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Sr Manager Partnerships - Paramount +


Burbank, CA, US, 91505 New York, NY, US, 10036 San Francisco, CA, US, 94105


ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.


Overview and Responsibilities
The Senior Manager, Partnership Operations, will play a key role as a foundational member of our growing business operations function and will work closely with our digital OTT partners. This person will be closely involved in daily operational tasks that build efficiency, own the creation and implementation of necessary content operations processes, and manage the partner operations team that supports the operational needs of the Paramount+ service on Channels platforms. This role will work closely with the Director, Partnerships & Operations, and the overall team to address priority strategic questions, while simultaneously managing the standard workflows that power our service. This person will lead all efforts to streamline operations and processes that help drive growth and revenue. The Senior Manager, Partnership Operations will lead and be involved with a varying range of projects while also handling relationships with cross-functional teams both externally and internally.


Specific Responsibilities 
•    Manage the partner content operations team with prioritization and execution of pre-and post-launch needs of Paramount+ Channels platforms
•    Maintain a comprehensive operational tracking system that outlines real-time status of launches, deliveries, and issues on Paramount+ Channels platforms
•    Develop and iterate on operational specs and steady-state SVOD documentation based upon changing processes
•    Work cross-functionally with video operations, business operations, curation, design, and other internal teams to ensure partner needs for all upcoming content launches are met
•    Manage key relationships with Channels partners from an operational perspective
•    Conduct regular product audits across various platforms for accuracy
•    Conduct tracking and communication of competitive developments
•    Collect and gain industry research to develop business insights and recommendations to support the business strategy and operational decision making
•    Identify market trends, research reports and frequent business analyses for special projects


Key Projects:
•    Support steady-state needs of our current Paramount+ distribution partners
•    Drive processes and find efficiency to help scale operations to support growing digital OTT business
•    Partner closely with digital OTT partners to expand the Paramount+ content footprint and help support the continued growth of Paramount+ globally


Basic Qualifications
•    Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a client/external facing partner and operations management role within a media company or digital MVPD(s) or OTT SVOD service(s), project management, and similar post-production or interactive roles
•    Exhibit strong understanding of the digital linear streaming, SVOD, VOD space, metadata management, and experience with content operations and digital distribution
•    Expertise in MS office applications, especially Power Point and Excel
•    Experience with streamlining workflows and process improvement
•    Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage simultaneous, high profile priorities is a necessity


Additional Qualifications
•    Experience with asset tracking, working with large content data sets and content management tools
•    Strong communication and organization skills – verbal, written, and presentation
•    Strong emotional intelligence with the ability to work cross functionally with various and diverse teams both internally and externally
•    Experience managing a small team
•    Experience with scripting and database creation is a plus
•    Experience with international digital distribution is a major plus
•    Ideal candidate will be self-motivated and detailed with an entrepreneurial spirit who will be able to work well under pressure and quickly adapt to change in a fast-paced work environment!




ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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