Job Title:  Manager, International Content Planning & Analysis

Department:  Marketing & Publicity

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

Starz is seeking a Manager of Content Planning & Analysis to support the International Programming team. The Manager will provide financial analysis to inform content decision making as well as work closely with the Content Analytics team to conduct data analysis and present findings to the International STARZPLAY team.


  • Manage financial model and analysis for the Programming team
  • Provide consistent budget updates to internal stakeholders and run scenarios to inform buying decisions
  • Build internal content performance dashboards in Tableau, supported by SQL
  • Present internal content analysis performance to internal groups
  • Capture consumption trends and communicate those trends with suggestions and recommendations to the Programming team
  • Inform content licensing (and re-licensing) decisions through the analysis of large internal and third-party datasets
  • Create presentations for senior management
  • Work with platform distribution partners to ensure smooth ingestions of data to internal system
  • Liaise with other internal teams for ad hoc projects and presentations
  • Collaborate with Marketing data analytics team on all promotional campaigns, providing necessary consumption data

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum two years working in an operations finance or data role or similar environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Efficiency and the ability to handle a high volume of tasks while maintaining an exacting attention to detail 
  • Excellent proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel and PowerPoint), as well as Google Sheets and Slides
  • Competency in SQL and Tableau

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with S3, Snowflake and Matillion 

About the Company

Starz (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that produces and distributes premium streaming content to worldwide audiences across subscription television platforms. Starz is home to the flagship domestic STARZ® brand, STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels and the associated on-demand and online services, including the highly rated STARZ app. With the launch of the STARZPLAY international premium streaming platform and STARZ PLAY Arabia, Starz is expanding its global footprint in a growing number of territories. Sold through multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 7,500 distinct premium television episodes and feature films, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular programming.

Business Unit Overview

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a “best of global SVOD” content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  

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