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Director - Standards & Practices

Discovery Communications
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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Discovery Communications


Requisition ID 21415
{}Career Category Marketing & Communications
Posted Date 2018-11-27

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
US-NY-New York City
Type Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary:


Our Team
The Standards and Social Good team is responsible for creating and protecting the integrity of DCI's US platforms and Social Good globally.

The Role
The Director, Discovery Family Channel Standards & Practices is responsible for evaluation, clearance and tracking of original, acquired and National and Direct response commercial content and in house marketing submitted to air on Discovery Family Channel to ensure material complies with all Federal regulations including; FCC, FTC, CTA, CARU, COPPA regulations, Discovery, Inc.'s corporate S&P guidelines and industry best practices and obligations. Additionally, the Director, Discovery Family Channel S&P will review and provide S&P feedback on content directed to children and families scheduled to air on Discovery Family Channel.

Position will be based in New York or Los Angeles.



Responsibilities:


1. Oversee Commercial Clearance and Programming Standards process for Discovery Family Channel- including policy creation, work flow and evaluation of commercial content including: national ad sales, direct response advertising and internal marketing campaigns and promotion.
2. Communicate concerns to Ad Sales, outside ad agencies and internal marketing teams
3. Work directly with Ad Sales, Commercial Operations, Scheduling and Marketing teams to ensure advertising and promotions meet FCC, FTC, CTA, CARU and COPPA requirements
4. Evaluate original and acquired content -from concept to cuts -- directed to children and families on DFC and other Discovery owned nets to address S&P and regulatory concerns, ensuring content complies with regulatory and internal corporate guidelines
5. Communicating S&P notes to creative and programming executives, and assigning TV parental ratings and schedule margins
6. Work in tandem with VP, S & P to create, modify and educate Discovery networks' development, programming and Ad Sales teams on S&P concerns and policies
7. Manage and train Standards support staff on identifying problematic material, working with clients, generating creative solutions and elevating appropriate appeals
8. Ability to backup other S&P team members on Commercial Clearance or Program review across the Discovery, Inc. portfolio
9. Interface with channel clients at meetings, events and tapings
10. Communicate potential issues in programming and advertisements to appropriate managers, Business & Legal Affairs, Government Affairs, Press and Sales
11. Research and communicate Standards issues in the press on our brands as well as in the industry at large
12. Other duties as assigned, including covering S&P requirements for other Discovery networks.



Requirements:


* Strong MS Outlook and MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
* Minimum of five years in Children's television standards and practices required
* Three years prior Management experience required
* Strong prioritizing abilities as well as strong communications skills, both oral and written
* Ability to work closely with a wide range of staff at all levels
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Relocation will not be offered for this role
* Legal right to work in the US

Preferred qualifications
* iMovie or Final Cut Pro editing skills preferred
* Fluent Spanish language a plus

Los Angeles, California, LA, CA, New York City, New York, NYC, NY



Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <br><b>Discovery Communications</b><br><br><br><b>Requisition ID</b> 21415<br><b>{}Career Category</b> Marketing & Communications<br><b>Posted Date</b> 2018-11-27<br><br><b>Location</b> US-CA-Los Angeles<br/>US-NY-New York City<br><b>Type</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br><br><b>Position Summary:</b><br><br><br><strong>Our Team</strong><br>The Standards and Social Good team is responsible for creating and protecting the integrity of DCI's US platforms and Social Good globally.<br><br><strong>The Role</strong> <br>The Director, Discovery Family Channel Standards & Practices is responsible for evaluation, clearance and tracking of original, acquired and National and Direct response commercial content and in house marketing submitted to air on Discovery Family Channel to ensure material complies with all Federal regulations including; FCC, FTC, CTA, CARU, COPPA regulations, Discovery, Inc.'s corporate S&P guidelines and industry best practices and obligations. Additionally, the Director, Discovery Family Channel S&P will review and provide S&P feedback on content directed to children and families scheduled to air on Discovery Family Channel.<br><br>Position will be based in New York or Los Angeles.<br><br><br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><br><br>1. Oversee Commercial Clearance and Programming Standards process for Discovery Family Channel- including policy creation, work flow and evaluation of commercial content including: national ad sales, direct response advertising and internal marketing campaigns and promotion. <br>2. Communicate concerns to Ad Sales, outside ad agencies and internal marketing teams<br>3. Work directly with Ad Sales, Commercial Operations, Scheduling and Marketing teams to ensure advertising and promotions meet FCC, FTC, CTA, CARU and COPPA requirements<br>4. Evaluate original and acquired content -from concept to cuts -- directed to children and families on DFC and other Discovery owned nets to address S&P and regulatory concerns, ensuring content complies with regulatory and internal corporate guidelines<br>5. Communicating S&P notes to creative and programming executives, and assigning TV parental ratings and schedule margins<br>6. Work in tandem with VP, S & P to create, modify and educate Discovery networks' development, programming and Ad Sales teams on S&P concerns and policies<br>7. Manage and train Standards support staff on identifying problematic material, working with clients, generating creative solutions and elevating appropriate appeals<br>8. Ability to backup other S&P team members on Commercial Clearance or Program review across the Discovery, Inc. portfolio<br>9. Interface with channel clients at meetings, events and tapings<br>10. Communicate potential issues in programming and advertisements to appropriate managers, Business & Legal Affairs, Government Affairs, Press and Sales<br>11. Research and communicate Standards issues in the press on our brands as well as in the industry at large<br>12. Other duties as assigned, including covering S&P requirements for other Discovery networks.<br><br><br><br><b>Requirements:</b><br><br><br>* Strong MS Outlook and MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)<br>* Minimum of five years in Children's television standards and practices required<br>* Three years prior Management experience required<br>* Strong prioritizing abilities as well as strong communications skills, both oral and written<br>* Ability to work closely with a wide range of staff at all levels<br>* Strong verbal and written communication skills<br>* Relocation will not be offered for this role<br>* Legal right to work in the US<br><br><strong>Preferred qualifications</strong><br>* iMovie or Final Cut Pro editing skills preferred<br>* Fluent Spanish language a plus<br><br>Los Angeles, California, LA, CA, New York City, New York, NYC, NY<br><br></p><br><br>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br> <br><a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a><br> <br><a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br> <br>If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to <a href="mailto:hr@discovery.com">HR@discovery.com.</a> <br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/R4BPd2TQ8L6LHPbefnEkr"> <br/><br/><br><br>* Strong MS Outlook and MS Office skills (PowerPoint, Word and Excel)<br>* Minimum of five years in Children's television standards and practices required<br>* Three years prior Management experience required<br>* Strong prioritizing abilities as well as strong communications skills, both oral and written<br>* Ability to work closely with a wide range of staff at all levels<br>* Strong verbal and written communication skills<br>* Relocation will not be offered for this role<br>* Legal right to work in the US<br><br><strong>Preferred qualifications</strong><br>* iMovie or Final Cut Pro editing skills preferred<br>* Fluent Spanish language a plus<br><br>Los Angeles, California, LA, CA, New York City, New York, NYC, NY<br><br>
Posted: 2018-11-28 Expires: 2019-01-29

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