Programming Assistant

Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/15/2020 8:12 PM)
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At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. Our AVOD business – WildBrain Spark – offers one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers. We also license consumer products and location-based entertainment in every major territory for our own properties as well for our clients and content partners. Our television group owns and operates four family entertainment channels that are among the most viewed in Canada. WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit us at

WildBrain Television is composed of Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino. Dedicated to celebrating family fun, WildBrain Television delivers best-in-class programming that appeals to Canadian families. WildBrain Television is home to world-renowned series including America Ninja Warrior Jr., Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir, Just Add Magic and Chip and Potato.




Our Toronto office is looking for a Programming Assistant to join our team in Toronto! This role will be the administrative lead supporing our Programming and Scheduling team.

  • Provide support to Programming & Acquisitions Manager
  • Screen content to ensure complaince with our Standards and Practices and with the Conditions of License of our channels
  • Assist with entering contract & programming data into Broadview scheduling System, as required
  • Work with Programming team to create and distribute weekly TVE schedules
  • Act as a liaison between Programming team, Traffic, Revenue Management, Production, Marketing, Publicity and Promotions
  • Maintain incoming Acquisitions tracker & liaise with Content Team
  • Confirm TV schedule in Infosys to ensure ratings accuracy & schedule cross-checks
  • Assist with the entry of series metadata
  • Manage asset management database
  • Assist with internal stakeholder meetings
  • Provide support across WildBrain's non-linear platforms
  • Create and maintain Programming documents, such as Priority Broadcast Calendar, Rights reports, Programming Expiry Reports
  • Assist with CRTC complaince tracking
  • Other duties as required




  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge and understanding of children's programming
  • Strong time management skills, ability to prioritize
  • Exceptional customer servicue and communication skills
  • Fluency in French is an asset
  • University or college studies in a related program in preferred


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