Full Time Job

Partnership Manager

CBS Interactive

New York, NY 11-05-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


Division Overview:
Our Distribution & Operations team works on expanding distribution of our best-in-class CBS content across multiple types of digital partnerships and business models, including (but not limited to) transactional, ad-supported streaming, subscription video on demand (with CBS All Access), and digital OTT products and partnerships. We are a diverse and agile team that works in an exciting and fast-paced environment, working cross-functionally across different departments and partnering with multiple technology/distribution partners to ensure that we bring CBS content to consumers, however and wherever they want to consume content.

Role Details:

The Partnership Manager will play a critical role overseeing dynamic business operations and partnership management of our digital SVOD partners. In this role, the Partnership Manager will support partner launches, drive operational efficiency with Distribution & Operations team and key stakeholders, troubleshoot partner queries, and support strategic initiatives to drive growth and revenue. The Partnership Manager is expected to lead and contribute to a varying range of projects, managing relationships with cross-functional teams both externally and internally. We are seeking a nimble self-starter who is passionate about both television entertainment and technology to join the team.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Support the launches and lead the ongoing management of SVOD products across distributor partner platforms
• Maintain direct and active relationships with our digital partners, including proactively resolving business and technical issues and serving as an internal advocate
• Support the video operations team with prioritization of the delivery of appropriate digital assets to each partner
• Develop and iterate on operational specs and documentation based upon changing processes
• Work cross-functionally with content teams, video operations, and other internal teams to help partners launch our steady flow of content
• Conduct regular product audits across various platforms for consistency
• Conduct daily tracking and communication of competitive developments
• Collect and gather industry research to develop business insights and recommendations to support the business strategy and operational decision making
• Identify market trends, research reports and frequent business analyses for special projects

Key Projects:
• Drive processes and find efficiency to help scale operations to support growing digital business
• Partner closely with digital partners to expand the ViacomCBS footprint and help expand distribution of premium ViacomCBS content across multiple services and platforms both domestically and internationally


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• 5 years operations experience within a media, digital MVPD, OTT, or SVOD company with an emphasis on project management and/or post-production
• Strong collaboration and relationship-building experience, with experience developing working relationships at all levels of management, both internal and external
• Demonstrated strong emotional intelligence with the ability to work cross functionally with various and diverse teams both internally and externally
• A strong understanding of the digital linear streaming, SVOD, VOD space with experience in partner delivery operations
• Strong proficiency in MS office applications, especially Excel
• Experience with content tracking and content management tools
• Strong communication and organizational skills - verbal, written, and presentation
• Exceptional work ethic with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team, act proactively and drive resolution
• Master at troubleshooting and rapid root cause analysis
• Ideal candidate will be upbeat, focused, self-motivated and results-oriented with an entrepreneurial spirit who works well under pressure, escalates when needed, and quickly adapt to change in a fast-paced work environment
• Passion for TV, film, and other video content

You might also have -
• Experience with scripting and database creation is a plus
• Experience with international digital distribution is a major plus

FUNCTION: Business Development

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.