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Virgin Media Television
Daytime Content Coordinator
Sorcha Dineen
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24
Date Posted:
August 5th

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Daytime Content Coordinator, Virgin Media Television

About Virgin Media

Virgin Media is the leading connected entertainment cable and broadcast business in Ireland. Every day we deliver connections that really matter for thousands of people, with multi award-winning services including superfast broadband, TV, mobile and home phone. Our Virgin Media Business division provides the fastest broadband speeds and connectivity solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector.

Virgin Media Television, our broadcast division, is Ireland’s number one commercial public service broadcaster offering three free-to-air channels: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three, as well as the Virgin Media Player. We are a significant investor in home produced content, including news, current affairs and drama, as well as offering the best in international programming. Virgin Media More, a platform exclusive channel for Virgin TV customers, offers the very best of first look premium content, including ground-breaking Irish and International drama, documentaries & sport. Our advertising sales agency, Virgin Media Solutions, creates unique, innovative campaigns for our business and for third party clients across the UK and Ireland.

Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communications companies with operations in seven European countries. Liberty Global is a founding member of the European Green Digital Coalition and is included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Following the challenges brought about the global pandemic, the power of connectivity to deliver positive, meaningful change to people’s lives has never been clearer. Our inclusion in these prestigious indices for the ninth year running attests to our long-standing commitment to the importance of sustainability and ensuring that we are strong corporate citizens as well as responsible stewards of the environment across the markets in which we operate.

For further information please visit: www.virginmedia.ie

About the Role:

This is an exciting role at Virgin Media Television, reporting directly into the Head of Daytime, the Daytime Coordinator will be responsible for and coordinating multiple aspects and ensuring the smooth running of all daytime studio content. Administer rosters, co-ordinate editorial and commercial shoots and on location events, optimise resource management and identify opportunities for cross show support, schedule training, and identify and pre-empt operational challenges. Manage workflows and deliver solutions to improve overall cross functional team capacity.

Specific Duties & Tasks:

  • Manage live, pre/post and multi-platform production content across daytime TV programmes and maintain a smooth production schedule
  • Manage and co-ordinate a pooled team of editors and co-ordinate production with digital content producers
  • Support the Executive Producers and Creative Teams in project planning and execution
  • To produce schedules  for edits and audio sessions
  • Co-ordinate resource for shoots both editorial and commercial as and when required
  • To establish and maintain effective working relations with a wide range of internal and external contacts and stakeholders
  • Monitor Budgets and liaise with Executive Producers to ensure compliance
  • Report/Review production requests and costs to the Executive Producers
  • To schedule the workload effectively and seek solutions across production
  • To act as a focal point of contact for the teams
  • Collate rosters and other relevant statistical data and keep cost and logistics spreadsheets
  • To maintain the organisation of the shared drive and ensure that all material received is filed correctly
  • To develop and maintain office and administrative systems
  • A high level of production and planning ability is required both in terms of production workflow, budget management and allocations

Skills & Expertise:

  • Experience working as a Production Co-ordinator within a Creative Services department
  • Experience of maintaining and updating budgets and high level admin co-ordination
  • Experience of setting up and attending film and digital format-based shoots
  • Experience of booking audio and edit suites / talent/ filming crew
  • Familiarity with broadcast standard equipment and post production procedures.
  • Ability to prioritise a conflicting workload efficiently whilst  maintaining accuracy and attention to detail when working to deadlines
  • Ability to use proficiently a range of software packages including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, SAP and the aptitude to learn new software packages where required
  • Experience of maintaining office systems and following administrative procedures, and of devising new systems where appropriate
  • The ability to handle confidential information with tact and sensitivity
  • Interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to establish and maintain effective working relations with a wide range of internal and external contacts, and the ability to deal with contacts with tact and sensitivity
  • Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team
  • An interest in and enthusiasm for the VirginMedia Daytime TV schedule
  • Experience of devising and refining detailed administrative procedures
  • Experience of managing location production shoots

The Person:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, multi task and work under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail, someone who cares about quality in everything they do
  • Flexible approach applying a can do attitude to daily tasks and project work
  • Organised and excellent time management, ensuring deadlines are always met
  • Explores opportunities by being resourceful and self-motivating
  • First class problem solving skills who gets to the heart of the matter
  • The ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with the business while ascertaining the key impact/detail behind the issue/request

Virgin Media is an equal opportunities employer. Having a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business

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Deadline: August 20th


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