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Specialist, Content Operations

Discovery Inc
New York, NY 10001
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    146114767
Discovery Inc

Location: New York, New York, United States,
Req ID: 12504

Overview

About Us:
Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery Communications. We are fast, nimble and have fun developing new, innovative and immersive digital content for eighteen iconic brands, including Discovery Channel, HGTV, TLC, Food Network, Investigation Discovery, OWN and Animal Planet.

We are a small but mighty team working at the crossroads of technology and entertainment. As content creators in the digital space, were building on the Discovery legacy by using technology to evolve the viewing experience telling better, more engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day.

About the Role:
The Content Operations Specialist will be responsible for assigning program availability terms across digital platforms including, but not limited to, Direct to Consumer service discovery+, MVPD Video on Demand (VOD)/TV Everywhere (TVE), Download to Own (DLTO), Licensed Subscription VOD (SVOD) and Ad Supported VOD (AVOD). As part of an integral team in the Discovery Direct to Consumer organization, the Specialist will drive non-linear distribution across multiple networks and partnerships ensuring clear and accurate presentation of Discovery programming. The ideal candidate is consumer obsessed, eager to learn and share new ideas, exceptionally organized, technically competent, and passionate about digital distribution.

The Specialist will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic, passionate and incredibly talented creative team to grow Discoverys new subscription streaming service from the ground up.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with content strategy teams to understand and execute smart, complex content release plans
  • Schedule Discovery programming for use across non-linear distribution channels, including DTC
  • Advocate for DTC/Digital consumer needs and expectations while executing release strategies
  • Serve as key programming expert for assigned Networks
  • Clear program, elemental and content sensitivity rights for cross-platform distribution use
  • Run cross-platform programming availability reports (Avails) for internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinate and deliver show artwork for internal and external stakeholders
  • Support new product/market/language/partner launches
  • Enthusiastically contribute to the achievement of Company goals at every opportunity

  • Qualifications

    • 3 years of experience executing content distribution/publishing for a streaming service, network or app
    • BA/BS required or equivalent combination of skills
    • Outstanding skills in Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets required
    • Independently motivated, resilient, energized by fast paced Direct to Consumer streaming environment
    • Extremely organized, with meticulous attention to detail
    • Strong ability to multitask and demonstrate agility
    • Outstanding verbal & written communication skills
    • Collaborative work style with a proven ability to develop strong relationships
    • Strong digital media industry landscape knowledge and technical savvy desired
    • Must have the legal right to work in the United States






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    Posted: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-05

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