Content Operations Director 7 Digital Media Limited
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We are looking for an experienced Content Operations Director to join our ever expanding team here at 7digital.
The successful candidate will have experience working in and managing a digital supply chain function, preferably in Music, for a digital retailer, label or content aggregator. You will be passionate about content and you must be able to work in a fast-paced and fast-growing environment.
7digital is the world?s leading digital music and content technology platform, and provides open access to the broadest catalogue of fully licensed, high quality digital music. The company powers comprehensive digital music services for consumers, developers and a wide range of partners around the world.
Through 7digital?s website (www.7digital.com), mobile applications and cloud locker technology, consumers can access over 23 million legal, high quality tracks and listen to their music on the device of their choosing. 7digital provides the complete music experience; discovery, organisation and purchase.
The Content Operations team own the 7digital content supply chain, end-to-end. This new role is responsible for the smooth running of that supply chain. Managing a dynamic team of content professionals, you?ll not only be accountable for the day to day running of the team, you will also be expected to have a hands-on role in the operational management of our huge library of content.
Based in London, you?ll be reporting into the VP of Operations. This is a high profile role and it is essential that you are able to work collaboratively with other areas of the business, as well as create strong partnerships with our suppliers and clients as appropriate. At 7digital we have a strong believe in developing our staff, and you?ll be expected to support the growth and development plans of the Content Operations team.
Operations are going through some change, and as we support the growth of our global content services, this role is pivotal to driving that change into our operations function.
We will constantly strive to deliver operational service improvement, therefore your detailed technical and operational hands-on experience of the content supply chain will be of vital importance.
Your key responsibilities at 7digital:
Lead, organise and inspire the Content Operations team.
Lead by example; get your hands dirty in the content supply chain.
Use your technical and operational experience to solve complex supply chain problems and impart that knowledge and experience to your team.
Implement, improve and optimise clearly defined and logical operational processes and content workflow.
Work closely with the Product team to define detailed operational requirements of the content supply chain platform, ensuring these requirements align with our operational and broader company strategic objectives.
Distribution of work, ensuring all team members have the opportunity take ownership and accountability of work streams across all areas of the supply chain.
Instil a ?front foot? approach to communication and engagement from the Content Operations team with our internal and external customers on all operational matters.
Promote and lead on operational change initiatives within the team and with other areas of the business.
Support the VP of Operations on broader operational matters as required.
Desired Skills and Experience:
A minimum of 2 years hands-on content supply chain management experience at a team lead or manager level.
Label, digital retailer or content aggregator experience is highly desirable.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Technically astute. Familiarity with running SQL queries desirable but not essential.
Demonstrable experience in implementing content management best practices and defining operational workflow and processes.
Detailed understanding of the content encoding process.
Detailed understanding of XML. DDEX knowledge is highly desirable.
Ability to ruthlessly prioritise.
Term: Permanent contract with 3 month probation period
Salary: Dependent on experience
Start Date: ASAP
Location: We?re based in Zetland House, Shoreditch, but are soon moving to shiny new offices.
You must already be fully eligible to work in the UK
Due to the volume of applicants we get, if you do not hear back from us within 21 days of applying please assume you have been unsuccessful.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED