Sports Format Coordinator

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Work type: Full time
Location: Melbourne

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Every day millions of Australians tune in to Seven West Media for their news, sport and entertainment. They trust us, and they love our content whether it’s online, on TV, on demand, on the airwaves, or in print. We are empowered to ‘Just Own It’ and push ourselves to deliver exceptional results.

WE are passionate about what we do, WE are accountable for delivering results and meeting our commitments, WE are one connected team.

An exciting opportunity exists in Melbourne within our Advance Planning and Programming Department for a Sports Format Coordinator. This role is responsible for:

  • Creating and maintaining Sports broadcast formats across Seven’s channels (7, 7TWO, 7mate, 7flix and 7food network) for all major sporting events such as AFL, Cricket, Summer and Winter Olympics, NFL and Horse Racing. These formats are the blueprints for the television schedule, containing information on the program segments and break structure, as well as all other on-air elements.
  • Liaising closely with TX Scheduling, Sports Production, Sport Sales, Revenue Management, News, Commercial Inventory and Promo Scheduling to ensure requirements of all departments are met, whilst maintaining accuracy within the Free TV Code Of Practice.
  • Ensuring legal Non-Program Content (NPC) levels are adhered to.  You will make sure Commercial, Promotional and exempt NPC avails are correctly maintained, break lengths and program start and end times are within set Seven Network policy, in line with the ACMA Free TV Code of Practice  

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, a driven passion for TV, a flexible and can-do attitude, and an ability to build positive relationships as well as appreciate the priorities of the business quickly
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must.
  • Knowledge of the ACMA Free TV Code Of Practice.
  • Knowledge of IBMS is highly regarded.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, high attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines whilst working in a fast-paced environment are also important for this role.

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