Vice President Video - CBS Sports Digital
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 250 million people visiting its properties each month, it is a top 10 Web property globally and a top 5 Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CBSSports.com, CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CNET, GameSpot, TV.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like sports, entertainment, news, technology and gaming.
CBS Sports Digital — a portfolio of premium digital sports media properties including CBSSports.com, 247Sports, MaxPreps and SportsLine — is consistently ranked a top-three sports property, reaching more than 70M sports fans each month across desktop, mobile, and connected TV devices.
We are seeking a business leader to oversee, manage and grow CBS Sports Digital’s video business and content operations. The role will be responsible for building a profitable business through the creation, curation, and licensing of video content for distribution across digital platforms. All aspects of video programming, content production, editorial, and talent will report into this role. The ideal candidate will be both a prudent manager and an inspiring leader, able to see the “big picture” in a variety of settings. They will have a deep understanding of the digital sports media space, a strong sense of content that engages sports fans, a history of building successful businesses, and an ability to develop high performing teams.
Develop digital content strategy and roadmaps to drive short-term and long-term audience growth, video consumption and revenue growth
Oversee video distribution and monetization strategies
Manage all aspect of editorial, content production, and programming
Develop a winning culture capable of consistently creating high quality, scalable content
Oversee reports tracking key business goals and financial targets
Oversee the creation of seasonal video programming plans in collaboration with sales
Establish clear content voice and style
Execute on innovative and unique content ideas
Manage technical and product teams in building out connected TV video experiences
Partner with technical teams to build efficient video publishing tools and processes
Build podcasting strategy and goals and lead execution
Work with Business Development on video content licensing and distribution deals
Build trust with key CBS Sports television partners and digital leadership team and collaborate on content ideas
Maintain a deep knowledge of the digital video market and sports media industry
Expertise in digital sports media and video production
Proven experience leading digital teams in managerial positions
Experience managing content teams and editorial operations
Experience managing P&L’s, developing profitable strategies and implementing vision
Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance etc.
An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills
Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication and public speaking skills
MSc/MA in business administration or relevant field
Must successfully pass a background check.
In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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