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Program Scheduler


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!). 


We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.   

This is a 12 month fixed term contract based in Sydney.


The Program Scheduler will be responsible for planning, execution and communication of the FTA channel program schedules, and associated responsibilities focusing on 10 Peach. They will provide support for other channels in the Paramount portfolio as required. 


Functions will also include:


  • Planning and scheduling of the 10 Peach schedule including program planning in excel, program scheduling into IBMS, schedule checks, schedule amendments, guide releases and library management
  • Reporting including ratings and ACMA 
  • Communicating the schedule with the relevant internal and external stakeholders including publicity, marketing, social, program scheduling, sales, traffic, content operations. classification, sport, material deliveries, compiling, regional affiliates and brand funded partners. 



What are we looking for? What's important?


  • Fantastic attention to detail; detail orientated, well organised 
  • Able to meet deadlines in a pressured environment; capable of managing last minute changes under time pressure
  • Experience in scheduling, programming operations or another related role in a broadcast environment preferred
  • Experience with IBMS or another program scheduling system an advantage
  • Good self-management, able to work independently as part of a team, willing to jump in and assist other team members as required
  • Generally interested in broadcast media, watches and enjoys TV in general



Why Paramount? 


We could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of every day.  However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us: 


92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor) 

We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, by far the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles) 



​​​​​​​Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation. 


We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures. 


We prioritise the health, safety and welfare of our people. As a result, we currently require all our employees who enter a Paramount premises to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in alignment with our Vaccination Position. Please reach out with any questions or to discuss your personal circumstances. 


#LI-KD1 #wfh 



At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’. 


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence.   


Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you.  


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day! 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.