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Navigation Coordinator

29 December 2019
Full time


We’re Viacom International Media Networks UK & Ireland, home to 20 TV channels that offer the very best in music, entertainment, comedy and kids programming through our MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Channel 5 and BET brands. Together these brands reach nearly 30 million homes in the UK and Ireland. Viacom brands are seen globally in more than 705 million households in 169 territories and 37 languages via more than 184 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties.


There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds makes this a great place to work. We have a number of Employee Resource Groups that look to support our employees from all walks of life and who face common challenges in the workplace and we hold tons of events all your round to nurture the best possible, inclusive environment



• This role supports and deputises for the Navigation Producer, working alongside the Channel5 Presentation team, Media Planning, Broadcast Operations and Continuity. Responsibilities include entering and checking on air graphic items, editing clips and the delivery of projects to transmission. You will also be required to assist in QCing and Logging of Channel5 programming.
• Use the media planning grids to enter detailed navigation information into What’s ON scheduling system.
• Ensure the accuracy and suitability of on-air items.
• Sign off channel graphics, and make all necessary changes – prior to transmission – by working with channel schedulers.
• Produce promo clips independently using Adobe Premiere and by liaising with the Creative team.
• Produce IPP images in After Effects.
• Produce Milkshake tagging in Photoshop.
• Provide support and cover to the Navigation Producer.
• Quality Check programming
• Logging of Channel5 Programming



• Good PC skills including Microsoft packages.
• Some knowledge of Adobe packages.
• Passion for TV and an awareness of on-air branding.
• Meticulous attention to detail.
• Be able to prioritise effectively and display strong organisational skills.
• Be able to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
• Work as part of a team.
• Be prepared to take on additional responsibility when required.
• An empathy with Channel 5’s brand and core values, combined with a strong desire to contribute to the channel’s continued business success.


• Private Medical Insurance: You will be eligible for our full Private Medial Cover (From 3 months)
• Season Ticket Loan: We’ll pay for your season travel card up front and you can pay us back across the year
• TV Package Discount: If you subscribe for the likes of Sky and Virgin Media, we’ll get £20 off your bill
• Pension Scheme: You will be eligible for our Pension Scheme from day one, as long as you are contributing to this, we’ll top this up with a voluntary contribution from us
• Discounted Gym Membership: We offer discounts to a number of Gyms
• Discounts at Local Shops and Restaurants: Whether you need a new pair of shoes or just want something tasty for lunch, we partner with a number of local businesses to offer us a discounted rate
• Access to Reward Gateway: With heaps of discounts on everyday shops, restaurants and household suppliers
• Happy to talk flexible working!


Our values, and their related behaviours, guide how we show up to work each day and help ensure that we all treat each other with respect. We want these to feel relevant to all of our employees and all parts of the business, as we believe that when these behaviours are achieved, we are the best we can be. The three values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

- Creativity: Push beyond the expected
- Passion: Stand up for what you believe in
- Risk-Taking: Take smart choices

- Inclusion: Embrace diverse perspectives
- Collaboration: Work together as one team
- Innovation: Use insights to drive the business

- Trust: Assume best intentions
- Transparency: Communicate clearly and openly
- Accountability: Deliver, and own the outcome

At Viacom, we value and celebrate difference. We want to ensure that we fully represent the make-up of UK society in our workforce as well as bringing diverse perspectives to our business. We want to make sure Diversity and Inclusion are not just buzz words; we truly want to foster an authentic inclusive environment, where all employees feel that they can bring their whole selves to work.

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