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Airtime Supervisor (Commercials/Adverts)


London, GB


ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI),  a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands,  including MTV,  MTV LIVE HD,  Nickelodeon,  Nick Jr.,  Comedy Central,  Paramount Channel,  BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.


Air Time Supervisor – (Commercials)


Unleash your potential in a place you belong!


Come and join a culture where content, people and ideas merge. An exciting and open place where your talents can truly thrive. Ready? This could be the start of something special.


At ViacomCBS, we have an iconic portfolio of brands, like Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, and many more - but it’s our employees that make it unique. You could be the next addition to our incredible team.


Is this the role for you?


The Air Time Supervisor actively supports Ad Sales. Key responsibilities include co-ordinating the Velocity International airtime requirements directly with the regional ATP teams, and centrally managing the trafficking process of materials. A key element of the role will be to support the Commercial Operations Manager in managing all Commercial airtime for Velocity International sales, UK & Ireland carriage deal commitments & UK commercial initiatives.


What will you be doing?


Booking / Planning


  • Work with sales and the various international regions to ensure the advertising campaigns are booked and delivered in accordance with the clients requirements
  • Ensure revenue is entered correctly by all the channels as laid down in the TV media plan, reconciling onair and sponsorship revenues with the delivery reports.
  • Forecast UK & Ireland inventory airtime to Sky liaising with the various stakeholders within ViacomCBS
  • Manage the monthly and yearly inventory to Sky for both UK and Ireland, analysing data to ensure we are optimising the inventory
  • Set up orders/customers/agencies accurately in booking systems subject to credit check approval
  • Improving processes and reporting for the airtime management
  • Create an agenda and run weekly meetings with internal sales teams to forecast monthly airtime in the UK and Ireland


TV advert Administration


  • Chase and receive all commercial adverts from media agency / client
  • Ensure adverts for the UK market is approved by Clearcast
  • Ensure adverts for the UK market is ready for TX from playout
  • Ensure adverts for all other markets are cleared with the relevant legal department
  • Ensure adverts complies with TX technical requirements and is received within the TX deadlines
  • Deliver adverts to the markets via their relevant delivery route




  • Liaise with regional ATP teams to notify them of Velocity commercial airtime needed
  • Be aware of inventory availability situation across VIACOMCBS channels
  • Pre/ Post schedule compilation for on air campaigns
  • Ensuring full transmission of schedules delivering per plans with confirmed plans and bookings
  • Inform Velocity Sales of all regional campaigns and creative deadlines
  • Serve as primary contact for escalation process


What are we looking for?


  • Experience of television ad sales business
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy (esp. numeric)
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and preferred experience on industry specific sales systems.
  • Time Management and workload planning
  • Customer focused
  • A team player able to work towards the objectives of the team
  • High level of self initiative
  • Conscientious with respect to meeting deadlines


Everything else!


We offer an inclusive environment where you can really be yourself and find your niche. You’ll get to work alongside streaming platforms you can be proud of, with content that touches millions of lives. Plus, you can learn about the things we’re doing to make the industry more sustainable, and enjoy lots of perks:


  • A monthly streaming fund
  • All the health and financial benefits you’d expect, and some you wouldn’t
  • Flexibility to own the way you work
  • Mental health activities and support
  • All manner of BBQs, socials and events


What are you waiting for? Put in your application!


Our Values


Our values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.


Optimism & Determination


We share a positive belief that we can navigate and thrive in the landscape ahead.


Inclusivity & Collaboration


We Embrace new and diverse voices, act with care and work together to capture opportunities and manager through challenges.


Agility & Adaptability


We think entrepreneurially, are resilient in change and move quickly to anticipate and create what’s next.


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously.

To ensure, we are an exemplar in the field of safeguarding individuals, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for and for those who are successful in receiving an offer for roles that interact with children, completed background checks will be required prior to joining. Should you need any support during the recruitment process, please advise your recruiter or email UK.recruitment@vimn.com where we will support your request as suitably possible.

Additionally, we are proud to partner with a number of incredible communities and if you have a disability or a long-term condition (including hidden conditions such as mental health, autism, dyslexia, etc) that would need an adjustment; either in the application process, the interview process, the onboarding process or day to day, our amazing partner Evenbreak can provide additional help and advice to disabled candidates who may be interested in our vacancies. Find out more at https://hive.evenbreak.co.uk



ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you have any difficulties in applying or require access needs arising from a mobility or any other impairment please let us know by emailing uk.recruitment@vimn.com or calling 0207 555 1234. We can then ensure your experience and visit is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.