Community & Channel Manager

Job Locations UK-London
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(1/11/2022 5:05 AM)
ID
2022-4989
# of Openings
1
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Overview

Community & Channel Manager (Temporarily Remote)

 

Location:          London (Hybrid)

Department:   Technology

 

Overview

 

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 Community & Channel Manager to join our Distributions team! Reporting to the Senior Channel Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of a number of digital social and video channels for WildBrain Spark. You will work closely with the Senior Channel Manager and Content Marketing Manager and will execute on a strategy to grow both the parent and child audiences.

 

You will also work closely with the Head of New Product Development, Egg Head Studios (our external production partners), our internal production and post-production teams and marketing to drive growth for this key brand.

Responsibilities

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

 

  • Programming YouTube and other video and social channels (e.g. Instagram) ensuring adherence to platform best practices,
  • Creation, briefing and commissioning of key digital media assets (video cut-downs, Insta stories, video thumbnails etc.) and continually optimizing titles, descriptions and other metadata for search and discovery,
  • Community management of channels (where applicable), responding to comments, feed posts, inbox queries, creating FAQ docs and running/fulfilling competitions,
  • Working with internal and external production teams to ensure key feedback, data and insight is worked into the production process to improve and adapt the content,
  • Working with Marketing to devise content and campaign ideas, feeding into the annual content calendar, supporting brand initiatives and Paid Media colleagues to amplify comms where necessary,
  • Providing regular updates and on channel activity and growth, tracking against KPIs and brand objectives to internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience in digital media.
  • In-depth knowledge of the digital video and social media landscape, understanding how content and formats work, publishing algorithms, digital KPIs and what insight can be drawn from the vast amount of data available to us.
  • Direct experience of the YouTube, Facebook and Instagram platforms.
  • Knowledge of the current kid’s media landscape; production, distribution and consumption.
  • An avid learner who keeps up-to-date with platform developments, trends and training in this field.
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly Photoshop and Premiere).
  • Very strong written communication skills and a meticulous eye for detail.

 

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

 

Benefits

 

  • 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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