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DHX Media
Toronto, ON

Acquisitions Supervisor

About DHX Media Ltd.

DHX Media Ltd. (TSX: DHX.A, DHX.B; NASDAQ: DHXM) is a leading children’s content and brands company, recognized globally for such high-profile properties as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, and the acclaimed Degrassi franchise. One of the world’s foremost producers of children’s shows, DHX Media owns the world’s largest independent library of children’s content, at 13,000 half-hours. It licenses its content to broadcasters and streaming services worldwide and generates royalties through its global consumer products program. Through its subsidiary, WildBrain, DHX Media operates one of the largest networks of children’s channels on YouTube. Headquartered in Canada, DHX Media has 20 offices worldwide.

Do you have a passion for television content, whether for broadcast or distribution?

Do you have a history of being a valued partner in ensuring world-class content is successfully received, archived and delivered?

Are you someone who perpetually looks at how things can be deployed more efficiently and have the ability to influence change?

Imagine having the opportunity to collaborate with equally passionate and like-minded professionals in enabling the organization to continue their success in content delivery.

Does reading this get you excited? Are you ready to step up to the challenge? Then it’s time to join our team!

The Role

  • Responsible for assessing, and at times negotiating, the delivery requirements and delivery schedules for productions delivering to both DHX TV and DHX Distribution
  • Organizes and leads calls with producers and production teams, both DHX and 3rd party
  • Evaluates each production and sends out appropriate delivery requirements to the production team
  • Updates and maintains the DHX Distribution Delivery Requirements and DHX TV Delivery requirement documents
  • Oversees the external quality control process for all video assets delivered to DHX media
  • Responsible for staying up-to-date on changing technical requirements, and updating the DHX delivery requirements accordingly
  • Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with the delivery teams on all productions delivering to both DHX TV and DHX Distribution
  • Responsible for keeping all impacted departments aware of delivery details and timelines
  • Works closely with, and organizes, the Content Team with respect to the collection and download of materials

Critical Competencies

  • 3-5 years’ experience with content distribution and acquisition within a broadcast framework
  • Highly collaborative and experienced working with cross-functional teams
  • Project management experience working with schedules, budgets and quality control
  • Knowledge of international tape and file formats and frame rates
  • Knowledge of image file standards
  • Understanding of Production and Post Production processes for both animation and live action
  • Strong client services experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proactive and independent worker

Preferred Competencies

  • Knowledge of Wrike an asset
  • Knowledge of Aspera and Signiant delivery platforms an asset

You’re sold, right?  Now, it’s your turn to sell us!

We appreciate your interest, however due to the number of applications received, we are only able to contact those candidates selected to proceed in the recruitment process. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

DHX Media is an inclusive employer and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

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Additional Details

Category: Film / Video
Location:
DHX Media
207 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON, CA
M5J1A7
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Tags: distribution, acquisitions, content, broadcast, delivery, productions
Posted: Aug 28, 2017
Deadline: OPEN
Type: Full-time
Experience: Intermediate
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