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Job Title:  Sr. Manager, Technology & Innovation

Department:  Business Development
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Senior Manager of Technology & Innovation will play a critical role in the digital transformation of the Motion Picture Group.  

 

Part strategist and part technologist, this role will bring both business and technical acumen to help solve business challenges by evaluating and onboarding vendors, platforms and tools to increase access to data and intelligence, efficiency in the workplace, or collaboration between teams. Additionally, this role will help improve processes and systems by identifying and integrating technology solutions or providing updated governance recommendations.

 

This is an opportunity to deliver tangible value inside the industry’s largest independent motion picture studio. And 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

  • Work with the product team to prioritize the needs of the motion picture group and build a technology roadmap to deliver on a centralized data strategy
  • Manage the research, evaluation, selection, and implementation of licensed tools and platforms (areas include: MarTech, CRM, AI, Project Management, etc) that improve Lionsgate’s ability to store, analyze, visualize and use data across the Motion Pictures Group’s verticals
  • Create and define the project scope and budget in collaboration with the business verticals and procurement. Build actionable onboarding plans with work streams, milestones, and measurable success criteria for product selection and updates. Proactively identify risks and issues, and provide mitigation strategies
  • Perform time & financial analyses, if needed, to support rationale for proposed integration or new licensed product
  • Manage the setup, onboarding, training, and successful launch of tools across the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. Ensure migration and usage of new tools and platforms. Ascertain feedback from business users to push for continued updates and improvements to platforms
  • Coordinate analytics, alongside marketing/business intelligence, to establish metrics, set targets, and drive product improvements to achieve targets
  • Partner closely with IT on workplace tool evaluations, selection, and onboarding to provide the business input needed to drive better efficiency, communication, and collaboration in the motion picture group
  • Develop and implement data governance policies that ensure the highest quality throughout the lifecycle of the data, and specifically mitigate risk around data privacy

Qualifications and Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in project management, consulting, technology or similar field working with data tech, ad tech, or marketing technology
  • Able to use quantitative and qualitative data to evaluate vendors and tools in the marketplace to make decisions
  • Experience implementing products or tools for use in B2B companies
  • Hands-on familiarity with tech and marketing platforms: data management and analytics platforms (e.g. Google Analytics, Adobe), project management tools (e.g. Asana, Monday, JIRA), Digital Asset Management tools, etc.
  • Strong project management skills, organizational abilities, and analytical and problem-solving proficiencies 
  • A successful communicator (written and verbal) across a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders

Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with Consumer Data Privacy laws, such as CCPA and GDPR 
  • An interest in movies or entertainment

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 with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles