World Wrestling Entertainment

World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 22, 2019
Full time
The Social News Director is responsible for the cross-platform strategy and execution of real-time news and WWE show coverage across our digital/social ecosystem. This integral role will oversee a staff of editors accountable for the 24/7 pulse of the sports-entertainment news cycle, inclusive of real-time content around WWE programming and relevant reporting outside the ring in pop culture. The ideal candidate will be boundlessly passionate about developing and breaking news, plus, both meticulous in precision and tireless in the pursuit of satisfying WWE's massive global audience. Key Responsibilities: Lead day-to-day news production efforts for the Social Platforms, flagship WWE website, and WWE Apps in various formats Oversee all-platform coverage for live WWE programming, including real-time show results and story-advancing content Direct, assign and review all breaking news reporting in various formats, with 24/7 accessibility Actively seek and evaluate news story opportunities within WWE and beyond WWE, based on world news and trends Demonstrate and reinforce best reporting practices in written content, including headlines, social posts, articles and more Evaluate and create innovative methods for leveraging multimedia (e.g. video, visual GFX) and social platform features in delivering information to WWE's audience Collaborate with key members of WWE Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Creative Writing and Talent Relations departments to deliver timely, accurate and on-brand messaging across platforms Coordinate with visual design, photography and video production teams to support daily multi-faceted, multimedia content creation Develop and oversee content plans to support key WWE initiatives and announcements via social and digital platforms Manage short- and long-term calendars based on seasonal, topical and historical milestones Analyze user and consumption data to optimize efforts and provide guidance to team Editorial review of content in various forms for accuracy and grammatical precision Produce and conduct interviews with talent and related parties Keep current with WWE programming, storylines, talent, brands and products Qualifications: 8+ years in digital news or editorial content; at least 5 in leadership role Strong editorial judgment and innate sense of newsworthiness Expertise in writing, editing and developing news stories, headlines and other formats of expression Superior written and verbal communication skills Proven track record in managing a heavy, steady volume of content and defining process to support such demands in high quality Passion for emerging media trends, especially video and new social platform products Proficiency in leveraging various media as a content cultivation resource Motivational and influential leadership style Deep understanding of digital and social media metrics Experience working with content and video management systems (Drupal, WordPress, etc.) _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 11, 2019
Full time
The Recruiting Sourcer will play an integral role as part of the WWE Recruiting team, primarily responsible for finding, engaging, and screening diverse talent for key roles across all lines of business. Your greatest impact is to ensure that every open search has a deep pipeline of viable talent, by deploying innovative, creative, and collaborative Recruitment Sourcing techniques. Additionally, partnering with the Recruiters to help ensure a best in class experience for applicants and hiring managers alike. Responsibilities: Generate robust and diverse pipelines of top talent for current and forecasted openings Developing and executing innovative search techniques, to produce diverse candidate slates necessary to effectively and in a timely fashion staff for open positions Help determine applicant requirements by studying job descriptions and job qualifications Review resumes and credentials to asses for appropriate skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements Determine appropriate screening questions in partnership with Recruiters, Hiring Manager, and HR Business partners Validate qualifications through candidate phone screens and interviews Provide applicant feedback summaries to Recruiters, through ATS & HRMS platforms Perform internet searches using various x-ray, forensic, Boolean String, & other practices across multiple social medial, job board, professional communities, and other platforms to identify relevant prospects Leverage market intelligence and industry trends, including target companies and organizations, to build candidate slates Develop strong understanding of client group hiring needs and technical requirements Develop, execute, and monitor online candidate search campaigns using a variety of internet search engines as a delivery vehicle for producing quality candidates Ensure sourcing practices are compliant with company process & procedure, and applicable EEO laws/regulations Participate in Recruiter kick off and Hiring Manger status meetings as appropriate Meet regularly with HR and non-HR stakeholders to review sourcing practices, strategies, metrics, and results to collaboratively optimize approaches to strengthen candidate pools, and diversity initiatives Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis to determine sourcing effectiveness based on throughput & conversion ratios, cost efficiencies, and feedback Report on effective recruiting trends and make recommendations based on applicable data Update and maintain sourcing plans and lists of effective talent pools Qualifications: Bachelor's degree preferred 1-3 years of sourcing or lead generation experience, including proven experience developing and executing innovate search techniques, name/lead generation, internet searches using social media and other tools to identify relevant prospects Knowledge, understanding, and experience with sourcing strategies that result in sustained hires across all roles Experience with relationship building and management Experience in recruiting consultancy strongly preferred Ability to interact with staff across all levels of the organization and to develop strong client partnerships Proven ability to manage multiples searches at a time Ability to perform under pressure, with in tight deadlines Experience identifying and staying abreast of sourcing market trends, to drive continuous improvement in relatable best practices Ability to develop practical and creative sourcing solutions which deliver results Strong sense of urgency and proactive approach to sourcing _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Orlando, FL, USA
May 10, 2019
Full time
The NXT Writer's Assistant will support the NXT Creative Writing Team in all aspects of the Writing process. Key Responsibilities: Take detailed and accurate notes, use those notes to update creative documents including: scripts, talent rosters, Pay Per View Cards, etc. Participate and take notes in high level creative writing meetings with Paul Levesque, the NXT Lead Writers and other members of the NXT Creative Writing Team Work with the Lead Writer to distribute notes from all meetings to necessary parties to ensure communication amongst all departments Follow directions, execute said directions in a timely manner, and at all times pay close attention to detail Assist with day to day needs of the writing team at the WWE Performance Center, including helping writers with shoots with talent, promo classes, etc. Take initiative and communicate clearly and concisely with the Lead Writers, Writers, Performance Center Coaches and other departments Perform clerical tasks such as transcribing, copying and printing documents Coordinate with other departments at the Performance Center and NXT Production Team ( Props, Talent, Travel , etc.) to ensure all necessary production elements are taken care of for all NXT TV Tapings Attend all NXT TV tapings and assist writers with the execution of backstage and in-ring segments, serving as a Runner, coordinating Talent, props and other necessary items AT NXT TV tapings, update scripts and other necessary documents for the taping. Copy and distribute the most updated documents to the necessary parties Assist writers with directing and producing taped backstage scenes and live in-ring promos Anticipate the needs of the team and plan ahead to assure efficient departmental functioning Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned/ needed Qualifications Minimum of 2 years TV Writing and/ or Production experience preferred, but not required Strong WWE and NXT product knowledge Time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure Strong work ethic and a flexible schedule that allows for long hours and travel as needed Willing and able to travel minimally for business to NXT TakeOver Pay Per Views and other necessary NXT Road Shows Within reasonable commuting distance from the WWE Performance Center to Orlando FL or be willing and able to relocate there Detail oriented, organized and proactive Dependable, motivated and eager to learn and assist in the execution of live scripted television Clean driver's license and vehicle to be used for business as needed Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and fast typing skills Strong Note Taking Skills Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (both verbal and written) BA/BS degree in Film/TV/Drama, Media Studies, Communications, English, or related field of study, is preferred, but not necessary _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Director, Global Strategy & New Business WWE is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. WWE's PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 180 countries and 25 languages and reaches more than 800+ million homes worldwide. The award-winning WWE Network is the first-ever direct-to-consumer premium network with more than 1.7 million subscribers. WWE has more than 1 billion social media followers. WWE is the #1 sports channel on YouTube, and the #2 most viewed channel in the world overall. WWE's Global Strategy group partners closely with the executive team to lead critical strategic and operational initiatives across all our business lines. To support our growing pipeline of key initiatives, WWE is hiring a Director / Senior Director of Global Strategy & New Business to tackle some of the biggest questions related to new opportunities for the company. As part of our charter, the Global Strategy group at WWE maintains a focus on 4 key pillars: Corporate Development (VC investments, M&A, JV, and other inorganic growth opportunities) Innovation (exploring opportunities to re-imagine existing businesses, and enter whitespaces and adjacencies) Long Term Corporate Strategy (evaluating the changing M&E landscape, identifying opportunity spaces, and ensuring WWE is positioned to win in the future) Internal Consulting (partnering with WWE's lines of business to strategize for growth) While members of the Global Strategy team actively engage across all 4 key pillars, this position will focus primarily on pillars 1: Corporate Development, and 2: Innovation This is a dynamic role that requires someone who can bring strong strategic, innovation, and corporate development experience to a fast-paced environment. Key Responsibilities: Support long-term Inorganic growth initiatives including M&A, JVs, investments, etc. Drive the identification, evaluation, and structuring of acquisitions, JVs, and other investments Work with key functional and business stakeholders to head the diligence process, manage internal business partners, develop valuation - drive deal structure via coordination with key stakeholders including Finance, Legal, Accounting, Tax, etc. Lead the identification of new early stage companies that represent interesting investment opportunities for WWE, and help manage the portfolio of existing early-stage investments Build and maintain a network of relationships across the banking and VC community Manage interactions across a portfolio of companies who are synergistic, competitive, or adjacent that offer WWE unique opportunities to acquire, partner, or invest Collaborate with executive team to prioritize, source, evaluate, execute deals that align with our long-term Corporate Strategy Manage and contribute to projects which explore, evaluate and recommend strategies and tactics to support Innovation across WWE various Lines of Business (Television, Live Events, Consumer Products, Network, Digital) Lead cross-functional teams to drive transformational initiatives throughout the innovation lifecycle, including from idea generation through business case creation to implementation Analyze quantitative (e.g. market analysis, consumer trends, economic conditions, etc.) and qualitative (e.g. objections, competitive strategies, winning applications etc.) market feedback to establish strategic and tactical measures to support innovation Work closely with leadership from the Global Strategy team, and several functions across WWE including Analytics, Finance, Research to develop holistic recommendations Effectively build relationships and collaborate with team members across multiple lines of business and functional departments Qualifications MBA required with minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience in top-tier investment banking, private equity, strategic consulting, strategic planning / corporate development, business development, or innovation strategy Deep understanding of and experience in the Media & Entertainment industry preferred - familiarity with Digital Media, OTT / DTC distribution a plus Meaningful experience with early-stage investments and M&A - demonstrable experience supporting deals from beginning through execution Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical ability with exceptional oral and written communication skills Demonstrated direct team leadership experience in similar consulting / banking / strategy environments, and indirect team leadership of cross-functional resources Proven ability to independently drive all facets of a strategy project from identifying the question, structuring and performing complex analyses, and developing models and presentations Ability to rapidly identify the key drivers of a business issue and develop / lead analyses that produce actionable insights Intellectual curiosity, with an interest in the sports, media and entertainment industries - ability to synthesize key market developments to develop strategic implications for WWE Passion for exploring and understanding new technologies to drive innovation Strong planning and organizational skills Outstanding ability to build consensus around direction and effectively lead discussions toward resolution Strong experience interacting with and presenting to senior executives Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence. Diplomatic, with an ability to adjust approach according to audience Openness to an environment of active developmental feedback and coaching from peers and managers, with desire to learn and grow rapidly This position may require travel, but expectation that role will operate primarily from WWE Headquarters in Stamford, CT _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as Chief of Staff for the EVP, International as the right-hand person, and eyes and ears of the business. Oversee all facets of the daily operations of the International department. Manage and represent the EVP's office, maintaining long-term efficiency and effectiveness. Troubleshoot and resolve various sale issues and inquiries in a timely manner. Coordinate and track deliverables and accomplishments across multiple initiatives/projects. Identify productivity trends across the sales organization and use insights from reporting to create and drive efficient processes and improve productivity. Partner with senior executives to drive and support day-to-day departmental and cross-functional initiatives. Stay up-to-date on organizational operating policies and procedures (i.e., Finance, Legal, etc.) to ensure appropriate protocols are followed, and facilitate accordingly. Lead strategic initiatives and tactical deliverables across multiple functional areas, such as Finance, HR, and Legal. Provide guidance, solve problems, mediate disputes and proactively deal with issues before they reach the EVP, International level. Lead a variety of special projects on behalf of the EVP, International. Review, assess and facilitate new business development proposals and initiatives as appropriate. Lead strategic initiatives that drive revenue growth and brand evolution within respective International markets. Work closely with senior leadership to define optimal performance management programs in order to ensure overall department success and align training, reporting, and incentive programs with performance management platforms. Help sustain a positive, entrepreneurial and high performing culture to facilitate delivery of strategic goals. Represent the EVP in his/her absence when required. EXPERIENCE: 10+ years of proven operations and strategic planning experience with progressively responsible roles focused on sales, licensing, media partnerships, and consumer products within international markets. Outstanding facilitator for cross-functional thinking to define complex issues, generate ideas, influence thinking, and build consensus around decisions. Strong analytical and financial skills anchored by natural, common sense thinking. Finely honed written and verbal communication skills driven by solid business logic and keen judgment. Strong experience interacting with and presenting to senior executives. Strong project management, planning and organizational skills. Self-motivated and able to independently structure and lead complex analyses. Able to give and receive constructive criticism, especially when initiatives are off-track, over-budget and/or behind schedule. Able to support the EVP, International in holding individuals accountable, coaching and correcting performance, while fostering influential interpersonal relationships. Able to maintain poise and grace under pressure. Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively inform, motivate, and organize a multi-person sales team. Able to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while staying highly organized and detail-oriented. Willing and able to travel for business (approximately 20%) and work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed. CORE COMPETENCIES: Leadership Collaborating: Works cooperatively with stakeholders, inside and outside the organization, to accomplish objectives. Effective Communication: Expresses oneself clearly and strives through active listening and paraphrasing to understand others' positions in conversations and interactions; plans and delivers oral and written communications based on analysis of audience. Problem Solving/Decision-Making: Identifies critical issues and uses logic, judgement, and data to evaluate alternatives and recommends solutions to achieve the desired organizational goals outcomes. Strategic Thinking: Identifies long-term or overall aims and interests and the means to achieve them. Personal/Culture Fit Accountability: An obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions. Consistency: Conformity in the application of something, typically that which is necessary for the sake of logic, accuracy, or fairness. EDUCATION : A four-year degree and MBA is required. COMPENSATION : An attractive package, including base salary, bonus incentive and employee benefits will be designed to fit the ideal candidate. _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Digital Designer - WWE Digital Media WWE is seeking a Digital Designer to join our ever-expanding Digital Media department. This detail-oriented candidate will create engaging designs for WWE.com, WWE Social, the WWE Network, WWE Mobile applications, and all other present and upcoming WWE digital products. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3+ years of professional design experience, expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and a solid understanding of Digital and Social platforms. As a key member of the graphics team that will work closely with Art Directors and Designers across multiple platforms to better reach our global fan base. Key Responsibilities: Production design of daily graphics for all digital and social platforms Conceptualize, design, and deliver compelling imagery within tight deadlines in a face-paced environment Ability to convey a complex narrative in a single image visually Ability to collaborate and take direction from creative leads Strong communication skills working with different departments and design team Report to Senior Digital Designers, Art Directors and Creative Director on the creation of graphics and design templates for daily and featured content from concept to post-production Collaborate with Social, Content and Video digital teams to streamline content creation Stay current on industry trends and help to inspire fellow designers. Work on occasional nights and weekends for live show coverages, on rotated basis Qualifications: BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent Candidate must submit a resume and portfolio Minimum of 3+ years of professional graphic design experience Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (expert Photoshop skills are necessary) Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver on tight deadlines Demonstrates proficiency in typography, retouching, image manipulations, layout, hierarchy, and branding. Meticulous attention to detail and visual consistency Excellent communication (verbal and written), problem solving, and organizational skills Experience with interactive or motion graphics a plus Knowledge of multiple platforms - web, video and mobile Knowledge of social networking tools Willing to work on occasional nights and weekends for live show coverages and deliveries Applicants must include a link to their online portfolio on their resume. _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 09, 2019
Full time
Director of Fan Analytics and performance will be responsible for providing robust, in-depth, quantitative analyses focused on business needs and driving growth across several WWE lines of business and fan engagement domains. S/he will provide expertise for implementing, developing, and enhancing WWE's analytics capabilities including driving the forward-looking features, functions, and solutions necessary to deliver the analysis and insights required for evolving business needs. This position reports to the VP of Fan/Marketing Analytics and will assist him in leading business executives and users to leverage insights and adopt best practices for insight/data management processes and data quality standards. Key Responsibilities: Work with VP of fan/marketing analytics to deliver to deliver analytical and reporting insights to business stakeholders including the CMO and CFO organizations Lead a team of scientists and analysis with responsibilities for coaching and managing these resources Work with business stakeholders to define and prioritize their analytical needs and requests and create decision models, dashboards and scorecards to address these needs Drive implementation and adoption of new analytics initiatives both conceptually and in the fulfillment of critical tools and processes such as forecasting of digital subscriptions churn and acquisitions, fan segmentation, customer lifetime value or next best action/offer recommendations Manage the full analytical project lifecycle from concept to delivery, connecting analytical insights with business objectives of initiatives and campaigns Help defining customer/fan KPIs and operational metrics for lines of business. Report on performance trends and drivers of growth in each area (e.g., international markets, customer LTV, subscription trends) Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop business/marketing tools and plans such as decision models, dashboards and scorecards Drive implementation and adoption of new analytics initiatives both conceptually and in the fulfillment of critical tools and processes such as forecasting of digital subscriptions churn and acquisitions, fan segmentation, customer lifetime value or next best action/offer recommendations Manage the full analytical project lifecycle from concept to delivery, connecting analytical insights with business objectives of initiatives and campaigns Execute projects related to the capture of new/additional data required by the business and partnering with technology stakeholders on data due diligence, capture business process changes, scoping data feeds and data modeling and augmenting analytical and reporting layer. Build on existing data analytics processes and plans to implement long-term organizational analytics and data management roadmap Qualifications: 7+ years of professional experience in corporate analytics-related roles TV, Entertainment, Media, or Sports industry experience preferred Familiarity with digital subscription business desired Proven experience in building analytics function/capabilities including staff, tools, and processes Working knowledge of CRM processes and technologies, experience with MMM/MROI a plus Ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data and communicate relevant insights and recommendations using data visualization Thorough understanding of traditional as well as big data/machine learning analytical methods and approaches and how they can be deployed to drive value within a digital (subscription) business Demonstrated ability to apply statistical techniques to business problems and to leverage machine learning and predictive analytics Required analytical/technical skills: Experience with statistical toolsets such as R or SAS Experience with application programming languages (e.g., Python, Java) and reporting APIs Experience working with big data platforms (e.g., Redshift, BigQuery, Spark, Qubole) Experience with Business Intelligence and Data Visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Cognos, Qlik) Demonstrated team leading, project management, planning and delegating skills Strong organizational, communications (verbal & written), presentation, and time management skills Self-motivated with a "roll up your sleeves" work style and great interpersonal skills Bachelor degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.) Advanced degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, or related field of study preferred _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
This role will have the opportunity to work with a team that oversees the Production of our weekly LIVE RAW and SmackDown events, monthly LIVE PPV events, as well as many other live and/or taped Productions. The role will report into the VP of Business Operations and work closely with the EVP of Production and Operations, Finance Department, and Event Technical Operations Team members. He/She will be tasked with implementing a new Production Accounting Software System, along with workflows to bring our Production costs and processes into an industry standard environment. Key Responsibilities Understand current coding processes Identify proper Production accounting software Integrate software into current processes Improve and implement WWE's production chart of accounts Write complete Production budgets by coordinating with proper parties on all costs Submit monthly accruals based on forecasted actuals Track actuals against budgets, and distribute final cost reports Qualifications 5 - 10 years' experience in Production Accounting and/or Production Management Extensive experience in Production accounting software systems and accounting concepts is required Ability to write Production budgets Event Production experience is preferred Experience with EP and/or Movie Magic systems is required Strong planning and organizational skills Ability to implement effective change Project Management experience is a plus Minimal Travel is required BA is required _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
Video editor, script writer, script editor, producer, director. Working knowledge of TV graphic development and music production. Edit, write, produce and/or direct short features for WWE social initiatives, partnership campaigns, marketing campaigns, and corporate presentations. Understanding storytelling on every level, including script writing, camera direction, graphic look, set design, lighting design, editing, music composition, pacing and how all these elements help to effectively communicate the message and emotion of the characters and the stories we are presenting. Educating more junior producers on all aspects of WWE TV production and storytelling. Understanding the nuances and parameters of how to present stories differently on different platforms. Working seamlessness with partners and executives and talent throughout the creative process making sure all members of the project have their goal achieved. Develop and execute creative for partnership campaigns Edit short form features for weekly shows Work with team and partners to develop creative to deliver all sold assets Produce and direct commercial as well as ENG shoots Oversee partner's commercial shoots A general understanding of how to deliver high quality / cost-effective features Develop new concepts, looks and production techniques, including content, casting, set design, music, graphics overall direction and goals of each campaign _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
The Director of Data Products will champion a Data-as-a-Product mindset, responsible for planning, leading, managing and executing the product roadmap utilizing WWE's enterprise data assets in partnership with business units at WWE. This role will be key to the rollout of the data driven products and platform reporting across WWE, and will partner with Data Analytics, business units and other technology teams across WWE portfolio to analyze user needs, documenting user stories, prioritizing themes and epics based on KPIs and other inputs, and tracking feature impact on KPIs. RESPONSIBILITIES: Be the Product Manager for Data Warehouse platform, enabling enterprise analytics applications and functional analytical/data science solutions. Define the vision and strategy of data products and capabilities aligned to overall organizational and business objectives Combine the voice and needs of the users and business requirements to create both high-level roadmaps and detailed delivery plans of features and capabilities. Leading prioritization, stakeholder management and delivery for ingestion, processing and availability of data Partnering with consumer-facing Product Managers to design tracking, capture & upstream data production solutions for product launches Evaluating, integrating and managing relationships with data solution providers Develop detailed product specifications with user scenarios and acceptance criteria and success measures. Use a metrics-driven product development approach. Define success measures for roadmap items and demonstrate measurable impact on those success metrics Partner with Analytics, Data Science, UX, Data Engineering, Data Architecture and Program Management teams to develop, test and deliver high quality products and features that meet end users' and internal business' needs Lead and collaborate on all business readiness activities including product testing, end user education, rollout, iteration and support Oversee the adoption of new features and capabilities across the organization WHAT TO BRING: Undergraduate Degree in Engineering, Math, Science, Economics or related field 5+ years in product management experience with building and delivering successful data products, services and capabilities 3+ years of experience in applied data science, analytics or Machine learning is a big plus Good understanding of AWS/GCP, relational and normalized databases from both utility as well as data model design and development Familiarity with ETL and ELT methodologies Working knowledge of SQL or basic query languages, Excel, statistical profiling and analysis Planning acumen and demonstrated skill in pragmatic work breakdown / MVP definition Highly analytical and collaborative qualities with strong technical, strategic and problem-solving skills Ability to prioritize and juggle with competing priorities and make decisions in ambiguous situations Strong leadership skill especially the ability to lead through influence across functional and organizational lines Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced operational environment, drive change, and collaborate with a variety of individuals and organizational partners Experience presenting to and working with senior leaders Knowledge and experience of agile/scrum product development NICE-TO-HAVES: Advance CS, Elec, STEM or Information Systems degree and/or MBA is a plus Experience with delivering large scale enterprise applications using big data open source solutions such as Hadoop, HBase, Spark, Kafka and Elastic Search / Solr Proficiency in SQL and one or more of these DB's - Oracle, MySQL, Teradata Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools Industry experience in video streaming, OTT, Social Platforms, CRM tools, Direct to consumer marketing, Ecommerce Knowledge of Open Source Systems and Tools is a big plus _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
¬¬Senior Digital Designer - WWE Digital Media WWE is seeking a Senior Digital Designer to join our ever-expanding Digital Media department. This detail-oriented candidate will create engaging designs for WWE.com, WWE Social, the WWE Network, WWE Mobile applications, and all other present and upcoming WWE digital products. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6+ years of professional design experience, expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and a solid understanding of Digital and Social platforms along with UI Design and User Experience. As a key member of the graphics team that will work closely with Art Directors and Designers across multiple platforms to better reach our global fan base. Key Responsibilities: Conceptualize, design, and deliver compelling imagery within tight deadlines in a face-paced environment Ability to convey a complex narrative in a single image visually Ability to collaborate and take direction from creative leads Strong communication skills working with different departments and design team. Senior Designers need to be able to clearly and concisely express themselves and explain their ideas Report to Art Directors and Creative Director on the creation of graphics and design templates for daily and featured content from concept to post-production Collaborate with Social, Content and Video digital teams to streamline content creation Develop style-guides and branding for upcoming digital content and features Stay current on industry trends and help to inspire fellow designers. Work on occasional nights and weekends for live show coverages, on rotated basis Qualifications: BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent Candidate must submit a resume and portfolio Minimum of 6+ years of professional graphic design experience Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (expert Photoshop skills are necessary) Detail oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver on tight deadlines Demonstrates proficiency in typography, retouching, image manipulations, layout, hierarchy, and branding. Meticulous attention to detail and visual consistency Excellent communication (verbal and written), problem solving, and organizational skills Experience with interactive or motion graphics a plus Knowledge of multiple platforms - web, video and mobile Knowledge of social networking tools Willing to work on occasional nights and weekends for live show coverages and deliveries Applicants must include a link to their online portfolio on their resume. _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
WWE seeks a Content Curation Editor savvy in sports-entertainment to execute programming plans for content to be distributed across WWE Network, WWE.com and other related properties. The ideal candidate for this role should have an appreciation for how users consume content (especially video) across multiple platforms, and should be comfortable multitasking in a busy environment. Key Responsibilities: Create and curate new content categories and video playlists to drive user consumption and discovery across platforms Perform key curation functions in a content management system with guidance from a lead programming manager and other key stakeholders Write engaging headlines/titles for new content and update associated imagery as needed Aggregate assets under categories or themes that are relevant to fan demand and easily understood by a wide audience Research and review original and archival WWE content Support live and real-time programming changes to ensure users find priority content Monitor multiple projects through WWE's full program cycle Meet quality standards for content being distributed via WWE Network, WWE.com and other properties Maintain familiarity with all WWE programming, storylines and talent Qualifications: 2+ years' experience in digital content production or editorial, preferably with a focus on programming content on platforms Demonstrated ability to work with content and video management systems (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, etc.) and to troubleshoot problems along the way Excellent headline writing and editing skills Solid understanding of current trends in pop culture, sports and entertainment Strong work ethic and attention to detail Experience with content analysis and data analytics, a plus Working knowledge of WWE and WWE Network content strongly preferred Must be able to work non-traditional schedule, including nights and weekends _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
Reporting into the VP, Operations, the Director will support the Advanced Media Group in matters related to the centralization of business operations including, budgeting and tracking of all productions. Prepares, refines, reviews budget and forecast models, resource utilization, and manages accruals for various initiatives. Assists in the role of refinement and implementation of budget and forecast models in concert with the requirements of the finance and accounting organizations. Works to find efficiencies, make recommendations on system changes, seek improvements and identify where cost saving measures could be implemented. RESPONSIBILITIES Work closely with the Production Management team to manage the planning and tracking of budget estimates and actuals Track all production costs and work closely with the Finance team to submit and monitor production payments, and create and reconcile production budgets Provide updates to management regarding budget to actual, informing them of deviations and opportunities. Manage the forecast and budget process for expense and capital, and ensures all procedures and activities comply with corporate guidelines. Reviews month end accruals in partnership with the finance team to ensure accuracy and completeness. Tracks projects to budgets for yearly budget and on a project to project basis. Identifies potential problems with any aspects of the budget process and help to provide resolution. Performs other duties and projects as requested REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 7 years of solid financial management skills, preferably in the production space Ability to think strategically, and create and drive strategy that aligns with overall company goals, and effectively translate that strategy into actionable tactics to meet or exceed budget targets Strong understanding of accounting principles Strong understanding of the content production process Analytical and financial skills anchored by natural, common sense thinking Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple priorities, and make deadlines Strong interpersonal and communications skills Ability to communicate with all levels of management Ability to analyze and interpret data Ability to thoroughly test models and proactively identify solutions Education Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
Learning & Development Responsibilities: Design and implement WWE's yearly training curriculum Facilitate training sessions Manage Workday Learning, WWE's learning management system Handle all training logistics including course marketing, space booking, material preparation, etc. Serve as back-up for new hire orientation Monitor completion of required trainings and send reminders as necessary Administer 360 assessments through CultureAmp Facilitate selection process for professional coaches Administer DISC communication style assessments Manage WWE's high potential program through ExecOnline Facilitate offsite meetings and team development sessions Develop onsite and virtual training sessions Internal Communications & Employee Engagement Responsibilities: Partner across HR and other businesses to support internal communications needs Partner with HR stakeholders to confirm HR Intranet page is kept up-to-date and consistent Individually design and/or partner with WWE creative teams to create engaging forms of communication Investigate and utilize emerging technologies to facilitate opportunities for employee-to-employee communication Partner with IT and other departments to gather data analytics in order to track communication success Support employee engagement initiatives such as the annual engagement survey, employee engagement fairs, affinity networks, etc. Requirements: Bachelor's degree required Learning & Development experience required Experience with Workday Learning preferred, general LMS experience required Certification in DISC, MBTI, Hogan or similar assessment preferred Energetic and engaging speaker and facilitator required, certification preferred Impressive communicator with excellent grammar and proofreading skills Eye for design in creating visually appealing materials Must have meticulous attention to detail and ability to focus in a fast-paced environment Agile in change Self-starter with willingness to learn, take initiative and ask questions when needed Able to relate and communicate with others across various personality styles _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
WWE is seeking an enthusiastic, detail-orientated Director of Operations, Advanced Media Group to work with the Advanced Media Group. This individual is highly organized, self-efficient and motivated, capable of performing under tight guidelines Responsibilities: Act as advisor to VP, Digital and Social Video Assist in facilitating effective strategy and decision-making Coordinate with multiple Vice Presidents to understand all systems, goals and how to effectively maintain and if necessary, reimagine Collaborate with internal directors and executives on global strategizes for more efficient, effective workflows and processes Track progression of all assets and levels of projects Day-to-day focus on all facets of operational detail to ensure information flow is appropriate and internal/external stakeholders are managed accordingly Assist with the creation and execution of departmental strategies and goals Evaluate and evolve operating policies and practices to ensure advancement and growth Serve as liaison for connecting various internal groups within Advanced Media Serve as the VP's primary liaison with management, staff and external organizations and leaders Maintain a pulse of all activations and initiatives across departments Maintain a high degree of discretion, prioritization and project management skills, as well as the ability to influence and reach amicable and successful solutions Ensure VP is prepared in advance for all meetings and help him transition from his time on the road to his corporate responsibilities effectively Serve as a voice and representative for the VP when he may be unavailable Manage the flow of information to and from the VP Create strategic documents on behalf of the VP for use with other executives Qualifications: 8+ years of related work experience in a TV/Digital/Media organization Experience leading and directing teams as well as meetings with accurate and appropriate communication Persuasive oral and written communication skills driven by solid business logic and keen judgment on when and how often to communicate Experience in coordinating production shoots (field and studio), supporting producer and on-air talent Strong knowledge and understanding of digital and social platforms Exceptionally capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously, with strong emphasis on organization and attention to detail Able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-based, ever-changing environment while remaining organized and detail-oriented Ability to give and receive constructive criticism, especially when timelines are off-track and/or behind schedule as well as the ability to hold individuals accountable, while fostering corrective and coachable scenarios Proven track record of displaying leadership qualities, strong interpersonal and communication skills Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Business Administration, or Media-related field MBA a plus _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 08, 2019
Full time
Based in WWE's Stamford, CT headquarters, the Senior Manager, Communications will work with the Communications team to develop and execute plans and programs to enhance the visibility of the WWE brand, businesses, products, and talent in print, TV, film, radio, digital, and trade outlets. We are seeking a candidate with a strong corporate and business communications background. Responsibilities : Pitch national business media to promote and support key company initiatives and announcements. Oversee exec briefings materials for media appearances, interviews and events. Maintain and build upon solid sports, business, and trade contacts at national broadcast, print and online media outlets. Create and execute effective communications plans to support the Digital/Social Media and Sales/Sponsorship teams. Provide support on business/financial communications and work closely with WWE's IR team to promote WWE's key business initiatives. Manage and update WWE's corporate website and corporate media/company documents. Spearhead campaigns to obtain company-wide corporate and industry awards. Organize and coordinate executive speaking/panel opportunities for senior management and WWE talent. Oversee company's media monitoring function while also evaluating industry news and media coverage of issues that are of interest to the company. Qualifications : 7+ years of experience in corporate communications, preferably at a media/entertainment or sports organization or property Ability to work effectively with C-suite executives and high-profile talent Experience managing major PR campaigns Strong writer with experience submitting awards on behalf of major corporations Self-directed and results driven personality Able to multitask in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while still paying close attention to details Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills Willing and able to travel and work outside normal business hours as needed Keep abreast of WWE products and storylines, as well as entertainment, media, and sports industry trends Bachelor's degree in public Relations, Communications, Marketing, or related field of study preferred PM18 _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 03, 2019
Full time
Global Strategy Intern WWE is hiring a Global Strategy Summer Intern for our Stamford, CT headquarters to help tackle some of the biggest questions facing our businesses. Our Global Strategy team works very closely with senior leaders on global strategy and operational initiatives across all our business lines. Today, WWE is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. WWE's PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 180 countries and 25 languages and reaches more than 800+ million homes worldwide. The award-winning WWE Network is the first-ever direct-to-consumer premium network with more than 1.7 million subscribers. WWE has more than 1 billion social media followers. WWE is the #2 most viewed channel in the world and the #1 sports channel on YouTube. Over the 10 weeks in this unique position, you will own 1 to 2 projects where you explore, develop, and recommend approaches for driving growth. Your projects will span key focus areas for WWE's Global Strategy team, including but not limited to: Long Term Corporate Strategy (investing to position WWE to win in the future) Internal Consulting (partnering with WWE's lines of business to strategize for growth) Innovation (exploring opportunities to re-imagine existing businesses, and enter whitespaces and adjacencies) This is a dynamic summer role that requires someone who can bring strong strategy development experience and analytical capabilities to a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will help over the course of the internship further WWE's business by providing objective in-depth analyses and developing recommendations for maximizing performance across WWE's business. Key Responsibilities: Own 1 to 2 projects which explore, evaluate and recommend strategies and tactics to support WWE's corporate priorities, including working across its various lines of business (Television, Live Events, Consumer Products, Network, Digital) Analyze quantitative (e.g. market analysis, consumer trends, economic conditions, etc.) and qualitative (e.g. objections, competitive strategies, winning applications etc.) market feedback to establish strategic and tactical measures Work closely with leadership from the Global Strategy team, and several functions across WWE to develop holistic strategic recommendations Effectively build relationships and collaborate with team members across multiple lines of business and functional departments to gain understanding of WWE's various businesses and industry fundamentals Qualifications Undergraduate student currently enrolled in a four year degree program Intellectual curiosity, with an interest in the Sports, Media and Entertainment industries - familiarity with Digital Media, OTT / Direct to Consumer distribution a plus Strong quantitative and qualitative ability - can synthesize key market developments to develop strategic implications for WWE Ability to identify the key drivers of a business and lead analyses that produce actionable insights Self-motivated, able to independently structure and lead complex analyses, and possess a positive can-do attitude Exceptional oral and written communication skills _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 02, 2019
Full time
WWE's Financial Planning and Analysis team partners closely with senior finance and business leadership to drive strategic decision making that enhances the Company's global operations. WWE is hiring a Director of Strategic Finance to prepare in-depth quantitate and qualitative evaluations of organic and M&A business opportunities to inform recommendations made to the senior leadership team and the Board of Directors. WWE is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. WWE's PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 180 countries and 24 languages and reaches more than 800 million homes worldwide. The award-winning WWE Network, is the first-ever direct-to-consumer premium network with approximately 1.5 million subscribers. WWE has more than 1 billion social media followers. WWE is the #1 sports channel on YouTube (ahead of the NBA, NFL, MLB, NHL, ESPN and NASCAR) and the #2 most viewed channel in the world. This role will partner closely with WWE's Global Strategy team as well as other Financial Planning team members across Corporate and Line of Business functions, to assess projects aligned with our organizational objectives. These objectives include, but are not limited to: Digitization (driving WWE's ongoing digital transformation) Content Optimization (navigating the evolving digital content ecosystem) Global Growth (expanding and localizing WWE's business outside the U.S.) Fan Engagement (enhancing our brand both within and beyond our fan base) Long Term Corporate Strategy (investing to position WWE to win in the future) Key Responsibilities: Evaluate new business opportunities, including the preparation of detailed, dynamic and accurate financial models (DCF, accretion/dilution, NPV/ROI analysis, etc.) Analyze quantitative (e.g., actual/ estimated financials, market analysis, economic data, etc.) and qualitative (e.g., competitive strategies, consumer trends, management appetites, etc.) to formulate ideas and recommendations for senior leadership and/or the Board of Directors Effectively manage multiple stakeholders across a matrix organization to drive projects; develop and execute actionable steps that result in impactful conclusions Develop clear, concise and complete presentations to communicate findings to senior leadership and/or the Board of Directors in a simple, easy-to-digest manner Effectively build relationships and collaborate with team members across multiple lines of business and functional departments Provide additional ad hoc support to the broader FP&A and Investor Relations team Qualifications Approximately 7-10 years of relevant work experience across strategic finance roles (e.g., corporate strategy, business development, FP&A, etc.), preferably within the entertainment/media industry; prior investment banking/ consulting experience highly desirable Bachelor's degree is required; an MBA in Finance or related field is preferred Best-in-class financial modeling skills with extensive experience with corporate finance and general accounting concepts required Excellent critical thinking and presentation skills; proven ability to dissect problems and develop/ communicate solutions clearly, concisely and completely Outstanding interpersonal and customer service abilities with strong experience interacting with and presenting to senior executives; exceptional communication (verbal and written) skills required Solid work ethic and team player; able to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment High level of organizational skills and attention to detail Intellectual curiosity; keen interest in the sports, media and entertainment industries _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
May 02, 2019
Full time
The Global Touring Manager position will be based in Stamford, CT and will report directly to the Director, Global Touring. This role is responsible for assisting the Director, Global Touring in all routing, booking and contracts of events. Key responsibilities include managing the touring of WWE's brand NXT and handling all domestic and international contracts. Key Responsibilities Manage the touring plan of WWE's brand NXT, which includes over 100 Florida Live Events and 60 out of state events a year Manage all Domestic and International venue contracts by working with WWE's internal legal department to ensure all proper paperwork and insurance are in place for each event Liaise directly with all local international promoters to ensure that events are in full compliance with local laws and permits Ensure that all departments including legal, travel, and immigration are fully equipped with all necessary information for over 500+ plus events a year Secure venue availability and track potential dates to ensure market frequency and accuracy Day to day management of the Internal Live Event System program to ensure accuracy of all events Help identity prospective new markets, venues and opportunities Distribute weekly building deals and promoter deals to marketing managers Provide input to help achieve departmental goals and company objectives Stay up to date on WWE programming, storylines, talent and products Qualifications Bachelor's Degree 4+ years' experience in Venue Management/Bookings Ability to multi-task, prioritize effectively and adapt quickly to an ever-changing live events landscape Strong strategic thinking in a fast-paced environment Exceptional verbal and written communication, negotiation, and time management skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
Apr 26, 2019
Full time
WWE is seeking an enthusiastic Video Asset Assistant to support WWE's Advanced Media Group. This person will be responsible for preparing and transferring video files for WWE Network and other digital platforms, ensuring precise specifications are met. In addition, this position will gain hands-on experience in basic production of digital video content. K ey Responsibilities: Create short-form highlight clips for publishing on WWE Network and other digital platforms Deliver video asset files to specifications for archival processing Track daily progress in spreadsheets and other project documents Communicate and coordinate across groups, including video production and media asset management team Keep current with WWE programming storylines, talent, brands and products Understand WWE's content rules and uphold these guidelines for future video publication Qualifications: 1+ years of related experience in video post-production 1+ years of editing experience with applications such as Avid Knowledge of Media Asset Management (MAM) Tools such as Interplay Capability handling and organizing multiple projects simultaneously Able to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-based, ever-changing environment while remaining organized and detail-oriented Strong interpersonal and communication skills Self-motivation and a problem solving capabilities Extensive knowledge about current and past WWE TV shows, products, talent, and storylines, strongly preferred Familiarity with video management systems, a plus Bachelor's degree _ WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy . For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use .