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Job Title:  Coordinator, Content Operations Strategy

Department:  Sales & Distribution
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US

Summary of Position

Lionsgate has an immediate opening for an Operations Coordinator in the Content Operations & Strategy group.  As a member of the staff, you are expected to serve an operational role liaising with all segments of business including Sales, Integrated Marketing, Product Fulfillment, Finance, Information Technology and Business Affairs.  In the course of day to day activity, you will analyze rights, schedule and avail Lionsgate’s expanding catalog in packaged and digital media, marshal assets through the home entertainment supply chain and derive best practices from continuously and passionately analyzing pre- and post-mortem content lifecycle trends.   Further, this position will be a key component of administrating industry standardization initiatives and objectives as applicable to Lionsgate.

 

In support of these functions, you will be part of a dynamic team in a rapidly growing segment of our industry. Required skills include:  keen attention to detail amidst vast amounts of product, components, dates and data; strong communication skills both internally and externally; passion/knowledge for Lionsgate movies, TV and the industry as a whole; the ability to evaluate and problem solve within the technical areas of programming and distribution; the ability to construct, report, and draw conclusions from complex datasets.

 

Our staff is expected to manage competing priorities on a daily basis, be outgoing, ambitious and personable - willing to pick up the phone and quickly engage when others might email.  

Responsibilities

  • Comprehend and apply contractual terms, pricing policies, revenue models and various business structures to distribution of digital media and physical goods
  • Manage timelines/release schedules for worldwide Home Entertainment supply chain initiatives, from varying grantors and distribution libraries, including title re-releases and new-to-format
  • Assist with design, implementation and management of systems, process and data related to worldwide home entertainment
  • Source content availabilities through worldwide rights management and advise on collision testing entire Lionsgate catalog for multiple distribution channels
  • Track, analyze and communicate key quantitative and qualitative metrics – and apply lessons learned from the metrics in Lionsgate’s business
  • Pinpoint and eliminate bottlenecks in Lionsgate’s digital supply chain process that undermine progress on systems or procedural enhancements
  • Track and ensure delivery of all packaged and digital media assets, metadata and ancillary materials as needed
  • Successfully engage with varying levels of management at Lionsgate, retail partners and industry as a whole

Responsibilities Cont.

  • Support greater operations management team in marshalling platform-specific metadata under current industry specifications and quality control efforts 
  • Devise and project manage release scheduling & content availing process for 3rd party distribution deals
  • Execute product information setups, pricing and revisions daily or as needed in communicating to all manner of Lionsgate supply chain partners
  • Maintain new release scheduling breakdown and distribute monthly active title list for partner licensing
  • Other duties and/or special projects as assigned

Experience & Skills

  • Prior experience in content operations, distribution services and/or technical and product integration within the entertainment industry required (film/TV preferred)
  • Multi-tiered content distribution model experience, including ad-supported/FAST, subscription, transactional, linear/broadcast and non-theatrical experience/ relationships strongly preferred
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, with an advanced skill set in Excel (macros / VBA, formulas and pivot tables)
  • Enterprise-level SaaS tools (i.e. SAP) a plus
  • Ability to juggle competing priorities, think strategically and translate those thoughts into action plans
  • Adept at forging and maintaining relationships in a way that builds trust, fosters innovation, solves problems and reflects the integrity and core values of our department and Lionsgate
  • Upbeat personality and a passion for learning
  • Extremely proactive and embracing of an entrepreneurial environment
  • General interest in supply chain automation, data management and the use of technology to augment human interaction and to increase efficiency

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.

 

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group

Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.

In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants


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