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Standards & Practices Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10002280 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Aug. 10, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Standards & Practices Manager 
FX Networks: Original Linear & Streaming Programming, Acquired Films, National Geographic Unscripted Programming

Reporting to the Director of Standards & Practices for FX Networks, the purpose of this position is to ensure that all Standards and Practices guidelines and procedures are adhered to for FX content that airs on linear and streaming platforms.  The main function of this role is script review and analysis of original programming for FX & FX HULU Scripted Originals, Documentaries/Series, and Film Acquisitions. Limited review for National Geographic unscripted programming may also be required.

This position requires prior S&P experience or relevant exposure, as well as an understanding of societal and cultural sensitivities. The primary responsibility is to read scripts and screen cuts, decide programming acceptability for various audience types and ages, provide written notes at all stages of production, and assign V-Chip ratings. Due to an increased volume of programming, candidates must be able to manage multiple projects while meeting various deadlines for clients.

Utilizing prior S&P knowledge and critical thinking skills, the S&P Manager can be called upon to diplomatically interpret, explain, and/or enforce policy to clients and senior leaders. This role is also responsible for determining and assigning necessary disclaimers for sensitive programming and collaborating with teams and departments related to Production, Ad Sales, and Social Responsibility.

Based on the needs of the department you may also be assigned duties and specialized projects not listed above.

Responsibilities:

  • Screen and issue notes for all programming content that may include excessive violence, unacceptable language, sexually explicit material, imitable behavior, commercial product placement and graphic visuals that might be unacceptable for distribution.
  • Assign an appropriate V-Chip rating and/or advisory to the programs.
  • Represent the department in internal and/or external meetings to collect information and explain programming guidelines.
  • Enforce policies with clients so that programming is cleared with acceptable content.
  • Elevate larger issues to the S&P Director of Hulu Original Scripted & International Programming.
  • Inform Programming, Production, and/or Network Operations of any outstanding issues so they can be resolved before air date.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with all parties involved in creating and producing programming that is platform acceptable.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Minimum of 3 years with Standards & Practices or comparable (network/content) experience. (If no direct experience, background must include substantial exposure to Standards & Practices.)
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. 
  • Relevant experience within a corporate environment.   
  • Computer proficiency in a PC environment and Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Collaborate and delegate within a team-oriented environment. 
  • Able to prioritize, work efficiently, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  
  • Ability to handle difficult situations and/or people interactions diplomatically. 
  • Ability to separate one’s personal beliefs and interests as to apply the company’s guidelines and policies to applicable content. 

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. 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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