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Whistle Sports // network for millennial sports fans
New York, New York    Posted: Saturday, November 07, 2020
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Team Whistle comprising Whistle, Tiny Horse, New Form & Vertical Networks is a global media company thats changing the sports & entertainment game. We create & distribute engaging content experiences for todays audiences, always playing in the positive & resonating with whats relatable. Our premium scripted, unscripted & interactive shows, podcasts, music & merchandise are available on the social, audio & streaming platforms that matter most. For brands, sports leagues & media companies, we help them activate & engage consumers across the content ecosystem.

Team Whistle is looking for a part-time Operations Manager to support our WhistleTV team, which leads our syndication & OTT efforts. This position reports to the Director of Content Syndication Operations & Partner Management.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Project Management
    • Serves as liaison to the post production & studio team to manage asset ingestion, transcoding, & uploading of all Whistle TV content to platforms.
    • Support work cross-functionally with video operations, sales,  & creative services teams to troubleshoot issues, gather & deliver assets to meet required deadlines
    • Keeping track of all incoming & outgoing content deliveries
    • Ensuring that process laid out in the Team Whistle Production Bible is followed
  • Operations
    • Manage day-to-day operational partnership for existing & new partners, assisting content partners with any delivery questions
    •  Organizing content library of over 800 titles; including but not limited to, metadata creation, captions, art assets, content right availabilities, & screening links across Whistles Content Management System & Content Delivery System.
    • Drive processes & find efficiency to help scale the operations workflow to support the growing digital OTT business
    • Update VOD metadata & related assets on network digital platforms.
    • Ensuring that metadata from partners is loaded into WhistleTVs library tracking system
    • QCing new content for ingestion & following proper procedures for accepting or rejecting content 
    • Performing missing asset creation when necessary ie caption files, art
    • Conduct regular product audits across various platforms for consistency
    • Troubleshoot & resolve technical video, art & metadata issues that arise & anticipate, react to, & resolve technical & operational issues with urgency
    • Maintain & help update the rights management of various digital assets across each partner
    • Delivering assets to distribution partners according to their specifications & submitting metadata when necessary
  • Programming
    • Creating programming strategy of WhistleTVs linear feed with the programming team.
    • Ensuring that linear scheduling is implemented properly, & that internal teams & external partners receive timely & accurate scheduling updates.
    • Manage network playlist software (AMAGI, WURL, AND APP) & ensure that all programming, promos, adbreaks & other on-air content is scheduled & formatted accurately.
    • Providing creative direction for channel asset creation such as logos, lower thirds, interstitials, & adbreaks. 
    • Performing asset maintenance & audits on programming platforms 
    • Managing VOD library & delivering to VOD platforms
    • Working with Ad Ops lead on ad strategy & applying it to necessary assets
  • Content Partner Management
    • Manage daily partner facing communication & maintain ongoing business operations partnerships
    • Evaluating content pitches & providing feedback to partners
      • Managing an expanding WTV contact list
      • Programming communication to partners & platforms
  • Communications
      • Providing copy & graphics on a weekly basis for Corporate LinkedIn
      • Managing posts on a weekly basis for Griffins LinkedIn 
      • Creating & editing the Monthly WhistleTV Content Partner Newsletter 
      • Responsible for WhistleTVs weekly HABU (recap)
  • Sales
      • Managing WhistleTVs VOD library on Vimeo
      • Managing our seller & buyer accounts on Vuulr & Rightstrade & responding to any business inquiries. 
  • Post Production Support
    • Support post teams when necessary with any transcoding or editing tasks to bring content up to spec for platforms 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Proficiency in the fields of post production & media syndication
  • Problem solving attitude
  • Extremely organized & efficient with an eye for detail
  • Ability to multi-task & be on several projects simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite with advanced knowledge of post production processes & video codecs including but not limited to: 
    • Advanced knowledge of Final Cut, Avid, Premiere & other editing softwares
    • Ability to read & understand video metadata
    • Knowledge of different caption format
    • Knowledge of broadcast  standard specs for video
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