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Programmer, On Demand (9 month contract)

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Programmer to work with Foxtel. 

The Programmer, On Demand, 9 Month Contract, is responsible for the programming and curation of content.

Our purpose at Foxtel is to effortlessly connect Australians to all the stories they love.  We believe Foxtel is for everyone, and everyone deserves to experience all the entertainment, drama, sport, news and lifestyle content they want - when they want, and how they want.
At Foxtel we work as a team, we’re agile and we’re accountable. We put the customer first and we’re passionate about what we do. We have fun and we’re different, better, special.

About the Role

The Programmer, On Demand role - 9 Month Fixed Term Contract, reports to Program Manager, On Demand and is responsible for the programming and curation of content across On Demand & streaming platforms & products. Central to this role is the successful execution of multiple programming strategies for different customer types and devices.
Your purpose:
  • Create & accurately maintain compelling programming schedules across allocated content carousels/collections.
  • Contribute monthly stunt/themed collection ideas based on seasonal, topical & available new content.
  • Work closely with IPTV schedulers/publishers to ensure content appears correctly across all platforms & devices.
  • Work closely with the Acquisitions team to ensure content contracts are delivered and IBMS is updated correctly.
  • Work closely with IP content to ensure timely processing and release of all digital media relevant to your content collections.
  • Work closely with Product & Operations to ensure Metadata accuracy across all relevant content.
  • Work closely with operations & graphics to ensure images represent your editorial planning and drive viewing and engagement across platforms & devices.
  • Analyse ratings on a daily and seasonal basis to understand performance, using data to inform all content choices and decisions.
Your capability:
  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in a Programming position in a television environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the content and genres available on demand.
  • Ability to make considered & justifiable content decisions.
  • Exceptional eye for detail and ability to deliver accurate schedules.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Understanding of scheduling and inventory systems and Program operations (IBMS & CMS knowledge would be an advantage).

What’s in it for you?

We have a broad employee benefits program with something for everyone, career progression, work life balance and reasonable flexible working hours. But we’re in the entertainment business and we connect Australians to all the stories they love, and offer the benefit of a Free Foxtel subscription and discounted broadband!

Above all, we love entertainment and, if you do too, you’ll love working with us.  So if you’re excited about this opportunity.  Please Click here to apply now.
NSW - Sydney


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