Director of Operations (Programming & Media Operations) in Stamford, CT

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

World Wrestling Entertainment   •  

Stamford, CT 06901

Industry: Media

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 56 days ago

Responsibilities:


  • Evaluate, identify and architect improved protocols, processes and workflows to optimize team efficacy and growth toward department strategic goals
  • Manage multiple, simultaneous short- and long-term projects directed by the SVP, Programming & Media Operations
  • Liaise with executives and staff within the Advanced Media Group division and across the broader WWE organization, capturing and communicating details with precision and clarity
  • Assist with the designation and implementation of new operational strategies
  • Facilitate and generate strategic documents and executive-level reports on projects and performance
  • Onboard new systems for teams of multiple disciplines and manage/support internal stakeholder requirements
  • Evaluate existing team policies and execute the implementation of new policies, where necessary
  • Maintain a pulse of all activations and initiatives across departments
  • Maintain a high degree of discretion, prioritization and project management skills
  • Independently track progression of all aspects of designated projects
  • Exhibit the ability to influence and reach amicable, successful solutions
  • Collaborate with internal directors to develop more effective communication and process
  • Anticipate challenges and mitigate risk associated with fluid day-to-day operations within Programming & Media team
  • Maintain a strong familiarity with social/digital industry trends, as well as WWE storylines/characterization
  • Serve as key counsel to SVP, Programming & Media Operations, in decision-making and strategy-setting
  • Manage the flow of information to and from the SVP, Programming & Media Operations

Qualifications:


  • 10 years of related work experience in media organization; digital/social media preferred
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication
  • Expert synthesizer of detail and information for executive level summarization
  • Passion for emerging media trends and technology, especially within digital/social media or OTT content distribution
  • Track record of demonstrating strong judgment and prioritization capabilities, grounded by solid business logic
  • Comfort and fluency in digital/social data and metrics
  • Experience leading and directing teams as well as meetings with participants of varying levels
  • Able to thrive in a rapid-paced, deadline-committed environment while remaining organized and steadfast in details amid real-time change
  • Highly influential and persuasive thinker with strong interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's Degree required; MBA, a plus
  • Editorial experience, a plus.


Valid Through: 2019-10-14