Operations Operations

Planning Coordinator

Leeds, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
Planning Coordinator
Leeds, United Kingdom
Full-Time, Permanent
Broadcast Services

What's your new role about?

How do you fancy being able to influence a product that is used by millions of users globally across multiple devices daily? DAZN is a rapidly scaling media streaming global platform, offering the most comprehensive selection of live and on-demand sports content and original programming available anywhere in the world.
As the Planning Co-ordinator in the Central Planning Team, you will play a key role in the operation of DAZN’s global live and non-live event planning. We are looking for a talented, diligent candidate with a strong attention to detail and organisational skills. You will help to manage the events we schedule onto our platform, working with regional editorial, production and operational teams to ensure that all factors relating to our broadcast output are considered. You will play a pivotal role in determining what content is played out to our subscriber base. 
This role will be based in Leeds. Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), annual performance-related bonus, private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community including enhanced parental leave, electric vehicle benefit option, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working, and access to our internal speaker series and events.

As our new Planning Coordinator, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Manage the planning of all live and non-live content that appears on the platform from multiple broadcast partners.
  • Ensure that accurate event information is entered into the MediaGenix WhatsON broadcast management system.
  • Proactively manage schedule changes.
  • Act as key operational liaison between Central Planning, Production and Broadcast Operations teams to help implement content strategy
  • Act as key point of contact communicating DAZN schedule information to wider business units and external partners.
  • Attend weekly and monthly planning meetings with local and central teams.
  • Assist in ad hoc project work with the Central team
  • Learn and maintain a strong understanding of DAZN KPIs.

You’ll be set up for success if you have:

  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and individually
  • Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Interest in content production for multi-platform distribution
  • Excellent knowledge of, or willingness to research and learn, sport competition formats
  • Knowledge of, and strong interest in, sports and sports media worldwide

Even better if you have:

  • Knowledge of, or strong interest in, broadcast workflows, formats and operating systems
  • Excellent knowledge of, or willingness to research and learn, sport competition formats
  • Strong Microsoft Office product skills, notably Microsoft Excel

Here's a little more about us…

At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. So if you want to push boundaries and make an impact, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
If you're ambitious, inventive, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to enjoy life at DAZN.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality and diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing talent across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations, gender identities and abilities. We are supported by our talented Employee Resource Group communities: proud@DAZN, women@DAZN, disability@DAZN and ParentZONE.
If you’d like to include a cover letter with your application, please feel free to. Please do not feel you need to apply with a photo or disclose any other information that is not related to your professional experience.
Our aim is to make our hiring processes as accessible for everyone as possible, including providing adjustments for interviews where we can.
We look forward to hearing from you.