Channel Scheduling Associate (6-Month Contract)

East Coast, United States

About Wurl, LLC

Do you want to help grow an incredible entertainment and ad tech company with a fantastic culture, collaborate and grow your career, while working remotely?  

Wurl is redefining TV through our mission of connecting all the world’s programming with all the world’s viewers. And in pursuit of this, Wurl has become the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our industry-leading platform helps renowned media companies such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters, and Sony create streaming TV channels and deliver programming to the world’s biggest Streamers, including Amazon, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, LG, VIZIO, and Rakuten. Today, Wurl interconnects over 1200 streaming channels and Streamers, reaching more than 300 million connected TVs in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network makes it effortless for Content Companies to build global distribution for branded FAST channels, live events, and on-demand programming, as well as manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We're an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We've been recognized as a “Great Place to Work" after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to RSU’s and great benefits, our people work remotely.

Channel Scheduling Associate

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced content scheduler to help Wurl support its growing client base and an ever-increasing number of managed FAST streaming channels. Harnessing a deep passion for content & audience experiences, the Channel Scheduling Associate will help execute multiple editorial projects and manage operational workflows for major channel brands. With a focus on optimizing viewing and maximizing content value, the Channel Scheduling Associate will work across a broad portfolio of TV channels, Streamers and international markets. 

Responsibilities will include strategic content curation for global brands, linear & VOD scheduling, video asset & rights management, channel ad loads, and coordinating delivery workflows with content companies globally. 

This role will be a part of our Channel Operations team and report to the Senior Manager, Scheduling, working closely with other teams in the group (Onboarding, Launch Operations, Content Ops, Client Success Managers) to ensure timely delivery and launch of all content and channels, as well as ongoing management. The position calls for someone who loves proactively tackling new challenges and solving puzzles, is adaptable to changing demands, and demonstrates meticulous attention to detail and superb time management. You will play a key role in Wurl’s mission of connecting all the world’s programming with all the world’s viewers!

This role will be a 6-month contract working 30 hours per week.

 

What You'll Do:

  • Schedule Linear and VOD Schedules (24/7, 365) for multiple global channels
  • Help manage asset library, channel ad loads, scheduling rights and local ratings compliance
  • Collaborate closely with content companies to implement any editorial programming choices needed
  • Coordinate content delivery with content companies worldwide
  • Work with Wurl Support to resolve any issues with content ingestion, and troubleshoot issues/improvements with Wurl’s cloud-based scheduling Product
  • Provide channel scheduling support for channels in preparation for launch, to meet QA standards
  • Help develop scalable processes to grow channel management services
  • Utilize insights to improve channel performance & audience experiences

 

Requirements:

Our ideal candidate has directly relevant experience in a similar role and a similar type of company. In addition they should also possess the following skills/traits:

  • 2+ years experience in linear/multi-platform programming, scheduling and asset management at a digital or traditional media company
  • A deep understanding of content strategy, audience behaviors, channel analytics, and how to utilize data insights to improve performance
  • Expert organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects/workflows simultaneously
  • A knack for finding solutions by collaborating with both internal and external teams
  • Comfortable with asserting requirements and deadlines internally and with external stakeholders 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A committed team player
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
 

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary

  • Remote first policy 

  • Flexible Time Off 

 

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.