Job Title:  Organizational Change Manager

Department:  Strategy & Innovation
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Reporting to the EVP, Transformation, this role will focus on the people side of change and transformation with the Motion Picture Group. The Manager will work alongside key Executives and Leaders to create and implement change management strategies that maximize adoption of process improvements, technology implementations, and operations improvements. As a valued member of the team, you will have a chance to contribute in driving real change at a time of unprecedented industry transformation. 

Responsibilities

Change Strategy

  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities in support of large scale system implementation projects. 
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive, integrated change management strategy related to all Transformation initiatives – internal and external to MPG.
  • Establishes success measures and incentives that promote, reinforce and sustain change over time.
  • Conducts change impact and readiness assessments to identify key changes or gaps that will impact the organization.
  • Drives change with an inclusion-first mindset, being intentional to bring a diversity of voices and perspectives into the conversation before making decisions and thoughtful about the impact of systems and processes on underrepresented employees.

 

Stakeholder Management

  • Lead stakeholder analysis efforts, conduct stakeholder interviews, analyze needs and synthesizing findings, manage stakeholder expectations and engagement
  • Identify biggest changes for end user groups and assess the impact of these changes to be used as an input to other OCM and Training deliverables
  • Identification of pockets of resistance and strategies to manage and mitigate risk
  • Develops support networks (e.g. Change Agent Network, Super User Network, etc.) to identify and activate potential future leaders while reinforcing changes across the organization.
  • Partner with business leadership, key leaders, and team members to provide the thought leadership and change management guidance to enable organizational readiness and execution toward sustained transformational change

 

Communications & Engagement

  • Design, develop, and deliver a communications & engagement strategy and plan for each project. 
  • Develop and execute communications materials, such as SharePoint sites, FAQs, manager talking points, posters, videos, surveys, newsletters, adoption measurement tracking, data analysis results and presentations.
  • Create metrics to measure effectiveness of communications.

 

Training

  • Design and create curriculum and materials for training 
  • Assist in creating supplemental training materials, including but not limited to training videos, quick reference cards, job aids, etc.
  • Report metrics on training and adoption to effectively measure effectiveness of training campaigns and rollouts
  • Maintain and update training across all channels, including, but not limited to dedicated SharePoint sites, the Lionsgate LMS, MS Stream, and in-person events.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 4-7 years' experience in leading or supporting change management initiatives and/or agile transformations
  • OCM certification or equivalent educational experience in organizational change management
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions and with all levels of the organization, including executive leadership
  • Measurement driven – commitment to scientific methods and metrics…matched with a practical operating approach of ''good & fast beats perfect & forever''
  • Must be highly motivated with the ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-pasted environment
  • Experience with large-scale organizational change efforts
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Ability to create professional looking communications using PowerPoint, Illustrator & Photoshop to incorporate graphics with content

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in project and program management and accountability metrics 
  • Experience in film or television is a strong bonus, but equivalent skills from software or hardware technology or engineering is also helpful
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and effectively distill complex, technical subjects into easy-to-understand language, considering diverse language and cultural communication practices when developing content for global audiences and stakeholders

About the Company

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) encompasses world-class motion picture and television studio operations aligned with the STARZ premium global subscription platform to bring a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. The Company’s film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and a valuable collection of iconic film and television franchises. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for audiences 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 with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles