The Programming Manager for General Audience and Kids is responsible for content evaluation, content categorization presentation, programming, and overall success of the linear categories performance. 


  • Provide content expertise across formats ranging from factual, home, lifestyle, culture, and knowledge of kids content formats
  • Collaborate on defining programming objectives and lead all aspects of content scheduling using the tools and resources available to the editorial team
  • Manage and develop a team of two while overseeing contractors as needed
  • Highly skilled at building partnerships, leading cross-functional teams, and managing complex initiatives
  • Leverage data surrounding viewer behavior and content to inform and develop successful content strategies that optimize the performance of the channels within the categories
  • Collaborate with the larger Pluto TV organization, partnering with the Promotion and Marketing teams, Content Ops, and Content Acquisition/Partner Relations teams to ensure smooth cross-department operations and first in class viewer experience
  • Review and tirelessly research content and content catalogs and make selections that will positively impact category performance and department KPI's
  • Contribute best practices, scheduling strategies, and stunt concepts to the team
  • Learn new software and practices to increase efficiency and quality
  • Track and submit product issues and overall feedback for the Pluto TV content management system

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years experience in programming within a digital or traditional media environment with knowledge and passion in general audience content ranging from factual, home, lifestyle, and culture
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
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