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CBS Brentwood, TN, USA
Mar 18, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Division Overview: Based just outside of Nashville in Brentwood, TN you will provide generalist HR support for our 247Sports Team, a division of CBS Sports Digital as well as partnering with our managers and employees across multiple functional areas. Role Details: The HR Manager (HR Business Partner) plays a key role in translating business objectives into actionable HR & talent initiatives, working alongside managers on all aspects of people management and employee relations. Reporting to the Director HR, you will provide solutions-focused HR guidance and best practices to help your business unit achieve their goals. This includes helping attract and hire great talent, developing high potential employees and creating a great place to work and learn. Your Day-to-Day: Will include building effective partnerships with your business unit management to foster a culture of innovation and performance excellence. As a member of the HR team, you will provide generalist HR support across the business in areas including organizational design, performance management, leadership development, succession planning, talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion, HR operations (including compensation, HRIS, and benefits), and employee relations. Key Projects: In your first year with CBS Interactive you will own and lead projects including: Employee Relations - you will be a trusted resource to our employees, championing their needs and balancing these with the objectives of the business Developing Top Talent - you will be a creative thinker on how to attract, retain and grow our high potential employees so that they have long and prosperous careers at CBS Interactive Org design - partner with the Director HR to build and implement team structures focused on driving revenue and business performance Reviewing the current compensation plan structure and working with the business to design an alternative QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have- 2 - 5 years of well-rounded HR Business Partner experience in a professional environment where customer service is paramount; well-versed in disciplines of the HR function and current in emerging talent practices and developments; Strong interpersonal, facilitation, presentation and negotiation skills Must demonstrate influence and client consulting skills with employees, managers and senior leadership Demonstrated good HR judgment in dealing with complex employee relations cases Detail and goal-oriented with a passion for excellence and have the flexibility to deal with multiple and changing priorities while focused on delivering great customer service and quality Must be confident in handling ambiguity and fluid situations and have an abundance of common sense and pragmatism Interest in the digital sports space a major plus Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and statutes which govern policies and practices of hiring, compensation and benefits and general employment BS/BA in Business, Industrial Psychology, or Human Resources; PHR designation highly desired
CBS Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Mar 16, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Role Details: Do you have a passion for Sports? Do you love to code? If you answered yes, then CBS Sports Digital may be looking for you! CBSSports.com is looking for an experienced Senior Software Developer for our Content Management engineering team. To be successful at this job, you need to bring a winning attitude and mad coding skills. Your-Day-to-Day: Design and develop new business-led content management features with an emphasis on performance and user experience Write PHP code to extend and enhance the CBSi proprietary CMS application Deploy periodic CMS upgrades and maintenance releases of QA and production environments. Provide engineering support to stakeholders, ensuring a high level of application availability Key Projects: Develop tools enabling editors to create visually-rich and data-driven content experiences Integrate content classification ML / AI processes to better annotate video and image assets Streamline workflows to allow stakeholders to produce more content quicker Adapt and optimize current systems for deployment on cloud-based infrastructure Facilitate better content distribution and aggregation within the various business units. Consolidate a variety of distinct CMS platforms used within the business QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent Minimum 6 years of PHP development experience and familiarity with Symfony framework, composer package management and Twig templating engine. Knowledge of SQL & popular open source RDBS and search technology such as Solr / Elasticsearch Proven experience using and writing content-driven REST APIs Exposure to popular proprietary or open-source CMS such as Wordpress, Drupal, Jumla, Magento A strong ability to develop enterprise-level applications with expertise in UI/UX implementation You possess strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking with product development staff plus the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment You have excellent understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design Worked with agile processes Familiarity with using version control systems. (Git) You love sports, fantasy sports and/or sports gaming Excellent written and verbal communication skills
CBS Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Mar 14, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Role Details: CBS Sports Digital seeks an experienced production leader to join the Post Production and Creative Services team as Senior Manager, Creative Services and Post Production. The senior manager will help oversee all original production across our digital platforms. The senior manager will be responsible for supervising and managing all aspects of physical and post production for series, Features, and pilot productions including production planning, crew staffing, scheduling, budgeting, production and post production. The senior manager will be responsible for managing the workflow of post- production and creative services. In addition to managing day-to-day operations, the senior manager will work to manage the creative team, ensuring the best possible production process with all parties. The position will employ the help of freelance talent and should have an extensive list of contacts they can utilize on a project basis. Responsibilities will include setting up and maintaining vendor relationships. The senior manager is required to promote efficient, timely asset delivery and adherence to procedure. The senior manager must be detail oriented with excellent organizational, multi-tasking and communication skills. Your Day-to-Day: Supervise all aspects of post-production and develop effective procedures and systems to keep productions running smoothly. Attend relevant department/project status meetings. Assist in the reporting of music usage into reporting software when needed. Effectively communicate with Video Producers and Features team in the execution of their duties. Draft and publish initial production budgets, schedules and planning documents. Continually monitor all projects in progress with regard to schedule, strategy, update meetings, etc. Manage multiple projects simultaneously. Provide daily supervision for Craft Editors, Designers, GFX, and Production Coordinators for scripted programming, all features and podcasts. Key Projects: Work closely with Features team, Studio, Integrated Marketing, and manage Creative team to anticipate production needs and ensure the on-time and on-budget delivery of projects, and to successfully realize the vision of each group. Support in awards process, including completing submission materials and entry forms (eg Emmy submissions, etc.) QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - 6+ years' experience in pre-production through post-production. Proven track record of fostering, building, and maintaining relationships with key external and internal clients. A high integrity level and a passion for, and caring about, the quality of programming that airs on the network. Thorough knowledge of promo, post-production, and operations. Experience building and working as part of a cohesive team. Excellent computer skills, database management, etc. Ability to manage and maintain work systems and procedures. Flexibility and the ability to perform effective under stress and meet deadlines. The ability to work at the strategic level as well as operating day-to-day activities. Extremely goal-oriented with the ability to prioritize. Excellent communications and relationship skills.
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 14, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Division Overview: The Video Technology Group develops industry-leading online and mobile video delivery systems and IP for CBS.com, CBSSports.com, CBS News, CNET, GameSpot.com, and the entire suite of CBS Interactive sites. Our team is responsible for the delivery of premium content to millions of people every day. We set company-wide video standards and help internal business units integrate the video delivery stack into their specific online products. Additionally, the team serves as the company's information resource on current and future trends in digital video. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in doing high-visibility, mission-critical work. The Video Processing team is a team working within the central Video Technology Group that oversees video processing and publishing workflows. It focuses on building and maintaining video encoding platforms for on-demand and live streaming workflows as well as integrations with CMS and publishing pipelines. The group works across the video ecosystem to enable all CBSi business units to deliver high-quality video through the use of cutting-edge technologies for maximizing user engagement and revenues. Role Details: We are looking for a Senior Video Software Engineer who is passionate about large scale video ecosystems and cares about code quality, uptime, performance, continuous deployment, design principles, and test-driven development. You'll be an integral part of the Video Processing team, working with engineers to build and release products for various platforms like Desktop, OTT, Mobile. You will be contributing to the design and implementation of components that will guarantee video processing quality at rapid speeds as we cover the CBSi Business Units requirements for on-demand and live streaming workflows. Your Day-to-Day: Assist on building out cloud-based microservices to support video processing workflows Maintain up to date and personalized encoding profiles for different content types Advocate, implement and integrate cutting edge technologies for video quality such as Per-title/Per-scene Encoding and the use of next-generation codecs and formats Encourage an engineering culture that promotes test-driven development and code coverage Architect, design, develop, test, maintain and improve software systems Collaborate with other engineers and members of the Video Processing team to determine priorities and best practices, and refine functional requirements Key Projects: Work in a framework for transcoding quality assessment and automated fuzzy encoding tests Assist with building our live streaming platform for the creation of cloud-based infrastructure for live events Assist in designing and building our next generation cloud-based on-demand encoding platform Work in designing and building our on-the-fly packaging solution with dynamic bitrate ladders, thumbnails, and live-to-VoD services QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - 5 years proven experience as a Software Engineer in Live and VoD video environments OTT and mobile video streaming experience Proven experience working with client-side video developers to optimize video playback Deep understanding of video protocols such as RTP, RTMP, HLS, DASH, HDS, Smooth Streaming; Experience with H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9 and AAC audio and codecs Experience with Digital Rights Management Systems (DRM), including Playready, Widevine & FairPlay Experience performing load/stress tests on video infrastructure Demonstrated knowledge of cloud environments and CDN delivery Knowledge of network routing protocols for IP, Source Specific Multi-casting, and UDP. Experience working with Cloud/SaaS services such as Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Experience with technical writing and design documentation Strong communication and teamwork You might also have - Knowledge of the color space, bit depth, and HDR systems Experience with VR video delivery Experience with development of Chromecast applications Previous experience with video processing services such as AWS Elemental MediaConvert/MediaLive, BitMovin, Zencoder, Encoding.com Experience with benchmarking and profiling Fluency in modern systems programming languages such as Go and/or Rust Experience with open-source multimedia projects, such as FFmpeg Patches or code publicly available Open Source development experience
CBS Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Mar 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Are you interested in Machine Learning? Do you believe we are at the tipping point of automated content in multiple media industries? Do you see the value Artificial Intelligence can bring to countless stakeholders in sport industries? At CBS Interactive, our Product group has an opportunity to build the next generation of real- time services supporting content customization, next level sport projections, and editorial insights. You will work on a large-scale data mining/analysis project to help us develop a deeper understanding of what is occurring with Major League Baseball teams in real time with an opportunity to deliver your results to our millions of readers. You must be dedicated, self-motivated, and capable of working independently and with a small team. The Machine Learning Intern will support the CBSSports.com Media Group and work directly with our lead Data Scientist and Senior Director of Product. The intern's main project will be the prediction of user site traffic and automated content creation for MLB teams through the analysis of premium statistics provided by the industry leaders of sports data. Candidates must be working towards a Masters degree or Ph.D. in a computer, engineering, or other quantitative field of study. Logistics: Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm) but times may vary per team This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines QUALIFICATIONS: Proven research experience in the areas of applied machine learning, deep learning or big data Experience programming in Python is a MUST Data-mining/machine learning experience Experience with data extraction, manipulation and algorithms Must be detail-oriented and focused on data accuracy Ability to communicate highly technical concepts to both technical and executive audiences Ability to build solutions in AWS is a plus SQL experience with basic JavaScript knowledge is a plus Knowledge of and an interest in national sports is a plus Responsibilities: Feature selection, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques Data mining using state-of-the-art methods Extending company's data with third party sources of information when needed Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner to fellow engineers and executives Additional Requirements: Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university Student must be currently enrolled in a Graduate, Masters or PhD Level Program Must be at least 18 years old
CBS Minneapolis, MN, USA
Mar 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Strong local and national sports and news knowledge Research, investigate, edit and write compelling sports stories Anchor sportscasts and perform dynamic "live shots" that bring the fan experience to life for our viewers and followers Conduct necessary interviews Write and produce sportscasts for yourself and others Report and produce general-assignment news as assigned Deliver stories and most memorable game moments to wcco.com as well as our social pages and other CBS digital properties Meet all deadlines on air, online and mobile Ensure a balanced and ethical presentation of news and information Work with News, Production, Promotions, and Engineering on daily broadcasts, special reports/features and sweeps Participate in Community and Station-Driven Events Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Candidate must think big, be results-oriented and innovative as well as demonstrate leadership and teamwork Must produce coverage that is accurate and ethical Must have strong organizational and communication skills to unify the sports and news teams and make the best use of our resources Preferred: Bachelor's Degree, Broadcast journalism preferred Four years TV reporting experience in major TV market Robust rolodex of contacts in the Minnesota Sports Scene
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 13, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated team player to join CBS Sports Network as Research Manager in its Ad Sales department. This position is responsible for program and consumer analytics in regards to ComScore and MRI data. Manage day-to-day needs of the research department Assist the Sales Department on custom reports for presentations, RFP's, and audience profiles Work with Planning to manage and track liability for the Sales department Be the point of contact for comScore and manage their online program data interface QUALIFICATIONS: Two to three years of work experience, preferably in the media research industry Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint Advanced skills utilizing Microsoft Excel. Dynamic, flexible, hard-working, and highly organized Strong communication skills (written and verbal) Superior interpersonal skills Detail oriented with strong analytical and research skills Familiar with Nielsen ratings, MRI, comScore TVE, comScore digital and knowledge of Media Math preferred Bachelor's degree
CBS Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Mar 12, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Position Purpose: Digital Web Producer candidates must have a passion for news and experience working in a deadline-driven environment. The candidate will be responsible for publishing daily news and breaking news content to the station's award-winning website, copy editing staff stories, and managing the look of KDKA.com. This position also manages our significant presence on social media platforms and is responsible for working closely with newsroom staff to keep our viewers and digital consumers updated on all screens. Candidates must be able to multitask and monitor for breaking and viral news in a 'digital first' environment. Primary Responsibilities: Writing, editing and researching news stories and posting them to the web. Editing video content and posting it to the web. Posting "engaging" content to station Facebook/Twitter/Instagram social media channels. Engage and help grow audience through effective use of station's mobile news platform (i.e. sending breaking news, sports or weather alerts to mobile devices) Working with third party content to integrate it into the site and helping to adopt other TV material for the web. Working with KDKA-TV News Producers and Managers to generate online content that complements the on-air project. Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage other web producers, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Manage user-generated content. Report news as it happens online (strong breaking news skills) and generate web traffic through application of advanced social media experience. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: Passion for news and innovative and genuine ways to produce and deliver it. Strong writing skills are desired, as is the ability to quickly create, rewrite and aggregate content for our websites and mobile/social platforms. Able to multi-task, work under pressure, on deadline. Must be detail oriented and self motivated. Working knowledge of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat. College Degree required preferably in Journalism or a related field. At least 2-3 years web/newsroom experience producing digital content at a news station, or online news publication. Some familiarity with HTML, Photoshop, Word Press (or a similar content manager) and video editing preferred. Able to utilize and understand web analytics, including Google Analytics, Crowdtangle and Social News Desk or other digital metric tools. This position requires non-traditional working hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 11, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Division Overview: CBS Sports Digital, the fastest-growing Top 10 sports property in the U.S, is seeking an experienced, organized, energetic, creative-thinker to join our Integrated Marketing (Sales Marketing) team as a Director. CBS Sports Digital sits at the intersection of three powerful brands: CBS (#1 most watched network), CBS Interactive (#1 premium digital content producer) and CBS Sports (#1 in the biggest sports and events including the NFL, SEC Football, College Basketball/March Madness, The Masters/PGA Tour golf, Fantasy Sports and Games). Role Details: Based in New York, NY, you will serve as the primary sales marketing lead managing sponsorships for key, high profile sports across CBS Sports Digital, including the NFL & Golf (PGA Tour, Masters, PGA Championship). You will also serve as the primary lead managing sales efforts between CBS Sports Digital and CBS Sports TV (Broadcast + Cable). Your Day-to-Day: Manage the full lifecycle of sponsorship programs, from ideation and RFP response to execution Develop custom/sponsored content ideas for advertisers, working directly with various groups, including internal editorial and video production teams, television, legal, consumer marketing, graphic design and ad operations Create marketing materials, media plans, and mock-ups outlining specific sales opportunities and maintain product decks used by the sales team Execute on sold sponsorship programs, working with internal teams across CBS and external vendors Work with CBS TV sales and marketing teams to create proactive multimedia sales packages (by sport or by platform) and to execute on sold multimedia campaigns, working also with TV production where needed Develop cross-platform ideas across CBS Interactive and CBS TV that specifically are built for top category targets Key Projects: High Profile, Major Sport Launches -- serve as the primary sales marketing lead for the NFL and Golf, key revenue drivers for CBS Sports Digital. Present and position strategy surrounding sport launches to sales teams, while managing sponsorship ideation and execution for these sports. CBS Sports TV + HQ -- launched in February of 2018, CBS Sports HQ is a new 24/7 Sports News and Information digital/OTT network, headquartered in the Fort Lauderdale office. The candidate will work with the TV team and HQ team to find synergies and create new opportunities catered specifically for key categories and brands. QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - College degree and minimum of 7-10 years related experience required in digital media and/or sports marketing Past experience working across digital and televisions within a media company preferred Must be incredibly detail-oriented and organized, a creative thinker and have strong interpersonal skills Background in sports marketing and/or agency experience Ability to travel to outside sales offices, primarily New York, but also including Chicago, LA, Detroit You might also have - Affinity for sports, as a fan or with playing experience Knowledge of lead generation and audience targeting Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong work ethic. Prepared to go "above and beyond" to get the job done Ability to lead/own projects Excellent interpersonal skills and capability to build productive relationships across the business and all levels of management as well as with third parties Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
CBS Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Mar 10, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Division Overview: CBS Sports Digital, a division of CBS Interactive, provides premium online and mobile content to the connected sports fan, including live and on-demand video, in-depth analysis, breaking news, and scores and statistics across major pro and college sports through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app on iOS, Android, and key connected TV platforms. CBS Sports Digital is the #2 comScore ranked sports property serving over 60 millions sports fans per month. The streaming and live video operations team is an enthusiastic group leading the future of streaming media and video technology. Through our recent partnership with Sidearm Sports, we are responsible for managing and streaming over 25,000 live sports events per year. In addition, we serve a diverse blend of brands including Michigan State, South Carolina, Virginia, DeLa Salle High School, IMG Academy, Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association, PGA TOUR, Boxing and Combat Sports to support their live streaming efforts. Role Details: We are looking for a Streaming & Video Operations Manager to join the video team to manage our live streaming and video operations client team. This is a dynamic role that needs a hands-on, proactive representative. The right candidate will be able to spend time talking to our clients about the best practices for streaming live events, monitoring those live events, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise. You will also be asked to assist in explaining our production needs to vendors and other internal engineering teams. Our product portfolio ranges from the full spectrum of collegiate athletics to live CBS Sports events. We need a specialist who can quickly understand the technical challenges of each. Your Day-to-Day: Manage and monitor upwards of 100 live streaming events simultaneously, usually on weekends and in the evenings Troubleshoot live audio and video streaming events in collaboration with clients and vendors, including Internet and firewall connectivity issues, encoding issues, media player issues to ensure that streams are delivered to consumers. Oversee signal acquisition, including fiber, IP connections, coupler, and satellite; Configure streaming profiles based on partner site's specifications Provide technical direction for clients who are self-encoding live events and serve as a technical point of contact during live events Serve as the champion for resources, tools, and enhancements needed to more effectively support the platform; develop technical requirements and specs and work closely with our engineering team to shepherd projects to completion Train new clients on our video workflow as our client portfolio continues to expand Key Projects: Take operational ownership of the SportsLive subscription video platform streaming 25,000 live events per year plus a significant volume of on-demand content Serve as primary point person for all assigned client account needs; establish and maintain trust and credibility with clients, team members, and vendors by quickly responding to their needs, always following through and delivering quality work Keep our products and video players updated with industry leading technologies by working closely with engineering teams to test and launch new features Manage and develop a team Streaming & Video Operations Coordinators QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - At least 5 years of relevant work experience in live video streaming Advanced knowledge of video/audio technologies and infrastructure, including but not limited to encoding, CDNs, HLS streaming, RTMP, PSP, dynamic ad insertion, and quality of service reporting tools Comfortable with troubleshooting and resolving technical issues affecting partner schools and clients under pressure while maintaining balance and focus in stressful situations Can communicate clearly and effectively with clients and partners as well as internal technical teams Presents a positive, approachable and professional manner; demonstrates a willingness to work with team members, clients and vendors to meet their needs Willingness to work flexible hours to support events on weekends and in the evenings Must be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision Demonstrated experience leading and coaching team members to perform at a higher level
CBS San Francisco, CA, USA
Mar 10, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Division Overview: Our team is a diverse and agile group that effectively manages and grows online advertising revenue via programmatic, real-time bidding platforms. We work collaboratively across all business functions and brands and are continually looking to enhance our reach and develop processes in line with best-in-class online revenue monetization strategies. Role Details: This is a full-time role within CBS Interactive's Revenue Operations and Ad Exchange group supporting over 30 CBSi web properties including CBS News, CBS Sports, CNET, GameSpot, TV Guide and CBS.com. This position reports to the Director of Revenue Optimization and works with teams across the organization including AdOps, Finance, Yield, Partnerships, Sales, Product, Engineering and CBSi leadership. The ideal candidate will be both highly adept at managing a complex data ecosystem and will also be able to identify and effectively communicate revenue-positive insights to stakeholders. Your Day-to-Day: Assist in updating and developing our reporting systems, processes and forecasting tools to accomplish our mission of sustainably growing programmatic and partnership revenue. Contribute to the creation and implementation of analytical tools and methods using Excel, SQL, and Tableau (Python familiarity desirable). Help manage reporting requests from start to finish (gathering requirements, pulling data, compiling reporting, giving recommendations). Investigate site issues, explain traffic patterns, understand and articulate user behavior. Help communicate findings and recommendations to decision makers throughout the organization. Key Projects: Partner closely with our third-party data ingestion vendor to maintain and develop our reporting systems for US and International businesses. Assist in the monthly Programmatic revenue close process Assist in forecasting growth projections for new video, mobile, and social partnerships and ad initiatives. Update internal dashboard and analytics reporting Mine partner performance data for revenue optimization opportunities. Build business cases to introduce new ad product offerings or add demand partners to our sites. QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - High level, proven Excel skills in prior work experience High level of personal initiative Excellent analytical thinking, problem-solving, and time management skills. Strong detail-orientation and highly organized with a personal commitment to accuracy Experience with complex and dynamic reporting workflows Enthusiasm and experience with manipulating and transforming large data sets. Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to gather requirements from non-technical users and then to effectively summarize complex data sets 2 years' experience in web analytics, media industry, RTB, or ad exchange industries preferred. You might also have - Experience with SQL or similar; (Google Big Query / Google Cloud Platform experience desirable) Experience with Tableau or equivalent data visualization platform BA/BS in statistics, economics, business, science, or a related field.
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 10, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: The Manager, Data Governance works collaboratively with the Director, Metadata Management to support efforts to develop SHOWTIME's Data Governance program working with a wide range of internal stakeholders. This position will lead and support the company's Data Governance initiative and its key stakeholders by capturing, compiling and documenting Data Governance policies, procedures, best practices & recommendations created during Data Governance working group meetings. The person in this role will assist in developing and implementing metadata standards as it related to Data Governance to ensure accuracy and completeness of daily published metadata, with the goal of enhancing marketing effectiveness and brand consistency for Showtime programs and services across platforms. In addition to diving deep into the details, the person in this role will also be an advocate for Data Governance across all departments in the company which play a role in the metadata supply chain. Principal Responsibilities Lead & project manage data governance stakeholder and working group meetings consisting of cross-functional internal stakeholders, including Business Affairs, Program Operations & Distribution, Acquisitions, Creative Services, Broadcast Operations, Sports Group, Digital Media, Scheduling & Programming, Product Development, Research & IT. Consult with key stakeholders to collaboratively establish recommendations to streamline approach and implement ongoing metadata best practices Define and control project scope, goals and objectives, project schedules, reporting metrics, communications plan, issues and risk management. Capture and document current data flows along with proper data governance practices, policies, procedures and recommendations discussed at Data Governance meetings. Assist in building and maintaining centralized data inventories, data dictionaries and data flows as it pertains to Data Governance Identify gaps within internal data landscape to ensure data integrity and data structure compliance within data governance frameworks Present solutions to maximize data governance policy adoption and recommend leveraging existing technologies to automate processes when applicable. Create, contribute and manage internal metadata policies with accompanying best practice documentation Manage the publication and communication plan of the data governance polices to ensure all the data consumers are aware of the data governance strategies and any changes At Director's discretion, act as a department point person for identified workflows, attend intra-company meetings and be secondary level of contact for internal stakeholders Support Director in strategic planning of all initiatives related to data governance management. Anticipate business needs, identify risks and opportunities, and recommends solutions to senior management. QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science or Information Science - a plus 3-5 years of primary experience in defining, documenting and implementing Data Governance best practices, policies & procedures Demonstrated success working with digital asset management solutions in an enterprise marketing organizations or media companies. Experience working successfully with stakeholders and partner teams to translate business needs into taxonomy solutions. Attention to detail, critical thinking skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently with an entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate cross-functionally with many departments within an organization. IBMS experience - a plus Excellent written and oral communication skills and a passion for subject. Strong project managing & presentation skills Organizational and multitasking skills a must Candidate should have a successful track record coordinating resources from different functional organizations, documenting processes as well as understanding and documenting business and workflow requirements.
CBS Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Mar 10, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Position Purpose: Candidate must be able to manage research work flow, timeline development and all projects for KDKA-TV AND WPCW-TV. Position Description: Must have a thorough understanding of the methodology, depth and scope of Nielsen, Nielsen NLTV, Comscore, MRI, Wrap Overnights and Wrap Sweeps, SQAD, Kantar and Scarborough (Prime Lingo) syndicated media research data. Local Television Station research experience. Develop custom category and client specific presentations. Develop projections and estimates. Ability to distill findings and publish results using Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Develop agency/client presentations. Able to present effectively to small and large groups of industry peers and clients. Use PC and Web based software to compile and analyze consumer research, retail expenditures, and product/lifestyle information in key retail categories. Translate research findings into concise and meaningful advertiser presentations, innovative tools and creative leave-behind pieces. Assure accurate interpretation of quantitative research from Nielsen rating services and manage the analyzing and distribution of key findings to sales staff. Execute research strategies and projects that support the needs of the sales and station management, department heads and sales staff. Utilize custom geo-based demographic research and local qualitative research from a variety of resources including MRI, Scarborough, and U.S. Census to help build a solid qualitative case for our stations amongst advertisers in the marketplace. Create Market-wide presentations for key sports sponsorships, Fall Lineup, as well as broadcast medium effectiveness vs. other media options available to our clients and other topics. Serve as market expert in us of third-party software products that interpret syndicated research data. (Examples: STRATA, WRAP, Scarborough, Kantar) Work with management, sales, and sales support staff to troubleshoot and maximize knowledge and usage of all functions. Assist Account Executives and Sales Management in the formulation of research-based proposals/schedules through the development of inventive planning tools and execution of creative research training. Assist Account Executives and Sales Management in the development of strategies, utilizing all available research tools that effectively address client's key marketing challenges and business needs. Effectively manage the development of sales and marketing including; ratings on-sheets, sports packages, demographic targeting pieces, competitive spending data (Kantar) etc. Assure the consistency and effectiveness of research training materials and workshops on various research methodologies and tools developed by the research managers. Use PC and Web based software to compile and analyze media, consumer research, retail expenditures and product/lifestyle information in key retail categories. Responsible for daily overnights (preliminary and finals). Responsible for variance reports and sending sports time and program changes to Nielsen. Maintains computer programs including loading books into STRATA Avail System and assisting with regular schedule estimates. Responsible for competitive spending reports including top advertisers report, zero share reports, category spending versus station share, sports spending. Serve as station expert in use of third-party software products that interpret syndicated research data. (Examples: STRATA,WRAP, Scarborough, KANTAR) Performs various other duties as required and assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Education and Experience Requirements: College Degree in Marketing or Advertising or equivalent work experience. Experience in broadcast TV or cable Highly proficient with a PC utilizing Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Excellent writing, math and oral communication skills are essential Ability to work under pressure with a positive attitude Ability to handle multiple projects at a time, with superior time-management skills
CBS Burbank, CA, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Division Overview: A great opportunity for a strong researcher to build on their career in the exciting and fast-changing world of online media in the CBS Digital Media division (CBS.com, CBSNews.com and CBSSports.com), working primarily on product and user research for CBS All Access, the online streaming division of CBS Corporation. This position provides an opportunity to conduct a wide range of research to support business leads across product, content strategy, and marketing. The ideal candidate will have solid quantitative and qualitative research experience in the media and/or digital content field. Your Day-to-Day: Provide senior executives, product and marketing teams with market and consumer research to support strategy and product development both domestically and internationally Conduct quantitative research including survey work and 1st party data Create highly intuitive, visual dashboards with focus on high business impact Proactively explore data to discover hidden insights and develop new metrics Run ad hoc analyses to answer specific day to day questions or support larger initiatives Conduct qualitative online and offline research including usability testing and focus groups Conduct ad hoc analysis and deliver presentations that that will inform financial and strategic decisions around acquisition tactics, user engagement, and retention Partner with the Product team to identify and prioritize areas of opportunity that will increase subscriber growth and improve user engagement and retention Gather, manipulate, analyze and document raw, complex data and share data stories that make sense to business and technical audiences Serve as tactical liaison for product management teams to provide the most accurate and relevant information to help drive meaningful business decisions Key Projects: Identify user trends via quantitative analytics and apply qualitative research to explain the who/why behind the behavior Synthesize information and data collected from a variety of sources (both qualitative and quantitative) to tell a cohesive story of user behavior. Through frequent site/app testing identify areas of opportunity to improve user experience of CBS Digital Media sites/apps Identify projects suitable for A/B testing and synthesize findings Conduct 1-on-1 usability of CBS sites/apps either in-person or online QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - At least 2 years of relevant research experience leveraging analytics to drive significant business impact, preferably in digital subscription services and/or digital media Highly proficient with quantitative data analysis and utilizing data to drive decision-making Proficiency with survey-based and analysis using tools, including SPSS Exceptional analytical abilities and strong MS Excel and PowerPoint skills Solid product research in media and/or digital content Strong data visualizations skills to convey information and results in a clear and intuitive manner using tools such as Tableau Organized, self-driven and comfortable working in a fast paced environment with multiple stakeholders Skilled in preparing effective presentations with clear narrative and impactful graphics Experience building meaningful reports and dashboards to drive business decisions Team player with strong interpersonal skills, but also able to work independently Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization Interest in learning and expanding qualitative research skills, such as user interviews, usability testing, focus groups, etc. You might also have - Experience working in digital subscription industry strongly preferred Experience with Optimizely or other A/B testing tools Experience with online and/or in-person usability testing, including tools such as UserTesting.com Experience with Nielsen NPower as well as digital analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics are a plus
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: CBS 2 and WLNY-TV offer college students the opportunity for paid internships in many of our departments including News, Sports, Meteorology, Creative Services and Communications/Public Affairs The following internships are available for the Summer 2019: News Internships available in: Medical Reporting, Assignment Desk, General Assignment Reporting, Special Projects, Sports, CBS 2 News This Morning and Meteorology. Most interns will be responsible for logging materials, pitching story ideas, doing story research, assisting on shoots, assisting with pulling footage and archiving. Creative Services Work with Creative Services team to create promotional spots for daily newscasts. Logging, researching and assisting on shoots as well as assisting on editing promos/teases. Adobe Premiere experience preferred. Graphic Arts Assist with creating over-the-shoulder, full screen, lower-third graphics for daily newscasts, specials, promotional spots and public service announcements. Community/Public Affairs Assist Public Affairs Manager on all community partnerships and events sponsored by the Station. Assist with writing press releases and pitches for outside media. Updating and publishing directly onto cbsnewyork.com's Eye on Community website. Assist with footage license requests. QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Please submit your resume and cover letter online for the Summer Internship Program. You MUST be a matriculating college Junior or Senior with an overall GPA of at least 2.7 and a minimum GPA in your major of at least 3.0.
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Role Details: CBS Sports Digital is seeking a product minded business leader to oversee, manage and grow CBS Sports branded digital businesses and products. The role will be responsible for creating exceptional user experiences to support the brand and achieve business goals. All CBS Sports branded digital products including media sites, apps, and games will be managed by this role. The ideal candidate will be both a prudent manager and an inspiring leader, able to see the "big picture" in a variety of settings. They will have a deep understanding of the digital sports media space, a strong sense of content that engages sports fans, a history of building successful businesses, and an ability to develop high performing teams. Your Day-to-Day: Manage business P&Ls to deliver on top and bottom line financial targets Develop digital product strategy and roadmaps to drive short-term and long-term audience and revenue growth Manage and lead cross functional teams of content creators, developers, designers, and product managers Track and deliver on key business goals and financial targets Develop a winning culture, capable of consistently creating exceptional user experiences Build relationships with internal CBS partners and leadership teams Collaborate closely with sales teams to create new revenue opportunities Maintain a deep knowledge of and connection within the digital sports media industry Understand and advocate for the consumer in all product planning and development Key Projects: Innovating and growing CBS Sports' OTT products, including CBS Sports HQ and live sports event products. Guiding CBSSports.com games strategy and building best-in-class games for fantasy players and gamblers. Improving CBSSports.com core media content and data products across desktop and mobile. Building personalized experiences for sports fans across CBS Interactive's full suite of sports products. QUALIFICATIONS: What you bring to the team: You have - 10+ years of experience in product management Bachelor's degree in business administration or relevant field Expertise in digital sports media Experience managing P&L's, developing and implementing profitable strategies Proven experience leading digital teams in managerial positions Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance etc. Excellent communication and public speaking skills You might also have - MS/MA in business administration or relevant field preferred Experience managing cross-functional teams, including marketing, technology, and content History building connected television and mobile app products Strong understanding of fantasy sports and sports gambling digital products Experience working on branding and promotional campaigns around high profile product launches
CBS Philadelphia, PA, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: CBS-3/CW PHILLY 57 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM Application period is February 25, 2019 to April 12, 2019 Application Deadline is April 12, 2019. General Information CBS's Internship Program in Philadelphia is designed to provide meaningful educational and field experience for students pursuing careers in television broadcasting and related fields. Our internships will expose you to industry professionals and promote both your personal and career development. We put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, problem solving, a strong work ethic, accountability and winning. Being selected to join our winning team means you share our core values and stand with others who are passionate, honest, engaged, accountable, and competitive. Internships are approximately 10 weeks in duration and 16 hours per week. Interns are accepted for the spring, summer, and fall semesters and are paid an hourly rate of $8.00. Transportation costs (except those incurred while traveling for business purposes requested by CBS), meals, and any other financial obligations, are the sole responsibility of the individual intern. Interns are expected to conduct themselves and dress appropriately for the business world. News Department: The intern will learn how a news department operates and provides news coverage of the Philadelphia region. The intern may be assigned to a variety of areas such as news, sports, weather, consumer unit, the assignment desk, or the tape library. Interns will have the opportunity to observe work in the field alongside reporters and photographers. QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements Must be at least (18) eighteen years of age. Online resume and cover letter expressing specific department assignment interest. CBS online Internship application. Currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status. Students must be in satisfactory academic standing with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Verification letter from college required. Academic credit not required. Able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (minimum 10 weeks in duration and 16 hours per week) Good computer skills, excellent written skills and verbal communication abilities. MS office suite proficiency. If accepted into our program, you will need to present eligibility to work in the U.S. based on the Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form (examples include driver's license and social security card, College ID and birth certificate, or a US Passport). We do not have opportunities for high school students or volunteers. Please refrain from calling the station to check on the status of your application. Due to the large volume of prospective interns, we are unable to handle phone calls of this nature. Your application will be reviewed by the appropriate individuals and if selected for an interview, you will be contacted by telephone or email. Only those students selected for an interview will be contacted.
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: The CBS Television Stations group is seeking an experienced Account Executive in our CBS360 Multimedia media business development department, focused on generating new media and digital revenue. The candidate will be responsible for assisting companies to grow their respective market share by developing fully integrated sponsorship opportunities featuring the CBS Tent pole events and CBS Sports & Entertainment programs across all platforms including: the 27 CBS-owned television stations, 23 CBS Local Mega Sites and OTT options. This position will be based in New York City and report to the Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Sales, located in New York City. The CBS Television Stations division is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcomes job application from all qualified individuals. QUALIFICATIONS: '- The ideal candidate has a proven background in business development, sports marketing, broadcast sales and strategic marketing analysis. Candidate must possess strong negotiating skills and the ability to close big deals with multiple components. Excellent interpersonal communications skills; ability to work with a range of personalities both on a corporate level and on a station level; excellence in forming, building and sustaining relationships. Charismatic and inspirational presenter; superior written and presentation skills a must. On top of economic & market trends which affect sales goals & the ability to create strategies to overcome them. Team player and straight-forward communicator with a get-it-done attitude. College degree required. Must be willing to travel to CBS offices, agencies or clients around the country (and at times, on short notice).
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a Lead Systems Engineer, Broadcast Systems and Workflows to support CBS Sports Network. The position requires a solid technical IT background to maintain on-air operations of server-based digital video and audio control systems, graphics and non-linear editing systems, automation systems and their associated software and hardware infrastructure, as well as maintenance, installation and design of traditional broadcast equipment. Configure, service and support all aspects of on-air and post-production broadcast automation systems; specifically network configurations and control platforms. Provide technical (hardware, software, and networking) support for NY-based Post Production facility including: Adobe Premier, Microsoft and Apple Operating systems, IP networking and video equipment including EVS. Coordinate and execute the implementation of new project initiatives and technologies as well as the routine day to day troubleshooting and maintenance functions on all broadcast network systems. Provide system integration in both production and post-production infrastructure including but not limited to: System build out and integration, cable fabrication, cable installation, equipment installation and documentation creation/revision. Support, troubleshoot, and maintain the integrity and security of the storage area networks and asset management systems. Manage Transcode (Vantage) orchestrations QUALIFICATIONS: At least 2 -4 years of On-Air and Post Production systems experience. Significant experience with production/post-production software (MAM infrastructure, Adobe Premier, After Effects, Chyron based Graphic Systems, etc.). Proficiency in Microsoft and Apple Operating systems. Working knowledge of Network infrastructure and operations including Cisco switches (Nexus 5K). Knowledge of Quantum/NetApp storage system. Comprehension of a SAN connected environment and all related hardware and networking protocols. VM environments and configurations. Familiarity with IP addressing, file and directory permissions and networking concepts and terminologies. Excellent communication & organization skills. Strong troubleshooting skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a team setting. Ability to work well in a fast-paced live broadcast environment. Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience. #DICE
CBS New York, NY, USA
Mar 09, 2019
Full time
DESCRIPTION: Showtime is looking for an exceptional Product Manager to join our Product team. We're striving to define the future of television and are passionate about creating innovative experiences. In this role, you will oversee product management and redesign of an advertising-supported sports website with a thriving community. The position will require you to work closely with our design, editorial and engineering teams to explore ways to innovate on the user experience while staying true to the site's core mission and dedicated user base. In this role, you will also help scale our efforts around sports-related product features within our SHOWTIME stand-alone streaming service and our Showtime Anytime TV Everywhere service across devices -- including web, mobile, smart TVs and game consoles. WHAT YOU WILL DO Manage product evolution of a sports website Oversee product management of existing site, including implementation of near-term maintenance backlog; set priorities, clarify requirements, remove blockers, and validate issues Define and manage the product roadmap Work with cross-functional team to design UX and technical improvements of the site; align with key stakeholders Act as a liaison with Editorial, Marketing and Ad Operations Interpret usage data and collaborate with business intelligence team to develop reports and presentations analyzing product usage Collaborate with SEO team Manage sports-related features in SHOWTIME and Showtime Anytime services Think through the needs of the Showtime boxing fan and collaborate with our Sports and Event Programming group to deliver an innovative user experience across platforms that reflects the needs of the users, sports programming priorities and the standards and best practices of each platform Craft detailed product requirements including user stories, functional specifications, user flows, and wireframes; collaborate with Product Management, Product Engineering and design team; aggregate themes from customer feedback, product data and industry trends to help determine the product roadmap for sports features and present recommendations for product enhancements QUALIFICATIONS: WHO YOU ARE You have 2-3 years of product management experience working on sports and/or entertainment websites and applications for multiple platforms You are an avid consumer of live sports with a deep understanding of the streaming video ecosystem and understand the needs of the sports consumer You have an eye for detail and design and are enthusiastic about building intuitive user experiences You are an expert in competitive products and industry trends and can communicate those trends to internal stakeholders You analyze key metrics and make data-driven decisions You have managed external vendors and/or remote development teams You have superb written and verbal communication skills with both business and technical teams and thrive in a collaborative environment You are a highly motivated self-starter who can overcome challenges and propose solutions Experience with community management a plus