Senior Manager, Distribution (Facebook)

Los Angeles /
IP – Distribution /
About Studio71:
Studio71 is a premium global media company and content studio that develops, produces and distributes original programming across multiple platforms. Studio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company and headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Berlin, New York, Toronto, London, Paris and Milan.

Position Summary: 
Studio71 seeks a highly motivated, well-organized Senior Manager, Business Development to manage our existing Facebook distribution business while leading the dedicated S71 Facebook team.  
Reporting to the SVP, Business Development and based in Los Angeles, our Senior Manager will be part of the larger Business Development team, which is responsible for all new business efforts across the quickly evolving video ecosystem.
In this highly visible role, you will be tasked with leading a small team that builds relationships with emerging and existing Talent on Facebook. You will interface daily with talent and S71 internal teams (production, legal, accounting, talent managers, creative services, technical ops, etc.) and publish great content on Facebook.
Candidates must have (1) strong understanding of the digital landscape (Facebook or YouTube), (2) experience managing a small team and/or large projects, and (3) the ability to manage budgets while overseeing revenue generation to achieve financial targets.

· Oversee the process of building and managing a revenue driving portfolio of Facebook pages and partnerships
· Create and execute growth plan for studio71’s Facebook business
· Manage a marketing budget to grow reach and revenue across platforms
· Structure production and editing partnerships to scale and simplify existing workflow
· Understand and interpret analytics to improve or change Facebook pages accordingly
· Manage the partnership with Facebook’s entertainment partnership team
· Manage the scheduling across the different pages
· Implement strict processes for new and existing partnerships with the goal of streamlining content ingestion, data pass back, and financial payouts
· Give guidance to S71 technology group to build products that scale the team’s workflow

· 4+ years’ experience in talent, business development, partnerships, or distribution at a digital media company
· 3+ years’ experience negotiating licensing and/or brand deals in the digital video space
· General understanding of technical aspects of digital video delivery (such as MRSS feeds) and ad-serving
· Passion for the short-form content business and digital business strategy
· Fluency in PowerPoint/Keynote, Excel, YouTube CMS, Salesforce
· Deep understanding of contractual terms around video licensing and working with legal teams
· Robust knowledge of video distribution platforms and recent developments in the digital space
· Understanding of TikTok is a plus