager you will report to the Vice President Product & Content, VIMN Nordic in Stockholm.
Experience, education and personality
You have proven management/supervisory skills in a commercial environment as well as established experience in a broadcast environment. Sound knowledge of multi-channel television and competitive scheduling and understanding of research and ratings data. You have editorial aptitude and in-depth knowledge of a Channel Management System. A plus is knowledge of international broadcast environment.
In this recruitment, your personal attributes will be of great importance! As a person you are a strategic thinker and have the following key competencies:
- Ability to work and co-operate with others,
- Ability to deal with pressure and difficult situations,
- Plans, organizes and makes effective decisions – but can also react quickly,
- Strong analytical skills,
- Accuracy and attention to detail,
- Initiative and creativity,
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
Why Viacom International Media Networks? Sure, you will have challenging tasks, responsibilities and freedom for your ideas – but the difference is in the detail. At Viacom you’re not only contributing your Know How, but your individual passion. Become a fan of your own work!
Viacom (Viacom International Media Networks) is a leading global entertainment content company, with prominent and respected brands in focused demographics. Engaging its audiences through television, motion pictures and digital platforms, Viacom reaches its audiences wherever they consume content. Viacom’s leading brands include the multiplatform properties of MTV Networks, including MTV, Comedy Central, Vh1, Nickelodeon, NickJr and more. Viacom is reaches over 600 million households in 160 territories and 34 languages via 166 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties networks around the world, as well as digital assets.