Channel Coordinator

MBC Group


Ref: LP104-180

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

- Manage and track materials for broadcast (e.g., production, short forms, acquisition, and live broadcast)
- Handle all relationships with vendors, dubbing and subtitling companies
- Following up content delivery with suppliers and following up in case of technical problems to get replacement materials on time
- Liaise with distributors to have marketing material and scripts available
- Deliver scheduled content to be ready for transmission by making it subtitled/Dubbed and edited
- Track the process with Finance for any payables/ receivables to third parties
- Coordinate with Editors, Planning, Scheduling, MCR, and TCR Team to ensure smooth broadcast of the Channel
- Notify key persons for schedule or program change (e.g., Specials, short forms, change in TX dates/Rejections)
- Coordinate with planning team on the Channel Grids
- Coordinate with Right Management Team for the creation of House numbers
- Ensure all produced and acquired content available for TX in advance as per the required timeline
- Ingesting material to Dalet and performing a 3-point check
- Preparation of actual and projected programming costs
- Monitor and review monthly amortization reports and Write-off/Rejected Programs
- Handles contract Drafts and upload them CMS
- Follow-up on approvals and signatures for contracts, invoices, etc.
- Track any pending issues with internal departments and external suppliers
- Support in any administrative duties


- Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication & Media
- 2 years experience in a similar role
- Responsible and reliable
- Able to work long shift hours and weekends
- Able to work accurately and reliably in a high-volume environment
- Have a strong service ethic
- Good IT skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Good command in English & Arabic
- Team player
- Has excellent planning capabilities
- Multitasker
- Good eye for details
- Excellent command of Excel and PowerPoint
- Has passion for sports

About the Company

MBC GROUP is the largest media company in the Middle East & North Africa region that enriches people’s lives through information, interaction and entertainment. In 2002, nearly a decade after the launch of MBC1 in London, in 1991, MBC GROUP moved its headquarters to Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates.

Today, MBC GROUP includes over 17 leading TV channels: MBC1 (general family entertainment); MBC2 & MBC MAX (24-hour western movies); MBC3 (children’s edutainment with a mix of both local productions and western acquisitions); MBC4 (entertainment for young families with a female-focus); MBC ACTION (an indigenous adrenaline-packed channel targeting young males with local and homegrown productions); MBC VARIETY (Western films and general entertainment with uninterrupted broadcasting); MBC DRAMA (24/7 Arabic drama) & MBC+ DRAMA (a joint pay-TV channel between MBC and OSN); MBC PERSIA (general family entertainment dubbed and subtitled in Farsi); WANASAH (24-hour Arabic music channel); MBC MASR & MBC MASR2 (general family entertainment geared towards the Egyptian family); MBC BOLLYWOOD (delivering the freshest in Bollywood content geared towards the region via an Arabized interface); MBC USA (on “Dish Network” in the US); MBC IRAQ (a premium channel aimed at the entire Iraqi family), MBC5 (new satellite channel dedicated to the Maghreb); all of them benefit from MBC STUDIOS which produces the region’s most compelling premium content for cinema, television and on-demand platforms. MBC GROUP also includes two FM radio stations: MBC FM (Gulf music) and Panorama FM (contemporary Arabic hit music).

Furthermore, part of MBC GROUP is Shahid and its premium subscription-based service Shahid VIP, the world’s leading Arabic streaming platform, home to highly rated original productions from the Arab world, a wide range of exclusive movies and premieres, as well as the top watched live Arab TV channels.

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