Swing Operations Manager

Ref#: 34903
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

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Role Details:
Candidate will be heavily focused on managing day-to-day tasks for processing, packaging and delivery of Primetime and Late Night Programs for CBS.com, EST and VOD products. Must have the ability to traffic mezzanine files, plan & schedule resources for nightly live broadcast and deliver assets for external partners such as Itunes, Amazon, Google Play, SonyVue, Hulu and YouTube.  The manager will also oversee the processes for both Late Night Talk shows and ensure the timely publishing of full episodes and clips to CBS.com and YouTube.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Providing hands-on leadership to an existing team by communicating/setting job expectations, planning, monitoring, and  enforcing systems, policies, and procedures. 
  • Will be the escalation path for prioritizing products, facilitating corrections to rejections and resolving transcoding and publishing issues when they arise.  
  • Approve all packages prior to deliveries and ensure that all scheduled programming have been received by partners. 
  • Monitor and meet service level agreement for partner delivery and react as needed to ensure deadlines are achieved while fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training & experience in Production or Operations.
  • Previous experience in managing a team is preferred or a minimum of 3+ years direct project management experience in creating and distributing digital video products with ultra-short turnaround times as well as larger scale digital video product launches.
  • Must be able to work 4 pm to 1 am, Monday thru Friday and available on some weekends including tentpole events (Grammy's, Tony's, Superbowl)
  • Proven leadership skills – excellent communication, leads by example, provides direction, feedback, motivates and has ability to influence.
  • Strong organizational and communication abilities with experience working with diverse teams. 
  • Quick thinker and excels in the area of problem solving, demonstrate ability to multi-task, display a short learning curve

You might also have -
  • Enthusiastic and enjoy TV/Film/Digital Media
  • Understanding of video and audio mastering properties (frame rate, resolution, channel configurations, etc.)
  • Experience with FCP or Adobe Premiere Editing Suites.  
  • Knowledge of Telestreams products: MACCAPTION, Vantage, LIveCaptture.
  • Familiarity with controls in a CMS tool for online publishing
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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