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Media Operations Assistant (Part-Time)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 618227BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Jan. 29, 2019

Job Summary:

BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We’re seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

Media Operations Assistants are members of a 24/7 technical media operations team. This team is responsible for monitoring and maintaining quality control over front-end, consumer facing features of linear streaming media products, including playback/rights verification of television programming, live programming monitoring and extensions, and incident management.

Responsibilities:

  • Quality control checking of consumer facing live linear and VOD streaming media.

  • Playback and entitlement verification of movies and television shows on console and/or mobile platforms.

  • Clear, concise communication and escalation with internal development and operational staff.

  • Monitoring and extending live programming.

  • Learning new, custom technology and platforms on-the-fly

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be available to work 7am-3pm shift, including weekends, and holidays.

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week in our New York City office.

  • Must have confidence working with new technology and learning custom office applications.

  • Exemplary attention to detail and ability to stay focused for long periods of time.

  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills.

  • A strong ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.

  • Previous QA experience preferred.

  • At least 2-3 years of work experience in a team centric work environment.

  • Familiarity with streaming media products (e.g., Netflix, Fire TV, Hulu, Roku, etc.) a plus.

  • Grasp of the basic rules of the four major US sports, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and second-tier sports, e.g., rugby, darts, F1 racing, cricket, also a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid computer and technical background.

  • Previous QA experience.

  • At least 2-3 years of work experience in a team centric work environment.

  • Familiarization with live video production/broadcast is plus.

  • Availability to work a 7am-3pm shift is required

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree or some post-secondary course work.

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; the upcoming Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney-branded streaming platforms, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 Disney Streaming Technology, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

Disney Streaming Technology, 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.

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