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Media Planning Assistant

  • UKTV Media Ltd
  • Remote
  • 10/09/2021
Full time Media-Journalism

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Media Planning Assistant to join the Media Planning Department.In this role you will get to…….

  • Work on high profile UKTV campaigns and alongside the Marketing, Creative and Scheduling teams.
  • Contribute directly to share of viewing and the growth of UKTV channels.
  • Have the chance to apply media research and provide audience focus to continuity plans.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Excel and PowerPoint skills with the ability to work with and help maintain large databases.
  • Good numeracy and excellent attention to detail.
  • A broad understanding of the role and function of UKTV in the context of both the commercial broadcast world and our emerging platforms

Knowledge and skills:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and act decisively under pressure
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Enthusiasm, drive and a willingness to learn.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • A genuine passion for television, with a knowledge of the UKTV portfolio.
  • Live the UKTV values: be creative, learn, influence, challenge and collaborate to ensure UKTV reaches its fullest potential.

About UKTV

UKTV has been at the forefront of branded television for over 25 years, entertaining the nation with programmes they love. Its leading brands - Dave, Gold, W, Drama, Alibi, Eden and Yesterday - span comedy, entertainment, natural history, factual and scripted drama, and are delivered to audiences through UKTV Play, Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat and Amazon Fire. The broadcaster is a significant investor in British creativity and is committed to working with new and established writers, directors, and programme-makers.

Our Purpose

We are UKTV. We are here to create TV with personality. In a world where finding something to watch’ means searching endless streams of automated sameness, we believe in creating TV experiences with more personality, that champions diversity of talent both on & off screen.We are here to bring you a more personal type of TV: Channels and services that get you, with programmes that are hand-picked for their quality and available on any device - all crafted by fans for fans. 

Our Mission

We are a different kind of broadcaster. One that’s on a mission to become the UK’s most successful non-PSB network. The place that fans turn to first for the genres they love. Admired in our industry as the feisty challenger. Powered by brilliant ideas not blockbuster budgets, we’ll push ourselves to build even more engaging brands, to create and curate more imaginative programmes to form powerful partnerships and to use technology in ever more innovative ways. As the world of TV rapidly evolves so will we; by continuing to support our brilliant people to do their best work in a uniquely diverse, creative, and inclusive culture. All the spirit of entertaining and growing the communities of fans who love our shows as much as we do.

Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021