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VP, Content Scheduling & Prioritization

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10008771 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Aug. 02, 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:

Hulu's Content Partnerships team is seeking a VP, Content Scheduling and Prioritization who will be an outstanding team lead for our growing scheduling department.  In this role, you will schedule, prioritize, and optimize the best of Hulu's content across the organization to increase subscriber acquisition, engagement, and retention.  We are seeking an intellectually curious innovator who demonstrates a high level of independent thinking, extreme attention to detail, and loves to resolve a wide range of issues in creative and collaborative ways. If you are someone who thrives in a team environment and gains personal happiness when sharing knowledge and partnering with teams across Hulu and the broader portfolio, then this is a great role for you.

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Formulate and drive the holistic scheduling and content prioritization strategy across all of Hulu’s content categories (originals, exclusives, licensed) and genres (TV, film, Kids, anime, local language) in partnership with Senior Executives across the organization to collectively ensure the steady release of titles that showcase the depth, breadth, and exclusivity of content Hulu has to offer
  • Manage internal communications and strategic alignment across Content, Marketing, Corporate Communications/PR as well as the other Disney Streaming Services, Networks, and Studios in order to collectively amplify the company’s content offering
  • Manage a team that uses market and behavior data along with audience research to drive data and analytics to determine effective scheduling strategies and release cadences for original and licensed titles, identify scheduling gaps and audience segment opportunities
  • Collectively track the competitive marketplace and industry trends, new subscriber acquisition/brand/content strategies, and work cross-functionally to continuously optimize and recommend content priorities and monitor performance
  • Guide shows from greenlight to air with a strong understanding of creative, production, post, marketing, financial and localization implications

WHAT TO BRING

  • Relevant work experience with demonstrated success in the key responsibilities of this role, including deep first-hand experience of content windowing across linear and streaming, and an understanding for how the industry is changing
  • Encyclopedic knowledge/passion for all types of content and audiences, particularly how to serve diverse audiences
  • "Graduate-level" skill in quantitative analysis and data-driven storytelling
  • Strong evidence of effective verbal and written communication
  • Great business judgment, proven strategic thinking, and demonstrated consensus building skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and process management
  • Ability to quickly get up-to-speed and thrive in an evolving and fast-paced environment, prioritizing and handling multiple projects concurrently, often with little supervision or lack of established process

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • MBA preferred
  • Fluency in a foreign language
  • Experience guiding standalone stakeholder teams into a collaborative decision-making environment

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Hulu, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Hulu, 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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