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Location: Artarmon
Company: Foxtel
Hours: Full time
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About the role

We’re searching for a Programmer to be responsible for the day to day scheduling of the programming and promo function within FOX SPORTS. This involves the accurate scheduling of programming, on-air promotions, cross-promotions, contra, and commercials across all channels


  • Create, monitor and update medium term program/content schedules for broadcast
  • Create, update and maintain planning schedules and formats in Landmark ahead of sales deadlines
  • Monitor ratings data and use analysis tools to build the schedule
  • Evolve the channel and our flagship sports by identifying creative planning opportunities
  • Create / Maintain presentation schedules and program run downs in the IBMS and Landmark scheduling databases in consultation with the relevant Program Planner
  • Daily communication with Presentation and Edit. Attend interdepartmental meetings as required. Ensure adherence to schedules by entering On-Air promotions and cross-promotions as per Programming guidelines
  • Assign jobs to Edit via Media Prep Tool
  • Processing commercial / promo / contra feeds & deliveries
  • Comply with all FOX SPORTS Policies and Procedures, as amended from time to time


  • Experience in planning/scheduling experience in a broadcast or OTT environment
  • You have a basic knowledge of Programming concepts and technologies
  • Your background should include working in a Broadcast or LIVE TV environment, where you understand the urgency and importance of accuracy
  • Strong attention to details coupled with your outstanding communication skills will ensure your success in this role
  • A passion for Sports, or aptitude to understand multiple codes is essential

About us

The FOXTEL Group is Australia’s leading entertainment and sports subscription television business. Our brands include FOXTEL, FOX SPORTS Australia, FOXTEL Media, Kayo Sports and BINGE. Working at Foxtel means being part of something different, better, special. We put our customers first, we own it, we’re authentic, we focus on changing the game, and we win together.

What’s in it for you

We have a benefits program with something for everyone, but we’re in the entertainment business, so what would a Foxtel benefits program be without a free Foxtel subscription and discounted broadband.

A note to recruitment agencies - we have this role covered. There is no need to get in touch, we do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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