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Associate Manager, Broadcast Operations

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10010678 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business Fox Networks Group Date posted Mar. 17, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Associate Manager, Broadcast Operations/Operational Resiliency will work with the Senior Manager of TOC & Operational Resiliency to oversee, manage, support and develop the requirements and processes needed to have a completely redundant operation between Pico and The Woodlands facilities. This will include drafting and distributing the necessary documentation that will be used in case of emergency situations in either location. This “Mission Critical” position will be responsible for assisting the building and support of a redundant play-out system that will allow Pico Master Control to play-out The Woodlands required media and live events. 

This Associate Manager will also help facilitate and manage special projects throughout the Broadcast Team, including assisting master control and the Live Integration Team. This position will work closely with the Broadcast Management team to drive projects to completion, by managing the people and the requirements necessary to reach deadlines provided by multiple clients. In this role, the manager will assist with setting up timelines and managing the necessary technical workflows that will be used to support these projects. Working with this position will also work closely with management to strategically identify, develop and implement all new solutions and procedures that will be used to streamline processes across all networks.

This Associate Manager will also serve as added management support to the TOC, Broadcast Scheduling Team, Master Control and the Live Integration Team. This includes scheduling, testing, developing and managing processes in the TOC. Frequent interface with The Woodlands DR facility required. The associate manager will help arrange backhaul transmission for FBC, Nat Geo and FX live shows as well as arrange streaming services for all FBC and cable services h

Responsibilities:

  • Assist and support a redundant play-out system that will allow Pico Master Control to play-out the Woodlands required media and live events, on a daily basis, and vice-versa.
  • Manage special projects throughout the Broadcast team including Live Integration
  • Assist Senior Manager with the Broadcast team to drive projects to completion, by managing the people and requirements necessary to reach the deadlines provided by the multiple clients.
  • Set-up timelines and technical workflows that will be used to support these projects
  • Work closely with management to strategically identify, develop and implement all new solutions and procedures that will be used to streamline processes across all networks.
  • Serve as added management support to the TOC. This includes scheduling, testing, developing and managing processes in the TOC.
  • Live Event Support both Onsite at Pico & Remote.
  • Occasional travel to support DR site [Woodlands] as needed.
  • Nights, weekend and holiday coverage required.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years Broadcast Operations experience
  • Familiar with all phases of the network origination processes.
  • Strong written and verbal communication,
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate technical engineering and operational theory to both skilled engineers and laymen.
  • Ability to make quick and decisive determinations for operational procedures, operational contingency and disaster mitigation. These decisions must be made in an ever-changing broadcast environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and have a vision for future trends
  • Leadership skills necessary and ability to identify talent and develop employee’s skills.
  • MS Word/Excel/Outlook experience is needed

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About Fox Networks Group:

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ:FOXA). FNG consists of FOX Television Group, which includes FOX Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; FOX Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks; FOX Sports Media Group, and National Geographic Partners. Together these units create, program and distribute on a worldwide basis much of America’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Fox Digital Enterprises, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Fox Networks Group.

Fox Digital Enterprises, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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