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Coordinator, Programming Planning and Strategy


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA,  VIAB).


The Nickelodeon Programming department is seeking a highly enthusiastic Coordinator to assist with the planning and scheduling of Nickelodeon, TeenNick, and the Nick PlutoTV Channel (AVOD)! If you have a passion for content and are extremely meticulous and organized, this role may be for you!



  • Build episodic schedules for Nickelodeon, TeenNick and Nick PlutoTV that maximize ratings potential.
  • Utilize schedule optimization tools to maximize ratings half-hour-by half-hour on TeenNick.
  • Screen episodes to find themes for stunting across Linear and AVOD
  • Maintain all metadata in the scheduling system
  • Accountable for reviewing ingested episodes in the digital library to ensure accuracy
  • Work with Broadcast Operations and Media Services to make sure content is delivered on time.
  • Track the usage of licensed content
  • Update program ratings trackers and monitor performance data
  • Monitor the competition, create reports and identify possible competitive risks.
  • Assist Programming department with special projects
  • 25% of this role will be as an Administrative Assistant to the SVP Programming which may include booking travel, reconciling expenses, managing meetings and boardrooms and assisting with food and beverage orders.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience working in television (internship experience considered)
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of television programming and scheduling


Additional Qualifications

  • Passion for children’s television, teen/tween programming and movies
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Able to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Knowledge of pop culture is a plus


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. 


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