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Intern - Programming

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Intern - Programming

Jobid 23768-387273

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 37147BR

**Job Title** Intern - Programming

**Business Segment** International

**Sub-Business** International UNI

**Posting Category** Internships

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

**Country** United Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London


NBCUniversal International is offering a number of 12-month Programme Planning internship positions within various business divisions, including NBCUniversal International Networks.

As an Intern, you will be supporting a fast-paced team to deliver a variety of Programme Planning activities whilst developing your own skills. You will have the opportunity to make valuable contributions to your department and build your knowledge in order to pursue a career in Programme Planning within the media industry.



Exact responsibilities will vary slightly between each division and team, however the main responsibilities of any Programme Planning Intern will include:

•Help enter monthly linear and catch-up programme grids into Landmark for the four channels

•Assist the programming team to track new programming launches on competitor channels

•Support the programming team to maintain run count documents in tandem with scheduling databases to ensure accurate records are held

•Track channel inventories to ensure contractual requirements are met (catch-up, HD hours per year etc.)

•Support the programming team with regular screening and scouting of possible new content for acquisition

•Develop an understanding of how the channels are planned and the uniqueness of the channel and processes involved, with a view to learning how to go about planning each channel

•Working on ad-hoc projects as required

Education and Qualifications

You will ideally be currently studying a degree-level or equivalent course, specialising in Film, TV or Media-related subjects, seeking a 12 month internship


•A passion for Broadcasting and Media (particularly an interest in film and/or TV) with a desire to develop a career in Programme Planning

•Proactive and enthusiastic, with ability to work autonomously to deadlines, take initiative and keep calm under pressure

•Analytical with outstanding attention to detail, excellent organisational skills and ability to effectively prioritise and manage workload

•Self-starter and fast learner, with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a busy team

•Strong office administration and IT skills; confident user of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel)

•Ability to work with confidential materials discreetly and responsibly

•Excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with strong interpersonal skills; confident in communication with senior management

•Willingness to learn and “can-do” attitude


•Some knowledge of the international film/television industry, including a basic understanding of film and digital formats

•Database experience desirable – e.g. data entry, management etc.

•Previous work experience in a similar environment

•Knowledge of Landmark/Perspective/Vision may be useful


•Fluent English is essential; additional languages may be useful

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this role, you will need to submit both a CV and cover letter detailing your interest and suitability - submissions missing either of these will not be considered.


If successful to final stage, you must be available to attend an assessment centre in our London offices in February 2018

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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