This position will report to the Executive Director of Sales Operations for Twentieth Century Fox International Television Distribution. The Manager. Strategic Operations will manage and maintain support functions essential to sales force productivity. These include planning, reporting, sales admin process optimization, systems/process training, and compliance enforcement and reporting. The individual must be pro-active and will be responsible for the overall productivity and effectiveness of their assigned territories. The Manager will support the Operations department in both a tactical and strategic level while working closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the appropriate objectives and priorities are enabled within the sales organization.
Strategic Operations values include efficiency, teamwork, and strong work ethic. We have very high expectations of our team members. It is our belief that everyone must be a contributor to the organization. As such, we strive to be the best in our field! If you are up for the challenge, we would love to know more about you and what you can contribute to our organization.
Streamline the contract entry approach to support cross-media licensing
Assist with the design, implementation, and management of systems, processes, and data related to international television distribution
Drive organizational strategy through improved analysis methodologies
Lead cross-functional project teams to help identify critical priorities and recommendations for assigned territories.
Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
Coordinates training delivery to sales, sales management, and sales support personnel in the sales organization supported.
Monitors the accuracy and efficient distribution of sales reports and other intelligence essential to the sales organization. Recommends revisions to existing reports, or assists in the development of new reporting tools as needed.
Proactively identifies opportunities for sales process improvement by working closely with sales management to inspect sales process quality and prioritize opportunities for improvement. Assists sales and support staff in understanding process bottlenecks and inconsistencies. Facilitates an organization of continuous process improvement.
Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of information submitted by Admin for assigned regions / territories
Develop and manage reporting mechanisms to review the business and monitor progress against key performance metrics
Designing and evaluating experiments monitoring key product metrics, understanding root causes of changes in metrics
Building and analyzing dashboards and reports
Conduct and provide compliance testing of all operational and administrative processes
2) Exploratory Analysis
Proposing what to build in the next roadmap from a system and process perspective
Understanding ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends including development of the 3-year strategic plan and annual business review
Building models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systems
3) Data Integrity and Infrastructure
Building key data sets to empower operational and exploratory analysis
Draw conclusion from data to develop and manage primary research studies
Four year college degree from an accredited institution is required. MBA a plus but not required.
A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Television Distribution or related field in corporate setting
Experience managing direct reports and/or project management over a team
Strong business judgment and problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills with internal and external contacts
Background in business, contract admin, or finance preferred
Detailed oriented and able to efficiently manage multiple tasks
Ability to take direction while adhering to established business protocol
Strong team player -- Track record of success and ability to work independently as well as in team settings
Experience with implementing or maintaining planning / forecasting systems and processes
Passion for film or familiarity with the film business / media / entertainment
High proficiency with the Microsoft suite (Excel / Powerpoint / Outlook / Word, etc)
Experience with cloud based planning technology a plus (Salesforce)
Experience with database / reporting environments (Microstrategy)
Contracts analysis experience preferred
One of the world’s largest producers and distributors of motion pictures, Fox Filmed Entertainment (FFE) produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world. These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of FFE: Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Animation and Fox International Productions.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.