Full Time Job

Sr Director, Content Curation and Metadata

CBS Interactive

Burbank, CA 06-11-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description


Role Details:

CBS Interactive is seeking a Senior Director, Content Curation and Metadata to manage the video curation team for CBS All Access products as well as MVPD products. You will create forward-thinking strategies and best practices to support our business and products, all while solving complex metadata and curations challenges focused on the growing streaming on CBS All Access. The ability to develop, own, and report on key performance metrics is critical. The ideal candidate will be an experienced operations professional who is passionate and knowledgeable about digital video curation, metadata and distribution of video to CBS Interactive websites, apps, and distribution partners. You will be self-motivated with a deep understanding of Media and Entertainment, use cases, architecture, workflow, and ecosystem. Specifically, in Supply Chains supporting Broadcast and Digital, Broadcast and Media Operations, and Over the Top Delivery.

Your Day-to-Day:
• Manage the daily video curation team for CBS All Access products in close partnership with the operations team and CBS affiliate group
• Maintain and execute a curation and metadata roadmap, while architecting new workflows to help scale - continuously look for ways to improve processes and increase velocity and quality of output
• Work with VP, Video Operations on the workflow mapping for the processing of CBS digital video assets measured against satisfaction metrics and ensure changing complex business rules and needs are reflected in operations roadmaps with ongoing international expansion
• Create metadata specifications and standards of CBS All Access
• Fix, troubleshoot, and debug any metadata or curation issues on CBS All Access and provide root cause analyses for all major issues

Manage internal and third party engineering teams to assure projects get done on time
Other additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Key Projects:

Responsible for the CBS All Access Live TV operations team and workflow
Own key video migration projects from start to finish

Manage the affiliate group relationship
Oversee the live TV monthly streaming costs


What you bring to the team:

You have -
• Minimum 10 years in operations roles - the ideal candidate will have spent several years of their career in customer facing roles in the field of video, visual effects delivering software architecture and a proven record of effective collaborations across multiple internal organizations and interactions with partners and customers
• Proven track record with CMS Content Publishing and understanding of content supply chain and content publishing processes
• Expertise in cloud technology, with a record of operating scalable services using a mix of data, private and public clouds is preferred
• Experience developing and executing operating plans in compliance with security, quality, cost, and delivery results
• Developing and executing operations strategy in support of broader business goals
• Strong history of driving service automation and scripting to improve operational efficiency and quality
• Solid project management capabilities

You might also have -
• Experience in streaming and video operations is a plus
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, media or similar fields preferred

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.
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