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AVOD Content Operations Specialist, Fandango

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


VUDU Fandango is looking for a bright, passionate Coordinator of AVOD Content Operations who is organized, communicative, and has a can-do approach to getting the job done. This position will report to the Sr. Manager of Content Operations and play a key role in supporting VUDU’s AVOD content and advert encoding operations.

The ideal candidate will have at least three years working in a content operations environment on a streaming platform, preferably within an e-commerce or start-up. An enthusiasm for film and TV, along with an openness to adapt and learn new processes, is preferred. This role allows the candidate to communicate with existing and new partners, process and publish films and TV shows across the site, and work with various teams both internal and external as needed. We are looking for a candidate who is organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

At VUDU Fandango, we are a group of smart, innovative, fun-loving people with a common goal of perfecting the entertainment experience. A few years ago, we moved our acquisition initiatives in-house. Thus, we are looking forward to growing our team. From innovating site navigation to writing code to coming up with new lunch recommendations, all ideas (big and small) come from the people on our team. We offer a positive community who will help you grow, learn and be the best coordinator you can be.

Responsibilities
  • Manage and oversee all operational objectives for VUDU AVOD content & advert ingestion
  • Present weekly key performance indicators to stakeholders
  • Oversee movie/tv asset delivery from external studio partners
  • Act as day-to-day content operations contact for AVOD studios
  • Schedule encoding and assign launch dates for AVOD content, generate and send out content launch schedule to stakeholders
  • Ensure that schedule changes are communicated to stakeholders
  • Enter and quality check metadata for AVOD content
  • Accurately enter and manage AVOD content start and stop dates
  • Engage with engineering teams for current issues and testing new projects/workflows
  • Track all AVOD studio contract terms and compute into executable logic in backend database
  • Mark ad breaks/midroll points in all new AVOD content
  • Check newly added content has launched on-time and is visible on platform
  • Review and verify outgoing AVOD reporting to external studio partners for accuracy
  • Record ads that have come in through the ingestion pipeline
  • Publish all new ads
  • Mark any failed ads and generate a weekly ad ingestion report


• A Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of content operations experience with a streaming platform.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)
• Experience managing and building out various workflows/processes with other teams
• Superior verbal and written communication skills at all levels of an organization
• Ability to produce high-quality work within a fast-paced, dynamic environment

• Organized approach to workflow and recordkeeping
• Able to exercise discretion and keep strictest levels of confidentiality
• Experience planning and executing against predetermined goals and hitting said goals
• Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams, including engineering, site operations, sales, and advert operations preferred.
• Must maintain regular and acceptable attendance at such a level as is determined at the company’s sole discretion.
• Must be available and willing to work extended hours as occasionally needed (during crunch times!) per day or per week, including weekends and holidays, to meet business needs.

At Fandango, we love movies. From showtimes and ticketing, to engaging content and innovations in movie going- we strive to deliver the perfect movie going experience—anytime, anywhere. And to be the go-to destination for moviegoers, we think it’s all about collaboration. Anyone can build a website or app, but it takes a special group across many disciplines to create an experience that can live across multiple platforms and connected devices. Thanks to an exceptional team, we’re working hard to make Fandango a little bit better every day. Our 30 million (and growing!) online and mobile monthly visitors can now buy movie tickets at over 25,000 screens nationwide and stay for exclusive trailers, our award-winning original video series, movie reviews, celebrity interviews and more. So, if you’re looking to inspire, be inspired and work at the intersection of entertainment and technology look no further than Fandango. Visit Fandango.com/careers for a behind-the-scenes look at Fandango and follow us on LinkedIn for the latest news and updates. Fandango is an NBCUniversal Company.

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