Programme Planner

Iroko Partners Limited

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IROKO is Africa's leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world's largest online catalog of African content, totaling 10,000+ hours. 

Job Description

  • As one of our Programme Planners, you will be responsible for executing the planning strategy for a set of channels within our portfolio and for releasing the monthly schedules in a timely manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute the planning strategy set by the Head of Programming for a selection of channels
  • Enter plans into scheduling system and release monthly schedules
  • Take responsibility for the timely release of the plans
  • Ensure all planning is in line with local regulatory guidelines
  • Process schedule changes and inform all stakeholders
  • Monitor inventories and rights
  • Keep all associated documentation
  • Create PowerPoint presentation of channel highlights when required
  • Be the point of contact for the scheduling team, compliance, traffic, play out and all other departments regarding any day to day issues that may arise
  • Update traffic minutes, check delivery dates and act when needed
  • Deal with day to day programming inquiries
  • Attend meetings and perform other duties as and when required.

Job Requirement 

  • To be successful in this role it is essential to have a passion and deep knowledge of Nollywood movies.
  • Preferably you would also have a TV/project planning background.
  • Very good knowledge of office tools, including the sheets.
  • You will have proven communication skills and be highly organised with the ability to prioritise and coordinate workflow in a pressured and constantly changing environment.
  • You must be proactive and process minded with meticulous attention to detail.
  • This is a fantastic role for someone looking to work for a fast paced, successful and exciting international organisation within the media industry.

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Summary

Company

Iroko Partners Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Marketing / Advertising / Communications

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years