World Wrestling Entertainment

World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
Jul 18, 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
Jul 17, 2019
Full time
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 Global Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst to tackle some of the biggest questions facing the company. This role will be actively involved across the four key pillars for WWE's Global Strategy team, including but not limited to: 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) Innovation (exploring opportunities to re-imagine existing businesses, and enter whitespaces and adjacencies) Corporate Development (VC investments, M&A, JV, and other inorganic growth opportunities) This is a dynamic role that requires someone who can bring strong analytical capabilities to a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will help further the business by providing in-depth analyses of key business drivers and recommendations for maximizing performance across WWE's business globally. Key Responsibilities Work within the Global Strategy team to explore, develop and recommend strategies and tactics to support WWE's corporate priorities Perform rigorous quantitative (e.g. market analysis, consumer trends, economic conditions, etc.) and qualitative (e.g. case studies, competitive strategies, winning applications etc.) analyses to pinpoint appropriate, practical, strategic and operational recommendations Define methodologies to support senior management level strategic and operational decisions Contribute to the definition of analytic approaches and transform information into thoughtful insights regarding recommended direction Take ownership of presentation development for WWE senior executives Work closely with several functions including Analytics, Finance, Research, and businesses including Digital, Content Distribution, Consumer Products, Live Events, Global Sales Effectively build relationships and collaborate with team members across multiple lines of business to both source and distribute key data elements Share ownership of WWE Global Strategy's operational tools and repositories Conduct ad-hoc projects for senior management Qualifications 2+ years of experience working in strategic consulting at a top firm - alternately, experience in investment banking, private equity, or similar analytically-intensive industry Experience in the Media & Entertainment industry - a background in Digital Media, OTT / DTC distribution a plus Relevant International experience a plus Bachelor's Degree in business or equivalent 'hard-skills' field (mathematics, economics, statistics, etc.) Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical ability Strong strategic problem-solving skills with ability to prioritize issues and analysis Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence Ability to work independently, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to build rigorous, fact-bases that support recommendations to company management Strong planning, communication, and organizational skills - ability to effectively deal with competing priorities, work in a high-paced environment, and communicate to Senior Executives on a regular basis Openness to an environment of active developmental feedback and coaching from peers and managers, with desire to learn and grow rapidly Expert-level capabilities in both Excel and PowerPoint Flexible work schedule based on business needs Minimal travel based on business needs _ 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
Jul 16, 2019
Full time
The Security Engineer plays a critical role in safeguarding WWE's Enterprise Technology assets. This role will report to the VP of Cybersecurity & Infrastructure and be responsible to plan and carry out security measures to monitor and protect sensitive data and systems from infiltration, exfiltration, and cyber-attacks. The successful candidate is versatile, takes initiative, can manage multiple priorities at the same time, weigh risks and articulates security concerns to technical and non-technical audiences. He/she must have a "security first" mindset, keep up to date on newly emerging threats and industry best practices around cyber security. Key Responsibilities: Secure WWE's LAN, WAN and Cloud networks Act as SME for Network Access Control (NAC) Perform Firewall administration Define and enforce network security policies Develop and run an internal penetration testing program and mitigate vulnerabilities identified by external audits/assessments IaaS security oversight (AWS, GCP) Follow standard best security practices and recommend security enhancements to management Monitor security industry breach notifications and vulnerability alerts; Identify emerging risks to WWE and and escalate accordingly Administer, update and configure Infrastructure cybersecurity tools, such as Forescout, Duo, Cylance, Tenable.io, SumoLogic, FireEye, BeyondTrust, and ZeroFox Monitor and respond to security alert notifications and escalations Develop and maintain up-to-date cybersecurity processes and procedures Maintain a robust and evolving vulnerability management program Manage web application scans for WWE's Enterprise Technology and Media Technology Evaluate and onboard new security products and vendors Manage and mature a continued cyber security incident response program Assist in monthly Infrastructure SOX audits and maintain compliance Define and provide meaningful monthly metrics for executive visibility into cybersecurity KPI's Actively streamline and simplify workflows and processes. Leverage automation and orchestration for improved efficiency and efficacy where possible. Maintain an asset classification system to ensure that critical assets are identified and hardware inventory is maintained Work with Infrastructure and Workplace Technology to ensure all new devices are hardened to company standards and industry best practices Protect WWE owned social media properties Qualifications: 6+ years of technical experience in Information/Cyber Security or Network Engineering with at least 3+ years of experience in a security role. Bachelor/Masters degree in Cyber Security plus security certifications. CISSP and CEH preferred. Direct experience Forescout NAC, Internet protocols, Palo Alto firewalls and administration of cybersecurity technologies Knowledge of Kali Linux and penetration testing utilities Experience planning, researching and developing security standards and procedures Advanced event analysis leveraging log sources and packet captures Advanced incident investigation and response skill set Advanced knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, network layers, Ethernet, ARP, etc.) Advanced knowledge of malware operation and indicators Scripting experience a plus (Python, Bash, etc.) Moderate to Advanced Knowledge of penetration testing techniques Knowledge of Windows, Linux/Unix, IDS/IPS systems; Firewall and Proxy technology Moderate knowledge and experience with Cloud technologies (Amazon, Google Cloud) Moderate knowledge of audit requirements (SOX, GDPR, PCI, HIPAA) Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Good attention to detail and follow-up skills Experience in the Media and Entertainment industry 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
Jul 14, 2019
Full time
Key Responsibilities: Execute end to end analytical process: from formulation of requirements, data acquisition, identification of analytical methods, creation/validation of models to business-friendly summarization of results Partner with business stakeholders to develop actionable analytical insights, dashboards and reports Develop predictive and descriptive models using advanced statistical, optimization, and big data techniques including: multivariate, regression, decision trees/classification, and time series Identify critical business questions to be answered and contribute to developing analytics-driven solutions and KPIs to enable more effective decision making Support ongoing projects including subscription forecasting, marketing effectiveness and tracking, analysis of sales trends, customer segmentation and targeting Create models, KPIs, and dashboards to operationalize outcomes of analytics Monitor effectiveness of analytical models and ensure accuracy of all data from source to final deliverable through a systematic data quality control process Work in complex data environment comprising several heterogeneous internal and 3rd party data sources, manipulate large data sets and navigate a variety of servers, data types, and data structures to complete statistical and other analyses Qualifications: 3-5 years of professional experience Passionate about manipulating and analyzing data in order to drive insights and actionable business recommendations Ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data and communicate relevant insights and recommendations using presentations, reports and data visualization Demonstrated ability to apply statistical techniques to business problems and to leverage machine learning and predictive analytics where necessary Proven track record of identifying and highlighting key insights, signals, and trends in underlying data Analytical experience: At least 2 years of experience in forecasting and analysis At least 2 years of experience working with a statistical analysis and Python to drive business decisions At least 2 years of experience performing data management, mining, and manipulation Big data platforms (e.g., Redshift, BigQuery, Spark, Qubole) Business Intelligence and Data Visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Cognos, Qlik) Industry experience: TV, Entertainment, Media, or Sports industry preferred Familiarity with digital subscription business desired E-commerce/online retail a big plus BA/BS degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.) MS or MBA degree preferred Ability to write SQL code to query and transform both unstructured and structured data Self-motivated with a "roll up your sleeves" work style and great interpersonal 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
Jul 14, 2019
Full time
WWE is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year. WWE is committed to family-friendly entertainment, reaching more than 650 million homes worldwide. The award-winning WWE Network is a premium direct-to-consumer streaming video service that includes live pay-per-view events, 24/7 scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library. About the Job As a part of the WWE Creative Services team, your core responsibility is to deliver off-air creative for WWE Network and live events -develop concepts, key art, logo designs, and cohesive brand campaigns that work across all mediums with a focus on digital and print, as you broaden your skillset in a 360-degree design environment. It's a chance to make your mark on pop culture, start a buzz that lights up social media, and see your work come to life on a global stage. About You You're a creative, with an eye-popping portfolio of leading promotional campaigns. You move fast without getting overwhelmed, because you bring fresh thinking and creative problem solving to a team. Your well-rounded experience includes a proven design track record. Plus, you've got an expert-level handle on Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and photo composition. Key Responsibilities: Work directly with Creative Director, Copywriters, and other Art Directors to develop off-air creative from concept to completion Explore/develop/produce innovative ideas appropriate to the client's marketing strategy within stated deadline and budget Develop multiple concepts that deliver strategic creative Justify your ideas and decisions with smart rationale, while staying open to other effective solutions Promote design and visual ideas that are fresh, original, and elevate the brand Coordinate with production, ensuring quality work that is on time Keep current on the latest techniques of design, graphics, layout, typography and photography; seek new and innovative techniques Keep current with WWE programs, characters, storylines, and products Requirements: 5+ years of entertainment/TV industry experience as a Designer/Art Director (focused on off-air) Strong portfolio exhibiting concept and original design (key art, web and interactive media experience a plus) Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign (ability to illustrate a plus) Portfolio should demonstrate cutting-edge creative that stands out from the clutter, fresh thinking and a creative approach to problem solving Proactive team player and problem solver with the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities Knowledge of all phases of production IMPORTANT: This full-time position is based in our global headquarters in Stamford, CT. Applications without a link to your online portfolio will NOT be considered. _ 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
Jul 13, 2019
Full time
Director, Dev & Data Operations The Director, Data & Dev Operations is responsible for orchestration of the WWE's multi-cloud big data pipeline and integration platform. Reporting to the head of Data Technology, he/she will manage a team of production support engineers and operations for our big data management platforms. This role will be key to the rollout and continuous optimization of WWE's Data platform and will partner with Development, cloud operations and privacy teams to manage and scale operations. Our environment is dynamic, fast-paced, and lots of fun. Key Responsibilities: Develop a Data CI/CD framework setting up best practices across the data management platform in AWS and Google Cloud Platform Manage the technical flow of data from various collection sources through final delivery of product Building Technology operations standard operating procedures across change and release management and data pipeline operations to incorporate industry best practices (SOX and other compliance bodies) Implement Cloud Security Administration working with Cloud Ops Responsible for creating and maintaining inbound and outbound Data Delivery SLA's Implement monitoring tools, measure metrics and improve performance for WWE's data assets and analytics services in the cloud Manage data operations across the company's AWS enterprise data warehouse (EDW) and big data management platform (DMP) Continuously re-assess the cloud compute capabilities to optimize environment, infrastructure and get the best value and performance out of database assets Setup processes for user access to data and compute at scale while maintaining visibility into infrastructure uptime, performance and cost implications Provide Support 24/7 support for operations Plan and transition new products from Product Development into the Data Operations team Define, implement and improve workflow processes and tooling leveraging economies of scale in the cloud across Informatica, Talend, pyspark, Glue Investigate and troubleshoot data pipeline issues, triage with technical teams and data partners as needed. Represent data technology department considerations to broader WWE cloud operations discussions and ensure alignment with overall enterprise cloud strategy Be up to date with improvements in Technology across AWS, Google Cloud, MS Cloud as well as Open source tools to help with Sys Ops Manage analytics and data consumption environments leveraging serverless computing (e.g., Qubole, Athena, or similar) Qualifications: 7+ years experience in Data operations and Dev ops 7+ years of technology management experience of onshore and offshore development team 4+ years of experience with Hadoop Ecosystem including Spark, Storm, HDFS, Hive, HBase and other NoSQL databases Experience in developing spark streaming applications analyzing the data through Spark (conducted ETL processes and connected to different SQL and Redshift databases) 5+ years of solid experience in programming languages such as Python, Java, Ruby, C/C++, Node.JS, Bash etc., database technologies such as MySQL, SQL Server etc. 3+ years of experience in design and development of packages using Puppet and/or Chef Experience writing, maintaining and deploying RESTful services and Queue management systems such as AWS SQS Experience in building and automating CI/CD pipeline Experience in TeamCity Implementation Experience in writing queries for moving data from HDFS to Hive and analyzing data Solid understanding Partitions, Hive Query optimization, Bucketing etc. Experience in Sqoop for moving data between RDBMS and HDFS Strong understanding of programming paradigms such as distributed architectures and multi-threaded program design AWS Dev ops and Sys operations certification is a plus BS in Computer Science or similar technical degree Media industry experience is a plus AWS Solution Architect Certification is a plus Experience in implementing user access, security and user activity logging across data platforms _ 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
Jul 12, 2019
Full time
The Senior Manager, Advertising Analytics will support internal stakeholders through quantitative analytics relating to WWE's digital advertising operations. This will include reporting and analysis, developing data visualizations and interactive dashboards, assisting in the development of WWE's enterprise data platform, and supporting business decisions with data-driven insight. Key Responsibilities: Work with various stakeholder groups, including Sales, Ad Operations, Finance, Product and Technology to understand business objectives and inform advertising analytics learning agenda Create and maintain weekly and monthly reports for measuring performance; conduct ad hoc and deep dive analyses to derive insights and recommendations Assist in the development of KPIs, automated interactive dashboards, and forecasting models for advertising business Partner with Data Technology to manage requirements, data collection, data quality, structuring, and blending of data from multiple tools and sources in WWE's enterprise data platform to meet analytical needs Leverage data to guide Sales and Strategy Leadership to maximize inventory yield and to achieve annual revenue targets across owned and 3rd party platforms Partner with other Data Analytics teams and shared resources to produce collaborative strategic insights Essential Qualifications: Bachelor degree with analytical focus (e.g., business administration, marketing, statistics, economics, engineering, computer science, etc.) Minimum of 4-5 years' work experience in a data analytics and/or data science role (for/with a digital publisher, agency, or ad technology company preferred) Solid understanding of the fundamentals of digital advertising including ad sales, ad operations, ad serving technology, inventory yield, and revenue optimization Proficiency in analyzing and interpreting data from platforms such as DFP and Google Analytics; experience with YouTube Analytics preferred Highly Proficient in SQL (e.g. Redshift, BigQuery) Experience with Business Intelligence and Visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker, Qlik) Proficiency in building, maintaining, and validating Excel reports and models Ability to synthesize complex qualitative and quantitative data and communicate relevant insights and recommendations using data visualization Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and work independently Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and confidently with internal stakeholders Other Relevant Experience (a plus): Consumer web/mobile, online/mobile gaming, social, and/or OTT content analytics experience Experience with social media platform analytics/APIs, DMP platforms and/or digital 3rd party measurement tools (e.g., comScore, Nielsen, Dynamic Logic) Experience with statistical and/or big data programming languages such as R, Python, Hive, Spark, SPSS, SAS Basic technical knowledge of Coding/HTML (e.g., to help QA ads and ad tagging) _ 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
Jul 11, 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
Jul 01, 2019
Full time
Responsibilities: Review and manage the indirect tax compliance process including state sales/use tax, VAT, GST, and Athletic Tax Return filings of the firm. Research Federal/State tax notices and gather support for response preparation. Assist with data gathering and account analysis for WWE's U.S. Federal Consolidated Income Tax Return Form 1120 preparation. Manage the Tax fixed asset ledger. Coordinating with accounting team for additions, sales and periodic write-offs. Reviewing Capital Expenditure projects and monitoring project status ensuring placed in-service dates accurate and proper calculation tax depreciation. Assist Sr. Manager-Tax with Tour related tax obligations including compilation of Talent for specific tour dates, preparation performer certificates (country specific), and working with TalPay to ensure accurate withholding of foreign/domestic tax, where applicable, to performers remuneration. Working in JDE (accounting software). Analysis of account balances and review of journal entries. Calculate and prepare quarterly estimated tax payments and vouchers for both Federal and State. Liaise with State and City department of revenue centers to determine current tax payments on account. Organize data requests for tax credit applications Qualifications: College graduate, BA/BS from an accredited college/university. Major in accounting or finance with accounting concentration 0-2 years working in public accounting or accounting department Prior tax experience a plus, not required Must be able to work in Stamford, CT Knowledge Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook) _ 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
Jul 01, 2019
Full time
Business Operations Coordinator WWE is looking for a candidate who is detail-orientated, has strong administrative skills, and will take a proactive approach in a fast-paced environment. This position will be working directly for the Director, Remote TV Business Operations and will assist with tasks such as invoice coordination, coding and processing travel expenses and company purchasing cards, and assisting with general day-to-day business operations of the department. Main Responsibilities: Assisting the Director, Remote Business Operations with all Remote-Production related tasks General Administrative Duties such as Scanning, Copying, Faxing, and Filing Event Credential coordination Prepare and Audit Department travel expense reimbursement Coding and Submitting Invoices to Accounts Payable for Processing Logging Production Costs in Movie Magic Budgeting Software and Microsoft Excel Reconciling Department P-Card Costs via the WWE Concur Platform Tracking and Logging of costs for misc. projects as needed General Key Requirements: A college degree and 2 years of related Production Coordinator and/or Administrative experience. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment The ability to work well with others and collaborate across the organization to achieve team goals Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize tasks Strong multi-tasking and time management skills Experience with coding and processing invoices Tech savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook/Word/Excel) Experience with Concur, OnBase, and/or Movie Magic 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
Jun 29, 2019
Full time
Job Description Media Prep Technician Description: Digitize content onto our Avid and EVS media servers Enter corresponding metadata into Dixon database Monitor & coordinate up to 14 ingests simultaneously (including inbound feeds) and perform quality control Transcode various unpredictable files of different formats, frame rates, codecs, resolutions, etc to our media servers QC Lo-Res proxy video Apply naming conventions to create filename ID's Accountable for sending ingests into digital archive Coordinate with Engineering department and help troubleshoot technical issues Communicate ingest statuses with various departments, including Production and Transmission Report to Director, Media Asset Management Job Requirements: Must have at least 1 year of Media Ingest experience Must be detail oriented Ability to work under pressure in a sometimes hectic environment Media management skills along with a good technical vocabulary a plus Media Library experience a plus Knowledge of the many different video codecs, frame rates, resolutions etc, is key Ability to work a flexible schedule in a 24/7 environment Must have outstanding communication skills Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications _ 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
Jun 28, 2019
Full time
Segment Producer - Editor We are looking for an experienced Segment Producer-Editor who is passionate about telling emotionally resonant stories for our critically acclaimed documentary series on WWE Network. We are seeking an individual who is a highly proficient at editing on a non-linear system, and who possesses strong storytelling skills - as the Segment Producer / Editor will be self-editing entire segments in our long-form documentaries, as well as other content for WWE Network. Responsibilities Collaborate well with Producers / Associate Producers / Production Assistants on writing/editing of WWE Network documentary programming Emphasis on self-editing entire segments of our long form documentaries using Avid Media Composer. Work with WWE talent in order to field produce segments and other content for WWE Network's documentary division. Be flexible with tight deadlines. Be willing to travel and work weekends. Qualifications Required: Minimum 7-9 years' experience in a continuously growing creative environment. Strong storytelling and editing skills Extensive experience working on documentaries Demonstrate ability to think creatively and very quickly Excellent communicator Thrives under pressure, in fast-paced environment with quick turn-arounds Self-motivated and eager to take an idea or task and run with it WWE product knowledge is a plus, but not a must have _ 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
Jun 28, 2019
Full time
Senior Director, Program Governance The Senior Director, Program Governance will play a critical role in the digital future of WWE. This role will report to the SVP of Enterprise Technology and be responsible for evolving the processes and governance necessary to elevate value creation by owning a cross-functional PMO, establishing a key vendor relationship program, and creating processes to ensure appropriate training and development for department resources. The successful candidate takes initiative, can manage multiple projects and work-streams at the same time, can think through technical options and be creative in developing measurable solutions while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude and professional presence. He/she must have a deep understanding of project management methodologies and tools to manage complex, multi-disciplinary projects and strategic initiatives with the flexibility to influence diverse and dynamic teams to deliver balanced and integrated solutions. Key Responsibilities: Own and mature a cross functional PMO consisting of members from business relationship management, project management, business solutions, infrastructure engineering, cloud & platform, cybersecurity, HR IT, and workplace technology. Evolve program / project management processes, procedures, and dashboards. Create efficient processes for managing demand pipeline through agile or other methodologies. Partner across Enterprise Technology and report on overall team velocity, risk areas, and status. Work with Enterprise Technology teams to ensure projects are scoped correctly and included in overall roadmap. Define process for project intake, assessment, and inclusion in roadmap. Work closely with organizational functions such as Information Security & Technology Risk Management, Business and Legal Affairs, Digital Products, Data Engineering, Content Engineering etc. to ensure Enterprise Technologies goals are aligned and action items are being tracked. Evaluate and onboard third-party vendors. Interact seamlessly and collaboratively with program steering committees and other executive stakeholders. Determine process and management of key vendor relationships to ensure current and planned initiatives are being delivered as expected, and stay informed of potentially new vendor technologies and solutions for consideration. Qualifications: 8+ years of related experience in Technology/ Digital Program and Project Management including at least 3 years of progressive experience in digital technologies. Experience establishing a streamlined PMO practice across the Information Technology organization leveraging a product portfolio paradigm to manage technology investment. Provide project management training to ensure that standards and practices are well understood and followed. Certified PMP, ScrumMaster, or similar certification, and experience with JIRA, ServiceNow, Smartsheet, or similar project management platforms. Experience in mapping business processes to new technologies. Able to establish rapport with a diverse customer base, both internal and external.l Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Good attention to detail and follow-up skills. Fact-based and data-driven decision maker. Bachelor degree in an analytical field such as Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Accounting, 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
Jun 28, 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
Jun 28, 2019
Full time
. WWE develops and produces the last of the great variety shows on television, combining all the elements of entertainment: sitcom, talk show, soap opera, action-adventure, and drama. With 52 weeks of original programming, without an off-season or re-runs, it is quite a creative challenge to keep characters and story lines interesting and compelling. That's where you come in! Key Responsibilities: Develop and implement creative storylines for broadcast and the WWE Network Collaborate with a team of Road-based and Home-based Writers to build compelling RAW/ Smackdown stories that capture the audience and generate buzz Consistently improve and refine storylines Use consumer insights and social media to deliver impactful storylines that are consistent with the WWE brand and each talent's skills and history Qualifications: Minimum of five years of professional writing for TV, film, websites, social media, creative communications or blogs Professional TV staff experience in drama and comedy a plus Writing and directing reality television a plus Experience in all aspects of live TV production a plus Highly creative (a prolific idea generator) Plugged into pop culture Able to work closely and effectively with Talent, Writers, and Producers throughout the creative process Strong understanding of WWE's audience (demographic and psychographic) a plus Must live in New York City/Stamford, CT area OR be willing and able to relocate there Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment Public speaking skills/experience a plus BA/BS in Film, TV, Drama, Media Studies, Communications or similar field of study or industry experience in lieu of 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 .
World Wrestling Entertainment Stamford, CT, USA
Jun 28, 2019
Full time
Media Operations Assistant The Media Operations Assistant will report to the Senior Manager, Data & Resource Management and will be responsible for WWE S&P Curse Protection coverage for live programming, accurate metadata entry, and effective communication. This person will also serve as a multipurpose player for the Media Asset Management department. They will be trained on WWE S&P Curse Protection Operations procedures. They will need to learn the current data constructs and how core data interacts with downstream & concurrent systems. They will have weekly recurring data entry tasks as well as tasks assigned by request. Responsibilities • WWE S&P Curse Protection Operations for Live International Broadcasts of Raw, SmackDown Live and Live Network or Digital Programming. o Establishing communication with Producers while operating o Sending detailed incidents log when censoring was applied • Create and maintain TV Core Metadata Filemaker Pro Database to be utilized throughout the enterprise o Creating new series, season, episode & deliverable data o Creating weekly contracted deliverables for distribution o Creating monthly PPV and Special Event data o Creating monthly Network VOD series, season, episode & deliverable data o Fulfilling requests from AMG team for episode metadata entry • Completing backlog of metadata projects within TV Core Metadata Database • Tag old and current talent in our internal system for production use • Quality Control digital files to make sure they are the best possible version Qualifications • Flexible schedule - ability to work late hours and weekends • WWE product and overall industry knowledge strongly preferred • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and written • Attention to detail & organizational skills • Familiar with all Microsoft Office applications and Google Sheets • Media Library experience, 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
Jun 25, 2019
Full time
Director, Global Media Partnerships Role Summary: WWE is seeking a savvy, hands-on Director of Global Media Partnerships. This role will be responsible for the day-to-day interactions with WWE's largest media partners and supporting the VP, Global Media Partnerships in managing the global portfolio of media partners. Key Responsibilities : Facilitate the day-to-day interactions of key media partners with WWE to support partner in driving the monetization of their WWE rights Build and maintain constructive relationships with stakeholders within partner organization Interact collaboratively within the organization at all levels to share information, transact business agreements, and improve cross-departmental process Manage relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders across WWE's media partners Understand WWE capabilities and accurately articulate the value of WWE sponsorship and media propositions to support co-sell opportunities with partners Support media partners with creative cross-selling, ideation, and use of data and analytics Coordinate and integrate media strategy across WWE teams and departments, while supporting approval and execution of media partner initiatives involving WWE Collaborate with leadership in WWE's international offices to manage international media partner relationships and support partners' ad sales efforts Understand marketing needs and business models of sponsorship/advertising buyers to support advertising and sponsorship sales and facilitate program delivery Qualifications : Minimum of 10 years of partnership management or marketing experience, with accountability for partnership management and integrated sponsorships Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills Solid understanding of the global media landscape including industry trends, key players, terminology, and overall knowledge of the advertising and sponsorship landscape Solution-orientation with passion for working across organizations and geographies Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail Excellent negotiating skills Ability to manage within a complex corporate matrix with many internal stakeholders Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while staying highly organized and detail-oriented Ability to work in Stamford (CT) and New York City Willing and able to travel for business (~15%) and work a flexible schedule Bachelor's degree required; MBA 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 .