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Coordinator, MTVE Program Planning & Scheduling


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries,  reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand,  the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling,  music discovery and activism across TV,  the internet and other platforms. A unit of Paramount Global,  MTV operations span cable and mobile networks,  live events,  theatrical films and MTV Studios.



The Coordinator of MTVE Program Planning and Scheduling will work with the programming team to provide scheduling operations and strategy support for MTV and MTVE Networks.



  • Work with team to generate ideas and execute weekly schedule and revisions to MTV’s program schedules
  • Create and update metadata (program information, licenses, contracts and schedules) in PTS (Program Tracking System) scheduling software for originals and acquisitions
  • Schedule episodes, movies and versions in PTS; build schedule grids and generate logs daily
  • Export schedule grids and provide maintenance to prepare for mass distribution
  • Review weekly listings and communicate with external partners to ensure accuracy
  • Distribute schedules and schedule changes/updates to MTV Entertainment group
  • Screen, research and create episode schedules for stunts and events
  • Track sister networks airdate requests to avoid schedule overlap between networks
  • Track competitive information for programming content on variety of platforms (broadcast, cable, streaming)
  • Serve as back-up to other coordinators on the team
  • Assist with projects, special events and requests as needed for the larger MTVE group


Basic Qualifications

  • B.A. / B.S. in Communications or related field
  • Prior experience working in television planning/scheduling highly preferred, can include internship experience, and/or a minimum of three years of experience assisting a senior level executive


Additional Qualifications

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Prior experience using PTS software highly preferred
  • Resourceful and able to work effectively with little supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication
  • Television enthusiast with passion for cable programming
  • Able to work outside of a traditional work schedule if business needs dictate


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


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City