Full Time Job

Manager, Metadata Systems and Standards


Santa Monica, CA 06-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for a Manager of Metadata Systems and Standards in the Content Operations & Strategy group. As a member of the team, you are expected to serve in an operational role liaising with all segments of business including Sales, Integrated Marketing, Product Fulfillment, Finance, Information Technology and Business Affairs. In the course of day-to-day business, this role will be responsible for maintaining storefront, legal and descriptive metadata for Lionsgate's expansive film and television catalog. This role will act as a central contact across all business units for metadata creation or procurement, audit, assimilation, and delivery, and collaborate with IS/IT teams to design and implement system and workflow improvements of an evolving media and entertainment landscape.

In support of these functions, this role will be part of a dynamic team in a rapidly growing segment of the media and entertainment space. Required skills include: keen attention to detail amidst vast amounts of data, strong communication skills, penchant and ability for problem solving, strong understanding of data structures and database design, and a passion for efficiency and working smart.

• Manage procurement, audit, storage, and distribution of descriptive and storefront metadata for Lionsgate's entire content catalog

• Harmonize metadata repository with ancillary materials such as artwork and timed text assets in cloud-native environment for expedient digital endpoint delivery.

• Act as point of contact across enterprise for metadata needs and requests

• Interface with internal and external technology stakeholders to improve metadata systems and workflows

• Integrate Lionsgate's metadata systems with both upstream content/data aggregators and downstream delivery partners and platforms

• Research and identify opportunities to optimize and unify efficient access and use of metadata across enterprise

• Successfully engage with varying levels of management at Lionsgate, retail partners, strategic vendors, and industry as a whole

• Other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Qualifications and Skills
• Prior experience in Metadata, Data Management, Content Operations, or like field required

• Working understanding of API's, XML, and JSON preferred

• Experience with VBA, Python, or similar a plus

• Highly proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced skillset in Excel

• Knowledge and application of industry standards of content distribution, such as Movielabs Digital Distribution Framework (MDDF)

• Upbeat personality and a passion for learning

• Extremely proactive and embracing of an entrepreneurial environment

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company's film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group

Lionsgate's motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster's Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.

In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate's Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the US market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.
Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz6bb3-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.