Manager, Strategic Operations
Job Number: FFE0003973
Organization: 20th Century Fox
Job Type: Operations
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: March 28, 2017

Job Description

This role will manage and maintain support functions essential to sales force productivity, to 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 global territories. This person will support the Operations department on 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!




·         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
  • Coordinate training delivery to sales, sales management, and sales support personnel in the sales organization supported
  • Monitor the accuracy and efficient distribution of sales reports

·         Recommend improvements to existing reports or assist in the development of new reporting tools, as needed

·         Assist sales and support staff in understanding process bottlenecks and inconsistencies

·         Build and analyze dashboards and reports

·         Conduct and provide compliance testing of all operational and administrative processes

·         Understand ecosystems, user behaviors and long-term trends, including development of the three-year strategic plan and annual business review



  • Bachelor’s degree. MBA a plus
  • Prior experience  in Television Distribution or 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
  • Demonstrated proficiency managing analytically rigorous initiative
  • High quantitative reasoning skills a plus
  • 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
  • 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.


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