Full Time Job

Programming Manager, U.S. Hispanic

Pluto TV

West Hollywood, CA 02-17-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Overview and Responsibilities

Who We Are:

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 200+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, Berlin, and Miami.

Summary:

The Programming Manager, U.S. Hispanic is in charge of the content evaluation, channel mix, programming quality, and overall success of the category. They will develop and implement strategies that deliver on the department KPI's. The Programming Manager is on the front line of revolutionizing the future of TV and is critical to achieving the Pluto TV mission of entertaining the planet.

Responsibilities Include:

This is a meaningful role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:
• Provide expertise within the construct of the U.S Hispanic category and lead all aspects of content programming using the tools and resources available to the editorial team
• Develop successful programming schedules based on data around audience behavior and content
• Use viewership data to continually optimize the performance of the category and the channels within that category
• Engage with the larger Pluto TV organization, partnering with the Promotion and Marketing teams, Content Ops, Live Ops, and Content Acquisition/Partner Relations teams to ensure smooth cross-department operations
• Review and tirelessly research content and content catalogs and make selections that will positively impact the channels performance and department KPI's
• Contribute best practices and programming concepts to the team
• Manage freelance and Jr Editors as needed to achieve programming and operational goals
• Learn new software and practices to increase efficiency and quality
• Submit bugs and product feedback for the Pluto CMS
• Other tasks and duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in this role:
• 4+ years direct experience programming within a digital or traditional media environment
• Bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Hands on experience and knowledge with U.S Hispanic content
• Experience using analytic tools such as Tableau

Additional Qualifications
• Team management experience strongly preferred
• Ability to work cross-functionally to resolve complex issues
• Having an experimental mentality with the goal of using data to support the success of content, channels, programming, and scheduling
• Broad knowledge and passion for pop culture, TV, film and online video (i.e. being a ''Pop Culture PhD'')
• Ability to perform in-depth research and apply data effectively and strategically
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Excellent project management skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects with varying deadlines
• Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision
• Knowledge of best practices in metadata creation and copywriting

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Company Profile
Pluto TV

About The Brand

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.