Job Summary: The Resource Coordinator is responsible for various planning and scheduling functions for the Studio and Network Operations team. These include, but are not limited to: communication with internal and external partners, planning and booking of facilities as well as the scheduling of personnel for all shows and/or networks that originate from the Bristol, CT facility. In addition, the Resource Coordinator will provide administrative support through reports on specific planning initiatives or other roles as deemed necessary by management. Responsibilities:
Generate daily and weekly assignment schedules for various Network and Production Operations groups based on established guidelines and programming schedules, while maintaining accuracy of daily personnel and facilities schedules to ensure all necessary show and network functions are staffed appropriately.
Monitor and implement changes issued by Programming or Production and consult with management to adjust staffing needs as necessary. Communicate staffing and Program changes to affected groups or individuals.
Ability to interpret complex event traffic information, perform follow up analysis and problem solve.
Expected to maintain reports for the Network and Production Operations group to be utilized in corporate settings for planning specific budgets and other related business.
Evaluate and recommend staffing options for events and to compensate for illness, vacations or other absences.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of ESPN and ABC programming and of the specific jobs that fall within assigned scheduling responsibilities, plus an in-depth knowledge of ESPN and ABC’s production scheduling procedures and systems.
May participate in special event coverage or projects as necessary.
A minimum of 2-4 years of operations and/or resource planning or scheduling experience at a large market or network level.
Must demonstrate ability to perform tasks under tight deadlines, work independently and manage simultaneous projects.
Knowledge of relevant scheduling software applications.
Strong computer experience with a proficiency in Windows based PC applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Solid communication and collaboration skills.
Strong organization and planning skills
Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Flexibility to alter shifts/days off to accommodate projects and departmental objectives.
Must be willing and able to adapt to a constantly changing environment.
Vocational School or related experience.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related field.