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Manager, Digital Platforms Content

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10008755 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Nov. 21, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Supporting FX Networks, FXNetworks.com is a multi-platform interactive entertainment, information and community destination that provides an extended experience to viewers featuring original content and digital experiences for FX/FXX Originals, Acquired Content and FXM Movie Content.

Beyond FXNetworks.com, FX supports a larger digital ecosystem that includes social networking platforms, content partnerships, content for handheld and connected devices and emerging technologies. 

The Manager, Digital Platforms Content will help drive a new generation of digital viewing powered by our award-winning original programming. This position will be responsible for managing day-to-day operation of ingesting and distributing multiplatform content, creative and marketing priorities across multiple authenticated platforms and FXNetworks.com.

From a product perspective this role requires passion for working on the latest technologies and services, collaborating with our internal team, business units, external vendors and technology partners to support new experiences for FX viewers. This position works closely with the Executive Director of Platforms to identify emerging consumer facing platforms in support of the digital marketing strategy for the network.

Key duties:

Multiplatform Content Management:

  • Work with internal departments to incorporate network priorities in promotional areas across each platform. 
  • Manage the day-to-day ingestion and distribution of assigned multiplatform content across authenticated platforms, including handheld and connected devices.
  • Support the development of creative digital assets for FX/FXX originals and FXM movies, working with internal departments and external vendors to acquire source materials while overseeing production and export in various formats per device specifications.
  • Ensure quality brand presentation across all supported platforms.

Product Management:

  • Ensure projects meet defined goals by creating and reviewing project plans, timelines, estimates and reporting issues blocking project completion as needed. 
  • Oversee core vendor documents and deliverables including project roadmaps, development timelines, milestones, specifications and digital asset requests.
  • Support the development of promotional concepts for interactive marketing experiences and content marketing opportunities with stakeholders across FX Networks.
  • Define requirements, KPIs, product goals, competitive analysis and entertainment industry research in collaboration with FX Marketing, Digital Media, and other business units as part of product oversight within FX.
  • Stay current with industry trends, product and service innovations and best practices; be an in-house expert on the capabilities of common app platforms.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related work experience required.
  • Must have digital product management experience.
  • Must be familiar with consumer facing digital products; web, tablet, handheld, and CDO devices.
  • Must have understanding of best practices for consumer app user experience and web based content.
  • Must have well-rounded interpersonal skills and experience interacting with diverse personalities in fast pace collaborative working environment.
  • Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall software development processes and related tools.
  • Must be solution-oriented, highly motivated and a proactive self-starter.
  • Must have exceptional communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Experience with budgeting and scope review from a product development perspective.
  • Skills in Web Analytics systems (e.g. Omniture) as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Must have strong familiarity with web technologies and previous development experience.
  • Excel modeling skills, for developing business cases.
  • Understanding of technologies underlying web, mobile and connected devices and thorough knowledge of prevailing and emerging consumer internet-related technologies.

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 FX Networks:

FX Networks is comprised of the networks FX, FXX and FXM, the video on-demand app FXNOW and the commercial-free on-demand service FX+. FX, the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel, launched in June of 1994 and is carried in 88 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series including Taboo, Legion, Snowfall, Trust, Pose, Mayans M.C. and the upcoming Y; the critically-acclaimed limited series American Horror Story, Fargo, American Crime Story, FEUD, Fosse/Verdon and the upcoming Devs, Shōgun and Mrs. America; acclaimed hit comedy series including Atlanta, Baskets, Better Things, What We Do in the Shadows and the upcoming Breeders; the half-hour series Mr Inbetween; and the upcoming docuseries The Weekly with The New York Times. FX is the former home of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning hit drama series The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Rescue Me, Damages, Sons of Anarchy, Justified and The Americans. The network’s library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FXX, the newest network, launched in September 2013 and is carried in 86 million homes. Geared towards a young adult audience, the schedule features original series, movies, and acquired series. The channel is anchored by the acclaimed hit comedies It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and the Emmy® Award winning comedy series Archer. FXX is also the exclusive cable home to The Simpsons, the longest-running comedy in TV history. FXM (formerly Fox Movie Channel) was launched in October of 1994 and is now carried in 57 million homes. Its schedule features classic films during the day (FXM Retro), contemporary box office hits and acclaimed, award-winning films, and short-form award-winning original programming in the evening.

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 FX Networks, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call FX Networks.

FX Networks, LLC 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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