Head of Content Operations

Job Locations UK-London
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2022 10:27 AM)
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Job Post Information* : Posted Date


Head of Content Operations (Temporarily Remote)


Location:         London (Hybrid)

Department:   Technology




Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild! WildBrain Spark is a digital media leader that creates, manages and distributes kids’ entertainment content on platforms such as YouTube, Amazon Video Direct and ROKU. WildBrain Spark’s branded YouTube network is one of the largest of its kind, featuring over 500 brands and 300K videos across 800+ kids’ channels.


Our team also produces original content at our studio including animation, stop motion and live action, both for our channels and those of popular kids’ content and toy brands. Our content reaches 1 in 3 kids globally with over 4 billion monthly views, engaging families everywhere. WildBrain Ltd., the parent company of WildBrain Spark, is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide. This huge reach could not happen without our legendary team – and we are looking to add to it!


To work at WildBrain Spark means you get to help create and share stories that lets imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!


About the Role


We are looking for a Head of Content Operations to join our Operations team!


Reporting to VP, Operations you will be leading the management of content both internally and externally for the leading network of premium kids’ content on YouTube. Leading the media operations and rights teams, being a point person for YouTube and Clients (both internal and external) and overseeing processes to ensure our day-to-day operations are efficient and effective.


Every day is different and brings new problems and challenges to solve. Typically you’ll be:


  • Oversee the end-to-end management of content from clients, internal production, and catalogs.
  • Lead our anti-piracy (content ID) process to ensure IP is protected for our own catalog and on behalf of clients.
  • Manage our scaled YouTube ecosystem across >800 channels and multiple CMSs ensuring best practice is applied to content management and monetisation.
  • Work closely alongside our data & technology team to develop and leverage our bespoke range of tools (e.g., uploading & reporting).
  • Manage client relations from a content management perspective, including onboarding and offboarding.


  • Deep experience working in a scaled YouTube environment (e.g., MCN, Major Studio) including reference ingestion workflows, complex ownership / rights setups and transfers.
  • Deep understanding of the YouTube platform including channel management, asset, reference and claim management, monetisation and managing multiple content owners.
  • Experience of complex internal content workflows and media asset and production workflows.
  • Understanding of distribution contracts and media rights management.


Life at WildBrain Spark


Working at WildBrain Spark is more than a job — it’s the opportunity to join forces with extraordinary, insightful and imaginative people who will recognize your talents and encourage your professional growth and development in a work environment that promotes creativity and individuality.


Our DNA (values)


Connecting Powers/ Creating Wonder / Being Legendary / Building Momentum / Pursuing Awesomeness




  • 25 days holidays (excluding Bank Holidays)
  • Flexible Hours with Hybrid Working
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Travel Flexi/ Season Ticket Loan
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Health Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Eye Care
  • Life Assurance
  • Reduced Summer Hours


Our Commitment


Diversity and Inclusion are in our DNA. As a global leader in kids and family entertainment, we strive to reflect and honour the diversity of our audiences around the world. We believe that creating diverse and inclusive content & brands begins with fostering a culture of belonging at WildBrain Spark. To us, a culture of belonging is one where we celebrate and welcome the diversity of all employees, stakeholders, and external partners and strive to create an environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and brings their authentic self to work.


We recognize that people bring experience and talent that goes beyond the technical skills and requirements of a job. If you possess similar experience that is close to what we’ve listed here, we encourage you to please still consider applying. We strongly believe that diverse experience, transferable skills, and passion are key! WildBrain Spark accommodates people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


WildBrain Spark is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic, including Race, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Disability, Veteran Status, Age etc. and encourages all qualified applicants.


Apply now!



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