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  Unscripted Programming Coordinator
Employer: A&E Television Network Job Posted: 8/10/2019
Location: Los Angeles, CA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:



Original Programming (Network and Studio)

A+E Networks is not in the television business. It’s in the storytelling business. Our job is to bring consumers new ways to experience those stories. We get up every day excited to discover new talent, narratives and characters, and live for any chance to shepherd a great idea through development to air.

THE ROLE: Lifetime Unscripted, Programming Coordinator

The Programming Coordinator will support two senior programming executives with general administrative duties as well as numerous creative responsibilities. The candidate must be extremely organized, possess a knowledge of standard industry phone and scheduling etiquette, and be a self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment. The ideal candidate will need to be able to multi-task, have strong communication skills, impeccable follow-through and the ability to be self-motivated.


• Scheduling meetings and managing calendars
• Answering calls
• Staying up-to-speed with projects in both development and production and liaising with production offices, agencies, studios, and more to help keep projects on track
• Maintaining and organizing grids and databases, keeping track of files, submissions and production assets
• Participating in staff meetings and strategy sessions
• Brainstorming for upcoming projects
• Booking travel
• Preparing expense reports


• Develop a broad understanding of Lifetime’s programming and how the company operates
• Observe how unscripted projects come together from initial idea to on-air program, and learn how the executives manage all the steps
• Learn how to effectively communicate your thoughts and pitch your ideas to the team
• Understand how to identify projects that align with brand strategy


• 1-2 years' administrative experience
• Entertainment and/or agency experience
• B.A./B.S. degree
• Ability to multitask
• Good communication skills
• Passion for Unscripted programming
• Added plus is a knowledge of basic production procedures and terms
• Great attitude!


If you’ve read this far, you’re likely a great fit for us…and maybe you’re fluent in sign language, have studied the circus arts or are currently writing a screenplay. If you have a special skill or backstory that might directly or indirectly help you succeed in this role, we’d love to hear about it in your cover letter.

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