How to become an assistant media scheduler: Natasha's story

Meet Natasha and find out about her life as an assistant media scheduler at the BBC. Part of our Bitesize world of work series.

What to expect if you want to be an assistant media scheduler

  • Assistant Media Scheduler salary: £18,000 to £60,000 per year
  • Assistant Media Scheduler working hours: 37 to 39 hours per week

What qualifications do you need to be an assistant media scheduler?

  • Typical entry requirements: You'll usually need a one to two A-levels (or equivalent) for a foundation degree or a higher national diploma and two to three A-levels (or equivalent) for a degree in related subjects like advertising and marketing, statistics or operational research, communication and media studies, business or management or psychology.
    You could also get into this job through media executive advanced apprenticeship with five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English and Maths.

This information is a guide (sources: LMI for All, National Careers Service)

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