• Manager, Deliveries (18 Month Maternity Leave Contract)

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto,
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/23/2018 4:45 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1313
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Do you come from the media, post production or content production Industry? Are you looking for a challenging position that will utilize your strong technical and asset management acumen?

    Do you enjoy organizing large amounts of content and making quick technical decisions?

    Are you able to think strategically, act proactively, grasp new technology and have an insatiable thirst to deliver strong results?

    If you’re passionate, driven, and find yourself seeking continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

     

    Who are we?

    DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.

    The Role

    As Manager of Deliveries for DHX Television, you will be the main point of contact for all assets in a linear and non-linear environment. Ensuring assets make it on time to our 4 broadcast channels and over-seeing the Multiplatform VOD client relations, specifically in onboarding new and existing clients.

    Responsibilities

    You will get to:

    • Oversee the delivery process and ensure all assets make it on time and in the proper format for air in both linear and non-linear platforms
    • Organize broadcast schedules received by the Programming department and responsible for assigning work to be edited and transcoded by the Digital Services team
    • Main point of contact to support Programming department in library assets
    • Responsible for any technical rejections received by Master Control and VOD client services
    • Manage all Signiant and Aspera deliveries and responsible for onboarding new and existing clients to delivery platforms
    • Coordinate with technical workflow specialists in any new specifications received from clients
    • Coordinate with development team on any new meta data workflow updates received from clients
    • Responsible for all asset deliveries assigned to Family App and workflows assigned
    • Collaborate with Content and Library teams on arrival of new assets
    • Project manage the needs and expectations of new and existing client relations
    • Support in Master Control activity and other special projects as required

    Qualifications

    You will be a great fit on our team if you have...

    • Minimum of 3 years' experience working in a Media and/or Broadcast environment 
    • Minimum of 1 year experience managing a team 
    • Possess a strong technical background
    • Be the expert in developing ideas for delivery efficiencies and workflow specifications
    • A proven inspirational manager who has the ability to influence with tact
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with leaders at all levels in a cross functional capacity
    • Experienced with strategic planning with other departments
    • Experienced in onboarding with Signiant Manager Enterprise and Aspera Console Manager is considered a key asset
    • Strong analytical, communication, organizational skills and attention to detail 
    • Proficient in the use of MS Office, Database platforms, Media Asset Management systems and scheduling softwares
    • Understanding of editing/post production, Avid workflows and large data storage facilities an asset
    • Bi-lingual in French an asset


    Specific skills we would love to see

    • Must have experience in working in an operations or broadcast background and have a strong understanding of the television industry and delivery platforms.


    You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us! 


    THANK YOU for all of those who express interest in being part of the DHX Team! Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. 

     

    DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

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