Director, Content Services Relevant Educational Qualifications Job2 weeks ago - Other categories - New York City - 48 views
Overview and Responsibilities
ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI), a unit of ViacomCBS Inc., is comprised of the world's most iconic consumer brands. Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others! In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, we provide powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.
The Content Services team sits within the Streaming Group. We focus our efforts on efficiently managing and curating content for international digital streaming services. The team plays a critical operational role in high-profile projects across web, mobile, and emerging platforms.
The Content Services Director is responsible for influencing, enhancing and shaping how production teams manage and curate content that ultimately powers our consumer experiences. The goal is to strive for operational efficiency and support product enhancements that will drive revenue. The position must think both short and long term to ensure scalability while keeping up with fast-paced development cycles. The Director will oversee operational aspects of a new product or feature release: defining internal processes, operationalizing new tools and workflows, governing data fields utilized for front-end experiences, and creating production training documentation.
The role works closely with teams across ViacomCBS offices globally. As content is a critical part of the business model, it is important to have strong working relationships across the organization: Product Development, Engineering, Project Management, Brand Production, and Global Operations teams.
Manages a team of direct reports to mobilize around a specific plan, project or objective, and drive it through to successful completion
Proactively mentors and develops direct reports in an effort to maintain a strong, highly functioning team
A subject matter expert on content management within our owned-and-operated products across all platforms
In close alignment with Product Management and Engineering, accountable for decisions made that impact new feature development and international scalability
Defines best practices for content and site management to ensure standardization and increase speed to market
Works alongside Product and Engineering teams on the initial set up of a product or new feature in the CMS, overseeing all test curation
Oversees producer training documentation, enabling Production teams globally to support day-to-day management of their products
Viewed as a key resource to escalate problems and propose viable solutions
Provides project updates to stakeholders and senior executives
8+ years experience in an operations, product manager, or similar role managing high priority multiplatform initiatives at a major media company and/or creative interactive agency
Strong leadership and communication skills
Proven track-record of multi-tasking and overseeing numerous projects of various sizes, while managing client expectations
Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects and multiple team members simultaneously
Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
Ability to lead and motivate people and encourage teamwork
Capable of negotiation, problem solving and conflict resolution
Outstanding and careful attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Strong understanding of content management systems
Agile, Scrum and other methodologies including traditional waterfall approaches
Working knowledge of Jira and Confluence a plus
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2021-16136
ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents