Linear Planner

  • Dazn
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 06 Mar, 2023
Full time Digital Technology

Job Description


Content Planning is at the heart of DAZN and manages the planning of thousands of live sports events every month across the globe, as well as hundreds of hours of original and acquired sports programmes. In this job you will be at the centre of that.  
You will be responsible for making sure millions of viewers across the world have access to the best sports content, live when the games are being played. From UEFA Champions League to NBA to Serie A to the best fight sports events around. As a Presentation scheduler you will be integral to putting together linear schedules that showcases the best of DAZN to the customer.  
In this role you will work with editorial, strategy and operational teams to ensure the regional strategies are carried out. You will at the heart of multiple channels across the globe, working on the best sporting events there is to offer. 
This role is based in our Leeds Office and we are looking for the successful candidate to start ASAP.
Benefits include access to DAZN, 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), annual performance-related bonus, private medical insurance, life assurance, pension contributions up to 5%, family friendly community including enhanced parental leave, electric vehicle benefit option, free access for you and one other to our workplace mental health platform app (Unmind), learning and development resources, opportunity for flexible working (remove if role is 100% office based with shifts e.g. Broadcast Ops), and access to our internal speaker series and events.


  • You will be expected to produce and maintain multiple linear schedules to the highest standard ensuring regional content plans are adhered to.  
  • You will be at the heart of the editorial decision making on the channel working closely with regional editorial teams to ensure the schedules have all they need to showcase DAZN to the audience. 
  • You will also be expected to maximise the accuracy of our schedule, deliver advance information to the business on what we will be broadcasting in the near and long-term future, develop coherent and consistent workflows and ensure that production requirements across the business are accurately reflected within our systems. 
  • Responsibilities include ensuring our full rights portfolio is utilised where possible to deliver world class content and working with a team of presentation schedulers who ensure best service to our ever-growing subscriber base. 
  • You will take on presentation scheduling duties to ensure full coverage of roles within the Linear Planning area. Working closely with editorial teams to ensure their content strategies are reflected in our schedules. 
  • The planning team looks after over 20 linear channels in various guises. You will work within the team to look for efficiencies and process improvement to ensure scalability whilst maintaining the highest of standards both technically and editorially.  
  • You will have experience using MediaGenix WhatsOn and/or the Amagi online scheduling tool. 


  • Experience using broadcast management system MediaGenix WhatsOn, Amagi scheduling tool would be bonus.  
  • Experience in linear broadcasting, sports broadcasting a bonus. 
  • Clear understanding of world sport and industry trends. 
  • A good communicator with a drive to improve standard practice.  
  • Proven ability to be flexible and adapt to different workflows to attain the required outcome. 
  • Driven to make an impact and drive the product forward.