Sr. Director of Programming

Posted: 12/23/2017

Location: Denver, Colorado
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

  • Lead a team to design and program long-form and short-form video content designing approaches to maximize video consumption, engagement, retention, and a la carte class revenue
  • Develop strategies and seize opportunities to create crave- and binge-worthy content for our users ranging from deep instructional content to edutainment
  • Create new, compelling short and long-form content/programming formats and drive creative insights and strategy that lead to impactful content ideas
  • Oversee projects from pitch to production, and ensure program is consistent with best practices across all screens and executed flawlessly
  • Collaborate with editors, writers, video producers and directors to execute the content vision
  • Support marketing and eCommerce to conceptualize and develop creative assets that support content consumption and engagement
  • Develop talent management strategies and look for opportunities to develop and leverage our talent pool
  • Analyze consumption data and utilize insights to inform future programming

  • Basic Qualifications
    ● A record of innovative and bold content development and/or programming strategy at a digital media company, agency, network, or SVOD provider with significant focus on digital/linear content ideation, presentation, and programming development of branded-content
    ● Minimum 8 years' experience acquiring and developing video talent and content
    ● A knowledge of or passion for craft and DIY categories and an understanding of how to create best-in-class how-to content
    ● Success working in highly collaborative creative environments
    ● A record of elevating and developing colleagues and direct reports
    ● Strong managerial and planning skills to build and maintain internal procedures and workflows.
    ● Strong conceptual, strategic and critical thinker who possesses an understanding of the competitive marketplace
    ● Capable of understanding, interpreting and communicating clear business objectives, strategic goals and insights and turn them into innovative, entertaining and effective creative ideas
    ● Well versed in all areas of pre and post production, budgets, talent, development, execution & edit review

    Eligibility Requirements
    ● Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
    ● Must be willing to work in Denver, CO
    ● Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

    ● Excellent organizational and project management skills
    ● Natural leadership ability and skills
    ● Desire to build and maintain strong relationships
    ● Sense of confidence and presence in communication and presentation style
    ● Solutions-oriented thinker who can operate within a large organization and has a proven ability to get things done while managing multiple projects simultaneously

    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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