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Director Content Strategy – DTC

Discovery Communications

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted January 9, 2021.

n n nn Location: nn Los Angeles, CA, US, 90067 nn nn nn Description: nnDiscovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company’s mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.nn nnIn exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.nn Job Summary nnAt Discovery, our mission is to serve passionate fans with products, platforms, and experiences that inspire, inform, and entertain through industry leading content and deeply trusted & beloved brands.

We’re looking for leaders, innovators, and creative problem solvers who are passionate about their work, and are driven to engage, entertain, and delight the millions of users who visit our digital properties every day.

If you want to work on the future of media alongside amazingly talented colleagues, then this is the place for you.nn nnAs a Director on our DTC Strategy team, you will be joining a team responsible for developing and implementing content and distribution strategy across Discovery’s global DTC portfolio.

This role in particular will be focused on our DTC Content Strategy, working closely with the Acquisitions and Originals team.

The right person for this role has streaming experience and is the kind of person who obsesses over details, thrives in a collaborative environment, jumps at the opportunity to take on new challenges.

This is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the highest priority new business initiative at Discovery.nn Responsibilities nn
● Establish a data-driven approach to inform and build overall content strategy to increase subscriber acquisition, retention, and engagementnn nn
● Support the Content teams in key strategic initiatives, including such projects as identifying new content categories, optimizing content portfolio mix, and developing windowing strategies vs.

other platformsnn nn
● Help ensure these strategies are executed once proper buy-in and support has been securednn nn
● Develop frameworks for ongoing performance evaluation, working directly with the BI, Finance, and Data teams to monitor and optimize initiativesnn nn
● Establish strong working relationships with the Acquisitions and Originals teams to become a strategic thought partner to all aspects of their businessesnn nn
● Work closely with other departments, especially Programming & Scheduling, Data & Analytics, Finance, Research, DTC-Business Intelligence teams, and International Strategy team to arm leadership with all the right information to guide decision-makingnn nn
● Create materials for Discovery Board meetings and other leadership meetingsnn nn
● Coach and mentor junior members of the Strategy team as they hone their skill sets and build their careersnn Requirements nn
● Streaming experience required nn nn
● Bachelor’s Degreen
● 6+ years of work experience, including 2-3 years in Consulting, Investment Banking, and/or Corporate Strategynn nn
● Excellent analytical skills and financial modeling capabilities, with a deep attention to detailnn nn
● Superior ability to synthesize the output from analyses, identify the “so-what,” develop early hypotheses, and propose the next line of inquirynn nn
● Experience in building executive-level PowerPoint presentationsnn nn
● Ability to work and drive analyses independentlynn nn
● Exceptional organizational skillsnn nn
● Strong written and verbal communication skillsnn nn
● Team playernn nn
● Must have the legal right to work in the United Statesnn nnDiscovery Communications, Inc.

is an equal opportunity employer.

Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work.

To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.nn nnWe will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.nn nn EEO is the Law nPay Transparency Policy Statement nCalifornia Job Applicant Privacy Policy nIf you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.nn nn n n