Supervisor Program Distribution

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Ref#: 33123
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: West Hollywood, CA, US

Description:

SHOWTIME is seeking a Supervisor in the Program Operations and Distribution department to provide technical and administrative support primarily for international and domestic distribution, EST/SVOD, airlines, and other non-theatrical markets.  The ideal candidate should have significant experience in managing complex projects for distribution to linear television and digital platforms and have strong knowledge of audio and video formats (both physical and digital), audio and video codecs, resolutions, frame rates, and video standards, as well as strong knowledge of title and operational metadata schemas.  The Supervisor will be responsible for interfacing with client accounts, as well as project managing physical and digital delivery of Showtime Networks and Smithsonian titles to ancillary markets.    

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide daily support to outside vendors on digitizing and encoding workflows 
  • Create purchase orders based on client/partner requests and technical specifications, ensuring final deliveries are within the expected timeframe
  • Compile pertinent asset information into master metadata spreadsheets for all series/features/documentaries, as well as vetting the information into specific metadata templates for delivery to content partners and other Showtime distribution outlets
  • Delegate tasks with concise instructions to 3rd party vendors for the creation and delivery of assets for assigned projects, and follow through completion of projects without missing deadlines
  • Handle daily correspondence, digital file rejections and redelivery requests as needed
  • Update and maintain internal departmental spreadsheets, including Operations List, to ensure all contractual deadlines are not missed
  • Work with internal departments and external vendors for the creation of foreign language subtitles and translations
  • Liaise and manage partnerships with multiple digital distributors and maintain clear communication

Qualifications:

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in digital video programming, content creation, distribution and management
  • Thorough understanding of and direct experience with EST/SVOD
  • Superior knowledge of video formats, standards, encoding, transcoding and delivery
  • Experience with confidential and sensitive materials
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Must be extremely detail oriented
  • Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management
  • Equally confident and articulate in technical conversations
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (MS, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Basic working knowledge of Photoshop to reformat key art images and unit photos per client specifications to be included with metadata and program file deliveries

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, SMILF, THE CHI, KIDDING, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA and BLACK MONDAY. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue, and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at www.showtime.com and www.showtimeanytime.com.


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