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Assistant, Broadcast Distribution and Marketing/Entry Level

Fox Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA

We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands

Level: Entry Level

Duration: Full-Time


Fox Corporation is seeking an Assistant to support a Vice President and a Director in the Broadcast Distribution & Marketing Department for the Fox Network and MyNetworkTV. In this position, the Assistant supports both executives with administrative support for 80-100 local broadcast television stations as well as a multitude of services to the department including interacting with program directors at FOX Affiliate Stations, assisting with department programming announcements, and all operational liaison work coordinating weekly preemption reports (including FOX Entertainment, FOX Sports, FOX News, and Weekend Marketplace programming), feed requests, Affiliate Portal updates, and Expedite Communication System (E-Alert) management.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as contact for local Program Directors for 80-100 affiliate broadcast television stations
  • Responsible for daily contact with Program Directors by way of phone and email
  • Receive and review program schedules, ensuring FOX programming is airing as scheduled by the network
  • Maintain personnel contact lists for supervisors’ affiliate market lists along with ensuring market information and ownership data is current and accurate across all internal documents
  • Work in conjunction with Programming liaisons for Entertainment and Sports to:
    • Create programming announcements
    • Update internal and external programming calendars
    • Distribute information to broadcast affiliate clients and internal stakeholders
  • Additional support for the Broadcast Distribution & Marketing department as it relates to answering phones and assisting with calendars, projects, and other initiatives as they arise will be required.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Strong Internship or entry-level business experience, preferably in media or network television
  • Strong computer skills: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Sales Force or other tracking system experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior skills in grammar, editing, and proofing
  • To be a self-starter
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time and priorities
  • Strong organizational skills

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Sales Force or other tracking system

Working Conditions:

Primarily works in a quiet professional office environment. Minimal travel necessary.

About Fox Corporation

ABOUT US


Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.

Fox Entertainment

FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.

Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.

Fox Corporation

Want to learn more about Fox Corporation? Visit Fox Corporation's website.