Pluto TV

Channel Editor (Movies)

1 month agoLos Angeles, CA

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin. ViacomCBS creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, our brands connect with diverse, young, and the young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries.

Overview & Responsibilities

The Movies Channel Editor is in charge of the editorial voice, programming quality, and overall success of their assigned channels on the platform. This role reports to the Programming Manager. The Channel Editor is on the front line of revolutionizing the future of TV and is critical to achieving the Pluto TV mission of entertaining the planet.

Specific Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop successful programming schedules using ingenuity and all available tools, data, and research
  • Develop and tinker with master, monthly, weekly, and daily schedules using hypotheses and results crafted from data
  • Experimental mentality with goal of using data to support the success of content, channels, programming, and scheduling
  • Work as a cohesive Programming team. This includes standards and practices around the quality of programming, data interpretation, as well as interaction with departments internal and external to Pluto TV. Double check the strength and integrity of all programming for all channels
  • Enhance the quality of content broadcast on air; best stuff on air, more often while adhering to internal and external best practices and content restrictions
  • Engage with the larger Pluto TV organization, partnering with the Promotion and Marketing teams, Content Ops, Live Ops, and Content Acquisition/Partner Relations teams to actively seek out and optimize content for assigned networks
  • Collaborate, ideate and implement programming stunts, channels, and content for marketing and promotional use. Show objective support for these ideas, using any and all tools available, especially data. Refine as necessary.
  • Review content catalogs from major entertainment studios, distribution and production companies as well as select independent outlets
  • Suggest new content acquisitions and partnership targets
  • Contribute best practices and programming concepts to the team
  • Join partner meetings when requested to pitch programming ideas,
  • Maintain the content database of TV, film and digital catalogs
  • Learn new software and practices to increase efficiency and quality
  • Submit bugs and product feedback for the Pluto CMS
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications
  • 2+ years experience in media and entertainment
  • Experience working in Content Management System
  • Broad knowledge and passion for pop culture, TV, film and online video (i.e. being a "Pop Culture PhD")
  • Ability to perform in-depth research and data analysis using metrics software.
  • Experience working with and/or producing content, particularly in and around feature films
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of best practices in metadata creation and copywriting
  • A creative spirit, collaborative approach and eagerness to learn!
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind
  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.
Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job ID: PlutoTV-5750