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This strategic editorial position within Xfinity Video Entertainment Services will oversee prioritization and programming of OTT content on Flex and related relevant platforms. The editor will work closely with our content, product and marketing teams, and employ his/her deep reservoir of expertise along with data to drive decision-making, growing and further defining the consumer-facing OTT experience. This editor will be a true entertainment expert; super passionate about most if not all genres; with their finger on the pulse of pop culture and familiar with industry trends, the television landscape, including OTT, digital and SVOD services, and other unique content; able to also forge network relationships, and possess the vision and wherewithal to pull together all these pieces in a satisfying, results-driven experience for a general audience and multiple, more specific platform, taste and genre-based segments. The editor will be sensitive to data, able to monitor and track results against goals and adjust strategy accordingly.
Create daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly programming schedule on Flex X1 and relevant related platforms; plan and collaborate on special features and stunts that drive growth against goals; maintain a corresponding editorial calendar that leverages the general entertainment editorial team’s priorities
Create, manage and execute the strategic vision for OTT on Flex and related platforms while partnering with multiple teams, including content, operations, data analytics and marketing
Keep up with TV ratings, new and returning series premieres & finales, anniversaries, milestone dates, live events and award shows – and reflect these stories through content and editorial-driven experiences on X1 and related platforms
Identify content strengths and weaknesses, see gaps and figure out how to fill them, and know how to integrate digital content into core areas of the guide.
Identify content opportunities using content to grow usage, revenue and retention
PPT and/or Keynote presentations explaining rationale behind decisions and experiences, and keep key stakeholders and executives up to date at regular intervals on progress toward goals
Identify opportunities for audience growth and customer satisfaction, drive against multi-platform performance and monetization. Establish best practices.
Collaborate, communicate and partner with multiple teams and colleagues, peers, direct reports, and management to ensure and constantly improve excellence of product, operations and customer experience
Must show a proven track record of working in partnership across multiple parts of internal and external client organizations in order to drive strategy
Think and execute both strategically and tactically; ability to think big while being detail-oriented
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail a must
Develops and implements content programs with major partners in entertainment, media, music, and publishing with the goal of
significantly increasing the quality and depth of content on a site in order to achieve customer satisfaction, usage, and revenue goals.
Assists with providing guidance to implement best practices in web writing, marketing, and content development to staff.
Creates online content and consistently checks for errors or issues (typos, broken links, feed lags, etc.), while ensuring deadlines are
Monitors and maintains quality control of the content and daily content schedule.
Assists with the development of content through various stages that include gathering, writing, working with editorial, client content
approval, and through the production process.
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent
Generally requires 5-8 years related experience. 5+ years of experience in the TV or entertainment industry with a media agency, streaming service, or network preferred.
A passion for entertainment in all genres, the ability to identify what and who is next, what came before, and an encyclopedic knowledge of today’s stars, tomorrow’s superstars, and yesterday’s icons
The ability to think creatively, entrepreneurially, and analytically
Experience converting ideas into timely, results-oriented programming and editorial
Proven ability to work across an organization at all levels with technical, creative, and executive team members and adapt to fast-changing business conditions
Collaborative, communicative team player; independent thinker; multi-tasker able to thrive in fast-paced, goal-oriented, high-achieving culture
Understanding of the current competitive landscape
A resume of accomplishments, not just an employment history
Ability to craft strategic stories around content, programming, and results in Power Point and Keynote; and the ability to track results in Excel
Employees at all levels are expecteded to:
Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint,
and make them promoters of our products and services
Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital
tools and experiences
Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining
huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers
Drive results and growth
Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities
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