Planning Coordinator
NBCUniversal
London
5d ago

Responsibilities

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Maintain forward planning diaries and highlight major events
  • Key logistics lead on visas, travel, accommodation, and accreditation for future deployments
  • Help come up with coverage plans for events
  • Clearly communicate with executive producers and desk editors and liaise with producers and reporters on coverage plans
  • Help maintain relationships with freelance staff and stringers
  • Help develop contacts with relevant organizations and guests for long term planning
  • Help initiate ideas around creative series including package ideas and guest
  • Skills and Experience

  • Prior experience working in a planning role on the news desk of a leading national or international TV news organization
  • Strong news judgment, thorough knowledge of world affairs and current events, geopolitics, foreign policy and history
  • Capacity to multi-task and work in a fast-paced and demanding live news environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues
  • Excellent communication skills & professional conduct, especially in high-pressure & stressful situations
  • Strong attention to detail & accuracy
  • Several years’ higher education journalism qualification or equivalent
  • Fluency in English essential, 2nd language appreciated
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including weekends
  • Must be willing to work in London, UK
  • Qualifications / Requirements

    The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and the post holder may be required to carry out any other tasks as requested and within capabilities.

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