Media Coordinator

Position Summary

Our Team
Discovery Communications is the world’s #1 pay TV programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories.

For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe and Asia-Pacific. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks.

The Role
The Media Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of on-air media campaigns for specifically assigned network(s). Responsibilities will cover all on-air executions (owned asset and cross promotion). The Media coordinator will work with internal partners to ensure all media executions are impeccable and efficient to the strategy provided by the senior media lead. This position reports to the Media Director within the Media Strategy & Analytics department.


1. Assist Media Strategist and Media Director in developing and executing media plans
2. Assist Media Strategist in compiling post analytic data and post reports
3. Implementation of strategy and scheduling for on-air activities
4. Work as liaison with Media Asset team on asset request and management
5. Assist in live events at the broadcast center as needed
6. Answer discrepancy reports from the broadcast center regarding on-air scheduling and secondary event implementation during on and off hours


1-2 years experience of marketing and advertising or related experience. Media planning and/or experience with media analytics a plus. Must have fundamental broadcast marketing subject matter expertise.
Self-starter, highly motivated, who takes initiative and has a positive demeanor, is an excellent collaborator and communicator. Strong team player, high level of attention to detail, able to juggle multiple assignments simultaneously. Must be able to communicate in an effective, concise, persuasive, articulate, and confident manner.
Teamwork – Must show an ability to understand the media strategy and marketing process and be able to work efficiently and effectively with partners as directed by senior team members.
College Degree Required – Emphasis in Marketing and/or Media Strategy a plus
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint a plus
Basic knowledge of media databases, including (but not limited to) Gabriel/GIS, GriPit, and PDS
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

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