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Program Manager, Curation


Remote / Virtual 07-19-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Program Manager, Curation (Remote)

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world's biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the US in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming's other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.
**This role is fully remote eligible**

Who we are

We are the PMO for Paramount that highlights unparalleled insight into transforming Agile Teams at Scale. We bring passion to iterative delivery and process while keeping our eyes on the goal and motivating one another!

What we are looking for

Are you an experienced program or project manager able to work cross-functionally, meet deadlines, and have superb written and verbal communication and presentation skills? If so, join the team!

As a Global Curation Program Manager, you will lead the coordination, tracking, and dependency management of video programming deliverables for the Paramount+ streaming service (current and future markets). You'll partner with many teams and own the translation process and workflows for Paramount products.

• Scheduling and planning - Prioritize and set deadlines for asset and metadata delivery, video programming, and quality control by engaging with Paramount+ leads in the production design, editorial, and curation teams
• Project Management - Help teams meet deadlines for Business as Usual (BAU) and new market launches, presenting time-sensitive updates and producing weekly internal reports to be shared across teams
• Provide localized copy for all Paramount+ products - including legacy content to marketing and product departments, in collaboration with editorial and translation teams
• Track and ensure content readiness to launch on Paramount+ International sites and apps in coordination with content delivery and content operations teams
• Risk management - raise content-related issues that impact launch and refresh timelines. Partner with our video operations team to identify issues related to content delivery failure and provide visibility.
• Content quality control (QC) efforts with an external vendor: Track QC testing progress, send daily summary reports to partners on QC efforts, log any platform or video-related issues in the right JIRA queues, and track content programming completeness

Basic Qualifications
• 5+ years in program/project management in a well-established, impactful software development environment
• Agile framework experience (have built agile methodology and processes from scratch and able to coach team), software engineering practices, and traditional project management approaches
• Prior cross-functional collaboration with Production Designers, Curation content managers, Creative Marketing and/or Video Operations teams,
• JIRA and Confluence proficiency - able to run reports and track activities in spreadsheets

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of digital and linear media technologies including video delivery, content management systems, mobile applications, websites, and how they integrate with existing technologies
• Have worked with tech teams - software developers, technical and business management, department heads, product management, QA engineers, and other technology professionals
• Scrum Master certification along with other Agile and traditional certifications (like CSPO, PMP)
• CMS / Content Delivery experience
• Previous experience as a designer, media producer, or content manager

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g320mn-35-172-223-251-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ViacomCBS delivers premium content to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide. Through television, streaming and digital content, studio production, publishing, live events, merchandise and more, we connect with billions of people.