Director, Systems & Workflow Management

Posted: 12/6/2017

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Purpose
The Director, Systems and Workflow Management will oversee and centralize in-house workflow systems across multiple marketing disciplines including off-air, on-air and digital. This position reports to the VP, Marketing Operations & Administration.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage deployments of Asset Management systems by establishing new processes, transitioning workflows, and managing cultural change.
  • Partner with all departments to document existing workflows, identify bottlenecks, and plan continuous productivity improvements.
  • Unify processes for ingest and access of materials & assets across the division.
  • Oversee small team supporting acquisitions, ingest, cataloging and distribution of materials.
  • Partner with production teams to migrate manual processes to software supported methods.
  • Embed in all production and technology workflows to adjust, implement and ensure seamless automation wherever possible.
  • Work with IT and Engineering to investigate, build and improve current and new systems.
  • Improve the flow of media to/from offsite vendors.
  • Lead any necessary vendor proposal solicitation and bids.
  • Maintain leading knowledge on industry landscape, workflow technologies and internal operations as constant analysis.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in video production and post production.
  • Minimum 5 years managing a team.
  • Experience in data management and archival strategies.
  • Experience with review and approval, workflow and scheduling applications.
  • Education in library science is a plus.
  • Interest and understanding of television industry, digital marketing, social media and online video workflows preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) and experience with both PC and Mac.

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice; having a flexible schedule to work is key for this role
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong interest in digital, entertainment and technology
  • Excellent leadership qualities
  • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely
  • Love of television a plus
  • Technically savvy
  • Ability to think on your feet and anticipate issues before they happen.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to interface with all levels of NBCUniversal personnel and the creative community as well as all levels of the NBC organization
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment while managing multiple tasks and maintaining a professional attitude

    NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

  • We are one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.

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