Director of Channel Operations, Programming Dept
New Form DigitalSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
About New Form:
New Form is the only digital entertainment company solely focused on scripted, mobile-friendly content. With a network of high-profile talent, distributors and partners, New Form takes a unique approach to storytelling for the social media generation.
New Form is looking for a Director of Channel Operations who will will oversee content publishing plans and viewership growth strategies on all NF branded social media channels (YT, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and others TBD). Director will report to the VP, Head of Programming and supervise the Social Media Manager. Candidates must have experience building and distributing social content and developing audiences for brands or individuals.
Establish the distribution strategy for all self-published video, image-based, and editorial content on NF's branded social media channels
Create and oversee publishing operational systems such as calendars, grids, and charts.
Suggest and supervise repackaging of content assets to tailor to specific platforms.
Use knowledge of best practices, optimization tips, and SEO techniques to oversee posting guidelines and direct images, tags, descriptions, and metadata.
Ensure that NF branding standards, messaging, and style guides are maintained.
Gain and maintain an in-depth knowledge of NF programs and fans.
Determine KPI's for social channels and create clear paths to metrics goals.
Run reports to understand overall and content-specific performance, analyze data, and synthesize findings and recommendations for presentations to be shared internally and externally.
Craft original and compelling initiatives to increase audience and engagement on NF channels and supervise the implementation of these initiatives.
Apply creative thinking to the analysis of content trends and breaking news, events, etc - and how they can be utilized in New Form's social distribution strategy.
Remain abreast of industry trends and identify new platforms for distribution, suggesting programming strategies for emerging opportunities
Supervise the Social Media Manager's execution of strategies and role as Community Manager.
Work with internal teams across Programming, Production, Development, and Marketing to plan and publish the mix of original content and promotional content for NF series or clients.
Bachelor's Degree from a 4-Year College or University.
5-7 Years Experience in Content Creation for Traditional or Digital Media.
2+ Years of Management Experience.
Must be extremely organized with a passion for process, procedures and structure.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; articulate and well spoken.
Strong computer skills in Keynote, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps eg Drive, Docs, etc. with working knowledge of Dropbox, Basecamp and other communication tools and the ability to learn new software quickly.
Must be dynamic and proactive, take initiative, be a team player.
Ability to stay calm under pressure, flexible and adaptable to change.
Detail oriented, ability to multi-task by prioritizing and executing concurrent activities.
Must be nimble, a quick thinker, and very resourceful.
Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally, think practically, and be solution-oriented.
Willingness to tackle matters outside area of expertise.
Most importantly, have a nothing is impossible attitude and ability to still have fun under pressure!
New Form does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.
We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.
Benefits Offered: Vision, Medical, Life, Dental
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