WildBrain

Content Strategist

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 1 month ago(10/24/2022 5:56 AM)
Job ID
2022-5593

Overview

Location: London

Hybrid work: Employees work in a hybrid model balancing collaboration in our Euston office and remote work.

 

Find a job that lets 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. If you have an idea, WildBrain Spark will help you develop and grow it into a reality! Our content reaches 1 in 3 kids globally with over 4 billion monthly views, engaging families everywhere! 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 let imaginations run wild. Join our team today to become part of the story!

 

About the Job/Role

The Content Partnerships team is responsible for developing and driving the strategic direction of both internal and external content partnerships at WildBrain Spark.  As Content Strategist, you will identify and develop content strategies to drive brand objectives leveraging the capabilities of the WildBrain Spark teams and across the WildBrain Group.  This role will work particularly closely with our production and distribution teams, but ultimately ensure that the wholistic digital strategy drives the agreed objectives.

 

Responsibilities

  • Help to identify and agree the content and/or brand objectives (O&O or 3rd Party) and set brand KPIs in conjunction with other internal stakeholders (content partnerships, production, distribution, paid media) or external partners,
  • Define content requirements and strategy for key brands within the network – applying insight in audience data and trends to deliver optimized content proposals,
  • Work closely with production through the development process to ensure brands remain aligned with objectives and audience expectation,
  • Support internal IP incubation and development,
  • Drive the ongoing and iterative live development of priority brands through ongoing feedback and performance analysis,
  • Ensure content and campaign guidelines are agreed and articulated (content bible),
  • Oversee the production of post-campaign reports identifying elements of a brand which have been successful (or not),
  • During live productions, support the application of iterative distribution insights to deliver continuous optimization,
  • Monitor and report on ongoing content and performance trends across YouTube.

Qualifications

  • A deep understanding of content performance on digital platforms (particularly YouTube) and what makes brands successful,
  • Experience in production and/or distribution of digital-first content and it’s application within a marketing context,
  • Deep experience in the use of analytics and digital engagement metrics, and their meaning in a creative world,
  • Commercially focused and strong stakeholder management experience.

What We Offer

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. We offer competitive benefits and we invest in our people and their future. Some of the perks we have are private medical insurance, income protection, gym subsidy, bonus time off, employee share programmes, reduced summer hours and flexible & home working.

 

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 CPLG. 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 demonstrate our commitment to this by striving to provide a supportive work environment and a corporate culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities. 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.

 

About WildBrain – a parent company of WildBrain Spark

At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms. WildBrain’s portfolio spans all areas of the entertainment industry: WildBrain Studios, where we develop and produce hit animated and live actions series; WildBrain Television, which is composed of prominent kids’ television channels in Canada (Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino); home to Peanuts Worldwide; brand management to some of the world’s most-loved kids brands; celebrated global licensing and distribution teams with WildBrain CPLG, and a leading children’s YouTube network in WildBrain Spark, one of the largest networks of kids’ channels on YouTube, with over 168 million subscribers.

 

WildBrain is headquartered in Canada with offices worldwide and trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: WILD). Visit wildbrain.com to learn more!

 

 

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