Manager, Promotional Planning & Scheduling

Ref#: 28079
CBS Business Unit: Smithsonian Networks
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, DICE, the upcoming drama I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to


           The Manager of Promotional Planning and Scheduling will be involved in formulating the company’s on-air promotional strategy and will be in charge of scheduling all promotional spots on Smithsonian Networks’ US channel and expanding number of international channels.


·   Schedule promos on US channel and time out logs for air (30%)

·   Schedule promos on international channels and time our logs for air (25%)

·   Participate in promotional planning meetings (20%)

·   Perform interstitial duties such as creating tags, entering inventory in scheduling system, and opening jobs for spots to be prepared for air (15%)

·   Additional ad hoc projects as needed (10%)

            The Manager of Promotional Planning and Scheduling is responsible contributing insightful ideas for on-air promotional strategy and accurately scheduling all promotional spots on Smithsonian Networks’ domestic and international channels. 


·   Bachelors degree

·   3-5 years of promotional planning and scheduling experience in the television industry

·   Detail oriented

·   Self-motivated team player

·   Strong organization skills

·   Excellent communication

· Ability to master multiple software programs

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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