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Scheduling Assistant at Cool FM

Northern Ireland

About Bauer

Founded in Hamburg in 1875, Bauer Media is a privately-owned, global media company operating in 17 countries with a portfolio of market leading consumer brands across radio, magazines and digital. It also operates several online comparison portals in Central Europe, Spain and the Nordics and a growing marketing services business for small and medium sized enterprises.

Bauer Media Audio is one of Europe’s leading digital radio and audio businesses, reaching over twenty-five million listeners daily across FM, DAB, digital TV, web, apps and voice-controlled devices. Through its portfolio of world-class brands the business spans the UK, Poland, Slovakia, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway with leading brands including Mix Megapol, Radio Nova, RMF, Absolute Radio, Kiss and Magic.

 Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

Job Title:

Scheduling Assistant


Bauer Radio Scheduling Team / Cool FM, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Reports to:

Cool FM Scheduling Manager


Your working Pattern:


The position is a full time role of 9am – 5.30pm, Monday to Friday

Our Team:

The Bauer Radio Scheduling Team play a vital role in the smooth running and success of all commercial bookings made on a Bauer radio station. We understand that being a commercial radio group, revenue is key. So each and every client and their bookings need to feel they are getting something with Bauer that they don’t get anywhere else and Scheduling play a huge part in this.


The focus of your role:


The role is to support the scheduling manager in compiling daily ad logs for the group of 3 radio stations; Cool FM, Downtown Radio and Downtown Country. This will involve ordering the ads in each break, loading the ad copy to the orders and ensuring each booking is achieving results for the clients.


What you’ll do:


Our advertising clients are absolutely central to everything we do. As a Scheduling Assistant you’ll be a key part of looking after their bookings and ensuring that they wish to continue booking airtime with us.


Key responsibilities include:


·        Compilation of advertising logs to deadline

·        Accuracy and 100% delivery of impacts / value on all required campaigns

·        Provision of accurate availability information and proposal clearance for the sales teams

·        Reconciliation of prior days transmissions

·        Clear information provision to customers including sales reports and transmission times

·        Accuracy in RACC coding

·        Commercial audio chasing and accurate application of copy rotations and audio

·        Compilation of required PRS reports to deadline

·        Ability to provide cover in the absence of the Scheduling Manager 


What you will bring:


The ability to work in in time-pressured environments with a keen eye for detail is at the heart of this role.


Core compentencies include:


·        Communication skills

·        Organisational skills

·        Attention to detail

·        Ability to prioritise

·        Ability to work to tight deadlines

·        Proactive Self starter

·        PC literacy

·        Numeracy

·        Customer service knowledge and a passion for your brand



What we’ll offer you:


Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.


And Finally:


Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to make sure that our selection processes are as fair as they can possibly be, providing a level playing field for anyone who wants to come and work at Bauer. Therefore, if you require any adjustments to an interview process, please feel free to get in touch with who will be happy to talk through any adjustments you need in complete confidence and make arrangements on your behalf. Adjustments can be whatever you need them to be, whether that’s around accessibility, preparation time and space, or just travel expenses to get you to the interview. Let us know what you need, and we’ll do everything we can to make sure you’re getting a fair opportunity to succeed.




How to apply

If you think you’d be great at this job and would love working with us, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, you’ll need to send a CV along with a cover letter to telling us a bit about yourself and why you feel you would be a good fit for the role. 

Closing Date for applications is Monday 20 January 2020