Current Openings

We're always looking for creative, ambitious people to join our Maker family. Check out the current openings below.

(Sr.) Designer, MarComLearn More

Location: Los Angeles
Status: Full Time
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Position:

Experienced designer needed to create and conceptualize thoughtful brand extensions for Maker and its vertical channels across genres. Individual will execute and aide in the development of corporate collateral creating a story with logic and flow via strong design, will develop a clear corporate identity manual for Maker and its sub-brands, and will create brand materials for events (overall concept, signage, merchandise, etc.), sponsorships (trade shows/booths, etc.), and one-off projects. The role requires creative thinking, expertise in design, typography, color theory, and composition, with knowledge in packaging design and brand identity. Role will translate marketing and brand strategies, and individual must have an elevated level of taste with a clean, modern design aesthetic.

Role will work with the Senior Manager, Brand Marketing and Manager, Special Events; overseen by Senior Director of Brand Strategy and Communications.

Key Responsibilities:

• Drive the development and communication of design guidelines and patterns, with focus on providing a consistent and intuitive experience across collateral
• Create, adhere to, maintain and enhance the organization style guide
• Work with Senior Manager, Brand Marketing to execute and aide in the development of corporate collateral, most notably presentations
• Oversee print production processes and maintain familiarity with print vendors
• Work with Manager, Events on concepts for event designs
• Translate design briefs into quality design solutions across departments
• Develop and maintain design mockups for presentations, collateral, events, etc.
• Conceptualize and communicate design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
• Inspire yourself and the team around you to deliver the best design possible

Requirements:

• BA/BFA preferred in a design or demonstrated proficiency
• 5+ years of experience designing for both print and interactive
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office—most importantly PowerPoint; Keynote a plus
• Knowledge of design processes and methodology
• Exceptional communication skills, including writing/copywriting
• Detail-oriented, self-starter, comfortable in a fast-pace environment
• Strong knowledge and understanding in brand marketing/design, and branding process

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Account Manager - Los AngelesLearn More

Location: Los Angeles
Status: Full Time
Hiring Manager: Director, Revenue Operations

Maker Studios

Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

Responsibilities:

• Proactively coordinate the pre-sales and post-sales duties for a list of assigned sales reps.
• Act as the client point of contact for pre and post sales support.
• Own the reactive RFP process from start to finish, activating appropriate teams and managing the delivery of all submission materials.
• Create media plans, proposals and presentations for sales reps.
• Manage timeline expectations for deliverables to clients with input from internal departments.
• Responsible for all processes related to the tracking and booking of campaigns.
• Manage day-to-day interactions with current clients to ensure their needs are met and issues are proactively addressed.
• Be an expert in the field of past, present and future campaigns both internally at Maker and across the market.
• Ensure that reps are prepped with strong research and sales materials prior to strategic meetings with clients.
• Facilitate and lead project meetings, manage changes or conflicts internally.
• Coordinate all weekly reporting with Operations to be sent to the client.
• Compile final recap reports and sent to client upon campaign completion.
• Provide meaningful insight and learnings from campaigns to develop case studies and other sales materials.
• Manage all aspects of advertiser campaign planning, launch execution, optimization and recap.

Qualifications:

• 3+ Years of online marketing and advertising experience.
• Strong background in account management and integrated marketing at leading publishers and agencies.
• Bachelor’s degree, emphasis in Marketing, Advertising or Business preferred.
• Team player that has a can-do-anything mentality.
• Strong written, verbal and organizational skills
• Leadership skills including internal communication, meeting agenda creation and the ability to lead internal and external calls.
• Not afraid to be wrong or make mistakes, eager to learn and correct mistakes.
• Media planning capabilities with strong skills in digital systems like SalesForce, ComScore, Nielsen, DFP, Ad servers, etc.

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Account Manager- New YorkLearn More

Responsibilities

Proactively coordinate the pre-sales and post-sales duties for a list of assigned sales reps.
Act as the client point of contact for pre and post sales support.
Own the reactive RFP process from start to finish, activating appropriate teams and managing the delivery of all submission materials.
Create media plans, proposals and presentations for sales reps.
Manage timeline expectations for deliverables to clients with input from internal departments.
Responsible for all processes related to the tracking and booking of campaigns.
Manage day-to-day interactions with current clients to ensure their needs are met and issues are proactively addressed.
Be an expert in the field of past, present and future campaigns both internally at Maker and across the market.
Ensure that reps are prepped with strong research and sales materials prior to strategic meetings with clients.
Facilitate and lead project meetings, manage changes or conflicts internally.
Coordinate all weekly reporting with Operations to be sent to the client.
Compile final recap reports and sent to client upon campaign completion.
Provide meaningful insight and learnings from campaigns to develop case studies and other sales materials.
Manage all aspects of advertiser campaign planning, launch execution, optimization and recap.

Qualifications

3+ Years of online marketing and advertising experience.
Strong background in account management and integrated marketing at leading publishers and agencies.
Bachelor’s degree, emphasis in Marketing, Advertising or Business preferred.
Team player that has a can-do-anything mentality.
Strong written, verbal and organizational skills
Leadership skills including internal communication, meeting agenda creation and the ability to lead internal and external calls.
Not afraid to be wrong or make mistakes, eager to learn and correct mistakes.
Media planning capabilities with strong skills in digital systems like SalesForce, ComScore, Nielsen, DFP, Ad servers, etc.

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Ad Operations Manager - Los AngelesLearn More

Location: Los Angeles
Status: Full Time
Hiring Manager: VP, Monetization

Ad Operations Manager

The Ad Operations Manager will play a critical role within company ensuring successful campaign delivery for rapidly growing sales team. Interfacing with YouTube Ad Operations, O&O website’s Ad Operations tools (Servers and SSPs), forecasting inventory, monetizing evolving digital properties and strong analytical mindset is of utmost importance. Maker Studios is looking for someone who is able to roll up their sleeves, help build an ad operations business from the ground up and provide support to multiple teams across the company. Ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of DFP/XFP.

Responsibilities:

- Manage the use of DFP to monetize YouTube channels and Owned & Operated Websites
- Develop forecasting and trafficking best practices
- Interface with YouTube Ad Operations ensure the launch, delivery, and reporting of advertising campaigns on YouTube
- Master all Google tools for launching and monitoring advertising campaigns
- Support Sales Team with any request related to ad campaign RFPs, inventory, creative spec questions, campaign launch and reporting
- Maintain databases for RFP submission and billing processes
- Collaborate with the QA and Creative teams when necessary to verify all ad units are functioning properly and reporting correctly on internal and third party ad servers and to resolve & minimize discrepancies
- Build internal reports for analyzing traffic patterns, delivery data, and monetization of O&O websites
- Working knowledge of buying using Google Ad Words
- Manage day-to-day trafficking, QAing, reporting and optimizing of campaigns, ensuring that client specifications are met
- Assist in managing network reporting metrics (Comscore, Nielsen, etc.)
- Utilize YouTube CMS for ad hoc reporting requests


Qualifications

- 2-3 years of hands on ad operations experience
- Strong working knowledge of DFP/XFP necessary
- Expertise with MS Office products (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
- Experience working with both web developers and sales professionals
- Experienced with industry measurement tools (Comscore, etc.)
- Understanding of video ad operations and different video specific formats (VAST, VPAID, etc.)
- Basic knowledge of contracts, experience reviewing IOs/Terms and Conditions is preferred
- Comprehensive understanding of campaign success metrics and analytics
- Experience working with third party data providers to create and evaluate segments
- Experience with VAST, VPAID, HTML, JavaScript, Flash and rich media
- High level knowledge of Ad Tech/Programmatic space – DSPs, SSPs, Exchanges, etc.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and tight deadlines
- Strong project management and communication skills
- Strong analytical, strategic and creative problem solving skills
- Must be extremely organized and detail oriented

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Ad Operations Manager - New YorkLearn More

Location: NYC
Status: Full Time
Hiring Manager: Director, Revenue Operations

Ad Operations Manager

The Ad Operations Manager will play a critical role within company ensuring successful campaign delivery for rapidly growing sales team. Interfacing with YouTube Ad Operations, O&O website’s Ad Operations tools (Servers and SSPs), forecasting inventory, monetizing evolving digital properties and strong analytical mindset is of utmost importance. Maker Studios is looking for someone who is able to roll up their sleeves, help build an ad operations business from the ground up and provide support to multiple teams across the company. Ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of DFP/XFP.

Responsibilities:

- Manage the use of DFP to monetize YouTube channels and Owned & Operated Websites
- Develop forecasting and trafficking best practices
- Interface with YouTube Ad Operations ensure the launch, delivery, and reporting of advertising campaigns on YouTube
- Master all Google tools for launching and monitoring advertising campaigns
- Support Sales Team with any request related to ad campaign RFPs, inventory, creative spec questions, campaign launch and reporting
- Maintain databases for RFP submission and billing processes
- Collaborate with the QA and Creative teams when necessary to verify all ad units are functioning properly and reporting correctly on internal and third party ad servers and to resolve & minimize discrepancies
- Build internal reports for analyzing traffic patterns, delivery data, and monetization of O&O websites
- Working knowledge of buying using Google Ad Words
- Manage day-to-day trafficking, QAing, reporting and optimizing of campaigns, ensuring that client specifications are met
- Assist in managing network reporting metrics (Comscore, Nielsen, etc.)
- Utilize YouTube CMS for ad hoc reporting requests

Qualifications

- 2-3 years of hands on ad operations experience
- Strong working knowledge of DFP/XFP necessary
- Expertise with MS Office products (Excel, Powerpoint, Word)
- Experience working with both web developers and sales professionals
- Experienced with industry measurement tools (Comscore, etc.)
- Understanding of video ad operations and different video specific formats (VAST, VPAID, etc.)
- Basic knowledge of contracts, experience reviewing IOs/Terms and Conditions is preferred
- Comprehensive understanding of campaign success metrics and analytics
- Experience working with third party data providers to create and evaluate segments
- Experience with VAST, VPAID, HTML, JavaScript, Flash and rich media
- High level knowledge of Ad Tech/Programmatic space – DSPs, SSPs, Exchanges, etc.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and tight deadlines
- Strong project management and communication skills
- Strong analytical, strategic and creative problem solving skills
- Must be extremely organized and detail oriented

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Application Coordinator Learn More

Location: Los Angeles
Status: FTE
Hiring Manager: Partnerships Manager

MAKER STUDIOS

Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

APPLICATION COORDINATOR

The Application Coordinator is responsible for going through all incoming applications to networks within Maker Studios (Make Gen, Maker, Polaris, etc.) and assess whether or not the channels are eligible for partnership. The Application Coordinator will also aid in projects that arise within the Partnerships team. They will directly report to the Manager of Maker Gen Partnerships.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Vetting applicants’ channels on a daily basis
• Decide which verticals these channels belong in and label them in our database
• Provide weekly reports to his/her direct manager that reflect weekly statistics, such as number of applicants denied and accepted
• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Manager of Maker Gen Partnerships

QUALIFICATIONS

• An understanding of YouTube, Vine and Instagram as content platforms and social media sites
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Quickly and accurately perform repeated tasks on a computer
• Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
• Attention to detail

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Audience Support Strategist Learn More

Title
Audience Support Strategist

Reports to
Sr. Manager, Audience Support

Summary

The ideal candidate will work with his/her manager to launch and operate a host of support services for creators across multiple video platforms. He/she is expected to have a strong understanding of digital video creation and social media troubleshooting. In addition, he/she must provide world-class customer service to a family of 50,000+ creators. Finally, he/she should be an ambitious self-starter, driven to shape the evolution of human communication.
Daily Tasks

· Craft a support program for creators on emerging social/video platforms

· Provide outstanding customer support to Maker partners

· Research, compile, and present support-related educational material to teams within Maker Gen.

· Create and deliver weekly reports re: Maker support for off-YouTube creators

· Other duties as required by the needs of a rapidly-growing department

Qualifications

Must have 1+ year of customer support experience
A solid grasp on major social & digital media platforms
Ability to handle multiple, complex projects over a long period of time
The ability to thrive in a rapidly-changing workplace
Outstanding organizational skills
Internet savvy
The ability to research topics quickly and efficiently
Proficient in the use of office software (Word, Excel), Google Docs
Excellent communication skills
Previous experience with SalesForce desirable, but not required


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Brand Solutions ManagerLearn More

The Brand Solutions Manager is accountable for the overall project implementation and will handhold clients through the entire project process from start to finish. As part of the Team they will need to serve as the liaison with internal departments to accurately and succinctly communicate all project objectives and deliverables to everyone involved and will be responsible to flag any potential misunderstandings between the teams. We are looking for someone who is passionate, has high energy, and is results-oriented with a creative and analytical mind. We look for people with experience with project management and with a film or video production background. You should have the ability to manage critical situations.

Job Scope

As a Brand Solutions Manager your primary goals and focus will be to:

• Generate ideas and concepts for pre-sales pitches, leading in the ideation of solutions for sales and advertisers, deeply rooted in storytelling and insights
• Create scope documents outlining the campaign elements that have been sold for internal and external distribution and review
• Build positive professional relationships with clients and associates while effectively leading the project to
successful completion.
• Define project requirements, objectives, and assumptions necessary to successfully complete a project.
• Budget, schedule, plan, and control project activities to fulfill objectives and satisfy project requirements.
• Develop and drive integrated project plans, aligning project tactics with project strategy.
• Serve as the project and client advocate within the entire organization while establishing, maintaining and
leading high performance project teams.
• Facilitate, coordinate, lead and motivate all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and
deliverables.

Job Responsibilities

This individual will directly support the organisation but will also coordinate with talent management and production teams for the successful execution of all

The Brand Solutions Manager will also:
• Manage projects within established scope, schedule, and budget while meeting or exceeding established KPIs.
• Develop and document high-level strategies for accomplishing specific project objectives.
• Facilitate and lead effective project meetings, manage change and conflict, and develop resource-planning
estimates to manage project workload and productivity.
• Support talent and production team members to ensure success of projects while maintaining customer service
focus.


Desired Skills and Experience

Required Experience and Training:
• Bachelor's degree in film production. Advanced degrees are a plus.
• 5+ years of project management experience related to production or client facing initiatives.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

• Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with a broad
spectrum of audiences at all organizational levels.
• Sound video/film production aptitude and proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines and
technologies with superior computer usage skills.
• Strong competencies in planning, project management, and organization with the ability to lead multiple
activities and resources while maintaining a focus on quality.
• Solid analytical and strategic capabilities and business acumen along with demonstrated work ethic, integrity,
and professional conduct and appearance.
• Ability to produce and present clear, concise, and professionally written communications and presentations.

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Community RepresentativeLearn More

Location: Los Angeles
Status: Full Time
Hiring Manager: Community Development Manager

Maker Studios

Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

Summary

The ideal candidate will be responsible for fostering community and brand development within the Maker Gen network of creators. He/she should be familiar with new media, from consumer to creator. Core objectives include the research, organization, and dissemination of knowledge related to digital communication, maintaining a consistent, vocal presence within Maker Gen’s community platforms, and regularly elevate community updates to his/her manager. Finally, he/she should be an ambitious self-starter, driven to shape the evolution of human communication.

Responsibilities

• Regular communication with members of the Maker Gen community across social platforms (e.g. forum)
• Identify trending topics/requests within the network, and present this information to his/her manager
• Identify rapidly-growing channels and work to promote their content
• Create long-form, creator-facing editorial content
• Develop engagement initiatives that foster community dedication to the Maker Gen brand
• Other responsibilities related to network and creator development, as assigned by the Community Manager

Qualifications

• Have successfully built a large-scale, online community (or communities) around a product or idea
• The ability to thrive in a rapidly-changing workplace
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Internet savvy
• Experience with online forum, blog, or community moderation
• The ability to learn new topics quickly and efficiently
• Proficient in the use of office software (Word, Excel), Google Docs
• Excellent communication skills
• Ambitious self-starter
• Ability to work on multiple projects over a long period of time
• A solid grasp on the social networking & new media environment
• Previous experience with SalesForce desired, but not mandatory

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Community StrategistLearn More

Location: Los Angeles
Status: Full Time
Hiring Manager: Community Development Manager

Maker Studios

Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

Summary

The ideal candidate will be responsible for fostering growth of Maker Gen creators across multiple digital media platforms. Duties will include the research, organization, and dissemination of knowledge related to video content development, providing platform and content optimization guides to the network, and maintaining one-to-one and one-to-many relationships with network partners. Finally, he/she should be an ambitious self-starter, driven to shape the evolution of human communication.

Responsibilities

• Research, organize, and distribute information related to SEO, traffic retention, and brand development on digital media platforms
• Develop and execute strategy for Maker Gen’s expansion onto other media distribution platforms
• Identify rapidly-growing creators / brands, and work to promote their content
• Ensure that Maker Gen creators are equipped with the knowledge to develop an off-YouTube presence
• Maintain a presence on the Maker Gen forums, offering technical support, growth tips, and general knowledge of new media
• Develop viewership growth strategy for channels through implementation of platform best practices
• Critically analyze data, and turn findings into actionable information
• Other responsibilities related to network and channel development, as assigned by the Community Development Manager

Qualifications

• The ability to thrive in a rapidly-changing workplace
• Strong knowledge of new media platforms, such as Vine and Instagram. This includes optimization and content strategy
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Internet savvy
• The ability to research new topics quickly and efficiently
• Proficient in the use of office software (Word, Excel), Google Docs
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects over a long period of time
• A solid grasp on the social networking & new media environment
• Previous experience with SalesForce desired, but not mandatory
• Fluent in either Spanish or Portuguese

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DesignerLearn More

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Status: Full Time

Maker Studios

Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

Purpose of Position:

The role requires an emerging expertise of design, typography, color theory, and composition. They’re responsible for creating stunning visuals for both print and digital media. They work closely with UX Team, Senior UX Director, Copywriters, Vertical Leads, Marketing and Developers, to translate marketing and brand strategies into comps that render beautifully in print and code.

The Designer will be responsible for creating print collateral, packaging, signage, and other specialized interactive and print pieces, as well as new concepts for the web (product pages, banners, social media campaigns, etc). Understanding of brand identity, market trends, typography, layout, and color is required. Must have an elevated level of taste and a clean, modern design aesthetic.

Requires leadership direction, but minimal direct supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with team and show passion for creating top-notch interactive & print Design.

• Adhere to, maintain and enhance the organization style guide.

• Oversee print production processes and maintain familiarity with print vendors.

• Strong knowledge of typography

• Understanding of branding process.

• General understanding of front-end development to enable a strong partnership with our development team.

• Interest in emerging technologies, established design principles and perfection in visual design

• Familiarity with the social web and best practices for design.

• Manage Marcom creative requests.

• Manage and deliver on HR creative requests

• Manage and deliver on any trade event designs.

• Translate Design briefs into quality print/interactive design solutions.

• Develop and maintain design mockups.

• Hold expert-level knowledge of the interactive design landscape, (both mobile and web based) competitors and complementary products.

• Inspire yourself and the team around you to deliver the best design possible.


Requirements:

• Preferred: BS/MS/BFA/MFA preferred in a design or demonstrated proficiency and experience in the field of design.

• 3+ years of experience designing user experiences both print and interactive.

• Strong knowledge of site design; mastery in principles of Web design (HTML5, CSS3).

• Strong knowledge of design processes and methodology.

• Knowledge of Design Principles and Practices.

• Exceptional communication/presentation skills.

• Good interpersonal skills.

• Detail-oriented, self-starter who is comfortable with independently managing deadlines.

• Comfortable in a fast-pace environment.

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Digital Marketing Manager, FamilyLearn More

Position: Digital Marketing Manager, Family

Reports to: VP, Marketing

FLSA: Exempt

Develop, lead, optimize and track digital marketing strategies for show and series launches within the Maker Family vertical.

· Work with cross-functional teams within Maker and outside of Maker to execute marketing campaigns, including product, sales, marketing, programming, PR, communications, and production

· Oversee content plans and social media/digital calendar to ensure content is fresh, accurate and relevant on social channels and Maker web platforms

· Pro-actively develop digital marketing plans against key tentpole events and launches

· Work closely with Social Media Manager to ensure social media is strategically included in all marketing plans

· Keep abreast digital trends as they relate to Maker’s Family vertical

· Oversee social media ad buying

· Translate business goals into digital marketing objectives, creating and communicating marketing targets/briefs internally and externally

· Continually explore new developments in the digital landscape to find ways to more effectively and efficiently deliver communication and business objectives

· Report on the performance of campaigns including developing insights and recommendations to key stakeholder

·Work closely with other marketing managers to develop specific digital strategies and identify requirements for all creative assignments, including: YouTube, social media, banner ads, landing pages/microsites, and website development

Requirements:

· Self-starter, proactive

· Must have previous experience working with Kids and Family brands or media companies

· Experience with YouTube metrics

· At least 2-3 years experience in digital marketing

· Strong technical understanding of digital performance marketing i.e. Bought, Owned and Earned media

· Strong experience in digital marketing metrics including Sprinklr, RivalIQ, Simply Measured, Facebook Insights, Twitter Insights

· Exceptional communication - deep cross-functional collaboration is required

· Excellent writing and presentation skills

· Creative and analytical experience with Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, Vine, StumbleUpon, Instagram, Snapchat and other social sites

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Digital Strategist, YouTubeLearn More

Maker Studios
Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

Purpose of Position:
• Content strategy and YouTube best practices are important tools that serve our talent and drives views to our network.
• The Optimization Marketer will work with a talented team of digital experts to drive results via strategic content marketing recommendations, data driven content performance analysis, conversion of hard numeric data, and the utilization of market research to influence decisions
Key Responsibilities:
• Make content strategy recommendations supported by YouTube Analytics data insights.
• Recommend and implement video SEO and YouTube best practice strategies for talent channels and new uploads. Includes content strategy, titles, tags, descriptions, thumbnails, annotations, and more.
• Identify YouTube best practices via data driven testing and analysis.
• Analyze and report on viewership and audience growth across thousands of YouTube channels
• Digital market research for special projects
• Convert hard numeric data into compelling marketing stories
• Generate visually consumable reporting
• Keep abreast of the latest changes and trends across YouTube and other social media platforms


Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree from 4-year program or equivalent
• 2-5 years’ experience in digital marketing / social media
• Expert user on YouTube platform (Interview process will include a basic test on YouTube best practices)
• Expertise with YouTube Analytics (YTA) and analytic tools including but not limited to: comScore and Google analytics or social analytic tools such as Twitter, Facebook, Insight, Abode Social, etc.
• Specific software: web, social analytics, reporting and analysis, media research and benchmarking
• Experience with marketing key performance indicators (KPI)
• Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
• Attention to detail and deadlines
• Ability to manage multiple priorities across teams
• Exceptional communication skills (both oral and written)
• SEO experience a plus.
• Intermediate graphic design skills a plus including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash

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Director Audience Strategy, Gaming + SportsLearn More

Position reports to the VP of Audience Strategy, and takes responsibility and accountability for creators partnered with Maker inside an entire content category. They manage multiple “pods” – creators and employees clustered around specific genres of content – through Managers of Audience Strategy.

Position takes accountability and responsibility for the revenue generated from creators partnered with their pods, the organic growth of audience within pods, and the partner satisfaction and sentiment within their pods. Position works in tight coordination with leaders of other departments focused on the same content category – other departments that touch Audience Strategy include Marketing, Content, Sales, Talent and Production. Position focuses on operations but also develops innovative strategies to enhance company scale of audience, including developing strategies for engaging new platforms, for attracting and motivating new classes of creators, and for enhancing Maker-creator relationships.

Requirements for the position include a very strong background of knowledge on YouTube and other video platforms, Social media, content creation and project management. Passion for the category of content position works for very helpful.

Requirements:

-Experience in New Media

-Experience with and knowledge of video platforms such as YouTube or Vimeo,

-Social Media expertise, particularly with Twitter and Facebook

-Multilingual a plus, especially Spanish, Russia, Mandarin, and Portuguese

- Bachelor Degree Required

- 2-3 years experience required

Qualifications:

-Training or certification in YouTube, New Media, Social Media audience, data or content strategy

-Media or content development experience

-Data analysis or statistical experience

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Director of Account PlanningLearn More

Location: Los Angeles/New York
Status: Full Time
Reports to: Head of Sales
FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Position:
We are looking for a professional for the role of Director, Account Planning to use their exceptional quantitative and analytic abilities to develop sales and retail account forecasts, inform assortment and pricing decisions, and help manage top line and bottom line growth. You will gain invaluable experience in this role which offers significant responsibility and interaction with senior management as well as considerable opportunity to be a major contributor within the larger Maker organization.
This individual must be able to develop professional relationships with various Maker departments, analyze and decipher operational & financial data to accurately assess and review each line of business’ performance related to our partners. He/she must be able to identify problems and develop innovative solutions to further efforts toward continuous process improvements. In addition, he/she must be well organized, detail oriented and able to perform a variety of tasks under time pressure and strict deadlines.

Responsibilities:

•Work with marketing, sales, operations and finance teams to develop sales forecasts based on marketing inputs, sales data and new business insights

• Create top-down/bottom-up sales and account plans at the sub-category and price-point level, for specific lines of business and categories.

• Develop strategies and manage online sales and profitability.

• Work with various teams to set pricing and promotions policies.

• Analyze performance to identify areas of risk and opportunity, and create plans to mitigate or accelerate.

• Design and develop new reporting and dashboards to support better forecasting, planning, and performance measurement.

• Perform research and variance analysis for management presentations.

• Manage re-engineering projects on a task and ad-hoc basis.

Qualifications:

• 5+ years of sales planning & management and/or financial planning experience in a digital realm with a track record of meeting/exceeding revenue goals.

• Collaborate with teams, manipulate data, apply innovative analytic approaches, summarize and story-tell, and move the business to action

• Digital media industry experience required.

• Familiarity with the latest online Marketing and Sales technologies and approaches.

• A self-starter who instinctively takes charge, has a positive ‘team player’ approach, and is comfortable in a dynamic and rapidly evolving, matrix environment.

• Exhibits an overall polished, professional persona; and has successfully driven a sales effort in a matrix.

• Analytical/strategic thinker, creative problem solver, roll-up sleeves resourceful, able to effect innovation and creativity.

• Proven track record of leadership and team development. Ability to inspire, motivate, and influence colleagues.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

• Exceptionally well organized and good attention to detail.

• Strong computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Ad serving software and tracking knowledge a plus.

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Director of Programming, ComedyLearn More

Title: Director of Programming, Comedy
Hiring Manager: General Manager, Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Programming
FLSA Exemption: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for our comedy vertical, Maker Comedy, which includes the “Nacho Punch” channel and our global network of Comedy talent. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent Maker Comedy in all areas of content programming and content development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Establish and maintain the Maker Comedy brand identity, oversee Comedy programming across the Maker network, and secure/execute strategic category partnerships according to business objectives and KPI’s as directed by the General Manager
• Work closely with General Manager to develop programming strategy across digital platforms, including a blend of licensed content, original production, content integrations, and 3rd party partner programs
• Lead the development of branded entertainment opportunities in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations across the network, custom solutions, etc.
• Build content schedule and editorial calendar that captures the highly relevant events, tentpoles, and trends that speak to our Comedy audience and advertising partners
• Oversee audience development plan in conjunction with our Marketing and Network Partnership teams to maximize viewership across platforms (including windowing strategies) and hit audience KPI’s
• Maintain high degree of knowledge of events, trends and competition in the Comedy world, and filter important info to General Manager
• Drive research requests and interpret data to inform programming and partnership decisions in accordance with business objectives and KPI’s
• Maintain high level of quality control across all content output to ensure brand consistency and adherence to programming objectives
• Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed
• Track and report KPIs on the vertical on a regular basis, including booked revenue, partnership pipeline, viewership growth across platforms, and other TBD standards

QUALIFICATIONS

• At least 3 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, and business strategy experience in video with a focus on Comedy content, 5 years experience preferred
• Background includes working with a diverse portfolio of advertisers and agencies to develop marketing campaigns, integrated marketing strategies, and/or branded entertainment programs
• Successful track record of partnering with major comedy talent and comedy networks on digital or television platforms
• 4 year college degree preferred
• Ability to lead in a matrixed environment
• Strong financial measurement and business acumen
• Familiarity with media planning and emerging digital disciplines
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work well with other department members
• Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload
• Flawlessly meticulous, detailed, highly accurate and extremely organized
• Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines
• Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

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Director of Programming, Family Life + FantasyLearn More

Title: Director of Programming, Family Life and Fantasy
Hiring Manager: General Manager, Kids and Family
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Programming
FLSA Exemption: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for our family vertical, Family Life + Fantasy. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent Maker Family in all areas of content programming and content development.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Establish and maintain the Maker Family Life + Fantasy/Teen brand identity, oversee Kids and Science + Education programming across the Maker network, and secure/execute strategic category partnerships according to business objectives and KPI’s as directed by the General Manager.
• Work closely with General Manager to develop programming strategy across digital platforms, including a blend of licensed content, original production, content integrations, and 3rd party partner programs.
• Lead the development of branded entertainment opportunities in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations across the network, custom solutions, etc.
• Build content schedule and editorial calendar that captures the highly relevant events, tentpoles, and trends that speak to our Family Life + Fantasy audience and advertising partners.
• Oversee audience development plan in conjunction with our Marketing and Network Partnership teams to maximize viewership across platforms (including windowing strategies) and hit audience KPI’s.
• Maintain high degree of knowledge of events, trends and competition in the Family + Fantasy/Teen world, and filter important info to General Manager.
• Drive research requests and interpret data to inform programming and partnership decisions in accordance with business objectives and KPI’s.
• Maintain high level of quality control across all content output to ensure brand consistency and adherence to programming objectives.
• Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed.
• Track and report KPIs on the vertical on a regular basis, including booked revenue, partnership pipeline, viewership growth across platforms, and other TBD standards.

QUALIFICATIONS
• At least 3 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, and business strategy experience in video with a focus on Family Life + Fantasy/Teen.
• 5 years experience preferred.
• Background includes working with a diverse portfolio of advertisers and agencies to develop marketing campaigns, integrated marketing strategies, and/or branded entertainment programs.
• Successful track record of partnering with major Family + Fantasy/Teen talent networks on digital or television platforms.
• 4 year college degree preferred.
• Ability to lead in a matrixed environment.
• Strong financial measurement and business acumen.
• Familiarity with media planning and emerging digital disciplines.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work well with other department members.
• Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload.
• Flawlessly meticulous, detailed, highly accurate and extremely organized.
• Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines.
• Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills.

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Director of Programming, GamingLearn More

Title: Director of Programming, Gaming
Hiring Manager: General Manager, Gaming + Sports
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Programming
FLSA: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for our Games + Sports vertical, which includes the Maker Games channel and our global network of Games talent. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent Maker Games in all areas of content programming and content development.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Establish and maintain the Maker Games + Sports brand identity, oversee Games programming across the Maker network, and secure/execute strategic category partnerships according to business objectives and KPI’s as directed by the General Manager
• Work closely with General Manager to develop programming strategy across digital platforms, including a blend of licensed content, original production, content integrations, and 3rd party partner programs
• Lead the development of branded entertainment opportunities in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations across the network, custom solutions, etc.
• Build content schedule and editorial calendar that captures the highly relevant events, tentpoles, and trends that speak to our Games audience and advertising partners
• Oversee audience development plan in conjunction with our Marketing and Network Partnership teams to maximize viewership across platforms (including windowing strategies) and hit audience KPI’s
• Maintain high degree of knowledge of events, trends and competition in the Games world, and filter important info to General Manager
• Drive research requests and interpret data to inform programming and partnership decisions in accordance with business objectives and KPI’s
• Maintain high level of quality control across all content output to ensure brand consistency and adherence to programming objectives
• Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed
• Track and report KPIs on the vertical on a regular basis, including booked revenue, partnership pipeline, viewership growth across platforms, and other TBD standards

QUALIFICATIONS
• At least 3 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, and business strategy experience in video with a focus on Games content and or related fields
• 5 years experience preferred
• Background includes working with a diverse portfolio of advertisers and agencies to develop marketing campaigns, integrated marketing strategies, and/or branded entertainment programs
• 4 year college degree preferred
• Ability to lead in a matrixed environment
• Strong financial measurement and business acumen
• Familiarity with media planning and emerging digital disciplines
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work well with other department members
• Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload
• Flawlessly meticulous, detailed, highly accurate and extremely organized
• Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines
• Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

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Director of Programming, Life+StyleLearn More

Hiring Manager: General Manager of Life+Style
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Programming
FLSA: Exempt


Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for an assigned category of LIfe+Style, which may include Travel, Food, Fitness, and/or Living/DIY. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent the content vertical in all areas of content programming and content development.


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Establish and maintain vertical brand identity, oversee vertical programming in partnership with the Studio, and secure/execute strategic category partnerships according to business objectives and KPI’s as directed by the General Manager.
• Work closely with General Manager to develop programming strategy across digital platforms, including a blend of licensed content, original production, content integrations, and 3rd party partner programs.
• Build content schedule/grid and editorial calendar capturing the highly relevant events, tentpoles, and trends that speak to our audience and advertising partners.
• Oversee audience development plan in conjunction with Marketing/Social and Network Partnership teams to maximize viewership across platforms (with windowing strategies) and hit audience KPI’s.
• Lead the development of branded entertainment opportunities in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations across the network, custom solutions, etc.
• Maintain high degree of knowledge of events, trends and competition in assigned category and filter important info to General Manager.
• Drive research requests and interpret data to inform programming and partnership decisions in accordance with business objectives and KPI’s.
• Maintain high level of quality control across all content output to ensure brand consistency and adherence to programming objectives.
• Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed.
• Track and report KPIs on the vertical on a regular basis, including booked revenue, partnership pipeline, viewership growth across platforms, and other TBD standards.


QUALIFICATIONS

• At least 3 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, and business strategy experience in media with a focus in digital or video.
• 5 years of experience preferred.
• 4 year college degree preferred.
• Ability to lead in a matrixed environment.
• Strong financial measurement and business acumen.
• Familiarity with media planning and emerging digital disciplines.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work well with other department members.
• Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload.
• Flawlessly meticulous, detailed, highly accurate and extremely organized.
• Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines.
• Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills.

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Director of Programming, MusicLearn More

Title: Director of Programming, Music

Hiring Manager: General Manager, Entertainment

Location: Los Angeles, California

Department: Programming

FLSA Exemption: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for our music vertical, which includes the Maker Music channel and our global network of Music talent. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent Maker Music in all areas of content programming and content development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Establish and maintain the Maker Music brand identity, oversee Music programming across the Maker network, and secure/execute strategic category partnerships according to business objectives and KPI’s as directed by the General Manager

Work closely with General Manager to develop programming strategy across digital platforms, including a blend of licensed content, original production, content integrations, and 3rd party partner programs

Lead the development of branded entertainment opportunities in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations across the network, custom solutions, etc.

Build content schedule and editorial calendar that captures the highly relevant events, tentpoles, and trends that speak to our Music audience and advertising partners

Oversee audience development plan in conjunction with our Marketing and Network Partnership teams to maximize viewership across platforms (including windowing strategies) and hit audience KPI’s

Maintain high degree of knowledge of events, trends and competition in the Music world, and filter important info to General Manager

Drive research requests and interpret data to inform programming and partnership decisions in accordance with business objectives and KPI’s

Maintain high level of quality control across all content output to ensure brand consistency and adherence to programming objectives

Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed

Track and report KPIs on the vertical on a regular basis, including booked revenue, partnership pipeline, viewership growth across platforms, and other TBD standards

QUALIFICATIONS

At least 3 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, and business strategy experience in video with a focus on Music content and/or related field

5 years experience preferred

A to Z understanding of music licensing for video with successful track record of working with music publishers

Background includes working with a diverse portfolio of advertisers and agencies to develop marketing campaigns, integrated marketing strategies, and/or branded entertainment programs

4 year college degree preferred

Ability to lead in a matrixed environment

Strong financial measurement and business acumen

Familiarity with media planning and emerging digital disciplines

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work well with other department members

Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload

Flawlessly meticulous, detailed, highly accurate and extremely organized

Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines

Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

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Director of Programming, SportsLearn More

Title: Director of Programming, Sports

Hiring Manager: General Manager, Games + Sports

Location: Los Angeles, California

Department: Programming

FLSA: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for our Games + Sports vertical, which includes the Maker Sports channel and our global network of Sports talent. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent Maker Sports in all areas of content programming and content development.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Establish and maintain the Maker Games + Sports brand identity, oversee Sports programming across the Maker network, and secure/execute strategic category partnerships according to business objectives and KPI’s as directed by the General Manager
• Work closely with General Manager to develop programming strategy across digital platforms, including a blend of licensed content, original production, content integrations, and 3rd party partner programs
• Lead the development of branded entertainment opportunities in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations across the network, custom solutions, etc.
• Build content schedule and editorial calendar that captures the highly relevant events, tentpoles, and trends that speak to our Sports audience and advertising partners
• Oversee audience development plan in conjunction with our Marketing and Network Partnership teams to maximize viewership across platforms (including windowing strategies) and hit audience KPI’s
• Maintain high degree of knowledge of events, trends and competition in the Sports world, and filter important info to General Manager
• Drive research requests and interpret data to inform programming and partnership decisions in accordance with business objectives and KPI’s
• Maintain high level of quality control across all content output to ensure brand consistency and adherence to programming objectives
• Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed
• Track and report KPIs on the vertical on a regular basis, including booked revenue, partnership pipeline, viewership growth across platforms, and other TBD standards

QUALIFICATIONS
• At least 3 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, and business strategy experience in video with a focus on Sports content and or related fields
• 5 years experience preferred
• Background includes working with a diverse portfolio of advertisers and agencies to develop marketing campaigns, integrated marketing strategies, and/or branded entertainment programs
• 4 year college degree preferred
• Ability to lead in a matrixed environment
• Strong financial measurement and business acumen
• Familiarity with media planning and emerging digital disciplines
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work well with other department members
• Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload
• Flawlessly meticulous, detailed, highly accurate and extremely organized
• Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines
• Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

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Director, Partnerships, EntertainmentLearn More

Title: Director, Partnerships, Entertainment
Hiring Manager: VP, Partnerships
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Audience
FLSA: Exempt

Director, Partnerships, Entertainment

Maker’s Partnerships Directors are tasked with managing teams of associates that are part talent scout, account manager, and sales person. Directors are expected to manage process and have the creative vision to grow the company's reach by forging partnerships, pitching services, and effectively closing deals. This includes mastering complete knowledge of the YouTube landscape, the broader entertainment industry, and Maker Studios’ business model and core corporate values.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal Partnerships Director is detail oriented and process driven, as they will need to manage the flow of new talent from lead to partner. The Director must also voraciously consume, absorb, and deploy new information as they will be in constant contact with hundreds of content creators from all over the world and should be conversant in every aspect of the entertainment industry, both traditional and digital. Strong communication skills, clear leadership, and impeccable phone and email correspondence are vital. Directors should be engaging and able to convey a passion for short form digital video.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor degree required
• 2-4 years of experience required
• Knowledge of Excel
• Preferred knowledge of contract negotiations

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General Manager, Programming - Gaming + SportsLearn More

Position: General Manager, Programming, Gaming + Sports

Hiring Manager: Chief Content Officer and/or Head of Programming

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Department: Programming

FLSA Exemption: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking an innovative and highly motivated leader to drive and execute our content programming strategy for the Games and Sports content category. This individual will create and maintain a consistent brand and voice for the assigned category across all touch points. The General Manager will articulate and execute strategic programming plans. The General Manager will lead the Programming team to execute against a cohesive programming strategy across the content category in order to meet a set of content programming and business objectives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Set and oversee business objectives, content voice, and overall programming strategy for verticals within the General Manager’s business unit

Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for verticals in conjunction with the Chief Content Officer, and be responsible for hitting goals in collaboration with verticalized staff in other departments

Decide content priorities for the business unit - informed by sales potential and market research, in partnership with stakeholders across departments - with an initial focus on vertical launch/re-launch strategies, timelines for emerging verticals, Disney integration strategies, and budget allocation between in-house productions and external content partnerships
Program content mix for all platforms where our verticals have a presence, including Maker TV, owned and operated YouTube channels, Talent-owned YouTube channels, O&O social channels, Maker-branded apps, OTT and set top boxes, syndication/licensing partner channels, etc.
Manage a core set of Programming Directors, one per vertical, who are deeply involved in the day-to-day needs of the verticals
Lead cross-functional business unit meetings with representatives from other areas of the company - each working in lockstep to accomplish the goals/vision set by the General Manager; cross-functional areas include Sales Packaging, Marketing, Acquisitions and Talent Management, Business Development, Studios, Legal, etc.
Act as “network head” for the business unit; assuming green light power and final approval on all content that lives on the verticals, including branded entertainment and licensed content (and excluding some 3rd party content deals, Disney integrations, and other TBD situations)
Work closely with Sales Packaging to devise and execute effective “go to market” strategies with robust sales packages around all content initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS

At least 5 years of prior hands-on branded entertainment, programming, and business strategy experience in media with a focus on digital or video and/or related field
7 years experience perferred
Track record of successfully developing, packaging, and producing content for major advertising partners
4 year college degree; Masters level or higher preferred
Ability to lead in a matrixed environment
Strong management and communication skills
Strong financial measurement and business acumen
Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload
Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment, long hours and meeting tight deadlines
Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

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Head of Quick Twitch ProgrammingLearn More

Title: Head of Quick Twitch Programming

Hiring Manager: Head of Programming or Chief Content Officer

Location: Los Angeles, California

Department: Programming

FLSA Exemption: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking an experience, self-directed and capable manager to define, evangelize, and drive all quick twitch programming efforts across all platform experiences. Possessing strong news judgment and having a keen eye for content that audiences want to read and share, this leader will program content that is both compelling and worthy of the audience’s attention. This person is well versed in new media, including writing and programming content promoted and shared across social media sites. This person has an inherent interest in understanding what type of content is highly shareable and how to best present content in a manner that allows for ease of sharing. Excellent communication skills is a must.

RESPONSIBILITIES

● Define, oversee, and execute quick twitch strategy and programming

● Craft well-written stories that encourage conversation and sharing

● Work with vertical leads to define and optimize content aligning with the overall brand, voice, and tone established for each vertical.

● Work with Studios, Audience, Partnerships, Marketing and other related teams to coordinate efforts on programs in development which will eventually launch on Maker TV

● Participate in the development of branded entertainment opportunities for Maker TV in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations, custom solutions, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

● At least 5-6 years of prior hands-on experience working for a digital media site or news organization in an editorial, programming, or reporting capacity

● Ability to surface engaging and compelling content to share with audiences

● Love of the internet, social media, web trends research, and quick twitch programming practices

● Well versed in social media practices and how these impact audiences and traffic trends

● Stellar written and verbal communication skills

● Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload

● Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment and meeting tight deadlines

● Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

● 4 year college degree

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Manager of Communications Learn More

Maker Studios is currently seeking an experienced Communications professional; responsibilities would include:

· Oversee all external facing executions across corporate and consumer press and events
· Manage press inquiries, event, award, sponsorship, and influencer opportunities for talent and executives
· Strategize and secure large-scale business and consumer pitches / stories across tech/digital/entertainment press for talent and corporate initiatives
· Develop and execute both internal company-wide communications and external fan-facing communications
· Collaborate with social media, creative services, and marketing to evolve brand awareness
· Create press releases, statements, media alerts, etc. surrounding announcements
· Manage relationships with external PR firms
· Create and manage all assets for top-talent and executives
· Manage internal/external meet-n-greets, tours, etc.
· Oversee and execute all award submissions for Maker corporate, talent and brand integration projects
· Accompany talent and/or executives to events and speaking engagements

Qualifications:
· 5+ years experience; Preferably Studio, Digital/Tech or TV PR experience
· Valuable media contacts
· Ability to work both Proactively and Reactively
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to multi-task and work with in an evolving corporate culture

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Manager, Audience Strategy Learn More

Reports to: Director of Audience Strategy

FLSA: Exempt

This position reports to the Director of Audience Strategy and takes responsibility and accountability for a “pod” – or genre grouping – of creators partnered with Maker. They lead a team of strategists all focused on the overarching goals of increasing the audience of partner creators organically, building brand equity by leveraging Maker resources and knowledge base, as well as generating revenue by strategically deploying audience and social influence.

Position requires strategic thinkers with the ability to navigate easily between operational leadership of a group of employees and the social responsibility of representing Maker to all partner creators in their pod. Leadership may also include developing personal relationships with valuable, high-audience creators or creators with a high potential for growth.

Potential projects include leading discussions, planning, and execution of projects to enhance revenue or audience of individual creators or groups of creators together—including but not limited to adoption of Maker content platforms, creation of branded integration campaigns, and development of collaborations.

Ability to communicate to other departments effectively, and ability to translate needs and aspirations of specific communities to wider initiatives are vital.

Requirements:

-Experience in New Media,

-Experience with and knowledge of video platforms such as YouTube or Vimeo,

-Social Media expertise, particularly with Twitter and Facebook

-Multilingual a plus, especially Spanish, Russia, Mandarin, and Portuguese

-1 or 2 years of content experience

-Management experience

Qualifications:

-Training or certification in YouTube, New Media, Social Media audience, data or content strategy

-Media or content development experience

-Data analysis or statistical experience

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Managing Editor, Maker TVLearn More

Title: Managing Editor, Maker TV
Hiring Manager: Head of Programming or Chief Content Officer
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Programming
FLSA: Exempt

Maker Studios is seeking a self-directed and capable manager to lead all programming efforts as they relate to Maker TV, the developing hub offering an ever changing array of Maker Studios content. Working with all levels on the Content team as well as throughout the organization, this individual will develop and drive the programming strategy on Maker TV to provide engaging experiences for users, drive traffic to the content, and support programming needs from the vertical programming teams, sales, development, and marketing to name a few. Manage new content program-related launches on the site in conjunction with related matrix teams. This person will monitor and optimize the overall performance of the site with respect to both monetization and key performance indicators.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Define, oversee, and execute the content programming strategy, including the content schedule and editorial calendar, on Maker TV
• Work with vertical leads to define and implement the best user experience from a programming perspective
• Maintain established programming on Maker TV to align with the overall brand, voice, and tone established for each vertical.
• Work with Studios, Audience, Partnerships, Marketing and other related teams to coordinate efforts on programs in development which will eventually launch on Maker TV
• Participate in the development of branded entertainment opportunities for Maker TV in conjunction with the Sales Packaging team, including “built if sold” concepts, event activations, brand integrations, custom solutions, etc.
• Participate in industry and consumer facing events in assigned areas of content as needed
• Track and maintain overall site performance in order to grow overall viewership across all site experiences and channels

QUALIFICATIONS
• At least 8-10 years of prior hands-on programming, editorial, strategy, and/or operations experience in media with a focus in digital or video
• 4 year college degree; advance degree preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work well with other department members
• Flexibility and adaptability to handle changing market conditions and workload
• Thrives under pressure and enjoys working in a high-intensity environment and meeting tight deadlines
• Reads widely, creative, resourceful, team player, excellent interpersonal skills

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Partner Strategist Learn More

Maker Studios is currently looking for an individual that will be fostering growth within our network of channels. Duties will include the research, organization, and dissemination of knowledge related to YouTube content development, providing SEO tips and tricks, and maintaining a presence within community platforms.

Responsibilities:
• Research, organize, and distribute information related to SEO, traffic retention, and overall viewership growth.
• Work with 30-50 YouTube partners on troubleshooting, glitches, payment, etc.
• Create and execute strategies to grow viewership for channels through best practices, programming and talent collaborations.
• Give creative/constructive feedback to content creators on existing formats and work with talent to develop new shows.
• Connect talent with everything Maker has to offer including merchandise, social media, brand opportunities, and production support to help grow audience and revenue.
• Develop expertise in the YouTube platform and utilize that knowledge to create actionable plans to drive grow and channel success
• Identify trending needs within the network, and present this information to his/her manager and team at Maker.
• Identify rapidly-growing channels and work to promote their content.
• Identify channels who are earning high/low RPMs, and work to optimize/promote content.
• Develop viewership growth strategy for channels through implementation of YouTube best practices and coordinate collaborations with other talent
• Critically analyze data, and turn findings into actionable information
• Other responsibilities related to network and channel development as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
• The ability to thrive in a rapidly-changing workplace
• A keen interest in SEO
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Internet savvy
• The ability to research new topics quickly and efficiently
• Proficient in the use of office software (Word, Excel), Google Docs
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects over a long period of time
• A solid grasp on the social networking & new media environment
• Previous experience with Sales Force desired, but not mandatory

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Sales Solutions Director - New York or Los Angeles Learn More

Solutions will play a critical role in developing the strategy for packaging Maker Studios and crafting solutions to meet both Sales and Marketplace demands. Solutions will lead in the ideation and creation of strategic sales pitches, which include programming, branded entertainment, social platforms, leveraging influencers, their social graph and amplification opportunities, as well as bundling media.

Each regional team member is to ensure that sales has a product ambassador based in their region, able to attend client meetings, build strategic pitches and solutions (both proactive and reactive), share product insights and provide feedback to the appropriate channels when new opportunities are requested.

Specific Duties Include:

• Generate ideas and concepts for pre-sales pitches, leading in the ideation of solutions for sales and advertisers, deeply rooted in storytelling and insights
• Own intake process of RFI’s and RFP’s for dedicated Region to assign and empower team to lead in the development process and end to end solution
• Attend client meetings in partnership with Sales, serving as the Product/Marketing expert, presenting product insights, while receiving feedback firsthand and reporting back for production ideation
• Create scope documents outlining the campaign elements that have been sold for internal and external distribution and review

Qualifications:
• Minimum of 5+ years marketing/promotional experience, with 3+ years in a Digital setting preferred
• Proven knowledge of video, social media & influencer landscape, digital marketing, and integrated digital campaigns
• Deep understanding of marketing and packaging strategic solutions for brands
• Proven relationship building skills
• Proven skills in problem-solving, follow-through, attention to detail, and priority setting
• BA/BS degree required (marketing, sales business, or related field preferred).

Specific Skills Required:
• Excellent computer skills – Highly proficient with MS Powerpoint, KeyNote, Word, Excel
• Proven track record translating marketing and promotional objectives into results for advertisers
• Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills
• Highly organized and detail oriented
• Proven ability to adhere to a project plan to ensure that client commitments are delivered accurately, on time, and within budget
• Ability to establish regular contact with internal and external customers to ensure their needs are met, communicate campaign progress, measure progress and proactively address issues and develop solutions
• Photoshop a plus
• Thrives in a fast-paced environment and can juggle multiple projects
• A energetic, positive, “can do” attitude
• Ability to work in a highly matrixed environment
• Resourceful and responsive to change

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Senior AccountantLearn More

Primary Position Duties:

We are looking for a Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting who is pro-active, self-directed, and dedicated to producing a high quality work product. The Senior Accountant will help create and setup workflows that maintain and/or improve the daily operations within the department. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for reconciling and analyzing various balance sheet accounts and ensuring transactions are processed and reported in the Company’s financial systems. The ideal candidate will have outstanding problem solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging, fast–paced and high-growth environment.
Responsibilities:
• Perform monthly close procedures and work with divisions on close and reporting issues
• Prepare interim/annual audit schedules and assist external auditors during audit
• Month end close including preparation of month-end balance sheet reconciliations
• Preparation of journal entries and supporting documentation
• Provide audit support schedules for both internal and external audits
• Ensure compliance with the Company’s established internal controls
• Assist in improving accounting processes and leveraging technology to create efficiencies
• Provide analysis for monthly activity for balance sheet and expense accounts
• Assisting with various ad hoc projects and on-going efforts toward increased automation
• Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective workflows to improve the close cycles to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
Requirements:
• Minimum of three years of hands-on general ledger accounting experience including the preparation of balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries
• Full and complete understanding of accounting principles, financial statements and US GAAP
• Public company reporting and close experience highly preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting- preferred
• Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in performing all essential duties
• Strong organizational skills & attention to detail and highly motivated/proactive
• Previous experience with SAP, Oracle or other ERP products
• Extensive knowledge and use of Microsoft Excel
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Positive attitude and ability to work collaboratively with team
• Wants to work in a fast-paced, energized, self-starter environment

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Senior Manager AccountingLearn More

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Status: Full Time
Hiring Manager: Corporate Controller
FLSA: Exempt

Primary Position Duties:

Maker Studios, acquired by The Walt Disney Company in May 2014, generates revenue from the sale of advertising, branded entertainment, sponsorships, and ecommerce. This position is primarily responsible for worldwide revenue and programming and production expenses, and reports directly to the Corporate Controller.

Maker Studios is seeking a hands-on, self-driven, results-oriented, independent thinker to support the company’s key activities around revenue, programming and production. The Sr. Manager is responsible for driving the ongoing development of the company’s revenue recognition and production accounting policies, processes and reporting. The Sr. Manager will be expected to exhibit the highest professional standards and attention to detail, providing thought leadership and driving continued process improvements to help strengthen the Company’s internal controls and procedures. The ideal candidate has demonstrated success in fast-paced, dynamic environments, a strong work ethic and proven track record of high performance, a sense of urgency and commitment with a positive attitude and leverages technology and systems to extract the maximum benefit.
Responsibilities:

• Develop understanding of key business drivers and foster relationships with key personnel across the company
• Ensure revenue recognition in company financials is in accordance with US GAAP, including multiple-element arrangements
• Interpret revenue and programming/production arrangements and document conclusions on revenue recognition treatment for all arrangements in accordance with US GAAP
• Work collaboratively with sales, programming, legal and finance organizations to provide guidance and to ensure compliance with revenue recognition rules and proper revenue recognition treatment
• Manage monthly revenue and production accounting close efforts, including cut-off procedures and deferred revenue account reconciliations
• Manage Production Accounting for the Company, including generating reports, analyzing results and sharing recommendations
• Implement, document and maintain adequate and effective workflows to improve the close cycles and ensure timely and accurate reporting
• Prepare and deliver relevant schedules included in monthly and quarterly reporting package for the executive team
• Effectively interface with Disney accounting teams as related to compliance with accounting policies and procedures
• Research accounting guidance and draft technical accounting memos that analyze and conclude on accounting issues and its impact on company financials. Analyze and interpret accounting standards to support new business requirements
• Drive business process improvements and initiatives; bring best practice to accounting function
• Support special and ad-hoc projects on an as-needed basis
Requirements:
• Minimum 7 years of progressive accounting experience with 2 years of managerial experience in a public or private company, preferably with a large multi-national company
• Minimum 5 years of GL accounting experience including preparation of journal entries and performing period end close procedures and balance sheet reconciliations
• Excellent knowledge of GAAP and complete understanding of accounting principles and financial statements
• Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with solid business and financial acumen and ability to present to senior management
• Flexible, “special-projects” orientation coupled with solid multi-tasking abilities
• Advanced use of Microsoft Excel (v-lookup, pivot tables, etc.) and ability to perform financial analysis
• Team player who possesses solid interpersonal and organizational skills, a positive attitude and willingness to roll up your sleeves
• Preferences are CPA/MBA, prior SAP and pubic company experience

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Senior Partner StrategistLearn More

Reports to: Manager, Audience Strategy

FLSA: Exempt

Purpose of Sr. Partner Strategist is to lead and act as a conduit between partnered creators and Maker commercial, content, technology and marketing teams. Responsibilities of Senior Partner Strategist includes but is not limited to: manage day to day communication with “pods” of creators, clustered around various content genres, developing and executing strategies for increasing the audience of partnered creators, and developing brand and commercial equity for creator partners in coordination with Maker business units. Position takes accountability for the organic audience creator growth targets, partnership revenue generation goals, and creator satisfaction with company overall.

Potential projects include developing plans for adoption of technology products by creators and their audience, brainstorming creative concepts for use by partnered creators, and researching new and innovative uses of platforms, technology and content. Sr. Partner Strategists can expect to also need to occasionally think outside of the exigencies of their genre or group of creators and develop, plan and execute horizontal content strategies with a variety of partnePosition requires agile, deep thinkers with experience or predisposition to data analysis, combined with creative capabilities. Excitement about the infinite possibilities in the burgeoning field of new media is mandatory. Other requirements include ability to navigate interpersonal talent relations and complicated social situations, self-motivation and strategic use of time, and effective communication with varying project participants. Ability to communicate complicate problems and propose solutions to partners experienced and inexperienced in the platform will help Sr. Partner Strategists greatly.

Requirements:

-Experience in New Media

-Experience with and knowledge of video platforms such as YouTube or Vimeo,

-Social Media expertise, particularly with Twitter and Facebook

-Multilingual a plus, especially Spanish, Russia, Mandarin, and Portuguese

- Bachelor Degree Required

- 2-3 years experience required

Qualifications:

-Training or certification in YouTube, New Media, Social Media audience, data or content strategy

-Media or content development experience

-Data analysis or statistical experience

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Social Media ManagerLearn More

The Social Media Manager should have a passion for the internet and social media, and be curious about new trends and fan interaction.

Responsibilities:

· Assist programming and production teams with sophisticated integration of social media into shows

· Track KPIs across social media and video views

· Develop social campaigns and promotion plans around major tent pole events/broadcasts, breaking news, trends and cultural milestones

· Optimize tactics based on social analytics

· Work with web managers and producers to coordinate social media initiatives

· Coordinate with programming and production teams to create exclusive, shareable social media content specific to different platforms

· Innovate new and creative ways to use social platforms and digital content to tell stories and interact with the audience

· Write and create content on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, and Instagram, Vine

· Gather assets from talent and production to distribute across multiple networks

· Develop an overall social editorial plan as well as content in coordination with fellow Social Media Managers, stakeholders in the company, and show production

· Build, listen to, and cultivate the online audience for content

· Provide insights and ongoing metrics

Qualifications

· Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in social or digital media, creating entertainment-based content and experiences

· Bachelor’s Degree

· Knowledge and application of Simply Measured, Brandwatch, Radian6, Tweetreach, etc.

· Self-starter with exceptional organizational and follow-through skills

· Passion for social media, online communities and digital content

· Keen awareness of pop culture and social media trends

· Familiarity with digital content formats and production

· Thrive in the fast paced media and social environments; manage multiple projects and tasks at the same time

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Support I Maker GenLearn More

Maker Studios is looking for a common sense thinker with the ability to provide excellent customer service and troubleshoot issues for the partner base. Will also be responsible for ensuring network content adheres to the copyright policy laid forth by Maker Studios.

Responsibilities:

• Work closely with other team members to help grow our Partner Support department


• Respond to copyright infringement inquiries, perform research to determine ownership, and take down content when appropriate

• Notify involved parties when content has been taken down

• Troubleshoot issues with partners via Sales Force and other CRM mediums

• Provide customer service in a variety of mediums, chat, email, and phone support

• Critical thinking while troubleshooting Partner issues as well as providing general feedback to the business for process improvements

• This position will evolve over time to include more duties

Minimum Qualifications:


•Must be fluent in Portuguese

• Customer Support/Service Experience is a must

• The ability to thrive in a rapidly-changing workplace

• Outstanding organizational skills

• Internet savvy

• The ability to research topics quickly and efficiently

• Proficient in the use of office software (Word, Excel), Google Docs

• Excellent communication skills

• A solid grasp on the social networking & new media environment

• Previous experience with SalesForce desirable, but not required

• Personality and team spirit is just as important as experience is for this position. You will be dealing with a lot of different people across the organizational spectrum

• Understanding of copyright law, fair use, and transformative works is highly desirable, but not required

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VP/Director, Talent PartnershipsLearn More

Title: VP or Director, Talent Partnerships*
Hiring Manager: EVP, Talent Partnerships
Location: Los Angeles, California
Department: Talent Partnerships
FLSA: Exempt

Maker Studios

Maker Studios, Inc. is a next-generation digital video studio/network. The Company has rolled-up a set of the largest and most influential YouTube channels/talent into a new network model. Maker provides each talent/channel in the network with production, promotion, and monetization resources to allow them to fully maximize their viewership and revenue potential. The Company currently represents 6,000+ channels and delivers 4.5+ billion monthly views. By bringing these once fragmented YouTube channels together, the Company offers unparalleled opportunities for content creators, brand advertisers, and consumers.

Responsibilities

• Work with Talent to manage and develop their brand by creating opportunities both internally and outside of Maker
• Strategize and execute creative collaboration plans that align with Maker goals as well as external opportunities for Talent
• Work on issues relating to Intellectual property and talent contracts, including liaising with Legal Departments to grow the brand
• Work closely with internal departments to ensure talent participation in media appearances, screenings, industry events such as Cannes Lions, photo shoots, on-air promos, Newfront, ad sales/marketing campaigns, content for digital platforms and special events
• Establish and maintain relationships with talent publicists, managers and agents to better facilitate and implement talent needs across Maker Studios
• Work with talent and digital marketing team to coordinate talent participation in digital/social initiatives, such as live tweeting during shows, Google hangouts etc. Ensure the Talent maintains a positive working relationship with the company
• Act swiftly to address urgent, sensitive and/or highly confidential matters relating to talent
• Manage staff of two to four with diverse responsibilities

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communication, or a related field
• Minimum 7 years of experience of heavy interaction with Talent in media, entertainment or digital company

Requirements

• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Excellent leadership and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to motivate and lead a team
• Proven ability to develop and effectively manage strong working relationships with executives and team
• Strategic, energized, and creative thinker with big picture mentality, able to align department with overall business goals
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication (both written & verbal), and presentation skills
• Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines\
• Excellent attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• An in depth understanding of media (TV and digital)

*Title of Director or VP will be determined by level of experience.

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Maker Studios is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to attract and retain a talented, diverse workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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