• Publication date: September 18, 2016

Assistant Planner

Responsibilities and Requirements

(Dubai-mbc.net) Responsibilities:

  • Prepare a grid / plan for the assigned channel on a weekly/ monthly basis.
  • Insert all details accurately that are required to plan programs and check the information with the content.
  • Release weekly grids to the concerned departments once it’s approved, get their feedback. 
  • Inform all relevant parties of any changes to the planned schedule when necessary.
  • Coordinate with production team and channel coordinators about deadlines to receive content.
  • Liaise with the Acquisition regarding the programs license and hold back dates.
  • Update acquisition list for programs and present accurate information on the list within the targeted deadline, highlighting any concern.
  • Assist in selecting appropriate programs for transmission.
  • Assess the impact of changes and schedule slippages 
  • Perform other tasks or duties as and when required


  • Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication & Media
  • Fresh graduate
  • Knowledge about production technologies and tools 
  • Passionate about TV
  • Attention to detail
  • Fast learner
  • Organization skills 

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