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Live Analytics Manager, Star Sports

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10056004 Location Mumbai, India Business The Walt Disney Company (India) Date posted Jan. 09, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role:
Star Sports is the leading sports broadcaster in India. It offers a wide variety of sports content, broadcasting all major sports events such as IPL, ICC, Premier League, Pro Kabaddi, Wimbledon etc. Star Sports has redefined sports broadcasting in India with extensive cricket coverage, including domestic and international matches. It also offers several regional channels in different languages to cater to the diverse linguistic audience in India. We serve high quality content to millions of customers with world class technology and production. Analytics plays a key role in the world of sports broadcast across live matches, shows and non-live programming. Disney Star has been the pioneer in data-driven storytelling in the world of sports broadcast. The Live Analytics Manager will be working with the Executive Producers to lead and drive the analytics-based stories across Live & Beyond Live Programming.

Context:
Analytics department plays a key role in deciding the narratives of the match broadcast, live and surround shows. Analytics producers are required to work in unison with multiple other partners. The Live Analytics Manager will lead and drive the Analytics Producers to collaborate with other stakeholders within the Product Team.

Key Responsibilities:
•Oversee the identification, conceptualisation, producing and packaging of analytical stories on for all matches, live shows, and the surround shows.
•Lead Senior Producers to deliver high quality content across live & beyond live programming.
•Ideate and plan content & analytical editorial thrust for the various series/tournaments in advance.
•Lead the development of analytical sports editorial acumen to storytelling across properties.
•Oversee to ensure the identification and preparation of archival overlays for the upcoming series/events.
•Collaborate and drive synergies with all key cross-functions & partners in the internal and external editorial & production eco-system.
•Ensure that the Product across Live & Non-Live is of supreme quality that resonates with the target audience.

Performance Measures:
•Success of the production through consumption measures, not restricted to TVR & TSV ratings alone.

Qualifications:
•Graduate with previous experience in a similar profile (12 to 14 years)
•Excellent communications skills in Hindi and English
•Demonstrated capabilities as a manager of both people and projects with a keen focus on execution, detail, and deadlines.
•Proven understanding of studio production processes and workflows
•Exceptional organisational skills, planning, and project management skills
•Deep knowledge of the sports, both at domestic and international level

Personal Attributes:
•Ability to deal with dynamic and fast paced changing internal & external environments.
•Willingness to work the hours and go beyond the call of duty to fulfil the commitments of the role.
•Ability to thrive in a high-performance culture and constantly live up to the high standards.
•A team-player. Work with large teams and collaborate with various departments and stakeholders.
•Effective communication skills

About The Walt Disney Company (India):

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Star India Pvt Ltd (SIPL), which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (India).

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